By SWAMI KRIYANANDA (J. Donald Walters)
Companies that give some thought to themselves guided by way of a similar non secular grasp have constructed so in a different way from each other that now they infrequently appear to characterize a similar instructing. Self-realization fellowship has the well-trodden direction of religious authority: energy within the fingers of some, obedience for all of the relaxation; governance by way of ideas, the 1st of that's, "in each state of affairs, wonder first, 'what is better for the organization?'" ananda has selected "the street much less traveled": cooperation; decentralization; no longer taking oneself too heavily; and following dual ideas of which the 1st is, "people are extra vital than issues. " the second one precept is, "where there's adherence to fact, there lie victory, happiness, and good fortune of each kind"("yata dharma, sthata jaya,"in the sanskrit unique) this publication has reasons: one, to revive to humans a real and much-needed realizing of the genuine existence and undertaking of paramhansa yogananda; and , to provide desire to truth-seekers far and wide that they wish now not compromise a unmarried excessive perfect to complete even their worldly ambitions. concerning the writer swami kriyananda , an instantaneous disciple of the nice grasp, paramhansa yogananda, is an the world over recognized writer, lecturer, and composer. well known as one of many world's ideal gurus on meditation and yoga, he has taught those ideas and strategies to millions of scholars world wide. In 1968, kriyananda based ananda village in nevada urban, california, devoted to spreading the spirit of friendship, provider, and group in the course of the international. Ananda is famous as essentially the most winning intentional groups on this planet; over 1,000 humans stay in ananda groups within the us, india, and italy.