Swami Santatmananda Saraswati

A teacher from Swami Dayananda Ashram, Rishikesh, Swami Santatmanada Saraswati was born to a traditional orthodox family in Chennai. His association and early learning with Sri Swami Paramarthananda sowed the seeds of spiritual interest. After a career in Software Engineering, he completed his Ph.D in Philosophy, receiving the best Ph.D award for his scholarly dissertation comparing Visishtadvaita and Advaita. He took formal training in Vedanta and Sanskrit at Swami Dayananda Ashram in Rishikesh for a period of three years (2003-2006) as a direct disciple of Pujya Sri Swami Dayananda Saraswati. Since 2009, Swamiji has been the Chief Acharya for two long term courses of study in Rishikesh, and has taught in many short term retreats in the ashram. He has delivered lectures and conducted formal study programs in different parts of the world including UK and South America.  Currently he is a teacher of Vedanta and Sanskrit conducting daily virtual classes in United States. His ability to clearly convey the subtlest concepts of Vedanta in simple language along with his warmth and humility impresses serious students across the globe.

DAY

CLASS

TIME

Daily Monday – Thursday

Mundaka Upanishad Bashyam

08:30 pm – 09:30 pm Eastern

Tuesday

Yoga Vasishta

11:00 am – 12:00 pm Eastern

Wednesday – Friday

Mahabharata (Tamil)

11:00 am – 12:00 pm Eastern

Friday

Bhagavad Gita Bashyam

08:30 pm – 09:30 pm Eastern

Friday

Sanskrit Level I

09:30 pm – 10:30 pm Eastern

Saturday

Yoga Sutras Commentary by Swami Sadasiva Brahmendra

10:00 am – 11:30 pm Eastern

Saturday

Taittiriyopanishad Bashyam

12:00 pm – 01:00 pm Eastern

Saturday

Intermediate Sanskrit

08:30 pm – 09:30 pm Eastern

Sunday

Mandukya Karika with Bashyam

10:00 am – 11:00 am Eastern

Sunday

Bhagavad Gita Moolam

08:30 pm – 09:30 pm Eastern