Our Acharyas

Brahmachari Hamerajh

 

Brahmachari Hamerajh was born in Trinidad and Tobago. He completed his Spiritual training in Sandeepany Sadhanalaya, Mumbai under Chinmaya Mission. He now is the     Senior Brahmachari of Chinmaya Mission Trinidad & Tobago, under the guidance of Pujya Swami Prakashananda. His profound humility, deep wisdom and sincere love for     the Scriptures and the Saints are visible in his work throughout the country. Brahmachari Hamerajhji conducts Satsangs, Spiritual classes, and assists in a wide range of        Mission activities.

 

Brahmacharini Kritika Chaitanya

 

Brahmacharini Kritika Chaitanya was born in Toronto, Canada. After studying International Development Studies and Philosophy at the University of Toronto and engaging in much social work and volunteerism, she joined the 2nd Residential Vedanta Course at Chinmaya Mission Trinidad and Tobago Ashram in 2013. After a year and a half of studying the highest knowledge and Sanskrit under the guidance of His Holiness Swami Prakashanandaji, she has committed herself to serving Chinmaya Mission. She is currently posted in Trinidad, conducting public satsangs and classes for adults, seniors and young females, and assisting with Ashram activities and enterprises.

 

Brahmachari Dvijot Chaitanya

Brahmachari Dvijot Chaitanya was born in Mahaica River, Guyana, where he spent many years studying secular and religious education at Ashrams and Temples. After obtaining a B.A in Social Work, he traveled to Trinidad to join the 2nd Residential Vedanta Course at Chinmaya Mission Trinidad and Tobago in 2013, under the tutelage of H.H. Swami Prakashananda. Following the two year intensive course studying the Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita and Sanskrit, he chose to continue on the path of jnana (knowledge) and was initiated in August of 2014. Dvijotji has been traveling between Trinidad and Guyana, conducting classes in Hinduism, meditation, Bhagavad Gita chanting, holding public satsangs and managing various Ashram activities. 

 

Brahmacharini Akalka

Brahmacharini Akalka was born in Chennai, India, and grew up in the United States.  After completing her Degree in Cognitive Science from UC San Diego, and her Masters in Cognitive Psychology from UC Santa Cruz, she came to Trinidad in 2013 to attend the 2nd Residential Vedanta Course under His Holiness, Swami Prakashananda. After rigorous spiritual training, she has committed herself to serving Chinmaya Mission and our Spiritual Heritage. She is currently posted in Chinmaya Mission Trinidad & Tobago, conducting Satsangs, study classes in Bhagavad Gita and Ramayaan, Spiritual Education and Sanskrit classes in Chinmaya Vidyalaya schools.

 

 

 

Brahmacharini Leelawattee

Brahmacharini Leelawattee is originally from Mc. Bean Village, Couva. She holds an Undergraduate Bachelor's Degree in English Literature and Linguistics from the University of the West Indies. She is a teacher by profession. 

 

Our Upacharyas

Jaikaran Caanan

Completed the 2nd Residential Vedanta Course of Chinmaya Mission Trinidad & Tobago

Motiram "Officer" Boodoo

Completed the 2nd Residential Vedanta Course of Chinmaya Mission Trinidad & Tobago