• Released
  • October 10, 2014
  • (New York; 10/17 Los Angeles)
  • PG , 1 hr 27 min
  • Documentary
Awake: The Life of Yogananda Synopsis
Archival material from the life of Yogananda, AWAKE is the story of the universal struggle of all beings to free themselves from suffering and to seek lasting happiness.
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Movie Reviews

Educational And Emotionally Moving

By omniscient427
I am very glad I made the decision to drive two hours into New York City from Philly to see Awake. All though I just found out it will be playing in Philly in the near future. But I do not regret...

Awe inspiring

By cooldad205
Swami Yogananda's life story is an awe inspiring message on how we can connect to the Divine. The story flowed nicely and before you know it, the movie is over. A must see for all spiritual...

Everybody should see this movie!!!

By dfrankjazz
This movie is Totally Fantastic, riveting, profound and. GREAT!! Travel with the Geat Great Father of Yoga in the West as he spreads the liberating teachings of yoga and meditation in America. A...

Awake: The Life of Yogananda

By igerbiger
By Brian Murray... A beautiful look at the life of Paramahansa Yoganada, giving insight to his youth and formative years, his life with His Master, Sri Yukteswar Giri, his journey to the west, and...


By gbahl101
How do you sum up a life so grand and deeply influential across culture and time? The filmmakers have done a marvelous job summing up a story and concepts too big for words and images . I love the...

Inspiring for devotees

By sandranomer886
I loved the film and am glad there will be a record of his life work that will last for hundreds of years. I know him well and it was like being with him at Mt Washington. Tears streaked down my...

A must see!

By elleneric5
I would highly, highly recommend this movie to anyone interested at all in discovering the meaning of life! Yogananda was one of the most influential people of our time and this film depicts how and...

Heart of a Yogi

By radiantmoment
I was deeply touched . The entire film was a guided meditation deeper and deeper into our potential as human / spiritual beings. Yogananda lived an exemplary life, devoting himself day and night to...

Awake: The Life Of Yogananda

By tatouage
From the opening scenes of the movie, I felt transported to a heartfelt place living deep inside of me. A place that I'm not in touch with often enough. One that resonated with truth. Paramahansa...


By yashdshah20
Best movie...!...

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Rated PG | For Thematic Elements, Some Violent Images and Brief Smoking