Fourteen Spiritual Ways to Celebrate Christmas
From an article by Paramhansa Yogananda entitled “Why Celebrate Christmas?” published in the Inner Culture Magazine in December of 1934. For twenty centuries the birth of Christ has been celebrated differently by the different Christian sects. Many have counted the coming of Christmas as a … Continue reading
The Oriental Christ – by Paramhansa Yogananda
Jesus Christ was an Oriental. Therefore, his teachings were derived from Oriental environment and heredity. Truth is not a monopoly of the Orient or the Occident. The sunlight, though pure silver, appears to be red or blue when looked upon through red or blue glasses; so, also, does pure, undiluted truth appear to be different when expressed through Oriental or Occidental civilization.
New YouTube Video: The Real Yogananda
Last week we published Abbot George’s latest podcast, The Real Yogananda: 8 Stories of Mischief and Mercy. We have taken that podcast and created a new YouTube video taking the podcast as the audio portion, and adding lots of film and photos of Yogananda to illustrate these eight stories, which we hope you will enjoy.
Podcast: The Real Yogananda – 8 Stories of Mischief and Mercy
There are a lot of stories that people have never heard, so here are some things that were told to me by direct disciples of Yogananda who were there when these incidents took place that you might find interesting.
A Conversation Between Yogananda and “M” on the Cosmic Mother
This following is a conversation that Paramhansa Yogananda had with “M,” otherwise known as Mahendranath Gupta, the author of the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna.
A Question About Kriya Yoga in the Present Day
No one knows what Lahiri Mahasaya taught, since it is common knowledge in India that every one of his disciples taught a practice unique to them, each one apparently altering it according to their ideas.
Seven Signs of Progress in Meditation
In “Journey to Self-Realization”, a collection of talks by Paramhansa Yogananda, at the end of the talk entitled “The True Signs of Progress in Meditation,” he gives the following list of seven indications of progress in meditation:
Creating Your Happiness | Practical Wisdom from Paramhansa Yogananda
Remember that along with the art of money-making it is well to learn the art of money-saving, for a large income is of no lasting good to you if it creates only habits of luxury and no reserve fund.
What Does the Aquarian Gospel Say About the Resurrection?
“And Jesus said, Behold, for human flesh can be transmuted into higher form, and then that higher form is master of things manifest, and can, at will, take any form.” This is the witness-experience of great saints throughout the ages, especially in India.