Meet a Guru: Swami Chinmayananda

The followers of Swami¬†Chinmayananda founded the Chinmaya Mission.BackgroundThe Swami was a Vedantic teacher who, like Easwaran, got a degree in English literature. He met Ramana Maharshi (there will be a post on him later) in college and was inspired to begin thinking about the meaning of life.Chinmayananda was involved in the movement to liberate India ¬†and spent several months in jail, coming very close to death. Eventually he studied Vedanta in a school in the Himalayas and after … [Read more...]