Autobiography of a Yogi
Pub Date: December 01, 1978
Copyright Date: 1998
Considered a classic in its field since it was first published in 1946, this perennial bestseller has introduced countless readers to the science and philosophy of yoga meditation. This edition includes a final chapter on the closing years of Yogananda's life.
Overview At once a riveting account of an extraordinary life and a remarkably accessible introduction to a little-known spiritual science, Yogananda's Autobiography is something of a publishing phenomenon. When it first appeared in print in 1946, Newsweek called it "fascinating". The New York Times hailed it as a "rare account". Continuously in print for over fifty years, the Autobiography, remains a seminal work in the field of Eastern religion, and still appears on best-seller lists in relevant marketing categories. Considered a classic in its field since it was first published in 1946, Autobiography of a Yogi continues to attract countless readers seeking authoritative insight into metaphysical truths.
Paramhansa Yogananda was the first great master of India to live in the West for an extended period. Sent to America in 1920, he introduced tens of thousands of Americans to yoga. This is his autobiography.
"I keep stacks of Autobiography of a Yogi around the house, and I give it out constantly to people. When people need 'regrooving, ' I say read this, because it cuts to the heart of every religion." -- George Harrison "Interviewed in "'Glimpses of a Life Divine" by Self-Realization Fellowship"
Publisher: Self-Realization Fellowship Publishers