Yoga of Jesus: Understanding the Hidden Teachings of the Gospels

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In this remarkable book, Paramahansa Yogananda reveals the hidden yoga of the Gospels and confirms that Jesus, like the ancient sages and masters of the East, not only knew yoga but taught this universal science of God-realization to his closest disciples. Compiled from the author's highly praised two-volume work, The Second Coming of Christ: The Resurrection of the Christ Within You, this insightful and compact book transcends the centuries of dogma and misunderstanding that have obscured the original teachings ...
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Overview

In this remarkable book, Paramahansa Yogananda reveals the hidden yoga of the Gospels and confirms that Jesus, like the ancient sages and masters of the East, not only knew yoga but taught this universal science of God-realization to his closest disciples. Compiled from the author's highly praised two-volume work, The Second Coming of Christ: The Resurrection of the Christ Within You, this insightful and compact book transcends the centuries of dogma and misunderstanding that have obscured the original teachings of Jesus, showing that he taught a unifying path by which seekers of all faiths can enter the kingdom of God. Topics Include: The "lost years" of Jesus in India, The ancient science of meditation: how to become a Christ, The true meaning of baptism, How the principles and methods of yoga parallel the teachings of the greatest Christian saints and mystics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780876125564
  • Publisher: Self-Realization Fellowship
  • Publication date: 9/20/2007
  • Pages: 150
  • Sales rank: 132,790
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents


Preface     vii
Jesus the Christ - Avatar and Yogi
Jesus the Avatar     3
God's manifestation in divine incarnations
The universal Christ Consciousness
True meaning of "The Second Coming"
Jesus and Yoga     11
Jesus' years in India
The lost teachings of the Gospels
Yoga: Universal science of religion
Inner Teachings of Jesus the Yogi     21
How every soul can attain Christ Consciousness
Importance of the Comforter, or Holy Ghost
Yoga and the Book of Revelation
True Baptism in Spirit
"One Way" or Universality?
The "Second Birth": Awakening of Soul-Intuition     43
Jesus' teachings on "born again"
Expressing the divine potentials of the soul
Advancing from material consciousness to spiritual consciousness
"Lifting Up the Son of Man" to Divine Consciousness     53
The heavenly planes of God's creation
The esoteric science of kundalini or "serpent force" in the spine
The True Meaning of "Belief on His Name" and Salvation     62
Is Jesus the only savior?
Dogma and misunderstanding in institutional "churchianity"
Blind belief versus personal realization of truth
Jesus' Yoga of Divine Love
The Beatitudes     75
How man's life becomes blessed, filled with heavenly bliss
Divine Love: Highest Goal of Religion and of Life     91
The two greatest commandments: Love of God first, and serving the Divine Presence in all
The Kingdom of God Within You     100
The core of Jesus' message: The blissful kingdom of the Heavenly Father and the method of its attainment
About the Author     115
Glossary     127
Index     141
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2009

    A Great Book of Truth

    I give it a 10 out of 5, Smile! Insight to understanding some aspects of the Gospel's not always noticed, covered or understood.

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  • Posted July 26, 2010

    Excellent Book I recommend everyone read this book.

    I recommend everyone reads this book,it does not matter what your religion is this book is for every denomination,

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  • Posted October 17, 2011

    A Must Read for the Spiritual

    This book has alot to offer and teach. I recommend to any spiritual seeker !!!

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