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The Science of Religion
An amplification of Paramahansa Yogananda's 1920 maiden speech in America, given at the International Congress of Religious Liberals in Boston. With penetrating logic, Yogananda reveals the spiritual yearning that lies behind all human striving. Fulfillment of that ultimate longing for transcendence, he explains, is attainable through a science as universal and practical a ...more
Hardcover, 101 pages
Published December 1st 1984 by Self-Realization Fellowship Publishers
(first published September 19th 1953)
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Sep 22, 2012 Harish Kumar Sarma Challapalli rated it 4 of 5 stars
good book!! but if u read the autobiography of yogi, der is nothing new in this!! a great read!! found similarity with swami vivekananda's four yogas!!
Paramahansa Yogananda (Bengali: পরমহংস যোগানন্দ Pôromohôngsho Joganondo, Sanskrit: परमहंस योगानंद Paramahaṃsa Yogānaṃda), born Mukunda Lal Ghosh (Bengali: মুকুন্দ লাল ঘোষ Mukundo Lal Ghosh), was an Indian yogi and guru who introduced many westerners to the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga through his book, Autobiography of a Yogi .More about Paramahansa Yogananda...
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“If religion means primarily God-consciousness, or the realization of God both within and without, and secondarily a body of beliefs, tenets and dogmas, then, strictly speaking, there is but one religion in the world, for there is but one God.”
“It is a great mistake to regard a certain object as pleasurable in itself and to store the idea of it in the mind in hope of fulfilling a want by its actual presence in the future. If objects were pleasurable in themselves, then the same dress or food would always please everyone, which is not the case.”More quotes…