On This Day in the Life of Paramhansa Yogananda…

April 5

Elmwood Music Hall, c. 1935.

Elmwood Music Hall, c. 1935.


Yogananda gave an 8:00 PM evening lecture on “Art of Overcoming Nervousness” at the Elmwood Music Hall in Buffalo, New York.

Nervousness: The World's Disease

An article by Paramhansa Yogananda.

The main causes of nervousness are 1) long-continued over-activity, 2) excessive stimulation of the senses from physical over-indulgence, 3) and mental over-stimulation from chronic fear, anger, sorrow, hatred, jealousy, discontent or similar harmful emotions.

Any violent or prolonged excitement disturbs the flow of life force through the nervous system.…

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