Srila Atulananda Acharya
He was born on March 20, 1952 in Santiago de Chile. From his youth he felt penchant for Eastern mysticism and yoga practices. He studied philosophy at the University of Buenos Aires and later decided to delve into the Vedic philosophy.
In 1973, he received initiation from Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and since then has dedicated his life to continue the mission of his spiritual master. After the departure of Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, he decided to join the mission in Colombia formed by Srila Bhakti Aloka and Srila Harijan Maharaj Paramadvaiti.
In 1985, after a pilgrimage to Colombia and other countries in South America, he returned to Chile and settled there with his family, to continue spreading the message of bhakti-yoga in Chile and Argentina.
Srila Atulananda Acharya is a prolific writer, speaks several languages and currently serves as the spiritual master of the Vrinda Mission and the Inbound School of Yoga.
His humility and simplicity have inspired thousands of people around the world, to guide the sacred path of self-realization.
Among his writings we can name; Chant Hari, The Beautiful Pastimes of Krishna, The Bhagavad Gita, poems for the soul, Sri Caitanya Caritamrita poems, Words of a Postman, Examples of my teacher, The Reason of Being, Srimad Bhagavatam, the beautiful story of God.