of a Yogi
by Paramhansa Yogananda
1st edition, copyright 1946
and Crystal Clarity Publishers are pleased to announce the online publication
of the complete 1st edition of Autobiography of a Yogi.
this online version, we hope to make Yogananda's spiritual classic freely available
to seekers throughout the world. The print version of the 1946 Autobiography is
available direct from Crystal Clarity Publishers through secure online ordering.
We hope you enjoy this free gift of the first online edition.
was founded by Swami Kriyananda, a direct disciple of Yogananda. Kriyananda was
inspired by his guru to start 'World Brotherhood Colonies'. Ananda, and its sister
colonies throughout the world, are the fulfillment of Yogananda's dream. See Chapter
48, in this 1946 edition, to read Yogananda's own words on World Brotherhood Colonies.
of a Yogi is not an ordinary book. It is a spiritual treasure. To read its message
of hope to all truth-seekers is to begin a great adventure.
is a verbatim reproduction of the original 1946 edition, complete with the original
photos, many of them not seen since earlier editions. Although subsequent printings,
reflecting revisions made after the author's death in 1952, have sold over a million
copies and have been translated into more than 19 languages, the few thousand
of the original have long since disappeared into the hands of collectors.
with this online version, the 1946 edition is widely available, with all its inherent
power, just as the great master of yoga first presented it.
on Using the Online Autobiography of a Yogi
can begin by going straight to chapter 1, or finding your favorite chapter in
the table of contents. All the photos are linked from the List of Illustrations,
or you can link to the photos from each chapter, where they appeared in the 1946
the original footnotes appear in this first online edition. Just click on the
linked number of the footnote as it appears in the text.
Notes, from Crystal Clarity Publishers, gives information about this edition of
the Autobiography of a Yogi, along with frequently asked questions about this
is Ananda Able to Publish This Book?
For an explanation, please read Self-Realization
Fellowship vs. Ananda Lawsuit .
Why Read the 1st Edition of Autobiography of a Yogi?
For an explanation, please see A Comparison of Editions .