Date(s) - 04/13/2022
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Light Hall Auditorium
The Western New Mexico University philosophy program is hosting Swami Purnatmananda Giri for a talk titled “Yoga Philosophy & The Science of Kriya Yoga Meditation.” The event will take place in Light Hall Auditorium on Wednesday, April 13, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
WNMU Assistant Professor of Philosophy and English and Director of the WNMU Millennium III Honors Program Dr. Phillip W. Schoenberg planned hte event in collaboration with the Lotus Center of Silver City, where Swami Purnatmananda Giri is holding guided meditation over the weekend of April 16 and 17. Click here for more information about the swami’s free public talk and meditation workshop.
Swami Purnatmananda Giri is a monk in the lineage of Kriya Yoga masters Paramahamsa Hariharananda and Paramahamsa Prajnanananda. Born in India and trained as an Industrial Engineer, he came to the U.S. and pursued higher education and then worked for over a decade. He was initiated into the sacred path of Kriya Yoga in 1992 and joined the ashram in 2005 to serve his Guru and humanity at large. Ordained as a monk in the Giri order of monasticism, his name, Swami Purnatmananda Giri, means ‘bliss of complete soul consciousness.’ He currently resides in Temple Of Meditation, Monroe, Wash.