Nityananda Atman was born in 1962 at a small village in North Greece. Ever since he was young, he was interested in spiritual matters, metaphysical phenomena and psychology. In 1981, he studied sports and physical education at Aristoteles University in Thessaloniki and for twenty years he worked as physical training teacher in primary schools, high schools and the Dimokrition University of Thrace. In 1991 he twice had a very strong experience of the presence of God. Everything became alive and vibrating. In 1992 and for ten years participated in Self-Knowledge courses in Athens organized by the Universal Gnostic Movement. During that time he also studied the teachings of Uspensky, Omraam Aivanhov and a variety of books about spirituality, psychology, and natural healing.

In 2002, he went on pilgrimage to the Himalayas (India) where he visited the ashram of Haidakhan Babaji, who became his beloved master and played the most crucial role in his spiritual journey. Since 2002 he started intense sadhana following the instructions of Sri Babaji as well as the instructions of Swami Sivananda.

He followed an integral yoga sadhana, including a great variety of spiritual practices. Karma yoga, bhakti yoga, mantra yoga, kirtan yoga, tantra yoga, raja yoga, jnana yoga and other modern methods were all part of this yoga of synthesis.

In 2006, he started his contact with Advaita Vedanta with the Sankaracharya’s book ‘Vivekachudamani’. Two years later (January 2008) due to Self-enquiry and reflection on Nisargadatta’s teachings from the book ‘I Am That’ awakening happened through two different experiences.

After awakening he continued his sadhana and the study of advaita teachers such as Sri Nisargadatta, Sri Ramana Maharshi, Chimayananda, Adisanakaracharya and advaita texts like Upanishads, Avadhuta gita, Ashtavakra gita, Baghavad gita and other. He also studied western Advaita teachers like Echkart Tolle, Adyashanti, Tony Parsons, as well as the teachings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, Nikodimos Agioritis (a great saint of Orthodox monasticism and pioneer of Philocalic renaissance) and Greek philosophers.

For two years he had a tv broadcast about spirituality and self-knowledge in Athens and for four years he led small groups introducing spiritual practices. He has Reiki master; he is practitioner of Bach remedies and healer of geopathic stress. He has a good knowledge of the basic principles of Ayurveda and follows an ayurverdic life-style, ayurvedic diet and treatments.

He has translated into Greek a variety of spiritual texts and books, two of which have been published, entitled “The Teachings of Sri Haidakhan Babaji I & II.”
Now he lives in Barcelona, Spain.

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