Swami Advaitananda, is now the resident Acharya of Chinmaya Mission San Jose. He was previously the resident Acharya at Chinmaya Vibhooti. He has served Mission centers in Indore, Allahabad, Kolkata, Durban and Mumbai. An outstanding teacher with a depth beneath his simplicity and humility, Swamiji has taught two batches of students in Vedanta Course in Hindi at Sidhabari and one batch in English at Sandeepany Sadhanalaya, Mumbai as the Acharya-in-charge.
Endowed with a saintly heart overflowing with love and compassion for all and a pleasing personality, he is open to all those who seek his advice and is always accessible. He lives the philosophy he preaches, ever devoted to His Master and the knowledge of the ancient scriptures. Swamiji’s divine discourses on the Upanishads, Bhagavad Geeta and Ram Charit Manas bring out the profound truth of the scriptures in the most lucid manner.
His masterly exposition of episodes from Ramayan in their mythological and spiritual context is embellished with melodious recitation of the chaupais and dohas which transport the listeners to nectarine Bliss. Gifted with a melodious voice his most captivating bhajans are very popular.