Swamins and Brahmacharins
|Resident Swamin / Brahmacharins|
|Center : Atlanta||Brahmacharini Jyoti Chaitanya Learn More|
Brahmacharini Jyoti Chaitanya is a graduate of the 17th batch Vedānta Course, Sāndeepany Mumbai, conducted under the loving guidance of Pūjya Swāmi Swaroopānandajī and under the masterful tutelage of Swāmi Bodhātmānadajī.
|Center : Austin||Brahmacharini Shuchita Learn More|
Brahmacharini Shuchita is the resident spiritual guide of Chinmaya Mission Austin. ShuchitaJi graduated from Austin College with a degree in Spanish & Biology. She then completed Master of Public Health from University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston. She joined the 17th Vedanta Course in 2017 under the tutelage of Swami BodhatmanandaJi.
|Center : Austin||Swami Shivatmananda Learn More|
Swami Shivatmananda, formerly Brahmachari Girish Chaitanya, is the resident spiritual guide of Chinmaya Mission Austin.
|Center : Chicago, NW Indiana, Peoria||Swami Sharanananda Learn More|
Swami Sharanananda hails from Puri in Orissa. Being inspired by Pujya Gurudev H.H. Swami Chinmayanandji, he joined the two year brahmachari training course in Sandeepany Sadhanalaya, Mumbai, in the year 1986.
|Center : Columbus||Brahmacharini Stuti Chaitanya Learn More|
Brahmacharini Stuti Chaitanya has been exposed to scriptural teaching since her formative years. Her family actively participated in the spiritual engagements at the local community Mandir, and frequently conducted satsaṅga-s throughout the country.
|Center : Dallas & FortWorth||Swami Sarveshananda Learn More|
Formerly known as Bramhachari Uddhav Chaitanya, our acharya Swami Sarveshananda was bestowed Sanyasa Diksha (order of renunciation) by Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda, Head of Chinmaya Mission Worldwide, on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivaratri (March 03, 2011).
|Center : Dallas & FortWorth||Brahmachari Hari Chaitanya Learn More|
Br.Hari Chaitanya was born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Brahmachari Hari Chaitanya has been associated with CMDFW since he was a Kindergartener at Chinmaya Saaket. After graduating from high school, he attended the University of Texas at Dallas and was an active member of CHYK Dallas.
|Center : Dallas & FortWorth||Brni. Archana Chaitanya Learn More|
Brni. Archana Chaitanya attended the 17th Residential Vedanta Course at Sandeepany Sadhanalaya in Mumbai, India under Swami Bodhatmanandaji. Upon completion of the course, she was posted to serve at CMDFW in 2019.
|Center : Houston||Brahmacharini Shweta Chaitanya Learn More|
Brahmacharini Shweta Chaitanya’s Vedantic journey began when she joined Bala Vihar® in Chinmaya Mission Houston at the age of 6. As Aditi Deshmukh, she progressed steadily until she graduated in 2009.
|Center : Los Angeles||Swami Ishwarananda Learn More|
Swami Ishwarananda is the resident senior monk at Chinmaya Mission Los Angeles. An accomplished master of Vedanta philosophy, Swamiji explains the universality of spiritual teachings in a simplified manner for audiences to grasp and for seekers to implement teachings in day-to-day living.
|Center : Miami, Tampa||Swamini Akhilananda Learn More|
Swamini Akhilananda first met Pujya Gurudev, His Holiness Swami Chinmayananda, at a Chinmaya Mission spiritual camp in Canada. Inspired by his life and teachings, she continued to seek his presence whenever chance permitted.
|Resident Swamin / Brahmacharins|
|Center : NJ, PA, Minneapolis||Swami Shantananda Learn More
Swami Shantananda is the resident acharya of Chinmaya Mission in New Jersey and the President of Chinmaya Mission West, which overseas all centers in the USA. He is also guiding Chinmaya Ganapati center in Minneapolis.
Swami Shantanandaji is well known for his unparalleled devotion to Lord Krishna and for his absolute devotion to his Guru, Swami Chinmayanandaji.
|Center : New York||Brahmacharini Shubhani Chaitanya Learn More
Brni Shubhani Chaitanya came into Chinmaya Mission as Bala Vihar® child in Manila, Philippines. In her youth, she moved to New York, USA along with her family.
|Center : Orlando||Brahmachari Vibhu Chaitanya Learn More
Brahmachari Vibhu Chaitanya is currently serving as a Teacher of Vedanta at the Chinmaya Mission Trinidad And Tobago Ashram.Prior to studying in the Vedanta course, Brahmachari was highly active in Bala Vihar® and CHYK activities in Trinidad, under the guidance of Swami Prakashanandaji.
|Center : Philadelphia||Swami Siddhananda Learn More
Swami Siddhananda, a graduate from Kerala University, joined Chinmaya Mission in 1972 at Sandeepany Sadhanalaya, Mumbai and studied Vedanta under Swami Chinmayananda. He was one of those fortunate to meet Gurudev in his youth.
|Center : San Jose||Brahmachari Soham Chaitanya Learn More
Brahmachari Soham Chaitanya was born in a spiritual family devoted to Chinmaya Mission. The opportunity to listen to satsangs from various Swamins and Brahmacharins introduced him to spirituality from a very young age.
|Center : St.Augustine||Swamini Radhikananda Learn More
Swamini Radhikananda first heard and met Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda in 1978 in Washington, D.C. and in his presence her deepest longing had found its fulfillment and life’s direction.
|Center : Toronto||Swamini Shivapriyananada Learn More
Swamini Shivapriyananda is our Senior Swamini for Chinmaya Mission Toronto – Shivalaya. Inspired by Pujya Swami Chinmayananda, Swamini Shivapriyananda completed the brahmachari course in Bombay in 1986 and was posted as Acharya of Chinmaya Mission Toronto.
|Center : Trinidad & Tobago||Swami Prakāśānanda Learn More
Resident Spiritual Head Chinmaya Mission Trinidad & Tobago
During His tenure as a young college student at the York University of Toronto, a fortuitous meeting occurred when Swami Prakāśānandaji attended lectures on Hindu Philosophy conducted by none other than our Pūjya Gurudev Swami Chinmayānandaji.
|Center : Trinidad & Tobago||Brahmacharini Kritika Chaitanya Learn More
Brahmacharini Kritika Chaitanya is currently posted in Trinidad, conducting public satsangs and classes for adults, seniors and young females, and assisting with Ashram activities and enterprises.
|Center : Trinidad & Tobago||Brahmachari Dvijot ChaitanyaLearn More
Dvijotji has been traveling between Trinidad and Guyana, conducting classes in Hinduism, meditation, Bhagavad Gita chanting, holding public satsangs and managing various Ashram activities.
|Center : Washington DC||Swami Dheerananda Learn More
Swami Dheerananda hails from Hyderabad, India. Responding to the call of the Master he underwent the Brahmachari Training Course at Sandeepany Sadhanalaya, Powai, Mumbai, India during the year 1984-1986 under the instruction of Swami Tejomayananda.