Paramhansa Yogananda in Lotus Pose on Verandah
Poems

Peace

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

Paramhansa Yogananda with Motherly Glance
Poems

My Littleness Changed

When I woke in You And my body-dream was no more, I found my littleness changed into Thy vastness, My body into Thy body. My eyes I found In every speck of space. My hands I found Working in all energies. I found all space The sensitive derma Of my vast body. And I can feel All creatures Of creation … Read More

Paramhansa Yogananda in Lotus Pose on a Rock
Devotion and Prayer

God First

Before the baby sky was born as the blue, out of the dark breast of Eternity, who existed? God first. It was He who with His omnipresent brush spread blue all over the ceiling of dark space. Who was it who peopled the hall of space with the family of planets? – God first. Naught could breathe without His first … Read More