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The Mysterious Devotee: A True Story

The Mysterious Devotee: A True Story by Bharat Cornell From Clarity Magazine – Summer, 2007 Article Index In September 2004, my wife, Anandi, and I welcomed a mysterious, unannounced visitor to our home. He stayed for eight days and thrilled us with his presence. Our “guest” spent his daylight hours sitting serenely in our meditation garden by a statue of … Read More

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Learn to Flow with Life

To flow with life means being able to adapt to everything that happens. When you live at your center, you can flow with life.

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Excerpts from Revelations of Christ

Surveys of present-day Christians show that a high percentage of them feel shaken in their faith by scholarly claims that challenge the very authenticity of the Gospels.

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How To Succeed in Any Line of Work

The stages of success are the following: (1) Choosing a vocation that suits you. (2) Performing your work with attention, interest, and love. (3) Developing unfailing patience and ongoing interest.

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We Can Change the World

From a talk at the celebration of Paramhansa Yogananda’s Mahasamadhi in New Delhi, India, March 12, 2006

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Paramhansa Yogananda – The Power of Divine Love

We’re here this evening to pay homage to the life of one of God’s children—an enlightened being with the humility of a child who was one we call "Master." We use this word not in the sense of our being his servants, but because he was master of himself.

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Magnetism: The Power of Attraction

Magnetism is the power by which you draw things to you: the right husband or wife, the right business, the right friends, and so on. Magnetism of every kind originates in the Infinite Spirit.

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The Promise of Immortality

One of the most urgent needs in the world today is for the major religions to be presented from a perspective of the truths they have in common, and not of the teachings which, their proponents insist, make them unique.

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Excerpts from In Divine Friendship

This extraordinary book of nearly 250 letters from Swami Kriyananda, written between the mid-1970s and the present, responds to practically any concern a spiritual seeker might have.

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The Pilgrim Meets His Guide

I arrived in Los Angeles on the morning of Saturday, September 11, 1948, exhausted from my long journey. There I took advantage of the first opportunity I’d had in four days to shave and bathe, then continued by bus one hundred miles south to Encinitas, the little coastal town where, as I had read, Yogananda had his hermitage. In the fervor of first reading it had somehow eluded me that he had founded a world-wide organization.