Swami Yogananda Giri

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Swami Yogananda Giri is a leading[citation needed] Hindu religious figure in Italy. He was the founder of the Unione Induista Italia.

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Yogananda was born in Italy and converted to Hinduism when he was a teenager[citation needed]. After immigrating to India, he learned Sanskrit and became learned in South Indian Agamas. He was initiated as a renunciate monk in 1982. In 1985, he established the Gitananda Ashram in Savona.

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