Shri Anantbodh Chaitanya (श्री अनंतबोध चैतन्य) is a spiritual teacher and Trustee in Shri Govind Math Trust, Varanasi. He extends the lineage of saints and yogis who renounced their homes at an early age in the search of supreme truth, giving up all worldly ties and aspirations. He belongs to the Advaita Vedanta tradition, one of the oldest in India.
His spiritual journey began with eight years in seeking spiritual excellence through intensive training in the company of the saints and sadhus in the Himalayan foothills.
He was born in a pious Brahmin family. Anantbodh Chaitanya had a deep attraction for spiritual life that was reflected in his day-to-day activities. Since his childhood, he had the intuition that he will dedicate his entire life to self-realization and the service of humanity.
He blessed with Shakti Mantra (Shri Vidya) Diksha From Acharya Mahamandaleshwar Nirvana Pithadhishwar Swami Shri Vishwadevanada Ji Maharaj in April 2005 at Sanyas Ashram, Elise Bridge, Ahmadabad.
Before met GuruJi his name was Satish Kumar (सतीश कुमार). Guruji gave him a new spiritual name according to tradition: Anantbodh Chaitanya.
He graduated (Shastri) after studying Sanskrit language and Indian philosophy.
He earned a Master’s degree in Darshan from Sangved Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Narvar, Narora, Uttar Pradesh. and a PhD in Gyan Mimansa from Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, Varanasi. He studied Vedanta from Shyam Baba Guruji.
He completed comprehensive training into the depths of the spiritual and moral scriptures and classical treatises with Acharya Mahamandaleshwar Nirvana Pithadhishvar Swami Shri Vishwadevanada Ji Maharaj.
He has taught scriptures, Sanskrit language, Indian philosophy, and culture to hundreds of students for 10 years.
He had three years’ experience as a spiritual counsellor in Shivedale School, Haridwar.
He helped Indians and foreigners in their advanced researches and studies.
He started a Mudras research group in Malta. He gave an Interview on Channel.
He was appointed to the post of Director at Alakh Yog India.
He gave a lecture on Stress management in the Health Department of Jonava.
He started to celebrate World Yoga Day in Jonava.
He talked about Ramayan on an International webinar organized by Global Encyclopedia of Ramayana.
He authored articles for several journals and magazines. He helped and assisted in editing the Vedanta literature of the classical era at the Mahesh Research Institute. His efforts won national and international acclaim.
His work on Shri Shankaracharya’s work Shankar Bhashya is in press.
His work on the significance of the Sanatan Dhara and Secrets of the Upanishads are undergoing translation into English.
He wrote Shri Vidya Sadhana Sopan on Shri Vidya.
Social service and activities
He established Veer Seva Samiti in 2000 for child welfare and health-care.
He established an English Sanskrit Academy in 2009 for students of both languages.
He founded Sanatan Dhara Foundation Trust with a global mission in 2011.
Since 2005 Giving regular discourses on the Upanishads, Shrimad Gita, and Yoga Sutras in Shri Yantra Mandir, Kankhal, Haridwar to students from all around the globe.
As a member of several institutions and as an able administrator, he has given his valuable guidelines for their development.
3 months tour in Australia to give teachings on the Srimad Bhagavad Gita and the Yoga Sutras.
30 member delegation from Thailand visited Shri Anantbodh Chaitanya at Haridwar.
Indonesian vice tourism minister Shri Gde Pitana met Shri Anantbodh Chaitanya in Haridwar.
He taught about the ancient wisdom of Marma Therapy in Jonava.
He has been appointed Honorary Ambassadors of Yoga alliance International by the Founder President of Yoga Alliance International Swami Vidyananda Ji in 2015.
Expressing his confidence, Swami Saradananda wrote that the indomitable courage and strength of character that Anantbodh possesses will let again the sacred waters from the pristine Manasarovar of the Veda once more flow into the bloodstream of our children giving life and bringing the world the benediction of spiritual light!