REFLECTIONS: Daily Thoughts and Prayers
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REFLECTIONS: Daily Thoughts and Prayers

Volume 1

About the Book

Swami Purnananda’s Reflections are destined to delight generations of those who seek to make sense of the world in which they live and to take sense from that same world in which we all live. The Reflections are unashamedly spiritual and yet do not, in any way, shy away from the material. We are challenged, through the arresting phrase: God’s visitor centre as your hub … in one Reflection to see life on earth as something akin to the contemporary city break, which so many enjoyed worldwide before the COVID-19 pandemic closed down international travel and forced us all to seek assurance and stimulus in the local. Such a perspective catapults us into viewing our life on earth as a brief sojourn with the teacher’s words held in faith. In many respects, such a vignette is the key to understanding this volume. Anyone may bring his or her own perspective to the observation and acuity of someone whose life is prayer and whose prayer is grace.


About the Author

Swami Purnananda
Swami Purnananda

Swami Purnananda is the Spiritual Director and Founder of the Ramakrishna Centre in Dublin Ireland (Éire Vedanta Society nee). He was initiated into spiritual life by Swami Vireswaranandaji Maharaj (a direct disciple of Holy Mother) and for many years, he underwent spiritual discipline and studies under the direction and tutelage of Swami Nihsreyasanandaji Maharaj (a direct disciple of Swami Shivanandaji Maharaj) whom he served as his Personal Attendant and Secretary and from whom he took his monastic vows in 1981.

In 1992, Swami Purnananda was elected President of the United Cultural Institute in Zimbabwe, where among other things he established an educational bursary fund for deprived girl students, a feeding programme for the poor and he also continued the work of spreading the message of Vedanta in Southern Africa.

In 2006, he was invited to Ireland where he has been preaching the converging truth of Vedanta since, as Spiritual Director of the Vedanta Society which he founded.

Well versed in Vedanta, Yoga, Comparative Theology, Psychology and Science, the Swami conducts workshops on Personality Development, Spirituality, Meditation, Yoga, etc. as well as guiding and counselling others.

Swami Purnananda has contributed significantly to the Interfaith movement in Ireland. He dedicates his life to assisting and guiding others physically, psychologically, and spiritually. He has expertise in psychology and counselling, and he has assisted individuals and groups in many aspects of their lives including enhanced health through applied naturopathic principles. Additionally, the Swami has contributed towards important international scientific research in the use of micro-organisms in mineral processing. An engaging speaker and writer of many articles, the Swami also pens poetry and paints. 


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