The Autobiography of Yogi The book is of Paramahansa Yogananda's remarkable life story that opens our minds to the joys, the boundless beauty and the unending possibilities of every living being. The book narrates about the world of Yogis and Saints, Science and miracles, death and rebirth. Also, reveals the deepest secrets of life and of this world. It emphasizes the value of KRIYA YOGA, and a life of self-respect, calmness, determination, simple diet, and regular exercise. A complete study of the science of Kriya Yoga, which is a simple, psychophysiological method by which the human blood is decarbonized and recharged with oxygen. It helps the people to nurture their spiritual growth and awaken to Self and God-realization. "A book that opens windows of the mind and spirit." - India Journal
Autobiography of a Yogi is an eloquently written story of an extraordinary life and an inspiring meditation on the art of yoga. Written decades ago, this poignant autobiography still has ample vigor and relevance in today s world.
"...a small, beautifully produced book, that is a perfect gift to oneself or to another. Each excerpt, which is coupled with a lovely and delicate scene from nature, is indeed a treasure consisting of maybe only a sentence or two, yet they are words enough to take one to a very deep place..". -- New Age Retailer, National Review Network A beautiful gift book filled with inspirational sayings taken from Yogananda's original 1946 version of Autobiography of a Yogi. With black and white photographic art, and a beautiful 4-color cover complementing the original blue cover of Autobiography of a Yogi. A volume to cherish for all truthseekers!
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This is the 70th-anniversary edition of Autobiography of a Yogi. Designated one of the 100 most important spiritual books of the 20th century, this book is the reprint of the 1946 first edition, with all its intact inherent power. Autobiography of a Yogi is the autobiography of the realized master Paramahansa Yogananda and his encounters with spiritual figures of both the East and the West. The autobiography begins with Yogananda's childhood family life, to finding his guru, to becoming a monk and establishing his teachings of Kriya Yoga meditation. The book continues in 1920 when Yogananda accepts an invitation to speak in a religious congress in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He then travels across America lecturing and establishing his teachings in Los Angeles, California. Autobiography of a Yogi is both an engaging narrative of Yoganandya's life, as well as a monumental work of spiritual teaching. It has been in print for seventy years and has been highly acclaimed as a spiritual classic. A timeless masterpiece. One Volume, 502 pages.
True Episodes from the Boyhood of the Author of Autobiography of a Yogi
Author: Swami Kriyananda
Stories from the youth of Mukunda Ghosh, later known to the world as Paramhansa Yogananda, author of the bestselling spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi. Even in his youth the greatness of this master of yoga was revealed. Complements beautifully Yogananda's own autobiography. The author writes: "In this book I have tried to depict Yogananda's spirit: ardent with love for God, tender with sympathy for all, forgiving, kindly, humorous, yet resolute and forceful when needed."
The Story of the Yogi Who Became the First Modern Guru
Author: Philip Goldberg
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
Category: Biography & Autobiography
He was called “the 20th century’s first superstar guru” (Los Angeles Times), and today, nearly a century after he arrived in the United States, he’s still the best known and most beloved of all the Indian spiritual teachers who have come to the West. Now, finally, Paramahansa Yogananda has the authoritative biography he deserves. Yogananda, considered by many to be the father of modern yoga, has had an unsurpassed global impact thanks to the durability of his teachings, the institutions he created or inspired, and especially his iconic memoir, Autobiography of a Yogi. Since its publication in 1946, that book has sold millions of copies and changed millions of lives. But it doesn’t tell the whole story. Much of Yogananda’s seminal text is devoted to tales about other people, and it largely overlooks the three vital decades he spent living, working, and teaching in America. Huge chunks of his life —challenges, controversies, and crises; triumphs, relationships, and formative experiences —remain unknown to even his most ardent devotees. In this captivating biography, scholar and teacher Philip Goldberg fills the gaps, charting a journey that spanned six decades, two hemispheres, two world wars, and unprecedented social changes. The result is an objective, thoroughly researched account of Yogananda’s remarkable life in all its detail, nuance, and complex humanity. But this is more than a compelling life story. “Yogananda would, I believe, want any book about him to not only inform but transform,” Goldberg writes. “It is my hope that readers will be enriched, expanded, and deepened by this humble offering.” That is sure to be the case for both Yogananda enthusiasts and those who discover him for the first time in these illuminating pages.
Versuch einer Lebensbeschreibung des Magister Ludi Josef Knecht samt Knechts hinterlassenen Schriften
Author: Hermann Hesse
Mit seinem Roman 'Das Glasperlenspiel', an dem der in der Schweiz lebende Hermann Hesse von 1931-1943 arbeitete, zog er die Summe seines Werkes und Denkens. Die immer grössere Verfinsterung der Epoche in diesen Jahren zwang ihn, seinen Gegenentwurf in immer neuen Anläufen zu präzisieren. Hesse wollte, dass das Buch auch in Deutschland erscheinen und seine Wirkung entfalten könnte, und übersetzte den Lebensroman des Josef Knecht in ein utopisches Gleichnis, das scheinbar zeitlos seine Zeit entlarvte.
Über den unglaublichen Zeitraum von 27 Jahren war Alex Ferguson als Manager und Trainer in Personalunion das Gesicht und die Seele von Manchester United. Er entdeckte und formte Weltstars wie Ryan Giggs, Roy Keane, Eric Cantona, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Christiano Ronaldo und David Beckham. Unvergesslich das Spiel 1999 gegen Bayern München, bei dem seine Mannschaft aus einem 0:1 Rückstand binnen 102 Sekunden in der Nachspielzeit ein 2:1 machte und damit die Champions League gewann. Die Queen schlug ihn daraufhin zum Ritter. Ferguson war immer er selbst. Mit seiner Meinung hielt nie hinter dem Berg. Seine Lieblingsrivalen José Mourínho und Arsène Wenger überzog er mit bissigem Spot. Bezeichnend sein Spitzname „der Föhn“, der auf seine mitunter deftigen und lautstarken Wutausbrüche zurückgeht, vor denen keiner seiner Spieler sicher war. In seinem Buch lässt er nichts aus und berichtet von einem Vierteljahrhundert Fußball auf höchstem Niveau – höchst unterhaltsam und unbedingt mitreißend!
Named one of the 100 Best Spiritual Books of the Twentieth Century, Paramahansa Yogananda’s remarkable life story takes you on an unforgettable exploration of the world of saints and yogis, science and miracles, death and resurrection. With soul-satisfying wisdom and endearing wit, he illuminates the deepest secrets of life and the universe — opening our hearts and minds to the joy, beauty, and unlimited spiritual potentials that exist in the lives of every human being. This complete edition — available exclusively from Yogoda Satsabga Society of India, the organization founded by the author — is the only one that incorporates all of his wishes for the final text including extensive material he added after the original 1946 edition and a final chapter on the closing years of his life.
Selected as "One of the 100 Best Spiritual Books of the 20th Century," Yogananda's Autobiography of a Yogi has been translated into over 33 languages, and is regarded worldwide as a spiritual classic. It reads like an adventure story while answering questions about religion, God, existence, yoga, higher consciousness, and the challenges of daily spiritual living.