Autobiography of a Yogi
by Paramahansa Yogananda
Jacket excerpt: In the hundred years since the birth of Paramahansa Yogananda, he has come to be recognized as one of the preeminent spiritual figures of the twentieth century. His Autobiography of a Yogi, selected as one of The 100 Best Spiritual Books of the Century, has been translated into 18 languages and is regarded worldwide as a classic of religious literature - still appearing on bestseller lists today after more than fifty consecutive years in print. Hailed as the father of Yoga in the West, Yogananda describes his experiences and training with modern-day saints and illuminated master of India, and explains with scientific clarity the subtle but definite laws by which yogis perform miracles and attain self-mastery. Profoundly inspiring, is is at the same time vastly entertaining - warmly humorous and filled with extraordinary personages, not the least of whom is the author himself.