Swami Govindananda, fondly known as Swamiji, visits yoga centers around the world to present programs especially tailored for yoga students. He illuminates the wisdom that lies at the heart of yoga and gives inspirational insights into the significance of human life. His program includes beautiful Kirtan meditation.
Swamiji is the founder of Ji Living - Think Well. He is widely known for his depth of knowledge, his gentle, humorous nature and his ability to inspire in others the quest for genuine spiritual living. Through his Ji Living online videos, audio meditations, retreats, live presentations, and written material, Swamijihas touched the heart of many thousands of people.
Swamiji embodies positive spirituality and through example shows how we can all live joyous lives in the modern world while at the same time movingtowards our fullest individual potential.
Though a Westerner Swami Govindananda lived many years in India learning personally from a legendary Spiritual Master. He was taught philosophy and meditation at the deepest levels and after years of intensive training with this great Master, was accepted into the Swami order. He specializes on teaching the essence of the great Indian scriptures known as the Vedas, Gita, Bhagavatam and Ramayan. He focuses on the pathways of yoga with the philosophies of Karma, Gyan and Bhakti Yoga.
With this blend of cultures, Swamiji brings extraordinary clarity to the complex and timeless philosophies of India, making this knowledge easy to understand in a way that has rarely been seen in the West. He is a modern Holy man for today’s times – a bright light for one and all.
Swamiji established the Bhakti Meditation Centre in 1990, a nonprofit charity organization. And as an extension of this he has introduced Ji Living to enable a broader spectrum of people to find inspiration, understanding and purpose in their lives.