Dada Rainjitananda was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and has a background in Civil Engineering. He went to India and took training to become an Acarya and monk of Ananda Marga Yoga in 1984. Since then he has been leading Social Service projects and teaching Meditation and Yoga in various countries of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
He was initiated into various systems of Ananda Meditation: Sahaja Yoga, Vishes’a Yoga. Dada is a registered experienced teacher (E-RYT 500) with the Yoga Alliance in the USA and has completed an MBA. At present, he is developing the Ananda Viplava, a Master Unit / Eco-village and Meditation Center project on an 80-acre property in New York State.
He has been regularly teaching online since 2011 to audiences around the world in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian.