Autobiography of a Yogi

Extracts from Autobiography of a Yogi

by Paramahansa Yogananda


Chapter 1 – My Parents and My Early Life

Chapter 2 – Mother’s Death and the Amulet

Chapter 7– The Levitating Saint

Chapter 9– The Blissful Devotee

Chapter 10– I meet My Master

Chapter 12 – Years In My Masters Hermitage

Chapter 29 – Rabindranath Tagore

Chapter 42– Last Days With My Guru

Chapter 43 – Resurrection of Sri Yukteswar

Chapter 44– With Mahatma Gandhi

Chaptre 45– Sri Anandamoi Ma

Paramahansa Yogananda’s Autobiography of a Yogi is one of the most revealing and inspirational accounts of a genuine Yogi and Spiritual Master. Yogananda’s book has rightly become a classic of spirituality. It has many absorbing stories about great Indian spiritual figures including chapters about Lahiri Mahasaya and Yogananda’s Guru, Sri Yukteswar. In addition there is also information about the immortal Avatar Babaji.

As well as providing a wealth of stories the book also offers spiritual guidance and inspiration for seekers from any tradition.

These extracts are taken from the original 1946 edition.

The full text is available at Crystal Clarity Publishers

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