Our Spiritual Teachers

Gurus - Removers of Ignorance!

Full of courage and conviction these sparks from the fire blaze a trail of self-improvement within and without.


Swami Tapovan Maharaj

Swami Tapovan Maharaj was the Guru of Swami Chinmayananda, the architect of the Chinmaya Movement.

Swami Chinmayananda

Swami Chinmayananda, the founder of Chinmaya Mission spread the sublime knowledge of the Upanishads to modern man.

Swami Tejomayananda

Swami Tejomayananda is the past Head of Chinmaya Mission Worldwide.

Swami Swaroopananda

Swami Swaroopananda is Head of Chinmaya Mission Worldwide.

Swamini Umananda

Swamini Umananda is founder and teacher in charge of Chinmaya Mission France, based in Paris.

Brahmacharini Shripriya

Brahmacharini Shripriya grew up attending Bala Vihar and CHYK classes in Kenya and in the UK.
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Other Acharyas

Brahmacharis and Swamis trained in gurukulas to spread the message of the scriptures in a spirit of service.