Swami Sukhabodhananda is the founder and chairman of Prasanna Trust. Swamiji is not only one of the most respected spiritual leaders in India, but is also nicknamed the “Corporate Guru.” His expertise lies in synthesizing ancient wisdoms of the east and modern visions of west, appealing to both the young and old from wide spectrums of society.
Swamiji is the author of many best-selling books that have sold over a million copies in more than 112 titles in various languages. His books have empowered many to discover a new way of living life. He helps one realize that if one door closes, another door opens. Life always provides an opening.
His spirituality based transformative education programs have been rated as excellent and have benefited many in the corporate sectors within the banking and finance industries, armed forces, law enforcement, and prestigious business schools including the Indian School of Business, etc.
Leading industrial houses invite him to conduct in-house workshops for their executives. Swamji has served as a sport psychology coach for the Delhi Dare Devils cricket team and the Times of India cited Swamiji as “best speaker.”
Through his talks and workshops, Swamiji is influencing some of the world’s greatest decision makers on inclusive growth, developing skills to bring forth attitudinal change, and fostering multi-dimensional growth in teams. He is setting forth a vision to transform the country’s march towards creating a new India.
Swamiji’s English books Oh, Mind Relax Please! and Oh, Life Relax Please! are the top best-sellers in India, and has set a new benchmark in the lives of many. From the Kargil hero Gen. V. P. Malik who gives much credit to the inspiring content of Swamiji’s books to the New York city Mayor who acknowledges his book’s usefulness to diminish pressure in the workplace and dealing with New York City press!
Swamiji’s book Manase Relax Please has set an all-time sales record in the history of Tamil, Kannada and Telugu books, and has been included as required reading in curriculums of various schools and colleges. Leading personalities have declared that he has revolutionized Tamil literature through his books.
Swamiji was invited as a dignitary on five different panels at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and was a special invitee to the United Nation World Millennium Summit of Spiritual Leaders. Swamiji is the second Indian to be honored at the prestigious Lotus Millionaires’ Intellectual Club in Manhattan, New York. Swamiji was also invited as a “Corporate Guru” to deliver a keynote address on “Leadership and Change Management” at Gyan Sangam as a star guest at the Finance Ministry’s retreat. The event was attended by the Prime Minister, Finance Minister, the RBI Governor, Senior North Block officials, chairmen and directors of various nationalized banks and financial institutions to bring about banking reforms. It was termed as a great success and he was invited again as a keynote speaker in Gyan Sangam 2 for Bank CEOs.
Swamiji’s works in audio and video have been transforming the lives of many through Sa Re Ga Ma and Times Music. His message on the Aastha, Sanskar and many other channels is reaching a wide spectrum of people both in India and abroad.
Under his inspiration and guidance, Prasanna Trust runs an orphanage for girls, provides artificial limbs and calipers to people from impoverished backgrounds, provides medical aid, offers free eye screening camps and corrections through free cataract surgeries, free cardiac care including heart procedures for the poorest of the poor, conducts blood donation camps and camps to feed the poor. Prasanna Trust also provides scholarship for students from economically weaker sections of society.
Swamiji was awarded “Karnataka’s Best Social Service Award” by Essel Group and Zee Network. In recognition of his service to humanity at large, Swamiji was also awarded “Rotary Seva Ratna.” Reva University, Bangalore presented Swamiji with their “Corporate Excellence Award” for incorporating spirituality as a game changer in the corporate world.