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The Apotheosis of a Global Guru: Paramahansa Yogananda and His Autobiography, 1933–1946

David J. Neumann

in Finding God through Yoga: Paramahansa Yogananda and Modern American Religion in a Global Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648637
eISBN:
9781469648651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648637.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores Yogananda’s growing status as a global spiritual authority and a divine figure. The chapter begins by placing Yogananda in the context of religious internationalism, a subset of ... More


Gurus of Modern Yoga

Mark Singleton and Ellen Goldberg (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199938704
eISBN:
9780199345892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938704.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This volume explores the contributions that individual gurus have made to the formation of the practices and discourses of yoga in today’s world. The focus is not limited to India but also considers ... More


Finding God through Yoga: Paramahansa Yogananda and Modern American Religion in a Global Age

David J. Neumann

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648637
eISBN:
9781469648651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648637.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Paramahansa Yogananda (1893–1952), a Hindu missionary to the United States, wrote one of the world’s most highly acclaimed spiritual classics, Autobiography of a Yogi, which was first published in ... More


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