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Paramahansa Yogananda: A Great Yogi-Poet (eBook)

Paramahansa Yogananda: A Great Yogi-Poet (eBook)

Cosmic Chants as Mantra Poetry

by Dr. Ramarao V. Komaragiri (2 reviews, add another)
Type: e-book
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
Language: English
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Description of "Paramahansa Yogananda: A Great Yogi-Poet (eBook)"

An in-depth study of Cosmic Chants and other poetic creations of Paramahansa Yogananda (1893 - 1952), world-renowned Kriya Yoga proponent, mystic, jagadguru, lover of God and author of "Autobiography of a Yogi", one of the top 100 spiritual books of the last century. The author unlocks the beauty and the hidden meaning of Yoganandaji's Cosmic Chants and also presents the science of Kriya Yoga in the light of ancient Upanishads. Bonus material includes: a) a study of Shakespeare's "The Tempest" as a fascinating spiritual allegory, b) a tribute to Dihika, West Bengal where a 100-plus-year spiritual movement started and is flourishing through the channels of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India/Self-Realization Fellowship, c) A commentary on the poet as a mystic, courtesy C. D. Lewis. Overall, an inspiring and uplifting read for anyone with a spiritual, philosophical or literary bent of mind...

About the author(s)

Dr. Ramarao V. Komaragiri, retired as the Chairman, Department of English Studies, S. K. V. T. College, Rajamahendravaram, Andhra Pradesh, India. He holds M. A., M. Phil., PhD degrees in English Literature from Andhra University. He has published many papers and articles in national and international magazines and journals on literary and spiritual topics, and has contributed to the live and print translations of Paramahansa Yogananda's teachings into Telugu. He is an avid follower of English literature, Indian spirituality and the universal science of Kriya Yoga. His PhD thesis "The vision of yogic unity in the works of Paramahansa Yogananda" brought a unique perspective and appreciation for Yoganandaji's writings. This book is an abridged extract from the PhD thesis, covering some of the beloved and insightful topics found there. Currently he lives in Bangalore, enjoying quiet walks and the peace and joy that come from a life anchored in meditation and service.

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Aparna Komaragiri
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Re: Paramahansa Yogananda: A Great Yogi-Poet (eBook) by mukunda.kiran
18 January 2020 - 11:06pm

This is a great work by Sri. Dr. KV Ramarao, in providing us a new dimension on Cosmic chants.. though they sound so familiar, your perspective/thoughts give the readers a whole new understanding of what each of these cosmic chants truly is.

This book also reflects the author's true and deep understanding of Sri.Sri.Paramahansa Yogananda Ji's teachings and how much hard-work and groundwork he had done in bringing forth the facts. I was amazed at how he connected various aspects of Poetry with Cosmic Chants (of YSS/SRF).

Also, I loved the way you put forth about Kriya yoga and how it is linked with references to our Upanishads... in entirety, this book is a gem and rare gift to anyone.!
Jai guru!!

Re: Paramahansa Yogananda: A Great Yogi-Poet (eBook) by Jaiguru
20 December 2019 - 6:38am

This book is profound and inspiring. It will shed new light on Paramahansa Yogananda's chants and writings, deepening one's appreciation for the great guru. A chapter on Shakespeare's Tempest is also wonderfully illuminating.

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