Mangalananda was born and brought up in Germany. In the year 1994, she met her Guru Paramahamsa Hariharananda, and she stayed with him in his ashram, and also travelled throughout the world along with her Guru.
She also completed her education in the year 2000, by simultaneously doing spiritual service .In the year 2000, she has become a saint and she was given the name Swami Mangalananda, and she was considered as one of the successors of Paramahamsa Hariharananda. She also used to conduct Yoga training programs in the ashram in India and in foreign countries. Swami Hariharananda was under the lineage of Mahaavatar Babaji, Lahari Mahasaya, Yukteswari Giri and Paramahamsa Yogananda.
Mangalananda Giri followed the path of her guru Hariharananda, and perfectly doing the Yoga service for the benefit of the society throughout the world. She also used to heal the diseases of the devotees through meditation. She used to interact with the people in an affectionate manner, and she has done social service works also.
Being a born foreign citizen, due to her interest in Hinduism, she has sacrificed her life, and controlled her senses, become a great saint, and attained the spiritual bliss.
Let us worship the great woman saint and be blessed.
“JAI SWAMI MANGALANANDA GIRI”
“JAI MAHAAVATAR BABAJI”