Here are some two hundred personal stories — many deeply touching, some miraculous — about Swami Kriyananda, a spiritual teacher whose life and teachings have been a light for seekers around the world.

How Are You?

Swamiji had been sick for weeks with a sinus infection and now his heart was giving him trouble.

“How are you today, Sir?” I asked.

“Not well,” he said, smiling sweetly, as if what he had just told me was wonderful news. “But what does it matter how I feel now compared to the eternity of bliss toward which we aspire?”

Swami Kriyananda