Book Review of Biography of a Yogi (Foxen, 2017).

  • Matthew Clark SOAS University of London

Abstract

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.

Published
2021-01-21
How to Cite
CLARK, Matthew. Book Review of Biography of a Yogi (Foxen, 2017).. Journal of Yoga Studies, [S.l.], v. 3, p. 93–96, jan. 2021. ISSN 2664-1739. Available at: <https://journalofyogastudies.org/index.php/JoYS/article/view/2020.V3.Clark.BiographyofaYogi>. Date accessed: 09 dec. 2021.
Section
Book Reviews