Brahmananda Saraswati, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Brahmananda Saraswati

Indian gurudeva and monk

Date of Birth: 21-Dec-1868

Place of Birth: Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India

Date of Death: 20-May-1953

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Brahmananda Saraswati

  • Swami Brahmananda Saraswati (IAST: Svami Brahmananda Sarasvati) (20 December 1868 – 20 May 1953) was the Shankaracharya of the Jyotir Math monastery in India.
  • Born into a Brahmin family, he left home at the age of nine in search of a spiritual master.
  • At age fourteen he became a disciple of Svami Krsnananda Sarasvati.
  • At the age of 34, he was initiated into the order of Sannyas and became the Sa?karacarya of Jyotir Math in 1941 at age 70.
  • His disciples included Swami Shantanand Saraswati, Transcendental Meditation founder Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Svami Swarupananda Sarasvati and Swami Karpatri.
  • According to the partisans of Shantanand Saraswati, Brahmananda made a will five months before his death in 1953, naming Shantanand as his successor.

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