Swami Swatmananda is one of the most dynamic leaders of Chinmaya Mission.
A Swami of Chinmaya Mission-South Mumbai and National Director of All India Chinmaya Yuva Kendra, he completed the Vedanta Course from Powai from 1998-2000
He has been serving in Chinmaya Mission Mumbai since 2000.
He expounds the philosophy of Advaita Vedanta through talks on the Bhagavad Geeta, Upanishads and other texts of Vedanta & bhakti through camps, meditation retreats, interactive sessions and discussions for youth & adults.
Children love him dearly and look forward to his annual summer camps on various themes of spirituality, India, Hindu Culture etc.
He inspires the youth with dynamic spirituality, encourages them to think & question. Various mediums like theatre plays, treks, outdoor experiential learning programmes, music etc. are used by him.
He also takes the Youth Empowerment Programme(YEP) which is a value-based leadership programme for youth who want to serve the Nation & Culture. He trains the youth for 3 months and the youth serve the country for 9 months.
Chinmaya Pradeep, an outdoor vedantic vision park at Sandeepany Sadhanalaya, Powai was conceived and implemented by him. It inspires everyone with the vision of Vedanta, Upanishads, Gita & Hindu culture through the life of Swami Chinmayananda.
Several corporates like Piramals, Reliance, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Motors, Toyota, PwC etc. have been addressed by him. He holds weekly discussion groups on the Bhagavad Geeta for some of the top industrialists of India.
He is also a playwrite and has written and directed two theatrical performances. “Adrshya – Quest for the Unseen” based on Saraswati Civilization & Developed India was written and directed by him in 2009. 9 shows of Adrshya have been performed by Chinmaya Yuva Kendra Mumbai in Mumbai, Pune, Allahabad and Chennai. “Just Like That”- A play based on the Bhagavad Geeta in the life of Anand-Family and how they discover harmony by applying the principles of Geeta was written and directed by him in 2015. 4 shows of the play have been performed in Mumbai, Chennai.
His simplicity, foresight, peaceful nature and a balanced approach endear him to everyone.