Swami Jyotirmayananda (b. 1945) hails from Kasaragod, Kerala, in South India; had his schooling and college studies at the Mangalore Ramakrishna Mission Students Home; initiated in 1966 while serving in a firm in Madras, by Swami Vireswarananda, the Tenth President of the Ramakrishna Order; joined the Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari, in 1973, and after a few years of seva, took to monastic life independently in 1976.
His compiled and edited work on Swami Vivekananda (5 parts, 1064 pages) – “a unique book with rich reading material which instructs and inspires the reader” -- brings into focus some of Swamiji’s powerful thoughts, chronicles the important events in his life and times, and highlights his mission and the message to the world, besides presenting an array of select tributes to the Great Son of Modern India from eminent persons, from all walks of life.
“All Power is Within You...” (96 pages), is a slightly abridged version of the ‘Introduction’, and 'Part I, Section One' of the aforesaid work, containing the unique and powerful thoughts of Swamiji.
“India’s Gift to the World is the Light Spiritual – Understanding India, Its Culture and Sanatana Dharma” (344 pages), comprises Swami Jyotirmayananda’s papers presented, since 2002, in various Indological conferences in the U.S., and elsewhere.
His other works include, “Hanuman Chalisa and Ashtaka” (original text with transliteration and Hindi and English translations) with 'Glory of Sri Hanuman, the Glory of Hanuman Chalisa and the Glory of Ramanam’; “Beloved Mother Amritanandamayi – A Sketch”; and “A Pilgrim Guide to Some Holy Places of Dakshina Kannada and Around.”
www.vivekanandagospel.org , his web page, mainly deals with his publication, and [email protected] is his webmail by which he can be reached.