Meet a Guru: Paramahansa Yogananda

Yogananda has been the gateway into Hinduism (or at least Hindu philosophy) for many westerners.  It was in 1920 that he came to America to speak at a religious council and founded his Self-Realization Fellowship. People continue to find his teachings through his book Autobiography of a Yogi.BackgroundHe was born in 1893 in India (Uttar Pradesh, to be specific). He graduated from college and then became a disciple in a monastic Swami order. At 27 he went to America, where he spent most … [Read more...]

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