Swamini Pramananda

Chairman at Purna Vidya Trust​

Swamini Pramananda (Ammaji) is a Member of the Advisory Board of Samvit Research Foundation, Bengaluru.

Ammaji is the Spiritual Leader and Visionary behind the organization, Purna Vidya, Coimbatore. Ammaji studied Advaita Vedanta (the Non-dual teaching tradition of India) for three years with her first teacher, Swami Dayananda Sarawati. For the past over 35 years, she has been sharing the vision of Oneness and Harmony with seekers around the world.

Swamini Pramananda is a Vedanta teacher as well as a Sanskrit scholar. As an outgrowth of her spiritual understanding, Ammaji began writing the Vedic Heritage Teaching Programme, popularly known as Purna Vidya®. Purna Vidya books have been translated into several languages and adopted by many educational institutions as well as communities and temples worldwide. Purna Vidya’s 24-Book series provides a comprehensive overview of Vedic wisdom and culture for adults as well as children — and offers everyone, no matter their cultural background, a beautiful opportunity to discover and savor the richness of India’s spiritual heritage.

Ammaji is also an outspoken and recognized leader in the worldwide environmental movement. She was a featured speaker at the 2009 Global Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, and honoured delegate at the International Peace Project in Bahrain, the Hindu-Buddhist Conference in Cambodia, and the Yogi-Sufi dialogue in Kathmandu and Japan. She also presented the Hindu/Spiritual perspective of Oneness and the Environmental Crisis in New York (USA), Birmingham (UK), Barcelona (Spain), Toronto (Canada), Abu Dhabi (U.A.E.), and Dubai, (U.A.E.), Singapore, and Malaysia. In 2011 and 2015, Purna Vidya co-sponsored, along with GPIW (Global Peace Initiative for Women), the Inner Dimensions of Climate Change Conference for Asian Youth, held in Rishikesh, as well as ‘Awakening the Light of Dharma’ Conference held in Varanasi.

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