Samani Punya Pragya

Adjunct Lecture

Religious Studies

Office: DM 320C

Phone: 305-348-7121



Samani Punya Pragya is a senior disciple of Acharya Mahashraman. Her educational qualifications include an M.A. in Prakrit and M.A. in English Literature. She is a melodious singer and composer of many songs and voiced five albums on spiritual lyrics and hymns. She served as a Principal and Director of Mahapragya International School, Tamkor, Rajasthan, India for a decade. She translated the book “Mantra Ek Samādhān” into English, “Mantra: One Solution”. She has traveled widely in India and abroad with the message of Peace, Nonviolence, and Jain Dharma. Currently, she is serving at JVB London Centre, UK. She is also working as a Research Assistant at SOAS, University of London with Prof. Peter Flügel on Terāpanth data pertaining to the Jaina-Prosopography project.

Areas of Expertise:

Jain Philosophy & Comparative Religion; Preksha Meditation & Yoga; Science of Living.