About the Master
Swami Paramananda; born under the name of Rajendra Prasad Dassruth, at Souillac, Mauritius on the 8 October 1959. He is the founder and Spiritual Master of Satyam Gyanam Anandam Society UK (SGAS UK), which is an NGO and a charity. The charity mode of operation as entitled by the Charity Commission is worldwide and is classified as being beneficial to mankind.
Swami Paramananda is an accomplished meditation master who has more than 1200 followers worldwide. He is well known for his great spiritual attainments and his ability to interpret complex spiritual truth in a simple and logical manner using a scientific approach. Individual of all walks of life and of any religious beliefs are welcome to receive his teachings.
Besides giving regular meditation courses in Mauritius and many places around the world, Swami Paramananda is also solicited by various institutions to deliver indepth talks on various topics related to the well-being of people and the society. Deeply aware of the need to introduce a holistic approach in the important field of education, the Master submitted proposals for educational reform to the Ministry of Education and Human Resources of Mauritius; which are under consideration. Currently, the Master is starting a Self-Education programme in the some schools to empower students and teachers alike.
Swami Paramananda also participates in international conferences and regularly submits papers to UN organisations such as UNESCO on specific subjects such as "Our Future Our World: A Prominent Futurist's View of Our World in 20 Years!". Recently, he participated in a conference on 'Integrating Spirituality and Organisational Leadership" organized jointly by the University of Delhi and Regent University of the USA where he submitted a paper entitled 'Spirituality and Good Governance" which was published by Macmillan. The Master also participated in another conference on "Self Education" organized by Tomorrow People in Bangkok.
Swami Paramananda is a prolific writer who has authored over 20 books. He also publishes a bi-annual magazine; 'Know Thyself" and writes inspiring articles on newspapers and magazines. He is solicited by many local and international Radios and has discoursed and participated in University seminars and conferences in several countries. He has participated in many renowned radio stations like BBC Kent and TV programmes. His mission is to start off Self Education, a scientific and universal truth essential for a harmonious development of every human being.
His books have been very successful, so successful that some had to be reprinted. Two of his very successful books 'Man, God and the Universe" and 'Sex, Breaking the Taboo" have been translated into French and published in France by Editions ALTESS for the French-speaking Europeans.
The writings and courses of Swami Paramananda aims at triggering a 'Global Mind Transformation" so that mankind lives in brotherhood, unity, love and peace. He considers that all the social and global problems facing mankind can be best tackled with an expanded consciousness of one and all, thus his endeavour to make each individual discover his own self first.