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A Tribute to Yogananda - Special Satsang with Yogacharya & Phil Goldberg Location: Temple of the Eternal Way
SPECIAL SATSANG with YOGACHARYA O'BRIAN & PHIL GOLDBERG
A TRIBUTE TO YOGANANDA: The Life, the Legacy, the Lessons to be Learned

Join us for an afternoon of chanting, meditation with Yogacharya O'Brian and a talk with Phil Goldberg about his new book, The Life of Yogananda: The Story of the Yogi Who Became the First Modern Guru.

Paramahansa Yogananda’s contribution to the transmission of yogic wisdom to the West has been monumental, and his ongoing presence is palpable. Come celebrate his 125th birth year and the publication of the new biography, The Life of Yogananda. A comprehensive, in-depth account of Yogananda’s unique and fascinating life by Phil Goldberg, author of American Veda—this new book is exhaustively researched and contains information not found in any other source.

Philip Goldberg will join Yogacharya O'Brian for this special satsang. Phil will report on the surprises he encountered, and the discoveries he made, on the road from inception to publication of this new book. He will explain the impact of Yogananda’s mission in a historical context and highlight the valuable lessons we can all derive from the narrative of Yogananda’s journey through life. Discussion and book signing to follow.

12:00pm  Vegetarian lunch

12:45pm  Chanting begins

  1:00pm   Formal Program begins

 

Philip Goldberg has been studying India’s spiritual traditions for more than 45 years, as a practitioner, teacher and writer. He is the author of numerous books, most recognized for the acclaimed American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation, How Indian Spirituality Changed the West. The co-host of the podcast Spirit Matters, he blogs regularly on the Huffington Post and Spirituality and Health online.

 

 

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