Posts Tagged ‘J. Oliver Black’

Do Not Pray to God

March 21, 2011

J. Oliver Black with his guru, Paramahansa Yogananda

I like this nugget of spiritual wisdom from J. Oliver Black, a direct disciple of  Paramahansa Yogananda who lived in Michigan. Yogananda honored Black with the title Yogacharya in a special ceremony of initiation in 1951. The Sanskrit word Yogacharya is an ancient spiritual title that can be translated as “yoga teacher,” although it carries more significance and authority.

In the following one-minute video, Black recalls a suggestion from Yogananda that immediately added more power and energy to (more…)