Guru paramahansa yogananda. One to be honored teacher lit. Paramahansa yogananda born mukunda lal ghosh. Paramhansa yogananda sometimes spelled paramahansa yogananda was born in 1893 in gorakhpur india. One who knows god becomes the speaking voice of the silent god.
The announcement marked the latest development in a seven year paternity dispute involving paramahansa yogananda who was one of the first indian masters to introduce yoga philosophy to the west 80. From the time of his birth in 1893 until his death in 1952 the celebrated sage touched the lives of millions with his unquestionable thirst for god peaceful demeanor and timeless teachings. Today is the 58th year since the passing of the great master paramhansa yogananda. Paramahansa yogananda will forever remain one of indias truly immortalized spiritual figures.
Lewis yoganandas first american disciple on march 10 1952. He was named mukunda lal ghosh and was the fourth of eight children. Paramahansa yogananda the happiness of ones own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul. To celebrate self realization fellowships 100th anniversary we are offering a weeklong program of classes on paramahansa yoganandas how to live teachings and meditation techniques online guided group meditations and kirtansdevotional chanting virtual pilgrimage tours to the ashrams where the great guru lived and communed with god and more.
Paramahansa yogananda quotes on the need for a guru the guru. January 5 1893 march 7 1952 was an indian monk yogi and guru who introduced millions to the teachings of meditation and kriya yoga through his organization self realization fellowship srf yogoda satsanga society yss of india and who lived his last 32 years in america. Though today the word guru is commonly used to refer simply to a teacher or instructor a true guru is one who is god illumined. Vairagya samrajyadha poojanabhyam namo nama sri guru padukhabyam.
To follow a divine manifestation is the sure way to god realization. Guru spiritual teacher. Heavy weighty the guru gita aptly describes the guru as dispeller of darkness from gu darkness and ru that which dispels. This is a transcript of a talk given by dr.