I was lucky enough to catch a screening of the documentary, Awake: The Life of Yogananda recently. It’s nuts that it's playing for such a short window, but very inspiring, nonetheless! There are so many magical moments in the book that were not referenced in the movie, but
Levitating Monkey: How did you first come to be interested in studying Sanskrit and South Asian religions?
David Gordon White: The short answer is that the Beatles came back from India when I was in seventh grade with the beads and the Nehru collars. That was the beginning