challenges and difficulties
Paramahansa Yogananda takes his personal relationships so seriously that they may seem more like work, constant effort, and compromise, rather than a free and enjoyable sharing. He may feel that relationships in general require more of him than they are worth, and Paramahansa enters into any close relationship cautiously and conscientiously. Paramahansa Yogananda also fears entrapment in close relationships.
His fears revolve around money and material security, and Paramahansa Yogananda works very hard to ensure that his assets are solid. He may be very conservative, even stingy, with his money because he is afraid there will not be enough. He may turn this fear around and become very shrewd about investments and financial matters.
Paramahansa Yogananda tends to seesaw between hope, optimism, and faith versus doubt and oppression by limitations and practical realities. He needs to overcome impatience and restlessness in order to achieve his dreams and desires for a better life.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Paramahansa Yogananda instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that he is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for him. The direction Paramahansa Yogananda needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Paramahansa Yogananda benefits by becoming more aware of the rhythm of the seasons and the natural world, learning to slow down and allow life to unfold in its own time. Nurturing a garden, a child, or some other living, growing thing gives Paramahansa Yogananda a sense of inner balance.
Paramahansa Yogananda has a tendency to be deeply suspicious, to not take anything at face value and to see hidden agendas and dark motives even where none exist! Life does not have to be a constant conflict... Paramahansa needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Yogananda also needs to develop patience, peace and stability by grounding himself in his daily work and behaving consistently and reliably towards others.
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Paramahansa Yogananda is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Paramahansa Yogananda needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Yogananda.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Paramahansa Yogananda back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Going to extremes, willful rebelliousness and an instinctive anti-authoritarian attitude. Paramahansa Yogananda seeks constant (and often purposeless) movement or change, involvement with unreliable people, and individual freedom at any cost.
Paramahansa has an inspiring, trustworthy and courteous manner, bringing lots of friends and acquaintances with similar interests into his life. His parental home is probably very harmonious and Paramahansa Yogananda feels strongly connected with his family.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Libra
Saturn in 2nd house
Jupiter Opposition Saturn
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Uranus
N. Node Opposition Sun/Moon