Swami Atmavidyananda joined the Ramakrishna Order of India in 1978. Currently he is the treasurer and general office manager of the Vedanta Society of Southern California, as well as the Society’s organist and choir director. Swami Atmavidyananda is a prolific composer, having written two operas, two oratorios, numerous choral works, and over 20 instrumental works, including one symphony.
Swami Atmavidyananda gives talks at Vedanta centers, academic institutions, and church groups, and also conducts classes and religious seminars in the US and abroad. Swami Atmavidyananda is currently serving as the campus minister for Hinduism at USC and president of the University Religious Conference at UCLA.
Please join us at the Vedanta Society on Wednesday November 9, 2011, at 7.30 pm, for Swami Atmavidyananda’s presentation of “Ramakrishna and Song,” featuring recorded selections from the swami’s oratorio, “Ramakrishna and His Teachings,” with live commentary by the composer.