, the owner-publisher of the “Vancouver Sun”; , a pianist who had also been the second prime minister of Poland and a signatory for the Treaty of Versailles; called Yogananda “the 20th century’s first superstar guru”. The same year, Jeffries co-headlined Ellington's historic all-black "Jump for Joy" musical revue with Ivie Anderson, "Big" Joe Turner and new kid Dorothy Dandridge. Suppose I take this mountain, lifting up this mountain and let it rise up into the air from the horizon. I'm sure that was an unusual thing, for a guy in his celebrity status to be open about. We must have Spiritual Military Schools for all-round human training in every city of the globe. Rocks, trees, and animals lead a happier and more certain existence than we do.
Thank you Ram!!! She, a nun by nature, shaped the future of SRF, which became ever more monastic, inward, God-devoted, representing the “devotionally sweet” side of Yogananda. The best wines are vintage. So, when you go to the avatars, they know how to reverse their polarity, because they know we are all atomically being. Babaji had told him: “Kriya Yoga, the scientific technique of God-realization, will ultimately spread in all lands, and aid in harmonizing the nations through man’s personal, transcendental perception of the Infinite Father.”*. Today, yoga has become an enormous movement in America and throughout the Western hemisphere.
It is symbolic of the masculine and feminine nature of man, the sun and moon. Yet he was also the very personification of power!”âˆžÂ.
18). What I am offering to do, simply, is show you where the door is.’ Well, finally he relented and took Kriya initiation. The cry of the diseased, dying, and mentally wounded rend the air. Here is a shining example from his Inner Culture Magazine, 1942: “When we walk in city lanes we are fenced in by walls, but when we areÂ riding in an airplane, all those barriers disappear; one undivided vastness greets our eyes.Â So as we walk in the city of theological beliefs, our vision is walled in by dogmatic limitations.Â But now Self-Realization Fellowship offers the religionists of America and the world an opportunity to ride aloft in the airship of a Church of All Religions, and to get the vision of vast brotherhood of all peoples, and oneness in the worship of our one Father God.”, Early on, in 1926, Yogananda made his mission clear: “Yogoda is not a new religion, nor a new cult, nor a new interpretation; it aims to teach the practical methods, the exact technique of widening the channel of human consciousness, so that truth might flow in ceaselessly, endlessly, without obstructions of dogma or unproved beliefs.” Â (East-West Magazine), What happened? How could the Absolute depend for Its creation on another Absolute?”“¢Â Elon, listen! ‘It isn’t a question,’ I explained, ‘of changing your path to God. So, I got on a train in Detroit, Michigan where I was recovering and went to Los Angeles. Friendship grows tall and sturdy in the soil of oneness in body, mind, and soul. Yogananda’s conquest started 100 years ago. In addition, he was a famous jazz singer and performed with the Duke Ellington Orchestra 1939–43. Kriya is a “creedless teaching.”* He didn’t require Kriya applicants to renounce any tie with other spiritual organizations. "That (recording session) was very meaningful for us," said Jack Hannah, co-founder of the Sons. Unapparent to all, this small man (1.70m or 5.7ft) was a towering soul, a saint of the highest degree. He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on September 24, 2004.
So Jeffries' pal, Mickey Rooney, who had the same kind of plane, loaned Jeffries his aircraft. Actor "Buck" Taylor, veteran of the last eight seasons of TV's "Gunsmoke" (1967-75) as Matt Dillion's deputy Newly O'Brien and now a noted Western artist, delivered the speech inducting his longtime friend. I ride on the tempest, astride on the gale. I am His child. Otherwise, get busy! He left the Hines band in 1934 and eventually planted roots in Los Angeles after touring with Blanche Calloway's band. Awake - Das Leben des Yogananda (Dokumentation) USA/2014 am 25.10.2020 um 21:35 Uhr im TV-PROGRAMM: alle Infos, alle Sendetermine Herb Jeffries passed away on May 25, 2014, four months away from what would have been his 101st birthday on September 24. He was a total professional who owned the stage. He opened a school in his early years in America. And what of his character, his personality, his nature? Back in the States in the 1960s, Jeffries continued his acting career in character roles on television series such as "Hawaii Five-0" and "I Dream of Jeannie," and he guest-starred on an episode of "The Virginian.". In 1946, Herb Jeffries began reading the Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda. However, discipleship was required, which gives the true power to the Kriya technique.Â, Swami Kriyananda, who for a time was SRF’s main Kriya teacher, used an example: “Yogananda gave Kriya to “˜Mother Gloria’, Mrs. Clarence Gasque, who was the head of the, [a neo-Zoroastrian religion]. The white supremacists were especially annoyed by him as he showed himself to be infinitely superior to them. Tirelessly Yogananda toured, wrote and taught. He became a disciple of the order.”Â. It is not necessary that He, in turn, have a creator. Other male disciples also manifested the outward and expansive aspect of their guru, such as, Yogananda came to spiritually uplift not only the West, but also the entire world! Personal Quotes (3) Herb Jeffries, the famous actor and singer, became a friend and student of Yogananda. They can start with just three of four like-minded people. But who was Yogananda?
became interested in his teachings, as did the Beatles: , became his dedicated students. He spoke about loving, of loving each other.
Let us unite for real liberty and freedom – freedom from bad habits, uncontrolled whims and ignorance. His ideas of a Kriya Yoga organization are truly enlightening, progressive and different from most others. Our SRF Lessons state it clearly: “˜These sacred teachings constitute the formal religion of students who make Self- Realization Fellowship their Church.’ No affiliation with another church is permitted for a kriyaban (Kriya Yogi). In that unfavorable situation, the young Yogananda, just 27 years of age, with his shining personality and spiritual power, started his “campaigns” to conquer America.Â. Flags of the nations will hang in our halls.
All of them were building on Yogananda’s previous work; all of them were riding the wave Yogananda had created: he had set the groundwork for it all. His was a long life well-lived, and he will be greatly missed by many." Are you perhaps an artist, like Amelita Galli Curci and others?
I was once sitting with Yoganandaji in his room at Mt. Jeffries first earned fame singing with the Hines Orchestra at Chicago's Grand Terrace, a ballroom run by notorious gangster Al Capone. I eat very little.
Many celebrities (see Paramhansa Yogananda, A Biography, by Swami Kriyananda) took notice and became interested, such as Clara Clemens, the daughter of Mark Twain, who became his student.Â Greta Garbo visited him at his Encinitas hermitage. It’s true! Directed by Sam Newfield, the film was the first of a handful of no-to-low-budget oaters Jeffries made with non-white casts and characters in roles that weren't subservient to whites — as most roles for people of color in mainstream Hollywood films were then. In fact, modern people love universal principles, but easily feel uncomfortable when, like in olden times, any one Church-institution is centrally emphasized.Â.
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