In 1920, this extraordinary spiritualMaster from India came to live and teach in the West, to share his wisdom andthe scientific techniques for attaining direct, personal contact with God. Hisgentleness, grace, humility and eloquence soon won the hearts of thousands offollowers.Babaji, a Himalayan master had foreseenParamahansa Yogananda’s birth and his chief disciple, Lahiri Mahasaya, toldYogananda’s mother, “Little mother, thy son will be a great yogi. As aspiritual engine he will carry many souls to God’s kingdom.”When he was 17, he met his master, SwamiSri Yukteswar Giri, who he had often seen during meditation. In his book,“Autobiography of a Yogi,” he described their meeting as: We entered a onenessof silence; words seemed the rankest superfluities. Eloquence flowed insoundless chant from heart of master to disciple. With an antenna ofirrefragable insight I sensed that my guru knew God, and would lead me to Him.When Yogananda appeared before his firstwestern audience, he remained speechless for 10 minutes. He sent a silentprayer to his Master, after which he heard his Master’s voice say, “You can!Speak!” Yogananda’s thoughts immediately fell into place and his speech wasvery well received.During his world tour, ParamahansaYogananda was able to verify much of the information he needed for hisforthcoming autobiography. “Autobiography of a Yogi” was published in 1946 andhas frequently appeared on best seller lists. Supreme Master Ching Hai had this to sayabout the book. “There is a story in the book of Paramahansa Yogananda. Haveyou read that book, “The Autobiography of a Yogi”? If you haven't, you shouldread it. It is very good for you, to remind you of the spiritual, great Self,to urge you toward noble ideas, make you re-awaken to your real Self and want tofind out more about your Greatness. This is a very good book.”
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Bodhidharma was born in the 4th century in the southern India. He was the third son of a Brahman king; he forsook his princehood early on to become a monk. Bodhidharma attained enlightenment at a very young age and became the 28th Master in the Buddhist lineage. He was sent to China by his Master around 524 AD to transmit the Mahayana teaching and help people reach enlightenment within one life, so he was also known as the first Patriarch of Chan Buddhism in China.
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The International Society for Krishna Consciousness, commonly known as The Hare Krishna Movement was founded in 1966, in New York City, USA, by his Divine Grace, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, and is a Gaudiya Vaishnava Hindu religious organization. The Gaudiya Vaishnava lineage in India dated back to the 16th century, to a Master named Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, who explained to his disciples that the ultimate goal of living was to experience the eternal bliss of life, the Ananda, through service to Krishna, who was the embodiment of Vishnu.
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Today we are going to introduce revered philosopher and spiritual Master of Bulgaria Peter Deunov, also known as Beinsa Douno, who started his illuminating spiritual journey here on Earth in 1864. He went on to form the “Society for Elevation of the Religious Spirit of the Bulgarian People” in 1897. Over the years, the society would develop into the Universal White Brotherhood, welcome spiritual seekers of all backgrounds to reunite with the light of God.
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Lahiri Mahasaya is one of the main persons responsible for the renaissance of Yoga in modern India. He is considered a Yogavatar or “Incarnation of Yoga”. He became known in the West through Paramahansa Yogananda.
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