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||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 : Chicago (Yamunotri)||Swami Aparajitananda Learn More|
Swami Aparajitananda has professional degrees in Electronics and Communication Engineering. He did the intense Vedanta training at Sandeepany Sadhanalaya in Mumbai and then joined Chinmaya Mission full-time and served the Mission centers in Bangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Mangalore and now Chicago.
|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||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.
|Chaplain||Brahmacharini Shweta Chaitanya Learn More|
Brahmacharini Shweta Chaitanya a Hindu Chaplain at Emory University’s Office of Spiritual and Religious Life will be lending support to the community of those who identify as Hindu, those who are interested in learning about Hindu traditions, as well as the interfaith Emory community at large.
|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, Tri-State, 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 is a disciple of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda. Born in Manila, bred in New York and built in Bharat, she has grown through Chinmaya Mission as a Bala Vihar child, a dynamic CHYK (Chinmaya Yuva Kendra) and now a Brahmacharini posted in Chinmaya Mission New York.
|Center : Tri-State||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 : New Jersey||Swamini RadhikanandaLearn More
Swamini Radhikananda (of Chinmaya Mission, New Jersey), formerly known as Brahmacharini Arpita, received sannyasa initiation from Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda on Mahashivaratri day, February 17th, in 2015.
|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.