On This Day in the Life of Paramhansa Yogananda…

March 5

Yogananda with a classroom full of about 40 African-American students1927

Yogananda addressed the African-American students of Yogoda in Washington D.C., and appointed Mrs. Minnie C. Mayo as the leader of the Afro-American Yogoda Satsanga Association in Washington. Yogananda played the musical instrument, the Esraj, and the Burleigh Singers sang spirituals.