Paramhansa Yogananda at the Sea in Encinitas

My Prisoner

Long You hid Beneath the static of my restless thoughts, Long You fled In the chambers of eerie ether, At last I found Thee Hiding behind the quiet desert dunes Of My desirelessness. Fastened with strong cords of devotion You are my Prisoner. I’ll keep You Locked in the dungeons of silence Fastened beneath the bars of my closed eyes. … Read More

Paramhansa Yogananda in Lotus Pose on Verandah


I obey Thee in the temple of discipline. I love Thee in the temple of devotion. I worship Thee in the temple of my love. I touch Thy feet in the temple of stillness. I behold Thy eyes in the temple of delight. I feel Thee in the temple of emotions. I fight for Thee in the temple of meditation. … Read More