Self-Realization Fellowship

The Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF) is a nondenominational, global religious organization found ed in 1920 by Paramahansa Yogananda (born Mukunda Lal Ghosh). The SRF mission is to disseminate knowledge of scientific techniques for attaining direct personal experience of God as set forth by Paramahansa Yogananda. SRF emphasizes the practice of a particular technique called Kriya Yoga, which draws the practitioner's attention inward, away from outer stimuli, and can lead to the experience of cosmic consciousness. This Kriya Yoga technique has been handed down through a line of gurus from Mahavatar Babaji to Lahiri Mahasaya to Swami Sri Yukteshwar and to Paramahansa Yogananda, who brought it to the West. In The Second Coming of Christ, Yogananda discusses a link between Kriya Yoga and the teachings of Jesus ...

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