Paramahansa Yogananda

Paramahansa Yogananda

Name Paramahansa Yogananda
Profession Young Adult Author
Date of Birth 1893-01-05
Place of Birth India
Age 59 yrs
Death Date 1952-03-07
Birth Sign Capricorn

About Paramahansa Yogananda

An Indian yoga guru, he is known for his Autobiography of a Yogi, which popularized meditation and Kriya Yoga among Westerners. His other published works include Second Coming of Christ: The Resurrection of the Christ Within You and God Talks With Arjuna — The Bhagavad Gita.

Early Life Experience of Paramahansa Yogananda

He joined the monastic Swami Order in 1915. When he was seventeen years old, he met Swami Giri, the man who would become his guru.

Trivia Info

He founded the Self-Realization Fellowship, which expanded to include over 500 temples in more than 175 countries.

Family Life and Relationship

He was born in British India, and he attended the Scottish Church College in Calcutta. He had a younger brother named Sananda.

Close Associates

He and philologist Muhammad Shahidullah are considered key figures in the Bengal Renaissance.

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