Autobiography of a Yogi (Paperback)

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The book is an account of the life and spiritual journey of Paramahansa Yogananda, who was born in India in 1893. Yogananda's early years are marked by a deep interest in spirituality and a desire to seek truth and enlightenment. He describes his encounters with several spiritual teachers and gurus during his youth, including Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri, who became his principal guru and mentor. The autobiography recounts Yogananda's experiences and spiritual insights, including his training in the ancient science of Kriya Yoga, a meditation and spiritual practice. He also shares his travels in India and his interactions with various spiritual figures, including Mahatma Gandhi. Yogananda's journey takes him to the United States, where he introduces the teachings of yoga and meditation to a Western audience. He establishes the Self-Realization Fellowship, an organization devoted to disseminating the teachings of Kriya Yoga and spiritual self-realization. Throughout the book, Yogananda discusses the interconnectedness of various religious and spiritual traditions and emphasizes the universal principles that underlie all spiritual paths. He shares personal stories and mystical experiences, making a compelling case for the transformative power of yoga and meditation in achieving self-realization and spiritual awakening. The "Autobiography of a Yogi" is regarded as a spiritual classic and has been highly influential in the spread of yoga and Eastern spirituality in the West. It has inspired countless individuals on their spiritual journeys and continues to be widely read and respected by people seeking a deeper understanding of the inner workings of the mind and the quest for self-realization. The book's universal message of seeking divine wisdom and realization transcends cultural and religious boundaries.

Product Details
ISBN: 9791041953929
Publisher: Culturea
Publication Date: October 11th, 2023
Pages: 338
Language: English