Book Review of Biography of a Yogi (Foxen, 2017).
Biography of a Yogi: Paramahansa Yogananda and the Origins of Modern Yoga. Anya P. Foxen. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 238 pages.
First published in 1946, Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda has to date sold over four million copies. It is by far Yogananda’s most popular book and has been translated into thirty-three languages. Aside from South Asian religio-philosophical texts, Autobiography of a Yogi is perhaps the most widely read publication on the life of a yogi of all time.
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