Hanumat Presaka Swami
Hanumat Presaka Swami grew up in California and graduated in psychology from the University of California in 1970, with a minor in biology and electrical engineering. where he obtained a black belt in Uechi Ryu and Okinawan Karate.
Shortly thereafter, he took his vows as a brahmacari, novice monk, from Srila A.C.Bhakti vedanta Swami and reconfirmed those vows as a sanyasin (life long monk) in 1984. In addition to his deep internal austerity, study and teaching in Bengali Vaisnava Vedanta, since 1990 Hanumat Presaka Swami has developed an extensive program of external lecturing and travel.
Hanumat Presaka Swami's interests increasingly turn more toward individual education in techniques, introspection and meditation. However, he still actively participates in seminars, lectures and his organizations.