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Piyaray Lal Raina

Piyaray Lal Raina


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Piyaray Lal Raina was born in Srinagar Kashmir in 1936. After receiving his early education n Kashmir he did his masters in Geology from Lucknow University. He served as geologist in the Geology and Mining Dept J&K Govt.

In his childhood he received his spiritual guidance from his maternal uncle which mushroomed during his long stay, in Kashmir through the guidance of various saints / learned scholars. After migration he came in contact with Karunamai Maa, a greheta saint of Kashmiri origin in Delhi / Gurgaon in India and made progress in spirituality under her guidance.

He has been writing extensively on religious matters in various KP journals and internet. He has written a masterly book “Socio- Cultural and Religious Traditions of Kashmiri Pandits” (Published in USA ) which has been described as encyclopedia of Kashmiri traditions by learned scholars and readers.

Mr. Raina is life time president of Samarpan Public Charitable Trust (Regd.) which among other things is engaged in spreading awareness of KP Traditions among KP youth.

Currently he lives in Gurgaon (India) and Atlanta (USA) and can be reached:
E-mail: pl_raina@yahoo.com
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