Yogananda's life story, Autobiography of a Yogi, was published in 1946. A perennial best seller, the book has been in continuous publication since it first appeared and has been translated into many languages. It is widely regarded as a modern spiritual classic.
This is the 70th-anniversary edition of Autobiography of a Yogi. Designated one of the 100 most important spiritual books of the 20th century, this book is the verbatim reprint of the 1946 first edition, with all its intact inherent power.
Paramahansa Yogananda (5 January 1893 – 7 March 1952), born Mukunda Lal Ghosh, was an Indian yogi and guru who introduced millions of westerners to the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga through his book, Autobiography of a Yogi. In the hundred years since the birth of Paramahansa Yogananda, this beloved world teacher has come to be recognized as one of the greatest emissaries to the West of India’s ancient wisdom. His life and teachings continue to be a source of light and inspiration to people of all races, cultures and creeds.