Self-Realization Fellowship is the international society Paramahansa Yogananda founded in 1920 to disseminate his teachings worldwide, and for over 75 years has been the publisher of his books and recorded talks, including his best-selling Autobiography of a Yogi. Through his expansive and revelatory writings, he has introduced millions of readers to the timeless truths underlying the world’s religious traditions.

Paramahansa Yogananda is widely regarded as one of the preeminent spiritual figures of our time and has been hailed as the “father of Yoga in the West.” Born in Northern India, Paramahansa Yogananda came to the United States in 1920 where for more than thirty years he taught India’s ancient science of meditation and the art of balanced spiritual living.