Guru Parampara

 

Guru Parampara

 

Tapovan Maharaj (1889–1957) 191970
Tapovan Maharajwas a Hindu Sannyasi and Vedanta scholar. He was a contemporary of Swami Sivananda Maharaj who was the Guru of Swami Chinmayananda. Swami Tapovan Maharaj exhibited a marked partiality for spiritual life. He delighted in worshipping idols fashioned with his own hands. Tapovan Maharaj exhibited a thirst for spiritual knowledge and self-realisation, also being an accomplished public speaker. He left the modern education system early and dedicated himself to the study sanskrit and vedanta. He authored two books on his travels through the Himalayas: "Wanderings in the Himalayas" (Himagiri Viharam) and "Kailasa Yatra." Tapovan Maharaj exhibited a deep love for nature and his accounts of his travels demonstrate such. His autobiography, written in Sanskrit is titled "Ishvara Darshana". [READ MORE...]Tapovan Maharajwas a Hindu Sannyasi and Vedanta scholar. He was a contemporary of Swami Sivananda Maharaj who was the Guru of Swami Chinmayananda. Swami Tapovan Maharaj exhibited a marked partiality for spiritual life. He delighted in worshipping idols fashioned with his own hands. Tapovan Maharaj exhibited a thirst for spiritual knowledge and self-realisation, also being an accomplished public speaker. He left the modern education system early and dedicated himself to the study sanskrit and vedanta. He authored two books on his travels through the Himalayas: "Wanderings in the Himalayas" (Himagiri Viharam) and "Kailasa Yatra." Tapovan Maharaj exhibited a deep love for nature and his accounts of his travels demonstrate such. His autobiography, written in Sanskrit is titled "Ishvara Darshana". [READ MORE...]
Swami Chinmayananda (1916-1993) Swami Swaroopananda (Head, CM Worldwide)
 width=A Hindu spiritual leader and teacher who inspired the formation of Chinmaya Mission a worldwide nonprofit organisation, to spread the knowledge of Advaita Vedanta, the nondual system of thought found in the Upanishads, which epitomise the philosophical teachings of the Vedas. Chinmayananda is known for teaching Bhagavad gita, the Upanishads, and other ancient Hindu scriptures. [READ MORE...]swami-swaroopanandahas now been bestowed by Swami Tejomayananda the privilege to also serve as the Head of Chinmaya Mission Worldwide. Formerly the Regional Head of Chinmaya Mission Australia, United Kingdom, Middle East, Africa and Far East, and presently Chairman of the Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth Trust (University for Sanskrit and Indic Traditions) and Director of the Chinmaya International Residential School in Coimbatore, South India [READ MORE...]
Swami Tejomayananda (Pujya Guruji) Swami Dheerananda (Spiritual Head, CMWRC)
 width= is the former Head of Chinmaya Mission Worldwide, a position he held since 1993 after Swami Chinmayananda attained Mahasamadhi. If Swami Chinmayananda served the cause of Vedanta with his service, knowledge and pioneering qualities, Swami Tejomayananda – fondly addressed as Guruji – completed that with his natural attitude of devotion. This is richly and abundantly evident in his talks, his singing, and his demeanour. [READ MORE...] width= is last disciple directly initiated by Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda. He underwent the Brahmachari Training Course under the instruction of Swami Tejomayananda. In the year 1989 Swami Chinmayananda placed him as Resident Acharya in Chinmaya Mission Washington Regional Center. [READ MORE...]

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