Yes, the narration brings it to a whole new level, you can tell Ben was really enjoying this. Yogananda describes his experiences with modern-day saints and illuminated masters of India, and presents a definitive introduction to the whole science and philosophy of Yoga. This book changes lives, and makes God attainable! The story itself is very very interesting and the lessons convey are interwoven into the story of Yogananda's life but also explicitly told in other parts. Newcomers to the book, as well as those for whom it is a long-treasured companion, will welcome this sensitive and compelling reading by celebrated British actor Sir Ben Kingsley. Footnotes are captured in an accompanying booklet.
The author clearly explains the subtle but definite laws behind both the ordinary events of everyday life and the extraordinary events commonly termed miracles. Superb Insight Into Indian Life and Spirituality This is a magical classic, the only autobiography of a prominent real yogi ,I know of in existence, who was acknowledged by both East and West in the 1930s. This audio edition, featuring Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley's masterful narration, contains the complete text of Paramahansa Yogananda's life story, an absorbing account of a singular search for Truth. Description When Autobiography of a Yogi first appeared in 1946, it was acclaimed as a landmark work in its field. The author clearly explains the subtle but definite laws behind both the ordinary events of everyday life and the extraordinary events commonly termed miracles.
Neale Donald Walsch, together with award-winning actors Ed Asner and Ellen Burstyn, reveals a God who is loving, believable, understanding of our weaknesses, and, most important, easy to talk with. He has received high praise as well for his work in other films - among them the critically acclaimed Schindler's List. Profoundly inspiring, it is at the same time vastly entertaining, warmly humorous and filled with extraordinary personages. This audio edition contains the complete text of Paramhansa Yogananda's life story. I was eager to get into it when I had read that Steve Jobs had left a copy to all of those who attended his funeral. This acclaimed autobiography presents a fascinating portrait of one of the great spiritual figures of our time.
His stories are entertaining, amusing and carry great teaching. I must say, whenever road rage struck me, listening to a bit of this audiobook was always very soothing. Self-Realization Fellowship's editions, and none others, include extensive material added by the author after the first edition was published, including a final chapter on the closing years of his life. I hate to say anything bad about this book. In several years of Audible membership I've never been so moved by the narrator. Every single word is thoughtfully and smoothly enunciated, making this a pleasure to listen to.
It took me a little while to get into this book, but once I did I am grateful I stayed with it. If you measure success by the quality of your life rather than just by material achievements, then the timeless wisdom of this book will speak directly to your heart and soul. In illuminating the nature of this shift in consciousness, Tolle describes in detail how our current ego-based state of consciousness operates. Footnotes are captured in an accompanying booklet allowing the natural flow of this ext. Overall, a great combination of a biography, a novel, a cultural text and a book of wisdom and spirituality all in one.
This audio edition contains the complete text of Paramahansa Yoganandas life story, read by Academy Award-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley. . I feel nearer to God having listened to it and it has inspired me to continue my own spiritual growth with ever more dedication and discipline. The prose is exquisite, the author saintly in his wisdom and open heart, and the message of spiritual values, beliefs, conviction, acceptance and insight, life-changing. When Autobiography of a Yogi first appeared in 1946, it was acclaimed as a landmark work in its field. With engaging candor, eloquence, and wit, Paramahansa Yogananda tells 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 hermitage of a revered yoga master, and the thirty years that he lived and taught in America. For more than fifty years, this classic inspirational guide has helped hundreds of thousands of people to move through obstacles and invite all-round success fully into their lives.
They exemplify the universality underlying all religion and spiritual practice. It is a worthy read and could very well be life changing for you. Also recorded here are his meetings with Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, Luther Burbank, the Catholic stigmatist Therese Neumann, and other celebrated spiritual personalities of East and West. Profoundly inspiring, it is at the same time vastly entertaining, warmly humorous and filled with extraordinary personages. So when I took this audiobook with me on a six month spiritual journey to survive in the mountains of jamaica it was irreplaceable.
As Singer takes you on this great experiment and journey into life's perfection, the events that transpire will both challenge your deepest assumptions about life and inspire you to look at your own life in a radically different way. Also recorded here are his meetings with Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, Luther Burbank, the Catholic stigmatist Therese Neumann, and other celebrated spiritual personalities of East and West. Now yoga scholar Georg Feuerstein immerses you in The Lost Teachings of Yoga, the first comprehensive audio curriculum about yoga's original spiritual wisdom and practices. I will try it again someday. A very good read or listen. Finally, let me recommend the following: don't listen to this while jogging, driving in heavy traffic, or while otherwise distracted. Others have simply been left with a fascinating story about a man who came to America in 1920 with nothing, and by the time that he left his body, had met with the President of the United States and future governor of California and established a religious path which is still standing to this very day.
He has inspired millions through his acclaimed life story, Autobiography of a Yogi, his groundbreaking commentaries on the scriptures of East and West, and his numerous other books. Kingsley is also known for his inspired readings of books on tape, including a series on the great religions of the world. As a Christian it opened my mind to understanding some of the questions I had about my faith. The author clearly explains the subtle but definite laws behind both the ordinary events of everyday life and the extraordinary events commonly termed miracles. Particularly moving are the chapters where Yogananda describes miracles performed by his Guru and other saints plus his own visions.
The author clearly explains the subtle but definite laws behind both the ordinary events of everyday life and the extraordinary events commonly termed miracles. Yogananda beschreibt seine Erlebnisse mit indischen Heiligen und erleuchteten Meistern der Neuzeit und bietet dem Leser eine klare Einführung in die gesamte Wissenschaft und Philosophie des Yoga. The story of this Yogi teacher who died here in the United States where his followers helped him create his institute in Los Angeles. I've read this 4 times now, it keeps getting better! Did it make you laugh or cry? It gave me a better understanding of our spiritual connection God and makes several references to Jesus Christ. Kingsley is also known for his inspired readings of books on tape, including a series on the great religions of the world. Sadhguru challenges us to embrace the possibility that to each of us is available a higher realm of reality, an entre into the realm of freedom and bliss. I will instead tell you about how well it is read.