Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Hindu Chaplain at UMass!!!

The University of Massachusetts recently appointed Swami Yogatmananda,
minister of the Providence Vedanta Society, as the Hindu Chaplain for
UMass Dartmouth. He is also the Hindu Chaplain at Brown University.

Swami Yogatmananda holds a Master's degree in mathematics, and has
been ordained with the title of a Swami under the Ramakrishna Mission
order. He is also a University Chaplain at Brown University. Born in
1953 in Karnataka, India, Swami Yogatmananda joined Ramakrishna Order
in 1976. He received his monastic vows in 1986. After being at
Ramakrishna Math Center at Nagpur, India for 20 years, he was posted
as the Head of Ramakrishna Mission, Shillong, Meghalaya, India.

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