Elvis and the Self-Realization Fellowship


Blue Star Love ~ From an Amazing Heart of Grace

Elvis was also a student of Yogananda’s Self Realization Fellowship, and became a friend of its then worldwide head, Sri Daya Mata, whom he affectionately referred to as ‘Mother.’ Elvis’ friend and employee Charlie Hodge, wrote that when Elvis asked Daya Mata, “Why did God make me Elvis Presley,” her response was to hand him some ancient manuscripts, saying that he might find the answer to his question within them. Larry Geller, devotes a whole chapter in his book to Elvis’ experiences with the Self Realization Fellowship and Sri Daya Mata.

In this book entitled ‘Elvis – His Spiritual Journey’, Larry Geller writes, “He (Elvis) would have liked to have emulated Yogananda, but was bound by a different destiny.” Larry revealed that Daya Mata told Elvis, “You must take care of your body. Your mind and Spirit do not worry me. They will be fine, as you meditate and…

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