About guruji

Sri Guru Karunamaya has been practising and teaching Srividya for the last 40 years.

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Arunaamba Sahita Sri Guru Karunamaya

“We have not been sent into the world to create a nuisance,but to bring a new sense into the world.”

~ Sri Guru Karunamaya


Sri Guru Karunamaya has been practising and teaching Srividya for the last 40 years. A world-renowned spiritual Guru, he travels tirelessly, spreading the sacred Vedic science of Srividya.

Sri Amritananda Natha Saraswathi of Devipuram mentored Sri Guru Karunamaya. Sri Amritananda Natha Saraswathi, a Nuclear Scientist turned Spiritual Master was an enlightened Guru. He saw the Divine Mother in everything in the Universe. He decoded and revealed secrets of Srividya as codified in Parashurama Kalpasutra, one of the most authentic traditional scriptures of Srividya.

Apart from bringing the sacred science of Srividya to light, Sri Amritananda Natha Saraswathi included everyone in his journey, irrespective of caste, creed or religion and made education accessible to children and adults in nearby remote areas, empowered women by training them in life skills through Srividya Sadhana.

Having imbibed the qualities of his Guru, Sri Guru Karunamaya is tirelessly working to guide seekers from different walks of life across the globe. Through his insightful teachings, Guruji made Srividya accessible and reachable to everyone, from young children to aged people.

While keeping the traditional practices of Srividya intact, Guruji’s designed Srividya programs in a way that helps learners explore and transform physically, emotionally, psychologically and spiritually.

Sri Guru Karunamaya is the founder of nonprofit organisations Soundarya Lahari in the United States and Srividya Learning Center in India. He regularly conducts workshops on essential life skills for people of all ages and from every walk of life. Along with this, Guruji has worked to simplify powerful Vedic rituals, bringing them within reach of the masses, regardless of caste, social status or religion, while also explaining their meaning and purpose.

Many unique events have been conducted, such as drawing one of the world’s largest Sri Chakras, measuring 67,600 sq feet.

Guruji focuses on the youth, helping them acquire positive attitudes, a dynamic nature, and improved communication skills, helping them become good and responsible citizens. The curriculum is designed to generate a happy and value-based life. The workshops are designed to blend spirituality with practical living.

Learn more about Srividya Guru Parampara (Lineage of Masters).

Milestones in Guruji's Life


Saadhakas Initiated into Srividya


Countries Sadhaakas come from


Years in Teaching