ISBN 9788129114488,Swami Ranganathananda Reader

Swami Ranganathananda Reader


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788129114488

ISBN-10 8129114488


Number of Pages 200 Pages
Language (English)


Born in the village of Trikkur, Kerala, on 15 December 1908, SWAMI RANGANATHANANDA joined the Ramakrishna Order, the international spiritual and cultural movement founded by Swami Vivekananda. He was formally initiated into sannyasa by Swami Shivananda, one of the eminent disciples of Sri Ramakrishna and the second president of the Order. Swami Ranganathananda was the 13th president of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission. He was an internationally acclaimed speaker whose stirring eloquence captivated thousands of people in India and abroad. In 1986 he was awarded the first Indira Award for National Integration. Rajiv Mehrotra was educated at St. Stephens College, Delhi and the Universities of Oxford and Columbia, from where he obtained an MFA in film working with Milos Forman. He is a Trustee of The Public Service Broadcasting Trust, has served on the Governing & Academic Councils of the Film & Television Institute of India and as Chairman of The non-fiction film jury for the 50th anniversary of the National Film Awards.