A Bridge of Dreams: The Story of Paramananda, a Modern Mystic

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SteinerBooks, Oct 1, 1984 - Biography & Autobiography - 590 pages
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Paramananda (1884-1940), a disciple of Vivekananda in the Ramakrishna lineage, came to the United States in 1906. He was one of the first Eastern teachers to come to the United States and was a pioneer in opening up a hostile Christian establish-ment to Indian religion and philosophy. A Bridge of Dreams tells the story of his life and community.
 

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Contents

List of Illustrations
11
Introduction
15
List of Characters
20
Youth In The Indian Village
25
With Swami Vivekananda
44
The Madras Math
66
New York Tempest
83
Boston Beginnings
115
Ananda Ashrama
272
Love Will Conquer
306
The Swamis Calamity
344
Concorde and Discord
379
Betrayal
413
Fire and Flood
427
Disappointment In Friends
455
The Great Reassurer
477

Washington
139
To Infuse The Spirit
151
The Heathen Invasion
171
The Tide Turns
197
Queensberry Street
217
Sister Devamata
248
Sister Daya
509
The End of Spring
533
Epilogue
565
Bibliography
567
Index
580
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