Swami Satyamayananda joined the Vedanta Society of Southern California as Assistant Minister in December of 2018.
He became a member of the Ramakrishna Order at Advaita Ashrama, Kolkata in 1988. An initiated disciple of Swami Bhuteshananda (the twelfth president of the Order), he served in various capacities at Advaita Ashrama. In 2008, he joined the Probationers’ Training Centre, Belur Math, as an Acharya (teacher).
In 2010, the Swami was posted to Advaita Ashrama, Mayavati, to serve as editor of Prabuddha Bharata or Awakened India, an English-language magazine of the Ramakrishna Order started by Swami Vivekananda in 1896. He was appointed as the Secretary of Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Kanpur in 2014.
Here’s a more personal introduction — video of an inspiring question and answer session with the Swami, recorded after his lecture on The Power of Prayer at the San Diego Vedanta Center (June 15, 2019). Satyamayanandaji speaks at length about the nature of consciousness. (Courtesy of mondayMEDIA and the San Diego Center)