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Virat Kohli Promotes Autobiography Of A Yogi on Social Media

Photo Credit: Virat Kohli/ Instagram

Photo Credit: Virat Kohli/ Instagram

Virat Kohli took to Twitter and Instagram on Saturday to ask his fans and followers to read a book titled: “Autobiography of a Yogi.”

New Delhi: Known for his brash nature as a youngster, India skipper Virat Kohli’s attitude has undergone a sea change in the last couple of years. And as his coach Rajkumar Sharma recently revealed, it has a lot to do with Kohli’s new found interest in books and music.

And Kohli took to Twitter and Instagram on Saturday to ask his fans and followers to read a book titled: “Autobiography of a Yogi.”

Autobiography of a Yogi is an autobiography of Paramahansa Yogananda first published in 1946. Yogananda was born Mukunda Lal Ghosh in Gorakhpur, India, into a Bengali family.

Autobiography of a Yogi introduces the reader to the life of Paramahansa Yogananda and his encounters with spiritual figures of both the East and West. The book begins with his childhood family life, to finding his guru, to becoming a monk and establishing his teachings of Kriya Yoga meditation.

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The post on Twitter reads: “I love this book. A must read for all those who are brave enough to let their thoughts and ideologies be challenged. 😇#onelove#begrateful.”

The post on Instagram reads: “I love this book. A must read for all those who are brave enough to let their thoughts and ideologies be challenged. The understanding and implementation of the knowledge in this book will change your whole perspective and life. Believe in the divine and keep marching on doing good deeds 😇#onelove#begrateful#helponeanother.”

Speaking to CricketNext, Rajkumar had said that Kohli likes to spend his time away from the game either reading or listening to music.

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“Kohli doesn’t go out too often these days and the time he gets off the field, he likes to either workout in the gym or read books and listen to music. He has taken to books like a fish to water and is an avid reader. He likes reading autobiographies. I wouldn’t like to take any name in particular, but it is no just restricted to autobiographies of sportspersons. He also likes to read about people who have inspiring life stories. I think this habit has brought calmness into his approach and no doubt he has matured as a person.

“The same goes with music. He likes to listen to music whenever he gets time. I think it is important to switch off when you are off the field and these habits have definitely helped him. You need to switch off for a while when you are off the field and these habits definitely helps him do that,” he had said.