Paulo Roberto Soukup

Updated on: 12.08.2008


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Paulo Soukup was born in 1954 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Graduated in Business Administration and worked a long time for many companies before coming to Europe where he first settled in Vienna, then in the U.K. and Barcelona where he lives currently.

Since long interested in Oriental philosophy and religions his first contact with meditation was thru the Tibet House in Barcelona and then thru accepting an invitation from his friends Karuna and Aparigraha Jain, Berlin, to join the 3rd. International Preksha Meditation Camp in Ladnun, Rajasthan.

Afterwards he remained for some more time at Tulsi Adhyatma Needam on the campus of Jain Vishva Bharati Ladnun where he kept practicing Preksha meditation, Preksha Yoga and attending lectures on Jainism kindly imparted by the Samanijis . He also had the opportunity to be in close contact with some Jain monks and learn a bit more of his values and ways of life as well as joining the students of Social Assistance course of JVB Institute on their visits to the local villages around Ladnun where they performed their activities.





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