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Satchidananda Saraswati
Birth: Dec. 22, 1914
Tamil Nadu, India
Death: Aug. 19, 2002
Tamil Nadu, India

Ecumenical Spiritual Leader, Lecturer. Satchidananda was an author of numerous books, founder of the Integral Yoga Institute and the Light of Truth Universal Shrine. He is probably best known for opening the Woodstock Music Festival in Bethel, New York, on August 15, 1969, and addressing a crowd of approximately 500,000. He received many honors for his public service, including the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award, the Juliet Hollister Interfaith Award, and the U Thant Peace Award. In 1999, the 50th anniversary of his ministerial ordination was commemorated during the interfaith service prior to the opening of the 54th General Assembly of the United Nations. (bio by: Star Kline) 
 
Burial:
Yogaville
Buckingham
Buckingham County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Chidambaram Shrine
 
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Record added: Feb 07, 2008
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