christ21Yogananda said that it was Jesus who asked Babaji to send a teacher to the West, saying: “They do good works in the West, but they neglect the essence of what I taught them: communion with God.” Yogananda was that teacher, and he has said that his mission to the West included showing the essential unity of eastern and western spiritual traditions. Represented by the teachings of original Christianity as taught by Jesus Christ, and the teachings of original yoga as taught by Krishna.