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...]

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