Jnaneshwari is a commentary on the Bhagavad Gita completed in 1290 C.E. by the poet-saint Jnaneshwar. Swami Kripananda has simply put the Jnaneshwari into the contemporary English idiom in rather the same way that Robert Bly put Tagore's translation of Kabir into contemporary language.
Swami Kripananda is a professor of Spanish literature and language. For the last twenty five years, she has been studying kundalini, the divine cosmic power, whose awakening within a seeker is the key to spiritual transformation. Swami Kripananda teaches Siddha Yoga courses and retreats under the guidance of her spiritual master, Gurumayi Chidvilasananda.
Ian M.P. Raeside, Shankar Gopal Tulpule, Swami Kripananda