This audiobook presents us with an opportunity to understand and apply the Scriptures in a more reliable way than any other - by studying under those saints who have communed directly, in deep ecstasy, with Christ and God. It is nice to have my ideas confirmed. An interesting story that draws the reader in, even if not seeking spiritual guidance. Every person who knew him, whether of his own community or not, held him in the highest esteem. Taking every precaution for success, he greedily exposed twelve plates. To its illustrious author, whom I have had the pleasure of knowing both in India and America, may every reader render due appreciation and gratitude.
I now understand why clients told me about this book for years and why it remains a best seller. Perhaps with age and experience I will grow to appreciate it more next time. Please accept this recording in the spirit in which it was intended. In passage meditation, you focus attention on passages, or texts, drawn from all the world's sacred traditions. He declined, remarking that even a rupee is important.
At first I grieved because he was no longer physically living. In several years of Audible membership I've never been so moved by the narrator. He vanished as mysteriously as he had come. Yes, the narration brings it to a whole new level, you can tell Ben was really enjoying this. His stories are entertaining, amusing and carry great teaching.
The photograph is reproduced in this book. The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita: Explained by Paramhansa Yogananda shares the profound insights of Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi, as remembered by one of his few remaining direct disciples, Swami Kriyananda. There I acquired a picture of the Divine Mother in the form of the Goddess Kali. If I could bolster up my numerous requests with one or two good arguments, he invariably put the coveted goal within my reach, whether it were a vacation trip or a new motorcycle. The story is narrated by one of the very best in Ben Kingsley, who takes great care to pronounce non-English names and words correctly.
For more than fifty years, this classic inspirational guide has helped hundreds of thousands of people to move through obstacles and invite all-round success fully into their lives. He expressed keen interest in the welfare of the people of the United States and of all the Americas, and of England, too, and questioned me concerning the distant activities, particularly those in California, of his chief disciple, Paramhansa Yogananda, whom he dearly loved, and whom he had sent, in 1920, as his emissary to the West. For someone interested in spirituality, or even just alternate ways of looking at life, it's incredibly illuminating. But his lasting influence is greater still. I am in a state now where I would not trade my present condition for all the money in the world - and it was all started by this book.
Standing there with Uma one day, I watched two kites flying over the roofs of the buildings on the opposite side of the very narrow lane. I must know this great Lahiri Mahasaya, who is able to materialize himself at will in order to intercede for you! This is a verbatim reprinting of the original 1946 edition. You choose the passages that appeal to you, so this universal method stays fresh and inspiring, prompting you to live out your highest ideals. His picture had a surpassing influence over my life. But I recall a characteristic discussion. These early triumphs, usually forgotten quickly, are yet a natural basis of self-confidence. The helpless humiliations of infancy are not banished from my mind.
Learn the truly great gift Jesus left for us, far beyond that understood from the Christian scriptures. If you are inspired by the teachings of Wayne Dyer and Deepak Chopra, you will be very interested in this book. His work involved traveling, and our family lived in several cities during my childhood. Sadhguru challenges us to embrace the possibility that to each of us is available a higher realm of reality, an entre into the realm of freedom and bliss. Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Now, with this reprint, the 1946 edition is again available, with all its inherent power, just as the Great Master of Yoga first presented it. I first read this book when I was twenty or so I'm now reaching seventy.
The author claims that the writing of the book was prophesied long ago by the nineteenth-century master Lahiri Mahasaya. So a few days into it, I put the book down and just bit the bullet, got over my penny pinching self, and re-ordered the blue version. Followers of many religious traditions have come to recognize Autobiography of a Yogi as a masterpiece of spiritual literature. Completely oblivious to the poor lures of the earth, he was fully awake at all times to the spiritual problems of seekers who approached for his bounty. Some areas did become a bit dull at times but this was few and far beyond in this 12hr + book. It is a means to create inner situations exactly the way you want them, turning you into the architect of your own joy. Each player attempts to sever the string of his opponent.