Swami Jnanananda Saraswati

Swami Jnanananda Saraswati is a resident teacher at the Gurukulam and the Secretary of the Board of Directors.

Swamiji completed Pujya Swami Dayanandaji’s resident Vedanta course at Piercy, California, from 1979 to 1982. He has conducted regular meditation workshops, taught Bhagavadgita classes, and assisted in the children’s programs at the Gurukulam.

Swamiji has served Pujya Swamiji in various capacities at the Gurukulam since its inception. He contributed significantly to the development of the Gurukulam during his 13-year tenure as manager, and later supervised the construction of the new lecture hall/dining hall. He also served as the first manager of Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, Anaikatti, India, contributing to its establishment, and later
to its development.

In his pūrvāśrama, Swamiji also worked as a clinical psychologist in hospitals and outpatient agencies, serving both adults and children. He continues to provide complimentary counseling services at the Gurukulam.

Teachings by Swami Jnanananda Saraswati