Teachers at the Ashram -Backup

Quote – Being a sadhu means…

Being a sadhu really means being a person whose mind is resolved about his life.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Wise man is happy by himself

A wise man is the one who is happy by himself and because of himself.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Goal of Life

The goal of life is to know that the goal has already been accomplished.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Nothing more Sacred than Knowledge

In this world, there is nothing more sacred, more purifying than knowledge.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Swami Dayananda Saraswati


Swami Dayananda ashram has many teachers of Vedanta and Sanskrit who have undergone in-depth study of Vedanta, Sanskrit and Yoga and who are available for teaching in the ashram and online.


Swami Sakshatkrtananda Saraswati is a senior disciple of Pujya Sri Swami Dayananda Sarasvati. He is the Chairman and Managing Trustee of Sri Gangadharesvar Trust which manages Swami Dayananda Ashram in Rishikesh. Swami Sakshatkrtananda Saraswati is also the Chief Acharya of the ashram.

Swamiji underwent a long term course study in Vedanta and Sanskrit in Sandeepany Sadhanalaya between 1980-1982 under the tutelage of Svarupa Caitanya (now Swami Viditatmananda Saraswati). Swamiji served Pujya Swamiji and the ashram for many years between 1984 and 2000. He was initiated into the order of sannyasa by Pujya Swamiji in 1992.

Swamiji successfully conducted a three year course at Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, Anaikatti, Coimabtore (India) between 2010-2013

Swamini Vidyananda Saraswati

Swamini Vidyananda Saraswati, is a disciple of Pujya Sri Swami Dayananda Saraswati. She studied in the long term course in Vedanta and Samskrtam at Arsha Vidya Gurukuam, Anaikatti from 2010 to 2013 with Pujya Sri Swamiji and Swami Sakshatkrtananda Saraswati.

Swamini has a clear understanding of the sastra and has been teaching Vedanta and Samskrtam for many years in Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli and Dindigul and also in the three-year Vedanta course in Rishikesh ashram in 2019. She is a gold medallist in Samskrtam.
She has been teaching Bhagavad Gita with Bhashya in the 2020-23 long-term course.

Swami Parabrahmananda Saraswati

Swamiji has studied in Rishikesh for a number years with Swami Sakshatkrtananda and other teachers and has been living in the ashram since 1990s. Swamiji is also taking care of the precious collections of books of Pujya Swamiji in the Library.

Swami Shivabrahmananda Saraswati​
Swami Shivabrahmananda Saraswati: Swamiji has studied Vedanta and Sanskrit course in Rishikesh and has been conducting classes on Yoga and Vedanta.

Swami Paritushtananda Saraswati ​​

Swamiji also has studied a full course in Vedanta and has also been taking care of the Ashram Books Store.

Swamini Vimuktananda Saraswati​​​

Swamini also has studied with Pujya Sri Swamiji from 2010-2013 and has been teachings youngsters and children as well as elders in Hindi.