Ramanujam Mukundagiri is a professional public speaker and an insightful spiritual instructor with a sound experience in discoursing philosophical, spiritual, devotional and personality development aspects of human life. A disciple of Sri Muralidhara Swamiji, he conveys the message of his Master that harmony and peace can prevail everlastingly in individual minds and the whole world, only through internal transformation, and this comes with grace, efforts, steadfast faith and perseverance.
Ramanujam graduated from Delhi University (India) as a Gold Medalist in Electrical Engineering. A deep longing to unravel the purpose of life led him to his Master in 1993. Inspired by his Spiritual Master, Sri Muralidhara Swamiji and by his guidance, Ramanujam studied Philosophy and about the inspiring lives of Great Men. Motivated by his Master’s teachings, he has been actively lecturing on classical Indian epics, Puranas and on a spectrum of spiritual topics.
Ramanujam has conducted extensive practical trainings and workshops on techniques for positive introspection and self-improvement through practical simple meditation.
Many leading companies, such as Microsoft, GE, OTIS & TYCO Electronics have hosted his training programs for their employees, which typically range from 2-hour lecture workshops to daylong hands-on seminars and weekend retreats. These companies have echoed the positive feedback from their employee-attendees about their improved understanding, increased clarity in thought process and better preparedness to face the world.
In addition, Ramanujam has conducted numerous lectures, seminars and retreats for children and youth in Schools and Universities.
Ramanujam has travelled across the globe and has delivered lectures in several countries like Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Nigeria, Middle East, United Kingdom and the United States of America.
Poornima Kumarasami is a professional public speaker with a sound experience in discoursing philosophical, spiritual, devotional and personality-development aspects of human life.
Poornima is an Engineering graduate and was working as a Software Engineer in a Multinational company at Chennai, India.
Inspired and guided by her spiritual Master, Sri Muralidhara Swamiji, Poornima undertook a detailed study of the Srimad Bhagavatam, Ramayana, Bhagavad Gita and life stories and teachings of innumerable saints and lectures on a wide range of spiritual topics. Poornima also conducts extensive practical trainings and workshops on techniques for positive introspection and self-improvement.
Poornima strongly believes that spiritual awareness should begin as early as the early childhood years and that definitely makes a difference. Poornima is actively engaged in developing the curriculum and course content for the education program called “Gopa Kuteeram” for children and the tele conference study class for adults on Srimad Bhagavatham.
She has travelled across the globe and has delivered lectures in several countries like Australia, Indonesia, the United States of America, Malaysia and Singapore.
Deepak Vinod, a disciple of Sri Swamiji has been serving the spiritual needs of the Australian community by conducting several lectures and talks on the holy texts, Srimad Bhagavatham, Ramayana and Bhagavad Gita.
Deepak had received structured training for 2 years from Acharya Shri Sita Ram Adhikari on Bhagavad Gita, Ramayana and Srimad Bhagavatham. Deepak has also undertaken study of Sanskrit at the Hindu Heritage Sabha in 2006. Deepak plays the music instrument Harmonium and Dolki (percussion) and teaches many children and adults the techniques of playing Harmonium and to sing bhajans (devotional songs) and to recite Ramayana.
Saroja Narayanan is a disciple of Sri Swamij. Saroja studied Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads and many other holy texts under an able teacher, well versed in these texts for many years.
Saroja had given discourses on Valmiki Ramayana at Sri Om Adi Shakti Ashram Blacktown during the years 1997-2000. During the years of 2003-2004, Saroja had given several lectures on Srimad Bhagavatham in various devotees’ residences.
Since September 2008, Saroja has been delivering lectures on Valmiki Ramayana at Chinmaya Mission, Carrington Road, Castle Hill once every three weeks.
Saroja is actively involved in teaching children at the monthly study classes for children, “Gopa Kuteeram” .
Jayashree Ramakrishnan, a disciple of Sri Swamiji studied Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads and many other holy texts under an able teacher, well versed in these texts for many years. This training coupled with an inclination to teach young children the values contained in the holy texts motivated her to conduct weekly classes on Sunday for a period of 2 years during 2004 and 2005 from her residence.
Jayashree is trained in Indian classical music and she currently receives further training from a senior artist in Sydney. Jayashree is a co-teacher at the “Gopa Kuteeram” classes.