How to Have Courage, Calmness and Confidence: The Wisdom of Yogananda [NOOK Book]

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This powerful book shows you how to transform your life: - Dislodge negative thoughts & depression - Uproot fear and thoughts of failure ? even in the midst of trying circumstances - Cure nervousness - Systematically eliminate worry from your life - Overcome anger, sorrow, over-sensitivity, and a host of other troublesome emotional responses - Learn to strengthen the heroic element in yourself.
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How to Have Courage, Calmness and Confidence: The Wisdom of Yogananda

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Overview

This powerful book shows you how to transform your life: - Dislodge negative thoughts & depression - Uproot fear and thoughts of failure ? even in the midst of trying circumstances - Cure nervousness - Systematically eliminate worry from your life - Overcome anger, sorrow, over-sensitivity, and a host of other troublesome emotional responses - Learn to strengthen the heroic element in yourself.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565896314
  • Publisher: Crystal Clarity Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/16/2010
  • Series: The Wisdom of Yogananda
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 162
  • Sales rank: 389,405
  • File size: 356 KB

Meet the Author

Paramhansa Yogananda was born on January 5, 1893 in Gorakhpur, India. He was the first yoga master of India to permanently live and teach in the West. Yogananda arrived in America in 1920, and traveled throughout the United States on what he called his 'spiritual campaigns'. His enthusiastic audiences filled the largest halls in America. Hundreds of thousands came to see the yogi from India. At some packed venues thousands were turned away nightly. A national sensation, Yogananda's lectures and books were extensively written about by the major media of the era, including Time Magazine, Newsweek, and Life. He was even invited to the White House by President Calvin Coolidge. Yogananda continued to lecture and write up to his passing in 1952.

Yogananda's initial impact was truly impressive. But his lasting impact has been even greater. Yogananda's Autobiography of a Yogi, first published in 1946, helped launch a spiritual revolution throughout the world. His message was nonsectarian and universal. Yogananda's Guru, Swami Sri Yukteswar, sent him to the West with the admonition, "The West is high in material attainments, but lacking in spiritual understanding. It is God's will that you play a role in teaching mankind the value of balancing the material with an inner, spiritual life."

Yogananda brought clarity to hundreds of thousands of people regarding the ancient teachings of India - previously shrouded in the cultural assumptions and terminology of an era long past. These teachings include the path of Kriya Yoga, which Yogananda called the 'jet-airplane' route to God, consisting of ancient yoga techniques to hasten the spiritual evolution of the student.

"The true basis of religion is not belief, but intuitive experience. Intuition is the soul's power of knowing God. To know what religion is really all about, one must know God," said Paramhansa Yogananda in the book "The Essence of Self-Realization". He further wrote that "Self- Realization is the knowing in all parts of body, mind, and soul that you are now in possession of the kingdom of God; that you do not have to pray that it come to you; that God's omnipresence is your omnipresence; and that all that you need to do is improve your knowing."
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Table of Contents

1. Courage: an Innate Quality of the Soul
2. Calmness: the Source of Power
3. Confidence: You Are a Child of the Infinite
4. Ridding the Mind of Worry, Fear, and Nervousness
5. Uprooting Other Negative Emotions
6. Scientific Healing Affirmations for Inner Strength
7. Meditation to Attune to the Highest within You
8. Your All-Powerful Divine Nature
Index
About the Author
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  • Posted November 29, 2012

    Powerful and Beneficial

    Wow! I was floored at how much useful wisdom is shared in this book. The advice was so powerful and I could feel Paramhansa Yogananda's vibration flowing through it. It goes through the depths of various qualities we can work on. It empowers you to be your best. Here is a quote from the book:
    "If you want to conquer any person, make him break his sword. Conquer evil with love: That is divine strength. It is much stronger than anger. The person who is angry with you should draw from you an ocean of love and of calmness, which will quench the fire of his wrath. Learn to give love, calmness, and continuous understanding to those who are angry."

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