1933 - Born in Udupi, South India.
1959 - Left for USA After M.Sc. from Bombay University, to join New Jersry State University for Ph. D., program in Polymer Physics under Dr. Strauss.
1960 - 'Mantradeeksha' from
from India through Letter and commencement of 'Sadhana' in 'Astanga' Yoga' Prakriya in solitude.
1963 - Award of Doctorate degree and passing away of Poojya Suryanandaji at Mahwu. (M. P. - India), Visited India and took guidance in Pranayama and higher steps in Astanga Yoga from Swami Vidhwananda, Guru of Swami Suryananda and returned to USA.
1964-65 - Instructor in Pediatrics & Research Associate in Medical college of State University of New York, Brooklyn,
1965 - Joined the prestigious IBM- New York as Scientist in its Electronics R & D wing , responsible for the development of III generation computer IBM.-360. Continuation of Antaranga Sadhana and intense experience of Devine Kundalini Power rising from Muladhara Chakra upto Sahasrara through Sushumma Nadi by piercing the subtle chakras, with siddhis perceived like clairvoyance, Astral Projection etc. but rejection of all as price Realisation of Advaita Brahman.
1970 - Due to all divine call, resigned the prestigious, converted post at IBM (new York) and returned to India wandering as ascetic and finally drawn towards the Guru revered Swami Vidyananda to finish reminder of Prarabda Karma.
1971 - Returned to America at all behest of
to finish reminder of Prarabda Karma.
1972 - Once again returned back to Rishikesh with deep sense of conviction; continued intensified Tapas under the tutelage of his Guru by listening and contemplating on the sacred discourse of 'shruthis'. Finally realised the all pervading omnipotent. eternal 'Self (Parabrahman) by divine grace.
1972-89 - Lived mostly in Himalayas in Deharadun and in Rishikesh except for occasionally pilgrimage.
1990-98 - Stayed in the Cave in Halimau in Bangalore on Banarghatta Road.
1999 - Since June 1999, Swami has moved to
a small refreshing, peaceful abode in Anusoni Village 6 km from Kelamangalam, which is about 20 km from Hosur. (Tamil Nadu).
Swami knows Kannada, Sanskrit, Hindi and English and to a lesser extent Tamil, Marathi and Gujarathi also.