• Sharings of a Devotee Astrologer

      Regarding Vedic Astrology (Jyotish) from a sincere devotee of Paramahansa Yogananda and a professional Jyotishi: this is my take in response to the post about astrology…. ~~~~~~~ See ~ ASTROLOGY – Yogananda’s Teachings and a Daya Mata Story (told by Bro. Jayananda)  SRF Views on Astrology ~ Self-Realization magazine, 1962 ~~~~~~~~ I was present at the … Continue reading Sharings of a Devotee Astrologer […]

  • KABIR, famous medieval master ~ Paramahanasa Yogananda

    Look! Here am I right within you. Not in temple, nor in mosque, Not in Kaaba, nor Kailas, But here right within you am I. – Kabir quoted by Eknath Easwaran ~*~ PARAMAHANSA YOGANANDA~ from Autobiography of a Yogi (photos added) Babaji’s mission in India has been to assist prophets in carrying out their special … Continue reading KABIR, famous medieval master ~ Paramahanasa Yogananda […]

  • “My Krishna is Blue” ~ Daya Mataji’s Travel Diary

    from Cosmic Chants, Paramahansa Yogananda The enrapturing music awakens his devotees from their sleep of maya or cosmic delusion.   The great avatar is often depicted with skin of dark blue, the color that symbolizes Infinity. The song [My Krishna is Blue] refers to a legend that Krishna left his body while seated in a blue-blossomed … Continue reading “My Krishna is Blue” ~ Daya Mataji’s Travel Diary […]

  • The Common Scientific Foundation of all True Religions ~ Yogananda and Jesus

    “CHRIST” and “KRISHNA” are titles having the same spiritual connotation: Jesus the Christ and Yadava the Crishna (Yadava, a family name for Krishna, signifies his descent from Yadu, forerunner of the Vrishni dynasty).  These titles identify the state of consciousness manifested by these two illumined beings, their incarnate oneness with the consciousness of God omnipresent … Continue reading The Common Scientific Foundation of all True Religions ~ Yogananda and Jesus […]

  • BHAGAVAN KRISHNA and JESUS CHRIST, The Omnipresent Love of God~ Yogananda and Jesus

    This Omnipresent Love of God is why I consider BHAGAVAN KRISHNA and JESUS CHRIST, avatars of East and West, as the supreme expressions of the Krishna-Christ Consciousness (the Universal Kutastha Chaitanya), for in them was evident in the highest degree the incarnation of God’s divine love and compassion.  Krishna’s love gave to the world the … Continue reading BHAGAVAN KRISHNA and JESUS CHRIST, The Omnipresent Love of God~ Yogananda and Jesus […]

  • “The Cosmic Virgin Mary” ~ Yogananda and Jesus

    ”  …the Cosmic Virgin Mary, the Cosmic Intelligent Consort of God.”  God Talks With Arjuna, Paramahansa Yogananda There is a cosmic metaphysical symbolism in the wondrous conception and birth of Jesus.  His incarnate Christ Consciousness came immaculately through the Virgin Mary.  Likewise, the universal Christ Intelligence was born or reflected in the comic body of … Continue reading “The Cosmic Virgin Mary” ~ Yogananda and Jesus […]

  • ELVIS PRESLEY and Sri Daya Mataji

    See also~  Leaves of Elvis’ Garden: The Song of His Soul, by Larry Geller   DOWNLOAD ELVIS: His Secret Spiritual Search, pdf Article   (excerpts)  Pricilla Presley (wife of Elvis):  “ I have this picture in my mind: It’s a clear sunny afternoon in Los Angeles.  Elvis and I are on our motorcycles, roaring through … Continue reading ELVIS PRESLEY and Sri Daya Mataj […]

  • SAILASUTA MATA, Direct Disciple, Helping with Autobiography of a Yogi ~ SRF Link

     from  A Pioneer of Yoga in the West, SRF Link Other disciples who attended [Yogananda’s] lecture programs during the 1920s and ‘30s and stepped forward to dedicate their lives to the SRF work were …  SAILASUTA MATA   (Santa Barbara, 1933). PHOTO CAPTION:  Sister Sailasuta, returning on October 9th to Los Angeles from a nine-month … Continue reading SAILASUTA MATA, Direct Disciple, Helping with Autobiography of a Yogi ~ SRF Link […]

  • Importance of the SRF/YSS LESSONS ~ Yogananda to Rajarsi Janakananda

    from a letter to Rajarsi Janakanandaji from Calcutta [1935-36] – YSS magazine ~*~ “Even in the circle of saints, I hear highest praises about the Lessons, for systematizing the steps of realization so scattered and buried in yoga books.  An immortal work has been done.  Besides, all our members and specially real seekers, who cannot … Continue reading Importance of the SRF/YSS LESSONS ~ Yogananda to Rajarsi Janakananda […]

  • Does Kriya Yoga Study Require a Living Teacher? ~ Paramahansa Yogananda

    A question I sometimes hear is this: “Is it true, as certain organizations state, that yoga may not be successfully studied in printed form but should be pursued only with the guidance of a nearby teacher?” In the Atomic Age, yoga should be taught by a method of instruction such as the Self-Realization Fellowship Lessons, … Continue reading Does Kriya Yoga Study Require a Living Teacher? ~ Paramahansa Yogananda […]