Swami Sarvapriyananda is the minister of the Vedanta Society of New York since 2017. He joined the Ramakrishna Math in 1994 and received sannyasa (monastic vows) in 2004. He has served as an acharya (teacher) of the monastic probationers’ training center at Belur Math, in different educational institutes of the Ramakrishna Mission in India, and as the assistant minister of the Vedanta Society of Southern California. He was a Nagral Fellow at the Harvard Divinity School in 2019-20.
Swami Sarvapriyananda has been a speaker on various prestigious forums such as TEDx, SAND and Google Talks, and has been invited to speak at several universities across the world. He has played a prominent role in organizing and participating in various interfaith panels and seminars, including speaking at the World Parliament of Religions in Toronto, and at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. (full bio)