Swami Swahananda

Swa­mi Swa­hanan­da joined the Rama­kri­shna Order in 1947 and was head of its Del­hi cen­ter before com­ing to the US in 1968. Besides the North Car­oli­na cen­ter, he is also the spir­i­tu­al leader of the Vedan­ta Soci­ety of South­ern Cal­i­for­nia, the Vedan­ta Cen­ter of Greater Wash­ing­ton, DC, and Vivek­a­nanda Retreat, Ridge­ly. He is the author of sev­er­al books on reli­gion and spir­i­tu­al­i­ty and is a past edi­tor of the mag­a­zine Vedan­ta Kesari pub­lished by the Rama­kri­shna Math, Chen­nai.

Swa­mi Swa­hanan­da is autho­rized to grant spir­i­tu­al ini­ti­a­tion (mantra dik­sha) to sin­cere seek­ers who are ready to com­mit to a pro­gram of dai­ly spir­i­tu­al prac­tice.

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