Kali's Child Revisited
Pravrajika Vrajaprana has been a nun at the Sarada Convent of the Vedanta Society of Southern California in Santa Barbara since 1977, taking her sannyasa vows in 1988. She is the author of Vedanta: A Simple Introduction (1999) as well as other books, book chapters and articles on the Hindu traditions. Her writings have been translated into a number of European and Asian languages. A frequent lecturer, she has presented papers at the American Academy of Religion, the East/West Philosophers’ Conference, and Boston University’s Institute for Philosophy and Religion.
Swami Tyagananda has been a monk of the Ramakrishna Order since 1976, receiving his sannyasa vows in 1986. He is the head of the Order’s branch in Boston and also Hindu chaplain at Harvard and MIT. He has edited and translated ten books including Monasticism: Ideals and Traditions (1991) and The Essence of the Gita (2000). He has presented papers at the American Academy of Religion and gives lectures and classes at the Vedanta Society and at Harvard, MIT, and other colleges in and around Boston.