Sunday, April 25, 2010

Swami Nityananda in early life


Swami Nityananda, originally uploaded by govindakai.

Swami Nityananda is the guru of Swami Muktananda of the Siddha Yoga lineage. Swamiji was born in 1897 at Tuneri (Koyilandi, Kerala, India) and Nityananda died on August 8, 1961 at Ganeshpuri, Maharashtra, India. His samadhi is located in Ganeshpuri at the Samadhi Mandir. There is also a shrine dedicated him in the Gurudev Siddha Peeth ashram at Ganeshpuri. His ashram, tourist hostel, and other buildings associated with his life in Ganeshpuri are managed by the Shree Bhimeshwar Sadguru Nityanand Sanstha Ganeshpuri. This trust is also responsible for his samadhi shrine in Ganeshpuri, which is a pilgrimage site.

A trust at Kanhangad, Kerala, looks after the Ashram and temples located there, and runs a few educational institutions and a dharmasala.

1 comment:

laxata said...

really he is a great person we family every year go there and do some dan dharma at the place as well as in temple i luv the place its of peaceeee for all of us what a relaxation we get after going there even nw we r going to go on 11th feb 2011

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