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30 LIFE OF PARAMAHANSA YOGANANDA SAINTS OF INDIA

    • Hinduism

Paramahansa Yogananda (born Mukunda Lal Ghosh; January 5, 1893 – March 7, 1952) was an Indian Hindu monk, yogi and guru who introduced millions to the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga through his organization Self-Realization Fellowship/Yogoda Satsana Society (YSS) of India, and who lived his last 32 years in America. A chief disciple of the Bengali yoga guru Swami Yugtesar Giri, he was sent by his lineage to spread the teachings of yoga to the West, to prove the unity between Eastern and Western religions and to preach a balance between Western material growth and Indian spirituality. His long-standing influence in the American yoga movement, and especially the yoga culture of Los Angeles, led him to be considered by yoga experts as the "Father of Yoga in the West."

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Paramahansa Yogananda (born Mukunda Lal Ghosh; January 5, 1893 – March 7, 1952) was an Indian Hindu monk, yogi and guru who introduced millions to the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga through his organization Self-Realization Fellowship/Yogoda Satsana Society (YSS) of India, and who lived his last 32 years in America. A chief disciple of the Bengali yoga guru Swami Yugtesar Giri, he was sent by his lineage to spread the teachings of yoga to the West, to prove the unity between Eastern and Western religions and to preach a balance between Western material growth and Indian spirituality. His long-standing influence in the American yoga movement, and especially the yoga culture of Los Angeles, led him to be considered by yoga experts as the "Father of Yoga in the West."

If you would like to support this cause, kindly contribute through www.patreon.com/SriramIyer. All proceeds will be utilised on hundreds of children who are learning the vedas to keep Sanatana Dharma up; in veda patashalas and tols.  Namaste.

18 min