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Autobiography of a Yogi

Read online the original unedited version, exactly as written by Paramhansa Yogananda

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WELCOME

Dear Friend,

We welcome you to our Ananda India website filled with inspirational books, uplifting videos and information on courses in yoga, meditation, kriya yoga, healing, chakras and in many other topics based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and his disciple Swami Kriyananda.

We also invite you to participate in programs and courses at an Ananda center near you or through our Online Sangha or Home-Study courses.

Nayaswami Jaya and Nayaswami Dhyana

These timeless, practical teachings will help you live a more joyful, vibrant and fulfilling life.

In Divine friendship,

Nayaswami Dhyana and Nayaswami Jaya
Spiritual Directors, Ananda India

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Folded Hands Towards Sun

How to be Happy Always, Part 3: The Role of Gratitude

Swami Kriyananda with Ministers

Beating Karma at Its Own Game

Success

Success and Happiness

Lotus

Nurture a Stillness of Heart

Still Lake

The Practice of “Silence is the Altar of Spirit”

Happy Birthday Master

Happy Birthday, Master!

Prayer

Effective Prayer Requires Affirmation, Not Petition

Sri Yukteswar and Yogananda

Surrender, When You’re Trying Too Hard

Gaurja and Swami Kriyananda

What Swamiji Taught Me About Karma

Jyotish and Devi with Devotees

My New Year’s Resolutions

Jemal Meditating

A Fun Experiment for the Technical Yogi

Happy Man with Sunset

How to be Happy Always – Part 2: Let Your Body Affirm Your Happiness

Nativity

Who is the Other Wise Men?

Vrikasana by Preeti

Ananda Yoga and Personal Growth

Latha and Nayaswami Gyandev

Flowers Along My Path: Learning Ananda Yoga from Yogis

Cat with kitten

A Language Beyond Words

Nayaswami Jyotish with his painting - Tahoe Autumn

Nature paintings by Nayaswami Jyotish

Vrikasana

Creating a Home Ananda Yoga Practice

Yoga Teachers

Opening the Heart Through Ananda Yoga

Painting Jesus and Babaji

Son-Bathing

Yoga Early Morning

Awake and Ready at 5 A.M.

Dancing Shiva

Shiva’s Dance

Thank you dear India

Thank You, Dear India

How to be Happy Always, Part 1: The Search for Happiness

Sun

Sing Your Way to Freedom

Woman Meditating at Lake

To React Or To Respond

Go with the Flow

Swami Kriyananda

Lessons Learned

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGI QUOTE

“It appears that misery, starvation, and disease are whips of our karma which ultimately drive us to seek the true meaning of life.”Giri Bala

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