Tag: Philip Goldberg

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  • Yogi and the USA

    Yogi and the USA

    Thousands of Americans became Yogananda's devoted followers at a time when the United States was extremely xenophobic and bigoted, especially towards non-Christian spiritual teachers who were often perceived as heathens and a threat to American culture.

    September 9, 2018
  • Rishi and the Yogi~II

    Rishi and the Yogi~II

    The great American philosopher, Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817- May 6, 1862), met Ralph Waldo Emerson for the first time when Emerson gave his lecture “The American Scholar” to a crowded house at Harvard in 1837. Emerson’s talk moved Thoreau so profoundly that he introduced himself to Emerson and the two became good friends. …

    August 20, 2018