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Returning to the United States, he continued to lecture, write and found centers in Southern California. In the days before his death, he knew that his time to leave this world had come. On March 7, 1952, he attended a dinner for India’s ambassador to the United States, Binay Ranjan Sen and his wife at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. At the end of the meal, Yogananda spoke of India and the United States, of their contributions to world peace and human progress, and of their collaboration in the future, expressing his hope for a united world that would combine the best qualities of the “efficient United States” (efficient America) and “spiritual India.
Yogananda published his life story in 1946 under the title Autobiography of a Yogi, which is appreciated in its genre as a life story and has been translated into 25 languages. In 1999, the publisher Harper Collins (which published it) declared it one of the “100 most important books of the 20th century”.
It also gives an account of his encounter with some outstanding people of his time, both in the field of religion (such as Sri Ramana Maharshi), politics (Mahatma Gandhi, who became his disciple), literature (Rabindranath Tagore) and science (the Bengali Jagdish Chandra Bose).
I gave up my motorcycle, cut my hair and decided to lead a monastic life in the temple of the Self-Realization Brotherhood, founded by Yogananda. Meditating gave me fulfillment. My father told me, “If someone got you to cut your hair, it must be a good one!
My teacher, Daya Mata, a disciple of Yogananda. One day we were meeting with lawyers for an important real estate matter, and we were stuck. She said, “Let’s meditate.” The lawyers looked at each other, mockingly….
The father could not forgive himself. And meditating helped him. Meditating he felt the presence of his son, who said: “Father, everything is all right”. He felt that there is no barrier between life and death, that we can all remain connected. And then an infinite peace filled him.
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The practice lasts about 55 minutes and at all times instruments are played to help meditation such as gongs, singing bowls, bells, etc.. It can be done sitting on a cushion on the floor, in lotus position or lying down. Single classes are available for a fee of 5€. The center also offers courses for beginners.
The meditation is seated in a chair. They are usually 20, 45 and 45 minutes long. You can not interrupt between meditations, nor enter when meditation is in progress. They usually do Kirtan. There is no charge but a donation is recommended for the upkeep of the center.