Swami Prabodh Chaithanya

Swami Prabodh Chaitanya is a Yoga-Vedanta Scholar who also holds a Master’s Degree in English literature, besides his traditional studies in Sanskrit under his teacher H.H Swami Bodhananda Saraswathi of the Chinmaya Mission. He also took his Bramacharya initiation from H.H Swami Chinmayanandaji, the founder of Chinmaya Mission.


After his initiation, Prabodh Chaithanya furthered his studies of the Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita and Brahmasutras under the guidance of H.H Swami Dayananada Saraswathi of Arsha Vidya Gurukulam. Since completing his traditional studies in Yoga and Vedanta under these great teachers. Prabodhji is teaching Patanjali Yoga Sutras and Bhagavat Gita for aspirants from India and around the world for the last 8 years. He lives in Haripad, Kerala running a free hostel for the children from underprivileged families.


Focusing and defocusing

In this meditation Swami explains the different steps of centering, focusing and defocusing to minimise thoughts movement, to quiet our mind. Kapalabathi breathing follows and a body scan will end the session. Duration time: 44:31
Swami Prabodh ChaithanyaFocusing and defocusing

Awareness of your own reflection

The session begins with Mahamrityunjaya Mantra chanting. Relaxation of the body by deep breathing. Swami will then guide you in 3 levels of meditation by 1) observing the breath 2) observing the space in which the breath moves 3) observing the observer of the breath. Duration time: 49:00
Swami Prabodh ChaithanyaAwareness of your own reflection

Inverted Awareness

The session begins with mantras chanting followed by the Ujjayi, the ancient breath technique that relaxes and energizes the body at the same time. Swami will then guide you in inverted awareness technique starting from the observation of prana, to thought replacement with OM and being aware of the recipient of OM. Duration time: 56:00
Swami Prabodh ChaithanyaInverted Awareness

No resistance

This short session begins with a body relaxation by deep breathing, followed by a guided meditation on the power of no resistance, accepting gracefully what I cannot change. Om Lokah mantra will end the practice. Duration time: 10:37
Swami Prabodh ChaithanyaNo resistance

Since 2007 Swami Prabodhji is co-ordinator of a free Students Hostel in Haripad, Kerala. The children’s home was founded by his Guru Swami Dayananda Saraswati to take care of children from under privileged families, who will be deprived of normal education otherwise. Swamiji and his team have been able to help a good number of children to live in the hostel where they receive food, accommodation, clothes, education, and all the attention and care that they require till they complete school/college and find an appropriate work to stand on their own feet.


This has been possible because of generous donations from Indian public and Swami’s students from all around the world. If you would like to contribute and send your gift any amount is a gift and an opportunity to help a child please use this link to the Money Drop for Swami Dayananda Gurukulam.