Early Life of H.H. Swami Tejomayananda Sarawati
H.H. Swami Tejomayananda Sarawati was born on 30th June in the year 1950.
Career of H.H. Swami Tejomayananda Sarawati
H.H. Swami Tejomayananda Sarawati also known as Guruji and born as Sudhakar Kaitwade, is an Indian spiritual leader and head of Chinmaya Mission. After attending couple of talks of Swami Chinmayananda on Bhagavad Gita, Sudhakar Kaitwade was inspired to join Chinmaya Mission's residential Vedanta course at Sandeepany Sadhanalaya in Mumbai. Upon completing the course in 1975, H.H. Swami Tejomayananda Sarawati was initiated as Brahmachari Vivek Chaitanya.
Sannyasis of H.H. Swami Tejomayananda Sarawati
On October 21, 1983, Swami Chinmayananda initiated H.H. Swami Tejomayananda Sarawati into sannyasa, bestowing upon him the name, Swami Tejomayananda.
H.H. Swami Tejomayananda Sarawati as the Head of Chinmaya Mission
Swami Tejomayananda is now known in the Chinmaya Mission as Pujya Guruji. It has continuously and dynamically pursued his guru's grand spiritual and organizational vision. Progressive in thinking and precise in decision-making, he has inspired and executed many notable, innovative projects, including the Chinmaya International Residential School in Coimbatore District, the Chinmaya Centre of World Understanding in New Delhi, the Chinmaya International Foundation near Cochin, the Chinmaya Heritage Centre in Chennai, the expansion of the Chinmaya Mission Hospital in Bangalore and the Chinmaya Vibhooti Vision Centre near Pune, Maharashtra which is at present and still in progress.
Objectives of Chinmaya Mission
In overseeing the global activities and projects of Chinmaya Mission, Swami Tejomayananda's tours around the world are extensive and continuous. Throughout his travels, H.H. Swami Tejomayananda Sarawati conducts 'jnana yajnas" that is about 3-7 day Vedanta lecture series in different cities and various countries every week.
Roles of H.H. Swami Tejomayananda Sarawati
H.H. Swami Tejomayananda Sarawati has served several roles in Chinmaya Mission like the acharaya of Acharya of the Sandeepany Sadhanalaya ashram in Mumbai, Maharashtra and Acharya of Chinmaya Mission's center at San Jose, California, United States of America and the worldwide head of Chinmaya Mission.
Works of H.H. Swami Tejomayananda Sarawati
H.H. Swami Tejomayananda Sarawati has published more than hundred books on Vedas and Vedanta and the heliocentric sciences.