Swami Sahajananda Giri
Swami Sahajananda was born in a quaint village in Odisha, India. Swamiji was blessed to have darshan of Paramahamsa Hariharanandaji while studying in college. The short meeting left an indelible mark on his mind which prompted him to look for the master when he moved to USA for work and study. In 2000, he visited the Homestead, FL ashram to meet the great Guru and with his blessings learnt Kriya Yoga meditation.
In 2010, with the blessings of Paramahamsa Prajnanananda ji swamiji left is worklife and joined the monastery. In 2016, Paramahamsa ji, blessed him and ordained him in the Giri order of monk hood with a name best suitable of his attitude spontaneous joy. Sahajananda means one who rejoice in the joy of Self.
Swamiji is based in Kriya Vedanta Gurukulam, the monastery in Joliet, IL Upcoming EventsJun-01 to Jun-03, 2018: Austin, TX ( Intensive)Jun-24, 2018: St. Joseph, MI ( Intensive)Jul-13 to Jul-15, 2018: New York City, NY ( Initiation Program)Jul-27 to Jul-29, 2018: Foundation Day Seminar @ Kriya Vedanta Gurukulam ( Retreat)Aug-04, 2018: Detroit, MI ( Intensive)Aug-12, 2018: Celebrating Birthday of Shree Guruji Paramahamsa Prajnanananda @Kriya Vedanta Gurukulam ( Special Event)Aug-18, 2018: 4th Annual : Veggie Taste of Joliet - 2018 @ Kriya Vedanta Gurukulam ( Special Event)Sep-01, 2018: St. Louis, MO ( Intensive)Sep-08, 2018: Charlotte, NC ( Intensive)Sep-09, 2018: Raleigh, NC ( Intensive)Oct-04 to Oct-07, 2018: Higher Kriya Retreat @ Kriya Vedanta Gurukulam ( Retreat)Nov-02 to Nov-04, 2018: Toronto, ON ( Intensive)Nov-10, 2018: Madison, WI ( Intensive)Nov-11, 2018: Milwaukee, WI ( Intensive)Dec-02, 2018: Shree Gurudev's Mahasamadhi and Holiday Celebration @ Kriya Vedanta Gurukulam ( Special Event)