In-charge of Chinmaya International Foundation, and Trustee, Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth.
Since 2003, being in charge of CIF, Swami Advayananda has overseen a significant expansion in the research publications and Home Study Courses of CIF. An accomplished teacher of Vedanta, with many Gita and Upanishad lecture and discourse series to his credit, Swamiji has also authored several books on Vedanta and a series of research articles titled ‘Vedanta Unveiled’ to name a few. He has also edited many Vedantic works in English and Sanskrit including the Foundation Vedanta Course, Advanced Vedanta Course, and books like Ishvara-darshanam and Suktisudha. Swamiji is now engaged in teaching an in-depth 20-month course on the Bhagavad Gita, called Master Gita Master Life.

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Director of Chinmaya International Foundation.

A TEDx Speaker and a writer with great proficiency and fluency, his expertise lies in the application of neuroscience in understanding spirituality. He has recently started a Series of Articles called “Science Unveiled in Vedanta” for The New Indian Express and writes regularly for the TNIE column..

Br. Sudheer Chaitanya studied the Vedanta Course at Sandeepany Sadhanalaya Mumbai under Swami Advayananda and Swami Sharadananda Sarasvati (then Br. Samvid Chaitanya), in the 15th Batch of Vedanta Course, 2011-2013.
He has been a Chinmaya child having done his schooling Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Alleppey and thereafter been an active Chinmaya Yuva Kendra member to move onto serving the Mission as a Yuvaveer of the 3rd cadre for two years at CIF. After his service tenure as a Yuvaveer he further served as a sevak at CIF prior to taking up the Vedanta course at Sandeepany Sadhanalaya. He played an active role in coordinating the grand inauguration of the Chinmaya Birth Centenary celebrations (CBCC).
He is presently managing the CIF Annex at Kottayam, serving at Chinmaya Mission Kottayam and is also the State Coordinator for Chinmaya Yuvakendra, Kerala.

Sri Rammohan did his Vedanta Course 2012-2013 at Sandeepany Sadhanalaya Mumbai. From 2009-2012 and 2013-2014 he served at Chinmaya Mission Alpharetta, Georgia USA where he was coordinating and conducting Balvihar Classes, Spiritual Classes, Personality Development classes for youngsters and Gnana Yagnas.
In 2014 he joined CIF as the IT Head, and served in that position until 2017. Presently, he conducts and coordinates various activities at Chinmaya International Foundation such as Vedanta Course & Bhagavad Gita Webinar sessions, evaluation of Home Study courses answers, Bhagavad Gita & Vedic Chanting, pujas and rituals.