Priya ji and Rahul ji Maini are the spiritual guides of Chinmaya Mission Austin.
Priya ji and Rahul Maini ji were students of the 15th Vedanta Course in Sandeepany Sadhanalaya (conducted from 2011- 2013), under the guidance of Swami Advayananda and Swami Sharadananda. After completing the course, they served as spiritual teachers at Chinmaya International Residential School in Coimbatore, TN. They conducted daily spiritual classes, value education classes, workshops, organized festivals and programs for all age groups, including teachers and staff. Following this they served as the Spiritual Guides and helped run the Chinmaya Somnath center in Washington D.C. During this time, they taught adult Vedanta classes, Bala Vihar sessions, teacher training, numerous workshops and special programs.
Priya ji graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and has a bachelors in Supply Chain Management. Rahul ji graduated from the University of Southern California and has a bachelors and masters in Electrical Engineering. In addition to their seva for Chinmaya Mission, they are both working professionals. Rahul ji is a patent examiner for the USPTO and Priya is the CEO of a boutique supply chain consulting firm.
Having grown up in Bala Vihar, Priya ji in Chinmaya Mission Houston and Rahul ji in Chinmaya Mission Dallas-Fort Worth, they have benefitted immensely from Pujya Gurudev's transformative teachings. They are honored to offer their gratitude and contribute to this vision by serving the Chinmaya Mission Austin Center.