One day I was watching a motivational seminar of sandeep maheswari sir.he was telling about the power of meditation.in the mid of his seminar he talked about this book.after it I was inspired to read this book.I orders this book.after reading this whole book I was standing at such stage where I can compare every thought,situation, with spirituality.and I can say confidentaly that every situation happens in our life is for good.Due to this book I knew about power of meditation.I knew that we are a spiritual being.we can achieve the spiritual heights by meditation.paramhams yoganand ji was a great yogi.thanx for provide such book for mankind.I will give this book five stars out of five. –By Pravesh Kumar Shakya on 13 February 2016
I read this book many years ago. Since then I’ve gifted this to many. A life transforming book. Throws light on ancient traditions; introduces Masters and their lives. In this era of science where many are skeptics, this book can open a new dimension of spirituality in one’s life. –By Sanjiv Pandey on 30 July 2016
One of the diamond in Indian History. Autobiography of a Yogi is the book for them who want to know the truth of life. Everything comes from spirituality and this become your life. This a fascinating book for them who are interested in spirituality, power of energy (god), belief. –By Kapil on 21 November 2014
About the Author
Paramahansa Yogananda is an Indian yogi and guru whose best-selling spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi, has introduced millions of readers to the perennial wisdom of the East. He is now widely recognized as the Father of Yoga in the West. He founded Yogoda Satsanga Society of India in 1917, in Ranchi, and Self-Realization Fellowship in Los Angeles in 1920 for the dissemination of Kriya Yoga. His other works include God Talks with Arjuna: The Bhagavad Gita, The Second Coming of Christ: The Resurrection of the Christ Within You, THe Law of Success, How You Can Talk with God, Man’s Eternal Quest, The Divine Romance, Inner Peace etc. All available on Amazon.in
In 1996, Yoga International hailed Paramahansa Yogananda as “the father of the yoga in the west.” In 1999, his acclaimed autobiography was selected one of the 100 best spiritual books of the 20th century. Since it was first published, the spiritual classic has introduced millions of readers to the science and philosophy of yoga meditation. With engaging candour, eloquence, and wit, Paramahansa Yogananda narrates the inspiring chronicle of his life – the experiences of his remarkable childhood, encounters with many saints and sages during his youthful search throughout India for an illumined teacher, ten years of training in the ashram of his God-realized Guru, and of the many years that he lived and taught as spiritual preceptor to truth- seekers all over the world. Also recorded are his meetings with Ramana Maharshi, Ananda Moyi Ma, Master Mahasaya (the saintly disciple of Ramkrishna Paramahansa), Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, and Jagdish ChanDRA Bose. Considered a modern spiritual classic, the book has been translated into twenty-four languages and is widely used as a text and reference work in colleges and universities. Thousands of readers have declared Autobiography of a Yogi the most fascinating reading of a lifetime. Autobiography of a Yogi is at once a beautifully written account of an exceptional life and a profound introduction to the ancient science of Yoga and its time-honored tradition of meditation. The author clearly explains the subtle but definite laws behind both ordinary events of everyday life and the extraordinary events commonly termed miracles. His absorbing life story thus becomes the background for a penetrating and unforgettable look at the ultimate mysteries of human existence. This complete and unabridged edition included the cheaper “the Years 1940-1951” written by Sri Sri Paramahansa Yogananda during the last years of his life.