The Light that Binds Us

For several years when I was younger, an image often came to mind of small girl, about 3 years old, with blond hair in pigtails. I didn’t give it much thought at the time, as all of us probably have images and memories that occasionally float through our minds. Some years later I married Jayaji and we had a daughter. … Read More

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

Swami Kriyananda Greeting People

Spiritual Marriage

Master [Paramhansa Yogananda] continued his reminiscences of those years. “A student of this work in Boston told me he wanted to be a renunciate. I said to him, ‘Your path is marriage.’ “‘Oh, no!’ he vowed, ‘I’ll never marry!’ Well, a week later he met a beautiful girl and swore to me that he was deeply in love with her! … Read More