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Swami Atmajnanananda

Swami Atmajnanananda (also written Svāmī Ātmajñānānanda, born Stuart Elkman) is a swami (monk) of the Ramakrishna Order, which he joined in 1981. He has a Ph.D. in oriental studies from the University of Pennsylvania.[1] He is currently resident minister at the Vedanta Center of Greater Washington, DC, in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. [2]

He authored Jiva Gosvamin's Tattvasandarbha: A Study on the Philosophical and Sectarian Development of the Gaudiya Vaisnava Movement, published by Motilal Banarsidass in 1986 under his pre-monastic name.[3]

Atmajnanananda was a significant critic of Jeffrey Kripal's book Kali's Child.[1][4]

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  • Vedanta Center of Greater Washington, DC website


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