Paramhansa (or Paramahansa) Yogananda was born in India, and studied with gurus there. Later he spent many years in the United States teaching about Kriya Yoga, Hinduism and enlightened masters. His book, "Autobiography of a Yogi," portrays many aspects of Indian society and spiritual life, and is also considered by many to offer spiritual guidance as well. Yogananda founded the Self-Realization Fellowship in southern California. After his death, one of his disciples (J. Donald Waters, also known as Swami Kriyananda), left the SRF under unfriendly circumstances and founded the Ananda Church of Self-Realization, whose teachings are based on Yogananda's writings and Kriyananda's interpretations of those writings.

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Movement sharing the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, including Kriya Yoga and meditation. Links to worldwide centers, information about Yogananda and his teachings.
Ananda College of Living Wisdom
A 4-year spiritual college inspired by Paramhansa Yogananda. Alternative living careers for health and healing, building communities, education, business and leadership and the arts.
Autobiography of a Yogi, by Paramhansa Yogananda
Online reproduction of the original 1946 edition, including photographs.
By Science. By Paramahansa Yogananda
Tenets from an early, contrastive article by Paramahansa Yogananda.
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment
Information about the center, programs, teachers, and publications.
Dwapara Yuga
Dwapara Yuga can be characterized as a breakdown of the idea of a material world and a growing consciousness of the underlying unity of peoples, energy and nature - based on teachings of Yogananda.
Essential Yogananda
Paramahansa Yogananda essays.
Furio's Kriya Yoga
Information about the tradition of Paramahansa Yogananda.
Kriya Yoga and Kriya Yoga: Comparisons - The Gold Scales
Kriya Yoga and Kriya Yoga: Comparisons between the Kriya Yoga of Satyananda and Yogananda.
Lauderdale Meditation Group - Self-Realizarion Fellowship
A South Florida branch of Self-Realization Fellowship. Techniques of meditation are taught here to attain a direct personal experience of God.
The Om Page
Information on Paramahansa Yogananda, Rajarsi Janakananda, photo albums of Self-Realization Fellowship pilgrimage sites, and the Kansas City Meditation Group of SRF.
Paramahansa Yogananda's Kriya Yoga Teachings - The Gold Scales
Paramahansa Yogananda's teachings. Quotations and questioning.
Self Realisation Fellowship: Perth, Western Australia
Information on aims, services, and activities offered.
Self-Realization Fellowship
The organization founded in 1920 by Paramahansa Yogananda to teach scientific methods of meditation and principles of spiritual living that lead to direct, personal experience of God
Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)
The life of Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters), direct disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda. Includes free music, books, and videos.
The Teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda
A short biography of the Saint.
Teachings of Yogananda through Ananda Sangha
Yogananda's teachings of yoga, meditation, and self-realization through Ananda Fellowship founded by Swami Kriyananda.
Valuable Yogananda
Paramahansa Yogananda's teachings.
Whispers from Eternity
On line version of the book by Paramhansa Yogananda.
Encapsulations of Yogananda's teachings, a brief biography, background on the SRF and links to other sites.
Yogananda Photo Album
Includes many photos taken of Paramhansa Yogananda while he was in India. Many of these photos are not available in print form.
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