Paramhansa Yogananda author of autobiography of a yogi' was the first yoga master of India to live and teach in the West
Arriving in 1920 Yogananda barnstormed across America enthusiastic audiences fill the largest halls to hear him speak for over 15 years
Yogananda criss-crossed the u.s. giving lectures and classes in scores of major cities. Yogananda's initial impact was truly impressive but his lasting influence is greater still. He was a true spiritual revolutionary. his message of joy is as vital today as ever. in 1946 Yogananda published his autobiography of a yogi'. one of the most influential books of our time.