Swami Vyomananda

Swami Vyomananda

Swami Vyomananda

Swami Vyomananda was born on 1st March 1926 at Raigarh in M. P. – now Chattisgarh. After his college education, he joined the Ramakrishna Order at Ramakrishna Ashram, Nagpur on 1st Dec. 1947. He was initiated by Swami Virajanandaji Maharaj. He was initiated into Brahmacharya and Sannyasa by Srimat Swami Sankaranandaji Maharaj in 1952 and in 1957 respectively.

He stayed at Nagpur for 21 years under the training and headship of Swami Bhaskareswaranandaji Maharaj, a disciple of Srimat Swami Shivanandaji Maharaj. He was associated with the publication of a large number of Hindi books and well known for his preaching work in Hindi. He was first posted to Delhi centre as its Head in 1968 and later on to Allahabad and Rajkot Centers as the head of those respective centres. He was instrumental in the restoration of the residential building (1975) in which Srimat Swami Vijnananandaji Maharaj had resided at Allahabad Centre.

He breathed his last at Varanasi Advaita Ashrama on 29 October at 9.40 am due to cardiac arrest. He was 96 and had been suffering from diabetes and renal problems for several years. He served the order at Nagpur Math as an assistant and Delhi, Prayagraj and Rajkot centres as the head. He had been living a retired life at Varanasi Advaita Ashrama for the last three decades. The swami was known for his administrative acumen.

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