Autobiography of a Yogi - Chapters 42-43 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 42-43 Summary and Analysis

Yukteswar finally tells Yogananda that he loves him as a son, assuaging Yogananda's insecurities about whether he had pleased his Guru. After a solstice festival, Yukteswar asks him to return soon, as he has things to tell him. At this time, he bestowed the title of Paramahansa on Yogananda. Yukteswar leaves everything to Yogananda, knowing he will be dying soon. Yogananda leaves for a celebration where two million people have gathered. Yogananda feels the spiritual ardor in India is how the country has survived. He describes the huge celebration and all of its huts and swamis and beggars and saints, including Krishnananda whose tame, vegetarian lion is trained to growl "aum."

Dick Wright's diary entry describes their visit to Kara Patri, who wears no clothing and has no possessions. They leave for a visit to the Taj Mahal and...

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