SWAMI YOGANANDA (Biography)
. Swami Yogananda was born on the 9th day of September 1955- [Rohini Nakchhatra, Krishna-Astami Tithi] in Farket (Ghat, Vikash Nagar, UK (Uttrakhand), India, following the blessings of the Himalayan Goddess of Kurud, Mata Raj Rajeshwari Nanda. On this day the Nanda Devi pilgrimage arrived at the Nanda Diva Temple, Kurur, which is a short distance away from where Swami Yogananda was born.
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. As a young boy he yearned to wonder along the Himalaya region in search of God Realisation. At the age of 11 he attained the ‘Kundalini Jagaran’ (awakening of his Spiritual Vital Force) receiving Spiritual Knowledge.
. He resided in the area of Badrinath and is known locally as ‘Badrinath Yogananda’ .His knowledge of Patanajali knowledge is extensive. , and by practising ‘Kriya Yoga’ he attained Self Realization.
. He is gifted with a ‘Super-conscious Mind, that can solve difficult and seemingly impossible problems; and he has full knowledge of Yoga, Kundalini Shakti and “Kriya Yoga’ from the great Master “Maha-Avatar BABAJI”.
. His life, spiritual path and actions are directed by “BABAJI”. (**Mahavatar Babaji**). In his quiet Ashram (Hermitage) he lives a simple life, practicing ‘Ahimsa’ (non-violence.) and Selfless Service.
. In 1982 started his mission of Service to Humanity, with the blessings of ‘Adi Yoga’ and ‘Maha Avatar Babaji Nagraraja’, Jesus Christ, Lord Krishna, and the supreme Power. .He is a great spiritual healer.
. In 1990, at a location near Badrinath, Swami received holy visitation ‘darshan’ with the blessed presence of Maha Avatar BABAJI, who instructed him to spread the knowledge of Kriya Yoga techniques
. “ONE GOD – ONE WORLD FOR PEACE, EAST TO WEST WORLDWIDE”. ONE GOD – and UNIVERSAL BROTHERHOOD OF THEIR RELIGION, CULTURE, and PLACE OF LIVING.
. Swami Yogananda commenced work towards the visiting and teaching Athtanga Yoga, Kundalini Yoga and Kriya Yoga in both Temples and Churches in the surrounding Himalayan area.
. In 2000, as per the instruction of Mahavatar Babaji , Swami Yogananda established the organization -“Ancient Science & Philosophy of Yoga Society For World peace Mission” for the betterment of World Peace, Love and Service as envisioned and commanded by Mahavatar Babaji.
. In 2015 he started his International teachings. He has taught groups in the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Mauritius and Italy
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Nanda Devi information
The route from Swami Yoganandas
birth village to Maa Nanda Devi Temple,
The highest Mental and Spiritual state
achieved by the negation of the ‘Ego’
Asthanga, Kundalini, Raj, Kriya , and other forms of Yoga-
These are postures, exercises and techniques, designed to enhance the ‘sleeping primal energy’ (“Kundalini”,= “Shakti”= “Maranatha”, =”Holy Spirit”,= “Life Force”.= “Chi”, =”Qi”, =”Prana”)
to unite the Mind, Body and Soul
into Oneness with the Divine.
Commonly referred to as ‘BABAJI’.
The ‘Timeless – Ageless’ and Christ like Saint’ of the Himalayas.
The same Great Master (Maha-Avatar) that is mentioned in the best selling book- ‘Autobiography of a Yogi’ written by Yogananda Paramahansa.