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Autobiography of a Yogi

Paramahansa Yogananda

Top 10 Best Quotes

“You may control a mad elephant; You may shut the mouth of the bear and the tiger; Ride the lion and play with the cobra; By alchemy you may learn your livelihood; You may wander through the universe incognito; Make vassals of the gods; be ever youthful; You may walk in water and live in fire; But control of the mind is better and more difficult.”

“You have come to earth to entertain and to be entertained.”

“The power of unfulfilled desires is the root of all man's slavery”

“You do not have to struggle to reach God, but you do have to struggle to tear away the self-created veil that hides him from you”

“The body is literally manufactured and sustained by mind.”

“The deeper the Self-realization of a man, the more he influences the whole universe by his subtle spiritual vibrations, and the less he himself is affected by the phenomenal flux.”

“Seeds of past karma cannot germinate if they are roasted in the fires of divine wisdom.”

“Continual intellectual study results in vanity and the false satisfaction of an undigested knowledge.”

“Yoga is, as I can readily believe, the perfect and appropriate method of fusing body and mind together so that they form a unity which is scarcely to be questioned. This unity creates a psychological disposition which makes possible intuitions that transcend consciousness.”

“If you don’t invite God to be your summer Guest, He won’t come in the winter of your life.”

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