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The Resource Autobiography of a yogi : the classic story of one of India's greatest spiritual thinkers, by Paramhansa Yogananda ; with a preface by W.Y. Evans-Wentz

Autobiography of a yogi : the classic story of one of India's greatest spiritual thinkers, by Paramhansa Yogananda ; with a preface by W.Y. Evans-Wentz

Label
Autobiography of a yogi : the classic story of one of India's greatest spiritual thinkers
Title
Autobiography of a yogi
Title remainder
the classic story of one of India's greatest spiritual thinkers
Statement of responsibility
by Paramhansa Yogananda ; with a preface by W.Y. Evans-Wentz
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a young man Paramhansa Yogananda embarked on a quest to find his spiritual master, which he did in the form of Swami Sri Yukteswar together they achieved 'a oneness of silence, words seemed the rankest superfluities'. A mixture of biography and scholarly reflections on the deepest mysteries of life, this is the classic text which introduced millions in the West to the teachings of meditation and kriya yoga
Summary
An autobiographical account of an early nineteenth-century yogi as he reaches self-realization, identification with his larger self, mankind, and union with his God
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
197399
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1893-1952
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yogananda
Dewey number
294.5/5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
no index present
LC call number
BP605.S43
LC item number
Y6 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1878-1965
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Evans-Wentz, W. Y.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Yogananda
  • Yogis
  • Biography
Target audience
adult
Label
Autobiography of a yogi : the classic story of one of India's greatest spiritual thinkers, by Paramhansa Yogananda ; with a preface by W.Y. Evans-Wentz
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
My parents and early life -- My mother's death and the mystic amulet -- The saint with two bodies -- My interrupted flight towards the Himalayas -- A "perfume saint" displays his wonders -- The tiger swami -- The levitating saint -- India's great scientist and inventor, J.C. Bose -- The blissful devotee and his cosmic romance -- I meet my master, Sri Yukteswar -- Two penniless boys in Brindaban -- Years in my master's hermitage -- The sleepless saint -- An experience in cosmic consciousness -- The cauliflower robbery -- Outwitting the stars -- Sasi and the three sapphires -- A Mohammedan wonder-worker -- My master, in Calcutta, appears in Serampore -- We do not visit Kashmir -- We visit Kashmir -- The heart of a stone image -- I receive my university degree -- I become a monk of the Swami Order -- Brother Ananta and Sister Nalini -- The science of Kriya Yoga -- Founding a yoga school at Ranchi -- Kashi, Reborn and rediscovered -- Rabindranath Tagore and I compare schools -- The law of m miracles -- An interview with the sacred mother -- Rama is raised from the dead -- Babaji, the Yogi-Christ of Modern India -- Materializing a palace in the Himalayas -- The Christlike life of Lahiri Mahasaya -- Babaji's interest in the West -- I go to America -- Luther Burbank- a saint amidst the roses -- Therese Neumann, the Catholic stigmatist -- I return to India -- An idyll in South India -- Last days with my guru -- The resurrection of Sri Yukteswar -- With Mahatma Gandi at Wardha -- The Bengali "joy-permeated mother" -- The woman yogi who never eats -- I return to the west -- At encinitas in California
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
379 pages
Isbn
9781785995026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
  • (OCoLC)958113259
  • (OCoLC)ocn958113259
  • 543579
Label
Autobiography of a yogi : the classic story of one of India's greatest spiritual thinkers, by Paramhansa Yogananda ; with a preface by W.Y. Evans-Wentz
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
My parents and early life -- My mother's death and the mystic amulet -- The saint with two bodies -- My interrupted flight towards the Himalayas -- A "perfume saint" displays his wonders -- The tiger swami -- The levitating saint -- India's great scientist and inventor, J.C. Bose -- The blissful devotee and his cosmic romance -- I meet my master, Sri Yukteswar -- Two penniless boys in Brindaban -- Years in my master's hermitage -- The sleepless saint -- An experience in cosmic consciousness -- The cauliflower robbery -- Outwitting the stars -- Sasi and the three sapphires -- A Mohammedan wonder-worker -- My master, in Calcutta, appears in Serampore -- We do not visit Kashmir -- We visit Kashmir -- The heart of a stone image -- I receive my university degree -- I become a monk of the Swami Order -- Brother Ananta and Sister Nalini -- The science of Kriya Yoga -- Founding a yoga school at Ranchi -- Kashi, Reborn and rediscovered -- Rabindranath Tagore and I compare schools -- The law of m miracles -- An interview with the sacred mother -- Rama is raised from the dead -- Babaji, the Yogi-Christ of Modern India -- Materializing a palace in the Himalayas -- The Christlike life of Lahiri Mahasaya -- Babaji's interest in the West -- I go to America -- Luther Burbank- a saint amidst the roses -- Therese Neumann, the Catholic stigmatist -- I return to India -- An idyll in South India -- Last days with my guru -- The resurrection of Sri Yukteswar -- With Mahatma Gandi at Wardha -- The Bengali "joy-permeated mother" -- The woman yogi who never eats -- I return to the west -- At encinitas in California
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
379 pages
Isbn
9781785995026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
  • (OCoLC)958113259
  • (OCoLC)ocn958113259
  • 543579

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