Guru Dev, Brahmananda Saraswati

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Name
Guru Dev, Brahmananda Saraswati Gender: M
Rajaram Mishra
born on 21 December 1871
Place Ayodhya, India, 26n48, 82e12
Timezone LMT m82e12 (is local mean time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Astrodienst
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 29°00' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif or s_taucol.18.gif



Portrait of Brahmananda Saraswati Guru Dev 
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Brahmananda Saraswati Guru Dev
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Biography

Indian guru and spiritual leader. At age fourteen he became a disciple of Svāmī Kṛṣṇānanda Sarasvatī. At the age of 34, he was initiated into the order of Sannyas and became the Śaṅkarācārya of Jyotir Math in 1941 at age 70. His disciples included Swami Shantanand Saraswati, Transcendental Meditation founder Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Svāmī Swarūpānanda Sarasvatī and Swami Karpatri. According to the partisans of Shantānand Saraswati, Brahmānanda made a will five months before his death on 20 May 1953, naming Shantānand as his successor.

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Source Notes

extract from Paul Mason

Date from Paul Mason. Other sources claim 20 December 1868.

Categories

  • Vocation : Religion : Spiritual Leader/ Guru