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Autobiography of a Yogi is likely one of the twentieth century's best-loved religious classics. This publication is the unique variation first released in 1946. It information the lifetime of Paramahansa Yogananda - certainly one of India's religious guru's, who's usually spoke of rather within the West as, the daddy of Yoga. Yogananda chronicles his life's trip and his many encounters with religious luminaries equivalent to Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, Therese Neumann, and lots of extra. the result's wondrous, and profoundly inspiring." On assembly Gandhi Yogananda observed.... "The tiny 100-pound saint radiated actual, psychological, and non secular healthiness. His tender brown eyes shone with intelligence, sincerity, and discrimination; this statesman has matched wits and emerged the victor in 1000 criminal, social, and political battles. No different chief on this planet has attained the safe area of interest within the hearts of his people who Gandhi occupies for India's thousands. In 1935 Yogananda travelled to Bavaria to fulfill Therese Neumann, the recognized Catholic Mystic who was once additionally a stigmatic. it's acknowledged that Neumann survived with no nutrients or water and her in simple terms consumption used to be one consecrated sacred Host an afternoon. At his assembly with Neumann, Yogananda asked.... "Don't you devour anything?" i wished to listen to the reply from her personal lips. "No, other than a consecrated rice-flour wafer, as soon as each morning at six o'clock." "How huge is the wafer?" "It is paper-thin, the dimensions of a small coin." She extra, "I take it for sacramental purposes; whether it is unconsecrated, i can not swallow it." "Certainly you couldn't have lived on that, for twelve complete years?" "I stay by way of God's light." How basic her answer, how Einsteinian! "I see you understand that strength flows on your physique from the ether, solar, and air." A rapid smile broke over her face. "I am so satisfied to understand you know how I live." "Your sacred lifestyles is a regular demonstration of the reality uttered via Christ: 'Man shall now not dwell by way of bread, yet by way of each notice that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.'" In his foreword, Walter Evans-Wentz, the co-editor and translator of The Tibetan booklet of the lifeless realize; "The price of Yogananda's autobiography is drastically greater by way of the truth that it truly is one of many few books in English in regards to the clever males of India which has been written, now not via a journalist or foreigner, yet by means of one among their very own race and coaching - briefly, a publication approximately yogis via a yogi. As an eyewitness account of the extreme lives and powers of recent Hindu saints, the e-book has value either well timed and undying. To its illustrious writer, whom i've got had the excitement of figuring out either in India and the US, might each reader render due appreciation and gratitude. His strange life-document is definitely probably the most revealing of the depths of the Hindu brain and center, and of the religious wealth of India, ever to be released within the West.

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Continuation. Nerve�language (inner voices). Compulsive thinking. " In my case, however, since my nervous illness took Unmanning under certain the above-mentioned critical turn, my nerves have been set in motion from without incessantly and without any respite. Divine rays above all have the power of influencing the nerves of a human being in this manner; by this means God circumstances a postulate o f the O r d e r 01 the World has always been able to infuse dreams into a sleeping human being.

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