RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri

1855 - 1936

Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri

Sri Yukteswar Giri (also written Sriyuktesvara, Sri Yukteshwar) (Devanagari: श्रीयुक्तेश्वर गिरि ) (10 May 1855 – 9 March 1936) is the monastic name of Priya Nath Karar (also spelled as Priya Nath Karada and Preonath Karar), an Indian monk and yogi, and the guru of Paramahansa Yogananda and Swami Satyananda Giri. Born in Serampore, West Bengal, Sri Yukteswar was a Kriya yogi, a Jyotisha (Vedic astrologer), a scholar of the Bhagavad Gita and the Upanishads, an educator, author, and astronomer. He was a disciple of Lahiri Mahasaya of Varanasi and a member of the Giri branch of the Swami order. As a guru, he had two ashrams, one in Serampore and another in Puri, Odisha, between which he alternated his residence throughout the year as he trained disciples.Described by Tibetologist W.Y. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri has received more than 198,007 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,557th most popular religious figure.

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri ranks 1,549 out of 2,001Before him are Peter Turkson, Júlio Duarte Langa, Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria, Gianfranco Ravasi, Henri Schwery, and Anders Arborelius. After him are Julián Herranz Casado, Paul Josef Cordes, Samuel Wilson, Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, Wincenty Kadłubek, and Giovanni Coppa.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1855, Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri ranks 47Before him are Erik Werenskiold, Princess Marie of Prussia, Julius Röntgen, Hermes da Fonseca, Marie-Joseph Lagrange, and Friedrich Ferdinand, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein. After him are Tommaso Tittoni, Otto Lehmann, Oskar von Miller, Frank Hadow, Stevan Sremac, and Eugene V. Debs. Among people deceased in 1936, Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri ranks 97Before him are Alexander Guchkov, Karl Buresch, John Gilbert, Conrad Böcker, Nestor Lakoba, and Mikhail Kuzmin. After him are Leonardo Torres y Quevedo, Louise Bryant, Zhang Binglin, Ignacy Daszyński, Juho Sunila, and John Scott Haldane.

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In India

Among people born in India, Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri ranks 304 out of 848Before him are Guru Har Krishan (1656), Jai Singh II (1688), Bhāskara I (600), Sridevi (1963), Harilal Gandhi (1888), and Rani Padmini (null). After him are Girish Karnad (1938), Richard O'Connor (1889), Lahiri Mahasaya (1828), Udham Singh (1899), Anish Kapoor (1954), and Chandra Shekhar (1927).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In India

Among religious figures born in India, Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri ranks 32Before him are Ivan Dias (1936), Anuruddha (null), Nirmala Srivastava (1923), Zakir Naik (1965), Dashrath Manjhi (1934), and Guru Har Krishan (1656). After him are Saint Alphonsa (1910), Swaminarayan (1781), Joseph Vaz (1651), Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy (1924), Mahinda (-285), and Telesphore Toppo (1939).

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