Hindu Ashram in Virginia Mourn's Death of Leader

August 21, 2002

Source: The New York Times

On August 21, 2002 The New York Times reported that Hindu religious leader Swami Satchidananda died on Monday in Madras in South India. He was 87...    He lived in Yogaville, Va., a community he founded, and was in India attending a peace conference... He established ashrams, or places of worship, and yoga training across the United States, including his Light of Truth Universal Shrine (Lotus) on 750 acres on the James River in Virginia."