A great devotee of lord Shri Ram and Shri Hanuman ji, Rashtriya Sant Shri Chinmayanand Bapu idolizes great saint poet Shri Tulsidas. Chinmayanand was born as udayprakash on 4thdec’1980 in a brahmin family of a small village called Kalna located on the banks of holy river Ganga in district – Mirzapur, UP. It is said that upon noticing the dazzling glow on his face, a brahmin had predicted that this child would shine like a star and astound the world with his knowledge.
Shri Chinmayanand Bapu’s life for the past 20 years has revolved around swadhyay, meditation, discourses, katha vachan, religious education and welfare of people. He is a philanthropist national saint with a mission to propagate the ideals of hindu dharma and work for the welfare of people.
At a very young age of 9 years Chinmayanand Bapu developed detachment for this world. While listening to the Bhgawadgita katha as a young child of 9 years, Chnimayanand Bapu decided to pursue the path of spiritual evolvement and become a saint. Realizing that it would not possible to move forward on this path without the guidance of a knowledgeable guru, Chnimayanand Bapu took diksha (spiritual initiation) from shri shri 1008 Mahamandaleshwar sri Ram Kumar ji Maharaj. Along this path, he came to be known as Chinmayanand Bapu. he started reciting Ram Katha at a very young age and amazed everybody around him including his guru. (courtesy: mimansa)
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