Paramhansa Yogananda
Poems

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

Paramhansa Yogananda Side
Stories of the Masters

Sweet Compassion

Andy Anderson worked as a foreman on several of Yogananda’s construction projects. Swami Kriyananda narrates the following story. During the months while Andy supervised our work at India Center, he developed a deep love for Master. Master, in return, was touched by Andy’s devotion, and by his simple, kindly nature. As Christmas 1950 approached, Andy took pains to buy his … Read More

Woman with Umbrella
Right Attitudes

Do Not Judge Others

Your individual happiness depends to large extent upon protecting yourself and your family from the evil results of gossiping. See no evil, speak no evil, hear no evil, think no evil, feel no evil. Most people can talk about other people for hours and thrive under the influence of gossip like the temporary influence of intoxicating poisonous wine. Isn’t it … Read More