Swami Chetanananda is an American spiritual teacher in the lineage of Bhagavan Nityananda of Ganeshpuri and Swami Rudrananda ("Rudi") of New York City. Swamiji’s teachings are grounded in his many years of meditation and practice in a wide range of tantric traditions and shared from a deeply open heart. His life has been devoted to cultivating the power of spirit in himself and encouraging its awakening and unfolding in his students. Swamiji has a profound grasp of the philosophical and practice traditions he has studied. He conveys their essence in direct and accessible terms, making them relevant to everyday circumstances and everyone's life.