Param Poojya Swami Chidananda Puri is an Indian spiritual guru, who have accepted Sannyasa Deeksha on Mahasivarathri Day of 1989 from Brahmaleena Parama Poojya Swami Vidyananda Giri Maharaj (Kailasashramam, Rishikesh). Siksha Guru Brahmaleena Parama Poojya Swami Vimalananda Puri Maharaj (Madhavanandashramam, Mahemadabad, Gujarat).
Established Advaithashramam, Kolathur in the year 1992, October as a centre of Vedantha studies. The Ashram actively involves in the mission of spreading the message of Vedanta and Santhana Dharma among a good section of the society.
Founder and Managing Trustee of Sanathana Dharma Seva Trust, an organisation to spread sanathana dharma and vedantha through printed and electronic media.
Founder and Managing Trustee of Sri Sankara Charitable Trust, an organisation to serve the society in socio-cultural fields. Trust is now running, Various activities under the auspices of Kolathur Ashramam.
The list institutions under the trust :
1: Sri Sankara Vidyamandiram, Kolathur
2: Sri Sankara VrudhaSeva kendram,Kolathur
3: Sri Sankara Advaithashram, Anikode, Palakkad
4: Sri Sankara Sevashramam, Kodasseri, Malappuram
5: Sri Sarada Advaithashramam, Kozhikode
6: Sadguru Nithyanandashram, Naduvannur, Kozhikode
7: Sri Naranarayana Advaithashramam, Meenangadi, Wayanad
8: Thapovanashramam Edaykkode, Pallichal, Thiruvananthapuram
9: Shanthisudha Sevashramam, Mathara, Kozhikode
Author of around 50 books including commentaries on many prakaranas of Sankaracharya and Bhagavad Geetha Bhashyam.
Books by Swami Sri Chidananda Puri are Sanathana dharmam, Adhyathmika Sadhana, Geetha Dhyanam, Kshethram, Pravruthiyum Nivruthiyum, Upanishathile Oru Dharmopadesam, Jnananyogam, Navadha Bakthi, Karmayogam, Vedantham, Jeevitha radhayatra, Mahavakyangal, Pranavam, Upadesa Pancharatnam, Vaidika santhi mantrangal, Prasnothari (5 parts).
Commentaries On: Sivamahimnah sthothram, Eka slokee prakaranam, Mayapanchakam, Swaroopanusandhanashtakam, Advaithapancharathnam, Maneeshapanchakam, Guroopasathi, Bajagovindam, Sreeramageetha Vedantha prakasika vyakhyanam, Sreemad Bhagavathgeetha Sankara bhashyam with commentary (9 parts), Sthothramrutam, Sanathana,
Dharma Parichayam – Published by University of Calicut, Karma Rahasyam – Mathrubhumi Books.
Honoured with many Awards like, Madhavji PuraskaramSwami Siddhinathananda PuraskaramPanditha Ratnam PuraskaramJanmashtami PuraskaramPandit Karuppan Puraskaram etc.
Other various roles that He is handling now are, Head of Madhavanandashramam, Mahemadabad, Gujarat. Present President of Marga Darsaka Mandalam, Kerala ( An Organisation of Sannyasins).View our whole team