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More important than What is Behind you and what is Ahead of you is what is In you. Seek it. Centered in it, act and live

Swami Chinmayananda


Chinmaya Mission® was established in India in 1953 by devotees of the world-renowned Vedanta teacher, His Holiness Swami Chinmayananda.  Guided by his vision, devotees all around the world formed the nucleus of a spiritual renaissance movement that now encompasses a wide range of spiritual, educational, and charitable activities, ennobling the li   Read More..

Chinmaya Mission of San Antonio was founded in the year 2017 on the grounds of San Antonio’s  Mother Temple, as an abbey for learning and spiritual growth. The center was established as a result of the joint vision of Swami Shivatmananda, the resident Acharya (monk) along with  Drs. Ramkrishna and Kamala Rao.  Their goal was  to develop a center for Vedanta studies accessible to both children and adults of the greater San Antonio community. The center, which is dedicated to spiritual growth, is graced by  Sharadamba the goddess of ultimate knowledge (Bhramavidya). Our center,  which houses Sharadamba and Shivatmananda Swamiji, also is the location of weekly Satsangs and BalaVihar programs.