Swami Tyagananda

swami tyaganandaSwa­mi Tya­ganan­da is a Hin­du monk of the Rama­kri­shna Order and present­ly the head of the Rama­kri­shna Vedan­ta Soci­ety in Boston. Cur­rent­ly he is also the Hin­du chap­lain at MIT and Har­vard.

He became a monk in 1976, soon after grad­u­at­ing from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Bom­bay, India.  He was assigned to the Vedan­ta Soci­ety in Boston in 1998.

Swa­mi Tya­ganan­da was the edi­tor of the Eng­lish lan­guage jour­nal “Vedan­ta Kesari” based in Chen­nai, India, for eleven years.

He has trans­lat­ed and edit­ed many books. His works include:

Walk­ing the Walk: A Man­u­al of Kar­ma Yoga (2014)
Inter­pret­ing Rama­kri­shna: Kali’s Child Revisited.(2010) Co-authored with Pravra­ji­ka Vra­japrana.
The Essence of the Gita (trans­la­tor) (2000)
A Study of the Munda­ka Upan­ishad (edi­tor and com­pil­er) (2000)
Healthy Mind, Healthy Body: New Thoughts on Health (edi­tor) (1997)
Val­ues: The Key to a Mean­ing­ful Life (edi­tor) (1996)
Ser­vice: Its Ide­al and Prac­tice (edi­tor) (1993)
Reli­gion Today (edi­tor) (1992)
Monas­ti­cism: Ideals and Tra­di­tions (edi­tor) (1991)
Saints and Mys­tics (edi­tor) (1990)
Holy Scrip­tures: A Sym­po­sium on the Great Scrip­tures of the World (edi­tor) (1989)
Facets of Vivek­a­nanda (edi­tor) (1987)

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