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 Events
Dec 10 - Dec 11 2022
Initiation Session   Initiation Only - Kriya Vedanta Gurukulam - Temple of Harmony (Chica
Dec 15 - Dec 18 2022
Christmas Youth Group Program Special Event - Kriya Vedanta Gurukulam - Temple of Harmony (Chica
May 24 - May 28 2023
Shri Gurudev's Birthday Retreat Retreat - Kriya Yoga Institute, Homestead, FL, USA
Sep 16 - Sep 22 2023
Foundation Day Retreat Retreat - Kriya Yoga Institute, Homestead, FL, USA