The Master later said of Yoga; "This is not a Creed or Dogma - this is the Science the Soul and Spirit." © SRF Publishers LA USA.
As the devotee progresses - leaving the relative world of matter consciousness further and further behind, he/she can go farther and faster with greater safety than those who seek to explore outer space. Reach your full potential with Kriya Yoga from YSS/SRF. You can even do this while pursuing your earthly goals and responsibilities of family life.
Paramahansa Yogananda is one of the world’s most recent "living Christs", His boundless compassion made these teachings available to all as by the example of His great life and wisdom teachings. He brought from His predecessors the most sacred methods of communing with Reality into the mainstream of the worlds sincere seekers. In this age of the 21st century, there seems to be an explosion of seekers around the world. One of the most powerful movements that is fulfilling his need is the sweeping spread of many forms of Yoga from the holy land -India. Yogananda was one of the first adventurers to launch the Sanatana Dharma initially from California USA,
This is nothing really that new, as even in ancient times seekers from many parts of the ancient world knew and discovered that India held the key and living examples of successful God knowers.
Alexander the Great brought back a true Guru from India as part of his spiritual search. Appolonious of Tyana [c15 to c100 CE] completed his spiritual training in India and brought back this wisdom to the middle east and Italy. Greek mathematicians and others brought back geometry and democratic governance. Jesus spent half of his life in India, there is a very long list. And today in modern times we have thousands of persons [who think they are missionaries] actually going to India to learn what real religion is about. They must be following up on Mark Twain's hint after he returned from a few months in India. He wrote, "If you want to know what real religion is about, spend some time in India."
emphasis with education on going within, instead of too much on the outer relative world which is mostly disappointing in the long run. The outer sensual relative world is only the shadow of Reality, we can do better!