Sri Yukteswar, Swami
Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri (1855-1936), India's Jnanavatar, "Incarnation of Wisdom"; guru of Paramahansa Yogananda, and paramguru of Self-Realization Fellowship Kriyaban members. Sri Yukteswarji was a disciple of Lahiri Mahasaya. At the behest of Lahiri Mahasaya's guru, Mahavatar Babaji, he wrote The Holy Science, a treatise on the underlying unity of Christian and Hindu scriptures, and trained Paramahansa Yogananda for his spiritual world-mission: the dissemination of Kriya Yoga (q.v.). Paramahansaji has lovingly described Sri Yukteswarji's life in Autobiography of a Yogi.