Brahmānanda Sarasvatī


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A guru and saṃnyāsin. Born into a brahmin family in Uttar Pradesh, he began a life of wandering mendicancy at the age of nine. Initiated as a Daśanāmi saṃnyāsin when he was 32, he led a reclusive life until, in 1941, he became the first Śaṅkarācārya of the revived Daśanāmi maṭha at Jyotirmaṭh. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was among his pupils.

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