Autobiography of a Yogi - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary and Analysis

Mukunda's friend Chandi suggests that he and Mukunda meet the Tiger Swami, a saint who fights tigers with his bare hands. They find him in Calcutta, where he makes them wait a long time, testing their patience. "Sohong," the tiger swami, wears only a tiger skin, is extremely strong, and perceives tigers as pussycats. He feels the tigers have converted man to such a fearful state that he is unable to dominate them. However, the swami's father warned him that he had created bad karma in the animal world by his treatment of the tigers.

Sohong tells the two that he traveled to Cooch Behar for a rest, and was summoned by the local Prince to the palace. Sohong was challenged by the skeptical prince to fight a vicious tiger named Raja Begum, before the masses and, if he were found...

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