"Dear Chinmaya Family,
On 30 October 2016, on the auspicious occasion of Diwali, four more Chinmaya Mission Brahmacharis and one Brahmacharini cast off their yellow robes to enter the Sannyasa ashrama at the sacred Adi Sankara Nilayam, Chinmaya International Foundation in Kerala.
- Brni. Shruti Chaitanya (Puducherry, Tamil Nadu; next Tamil-English Vedanta Course Acharya) - Swamini Sampratishthananda
- Br. Kushal Chaitanya (Guntur, Andhra Pradesh) - Swami Suveerananda
- Br. Kutastha Chaitanya (CIF, Kerala) - Swami Shashvatananda
- Br. Dev Chaitanya (Uttarkashi) - Swami Devatmananda
- Br. Yogesh Chaitanya (CIF, Kerala) - Swami Shabarishananda
Br Sidharth and Br Santhosh received Brahmacharya Deeksha and are now known as Br. Sudheer Chaitanya (CIF & Kottayam) and Br. Anand Chaitanya (Chennai, Tamil Nadu) respectively
Please note that the official list provided above are the Deeksha names.
Please see the attached photographs. A small video of the announcement of their new names can be viewed on YouTube - Chinmaya Channel- Deeksha Ceremony Diwali 2016 at Chinmaya International Foundation, Kerala - https://youtu.be/N_b6i2u9ALA
May the grace of God and the blessings of our entire Guru Parampara lead them to the ultimate goal of Self-realisation. May we all be blessed to benefit from their dedicated seva offered at the holy feet of Pujya Gurudev.
With Prem & Om,