Swami Kriyananda passes away

Swami Kriyananda, among the last of direct disciples of the iconic Paramhansa Yogananda, passed away on Sunday in Italy, his organization Ananda Sangha announced. He was 86.

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The Gorakhpur-born Yogananda was an exponent of Kriya Yoga who lived in the US from 1920 until his death in 1952. His classic "Autobiography of a Yogi" was published in 1946.