Pravrajika Shraddhaprana

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Pravrajika Shraddhaprana (1918–2009) was the third president of Sri Sarada Math. Born in Patna in 1918 of parents Mathuranath Sinha and Sushila Sinha, she was named Lakshmi. Her father had seen Sri Ramakrishna and had met Swami Vivekananda. She received initiation into spiritual life in 1941 from Swami Virajananda.

In 1953 she received the vows of brahmacharya from Swami Shankarananda (Ramakrishna Mission), and in 1959, was initiated into Sannyasa by him.

She served Pravrajika Bharatiprana, the first president of Sarada Math.

She was General Secretary of Sarada Math from 1994 to 1999, and became president in 1999, after the death of Pravrajika Mokshaprana, the second president.

She died on 3 February 2009.


Pravrajika Shraddhaprana (Dakshineswar: Sri Sarada Math, 2009)

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