Sri Yukteshwar Giri was a 19th century Yogi and he was the guru of Sri Paramahansa Yogananda. He was born in West Bengal, and Sri Yukteswar was specialised in Kriya Yoga, Meditation and he got good knowledge in Hindu Scriptures. He was the Chief disciple of Lahiri Mahasaya and he gave valuable Yoga and Spiritual guidance to his disciples at his Ashram.
In his ashram, he celebrated important festivals like Diwali, and mingled freely with the Ashram students. Due to his intelligence, he was celebrated as a respectful Yoga Guru by the people in and around Varanasi. While conducting spiritual classes, he used to adopt high disciplinary training methods at his Ashram, in order to make his disciples to lead a disciplined life. His disciple Sri Paramahamsa Yogananda, had mentioned in detail about his Guru, Sri Yukteshwar Giri, in his famous book, “Autobiography of an Yogi”.
He cured the physical and mental diseases of his disciples through his abnormal powers, and he lived a healthy life by practising Kriya Yoga, and he acted as an example to others.
Some of the best quotes of Sri Yukteshwar Giri are as follows:-
Think a lot, but only about good things in your life.
Pain cannot be avoided in our human life.
Divine love never cause any worries, but it would give great pleasure to your body and soul.
Don’t read large number of Divine texts, without fully understanding it.
Once if you surrender yourself before the God, then all of your worries would be buried.
Choose a proper Guru, in order to get good idea about spiritual subjects.
By practising Kriya Yoga, all of your sufferings would come to an end.
Though our Karma cannot be changed entirely, but it can be reduced to a certain extent, if we seek the help of the great almighty.
A person’s Intelligence is estimated not only based on his knowledge, but it is also based on his good behaviour.
When we love others unconditionally, then our mind would attain a peaceful state.
Good manners must be cultivated by us from our childhood onwards.
Don’t praise the people only based on their status, you can always praise them if they are good natured persons.
Babaji’s spiritual state is beyond human imagination. His powers are unlimited and unimaginable by anyone.
The life of a human being is based on his individual karma only.
Develop good strength on your mind and body, since based on your physical and mental strength only, you would prosper in your life.
Your life must be decided by you only, without putting any efforts on your end, and if you simply call the god, then he would not help you.