In this series of loosely connected articles we have noticed some disturbing effects of a wrongly placed temple that slid into the sea, including Yogananda outpourings about that "crucifixion by Satan's hand . . . in evil's land" (which has to be California, USA).
On the second page we learn that five-years olds show real worth of men, and that the rude seek to get powerful.
On the next page we go into the day horoscope of the current leader of Self-Realization Fellowship, and applauds with the Avadhut Gita how she arrived at renouncing her life as a head renunciate among renunciates.
On the fourth page a fictional tale of robber gunas (so-called qualities we do not find in nature) takes us into more Bible inconsistencies. If you still want to marry a Christian, study how far he or she is a figuratively sick sheep of a sort in the light of sayings of Jesus [Matthew 9:12-13, etc], for it is best if marriage partners are of sound mind and moral. The page ends by a question, referring to Yogananda: "Why contain a vast ocean of blood?"
On the next page you find steps of higher yoga from the ancient primer Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, among other things.
On the sixth page are six pronouns that journalists around the world learn by heart in academies and use. Besides, there is some alarming documentation from a little country in northern Europe, about guru submission and after-effects. You also get a good warning about the very restrictive stand of Yogananda against really having sex, among other things.
On the seventh page a doctorate thesis by Jane Dillon is discussed. We also find Stalking Wolf speaking of possible futures. Most helpful is a Tao-fostering table, a novel "success recipe" for thinking guys.
On the eighth page we learn that a wolf in sheep's clothing appears in an ancient Greek fable, and gets killed for his deception. Deceivers may be found to focus on facades to get an entrance. A new matrix of helpful advice is offered, "Dealing with Deceptions". If you don't work with the Tao essays, they may not help you as much as they are able to, though. That pertains to most of them, I guess.
On the ninth page Yogananda reveals he had a goat who liked to hear him speak. It is good to go for benefit as you get taller. A new Tao-table, How to Foster Happy All-round Living", is given.
On the tenth page is gist of what makes communities quality communities and not just utopias. You also get a table-essay with tips for good upbringing. Here you get a Tao-table for "Savoury Love and Meditation" also.
On the eleventh page are love tidings that are blessings to know about if you learn to consider odds for succeeding in love by its surveys, and regularly fight to filter recurring occurrences in life so as to maximize good things and reduce or remove bad things. It is in the art of life-long living. You are also tipped to balance regular, deep meditation with some output (work) on a regular basis, and otherwise adapt through wisdom, as praised in the good old Bible.
On page twelve you get a few glimpses of giant pandas and Norwegian students, and parts of their fate nowadays.
On page thirteen you may learn about fruits like squash and peanuts, and berries like bananas, grapefruits, and dates. The Subtle Self from the Mundaka Upanishad is revealed, and terms like God-knowledge, Self-knowledge are shown too. You may also find it good to ignore parts of the Jewish heritage, such as extensive home worship of the big-breasted Queen of Heaven and Jehovah's Wife -
Then we have a little look at Kriyananda, one of Yogananda's favoured disciples.
Ak: Yogananda, Paramahansa. Man's Eternal Quest. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: Self-Realization Fellowship, 1982.
Fp: Mertvago, Peter. Dictionary of 1000 French Proverbs. New York: Hippocrene Books, 1996.
Psy: Dasgupta, Sailendra. Paramhansa Swami Yogananda: Life-portrait and Reminiscences. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, 2006. - And a partial view: Google Books.
Srg: Yogananda, Paramahansa. The Science of Religion. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: Self-Realization
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