This renowned Master clearly understood the fact that no single book represents some God's only truth.
Nor is any book necessarily some God's perfect words - in this world nothing is perfect.
Time, errors, translations, local traditions, copies, political and religious motives also change things.
Sometimes accidentally - sometimes intentionally. There are in existence over 15,000 manuscripts of TNT In Greek and V Latin - have fun!
The same reasons why your God does not guarantee inerrancy of ancient writings, is the same reason why that same God does not prevent wars. Which is worse?
Yogananda's solution to the mass of confusion about what scripture really means or really said was;
If one can go into the future and prophesy, one can also go backwards in time and observe what was actually happening in ancient times.
Interpreting anyone's words literally may have meaning, but it is only the surface or superficial ideas. Meanings of truth go much deeper .
It is like the ocean, when you look at the surface you see very little of what the ocean really consists of - go deeper and you may get the whole picture...
It is written "And the light shineth in the darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not......"That light was the true light, which lighteth every man that comes into the world." NT KJV John Ch 1