A Life of Insipiration and Service – Swami Chinmayananda, the Master

“Only in the silence of quiet mind can you realise your oneness with the supreme reality [Brahman].” –  Swami Chinmayananda Swami Chinmayananda: How He Taught In early years, Swami Chinmayananda held Marathon discourses of 41-100 days duration. Later, as he crisscrossed the globe, delivering one lecture series after another without respite, his jnana yajnas settled…

A Life of Inspiration – Balan to Swami Chinmayananda

The Formative Years “The future is carved out of the present moment. Tomorrow’s harvest depends upon today’s ploughing and sowing.” – Swami Chinmayananda In Kerala, the birthplace of Adi Shankara and many other spiritual giants, was born Balakrishnan Menon (Balan), who was to become Chinmayananda. He was born in the city of Ernakulam on May…