Essence of Self-Realization: The Wisdom of Paramahansa Yogananda

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Crystal Clarity, Nov 1, 1990 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 211 pages
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A remarkable collection of Yogananda's words of wisdom has been lovingly recorded by his direct disciple, Kriyananda. As Kriyananda writes in the introduction to the book, "After I'd been with him (Yogananda) a year and a half, he began urging me to write down the things he was saying during informal conversations". The Essence of Self-Realization includes nearly 300 of these sayings, rich with spiritual insight. The scope of this book is vast -- it offers as complete an explanation of life's true purpose, and the way to achieve that purpose, as may be found anywhere. Just a few of the 20 chapter titles include:
-- The True Purpose of Life
-- On Meditation
-- How to Pray Effectively
-- The Law of Karma; The Lesson of Reincarnation
-- Ways in Which God Can Be Worshipped

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User Review  - Myhi - LibraryThing

There's ALL inside this book ! All the wisdom one would need to be/stay happy... Words of wisdom collected into one of the most inspirational books ever. Unbelievably wise - a book to carry with you all the time ! This guy - worth all the time & attention. Read full review

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User Review  - Kristy Fassler-hecht - Goodreads

Excellent book sharing Yogananda's wisdom on various topics of the spiritual life Read full review


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