Paramahamsa Prajnanananda (1960 – present) is de successor of Paramahamsa Hariharananda at whose feet he reached the stage of cosmic unity. He developed a profound knowledge of various Indian scriptures as the Veda’s and Upanishads, and also has thorough knowledge of the Bible, Torah and Koran as wellas being the author of many books about spirituality and Kriya Yoga. For eleven years he tutored economical science at the university of Cuttack in India and in 1995 he was initiated as a monk by baba Hariharananda. From him he received the highest title a monk can receive: Paramahamsa.
For more than twenty years Paramahamsa Prajnanananda has been traveling ceaselessly around the whole world giving lectures, instructing Kriya Yoga and helping his disciples in many diverse ways to grow on their spiritual path. He is known by the many social projects he brought to fruition and he has only one message: the message of Love. He is a spiritual dynamo founding several Kriya Yoga centres, amongst them a beautiful ashram near Puri (Balighai), the abode of the mahasamadhi temple ofParamahamsa Hariharanda