year of birth : 1927 | place of birth : Chennai, India
spouse : Kausalya Parthasarathy
parents: Sunanda Leelaram
Philosopher and exponent of Vedanta, the ancient philosophy, Translator, Author, Writer, Sportsman
education : Post graduation in international law from London University
Multiple degrees in literature, science and law
" Living is an art, a skill, a technique.You need to learn and practise it as you would a game or musical instrument."
Swami Parthasarathy, popularly known as Swamiji and as A. Parthasarathy is a philosopher and exponent of Vedanta, the ancient philosophy of India. He translates the subtle philosophical themes into a practical technique of living. Renouncing a shipping business early in life, he has dedicated his life to study, research and propagation of Vedanta. His writings, discourses and seminars have featured in international press and television media. Business, sport and film celebrities regularly seek his counsel.
In over five decades of service, Swamiji's contribution has been the translation of subtle philosophical themes into practical techniques of living. An exercise that has reduced stress and increased productivity among human beings. His personality and lifetime effort has been profiled in books prescribed for students in India.
In 1988 he founded the Vedanta Academy which runs continual three-year residential courses to disseminate Vedanta to students from India and abroad. The Vedanta Academy offers three year full-time residential courses for students regardless of race or religion. They are taught a range of texts on Vedanta philosophy which includes select works from English literature and poetry as well. The Academy’s educational system is focused on the development of the human intellect and not merely providing intelligence on a subject. The medium of instruction is English with a module in Sanskrit language. On completion graduates are awarded a diploma in Vedanta philosophy.
Swamiji’s lifetime research has formulated Self-management courses for corporations worldwide. He has been acclaimed as one of the leading corporate gurus for international institutions such as the Young Entrepreneurs’ Organisation, Young Presidents’ Organisation, World Presidents’ Organisation, World Economic Forum and distinguished business schools. After decades of research, Swami Parthasarathy has developed practical techniques of Self-Management that increase productivity, reduce stress and develop the essential components of leadership.