On 4th September 2019 UPF Austria was delighted to host Paramahamsa Prajnanananda for an informative lecture on “The ancient science of Kriya Yoga” which was attended by 100 guests. After words of welcome by Mr. Peter Haider, president of UPF Austria, Swami Atmavidyananda Giri, introduced the speaker of the evening.
Paramahamsa Prajnanananda is the spiritual head of Kriya Yoga international organizations is an established author, humanitarian, and speaker on Kriya yoga, major holy scriptures of world religions. He addressed the Parliament of World Religions in Cape Town, South Africa in 1999. Aglow with radiant wisdom, ever joyful, and reveling in the selfless sacrifice of a silent and secluded monk's life, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda has ceaselessly traveled around the world to promote the message of Kriya Yoga to all who seek liberation. He has written and translated numerous books on spiritual topics, skillfully interpreting ageless philosophies in the light of modern science and technology. Using a simple, succinct, candid style, he demonstrates a broad scriptural knowledge, profound wisdom, and a delightful way with words.
After the lecture and a time of questions and answers, very tasty food prepared by members of the Kriya Yoga centre located near Vienna was served to the guests of the evening event.