Sevak Arunachalam Viswanathan
Schooling in Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Chennai.
BE Computer Science from Madras University,
Software Engineer with Tata Consultancy Services.
Deputed to USA for official reasons.
During this period, he got associated with Chinmaya Mission centre at Columbus, Ohio and started attending the weekly lectures, jnana yagnas and camps. He also started volunteering during weekends in activities like Balavihar, organizing camps, development of websites, etc.
In due course he along with his wife Smt. Priya Arunachalam desiring to delve deep into the study of scriptures, with the blessings of Pujya Guruji completed the 2 year Vedanta course in Sandeepany Sadhanalaya ashram in Mumbai.
Following this, they were blessed by Pujya Guruji with the opportunity to serve at the Chinmaya mission ashram at Thamaraipakkam, a village 40 kms Northwest of Chennai. Served as the Administrative Officer of the ashram taking care of its various aspects such as meditation center activities, the health camps at the medical center, organizing and conducting spiritual camps, etc.
Besides he also travels and conducts Balvihar camps for school children, camps for youth, corporate workshops, residential camps, satsangs and so on. He dedicates himself to the study and propagation of Vedanta and service to the rural community.