Happy birthday, Paramahansa Yogananda (Jan. 5, 1893 – March 7, 1952)! Yogi. Guru. Teacher. Lecturer. Emphasized the underlying unity of all world religions. Founder of the Self-Realization Fellowship in 1920. Author of “Autobiography of a Yogi” (1946). Recognized as the Father of Yoga in the West. Died at the age of 59 in Los Angeles. Buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.