Autobiography of a Yogi - Chapter 49 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 49 Summary and Analysis

Yogananda expounds on the peace and serene beauty of his home while war is raging in other parts of the world. He describes the growth of his following and the erection of monuments and shrines to those he respects and loves. He does not see the need for each person to have his own guru, but does see the need for classes to be taught in kriya yoga so that the average person can be enlightened. He notes the imbalance of the conditions in various nations of the world and feels a well-rounded civilization is not a commercial one. We are here to learn how to dominate the material life with spirit. Yogananda is civic-minded and global-minded as far as human evolution goes.

In his hermitage in Encinitas, Yogananda is visited by Jesus and comes to an understanding of the power...

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