Meet Swami 'M'
Director (Special Projects) All India CHYK
Swami Mitrananda is an inspiring tutor, daring adventurer, vibrant speaker, creative writer & a mentor for many youngsters across the world.
As the Director of AICHYK, he has spear-headed many innovative, nation-wide projects such as the Youth Empowerment Programme (YEP) and Awakening Indians to India among others.
Swami Mitrananda uses powerful tools such as outdoor experiential learning, adventure, travel, bike and car rallies, theatre, writing and creativity to convey the profound message of Vedanta propelling individual’s to tap into their hidden potential.
A highly sought-after speaker in the corporate circle, Swami Mitrananda regularly lectures on Upanishads, Geeta and many other traditional texts. He travels across the world attracting the attention of even the most uninterested person.
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I was searching for meaning, a deeper purpose for my existence. I felt there had to be more than just a job, physical possessions, and the images we all portray.
Acharya - Chinmaya Mission Hong Kong
Formerly a psychologist from Australia, Swaminiji came across the teachings and works of Swami Chinmayananda, and in His teachings, She found all that She was seeking. In 1998, She committed herself to a life of service, and undertook the 2-year Vedanta course at Sandeepany Sadhanalaya, in Mumbai.
In her journey of inspiring the masses, Swaminiji has used a variety of mediums to spread the knowledge of Vedanta. She is the founder of a bite-sized podcast called ‘Thinking about it’, and a popular instagram account filled with inspiration. She is also the author of the highly acclaimed children’s books, the Chinmaya Bala Katha series, and has written and directed the play ‘DROP it’. Swaminiji is also the visionary behind In Tune With Him, a global-CHYK musical initiative that has traversed the world over.
Swaminiji is able to package age-old traditional values in a manner that suits the modern lifestyle - thus achieving a healthy balance between the spiritual and material life. From tiny tots, to energetic children, to curious youth; Swaminiji is well-known for her captivating sessions, modes of teaching and loving persona. Her contemporary and honest views have made her a favorite amongst many youth.
Swaminiji radiates an abundance of wisdom, love, warmth, and gentleness, that leaves all of us in absolute awe, wanting more of her presence.