Swamy Paramatmanda Saraswathy, founder and President of Canada Yoga Vedanta Organisation was a disciple of Swami Chinmayananda.He was ordained by Swamy Chandrasekarananda Saraswathy of Pathanchali Ashram, Rishikesh. Under the direction of his Guru, he moved to Toronto and served Indo-Srilankan-Canadian people for the past 19 years. He has transformed the way of life via his discourses, media releases, publications and workshops. Swamy Paramatmanada Saraswathy has established a meditation hall in Srilanka and constructed a temple in Rishikesh. Like his Guru, Swamy has taken the vedha, upanishads, geetha, brahma sutra to the masses. His contemporary and unique non-ritual method of teaching spirituality is very well known. He has conducted workshops on Self Realisation and was involved in Spiritual Transformation of his students via his School of Integral Enlightenment.