Yogananda with His Sister and Husband

What is “Spiritual Marriage”?

Spiritual marriage means union with God, Soul, and Spirit. Marriage is not a man-made law. It is God-made. Man has abused the high purpose of marriage. Marriage means unity on the physical, mental, and spiritual planes. If you attract a person by spiritual magnetism, then you will meet your soul companion. Marriage is the communion of half-souls. In God we … Read More

Yogananda Last Smile
Health & Healing

Smile and Be Happy

Make your home a valley of smiles instead of a vale of tears. Smile now and never mind how hard it has been for you to do so. Smile now. All the time remember to SMILE NOW, and you will SMILE ALWAYS. Some people smile most of the time, while beneath the mask of laughter they hide a sorrow- corroded … Read More

Original Letter by Paramhansa Yogananda
Letters by Yogananda

Letter to B. M. Catrill

To B. M. Catrill With prayer for all round welfare from Swami Yogananda Dec 8 1928 “There is an invisible cord which binds the east & the west and all strangers. Let the Eternal Song echo thru your mortal flute and it will be immortal” S.Y.


Dreamers All

I am only awake When I enter the chamber of slumber. Then I forsake all dreams of wakefulness Or nocturnal dreams of fancy. I am awake when I silence my mind And its dreams of this cosmic puzzle. The dreams of sleep are one dream for me And the dream of wakefulness is another dream. When both these dreams Disappear … Read More

Paramhansa Yogananda

Compassion’s Castle

While shots and shells of hate Fall around thee Remain castled in love. While bombs of misunderstanding Keep bursting Remain hidden ‘Neath the deep caves of compassion. While poisonous vapors of delusion Seek to choke the life of thy wisdom Mask thy soul with taintless love. For the castle of love divine Is a safe haven From temptation’s armies. Dig … Read More