Paramhansa Yogananda
Poems

All Bow to Thee

Thou art the One Infinite to the monist; Thou art God and Nature to the dualist; Thou art the finite many to the polytheist; Thou art everything, O God, to the pantheist. Thou art the God of monists, dualists, polytheists, and pantheists. Thou art both the Infinite Ocean and all its finite waves of creation. Because Thou art everything— The … Read More

Paramhansa Yogannada During High School with Other Boys
Poems

God as Light

The Spirit was invisible, existing alone in the home of all space. He piped to Himself the ever-new, ever-entertaining song of perfect beatific bliss. As He sang through His voice of eternity to Himself, He wondered if aught but Himself were listening and enjoying His song. To His astonishment, He felt that He was also the cosmic song and He … Read More