On This Day in the Life of Paramhansa Yogananda…

December 31


On New Year’s Eve, Yogananda led a midnight meditation at Mt. Washington where he softly beat a large gong, telling his disciples: “Imagine this as the sound of Aum, spreading outward to infinity.” Later, disciples who were a hundred miles away in Encinitas reported hearing the gong at the same time that Yogananda struck it, “as though someone were beating it in the hallway just outside the room.”