His Holiness Sri Sri Sri Nirmalanandanatha Mahaswamiji is the 72nd pontiff of Sri Adichunchanagiri Mahasamsthana Matt and the disciple of His Holiness Jagadguru Padmabhushan Sri Sri Sri Dr. Balagangadharanatha Mahaswamiji.
Sri Swamiji, with a Master’s degree in Structural Engineering, chose the life influenced by life’s practical philosophy of his master. Swamiji was selected as a scientist at Central Water and Power Research Station, Pune but instead, he chose to teach at a blind school. Swamiji later earned Master’s degree in Sanskrit Advaita Vidwat and in 1998 he was initiated into holy ‘Sanyasa’ order.
With the Divine Blessings of his guru, Swamiji has helped to establish and served institutions ranging from pre-nursery to research centers in various parts of Karnataka, fulfilling the educational needs of about 20,000 students.