Ānandamārga

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Anandamarga, AnandamArga, AAnandamaarga


  1. the path of bliss; the tradition of bliss.
  2. a modern socio-cultural and spiritual movement and order based on the philosophies of Tantra and Yoga, and aiming at self-actualization and social service, comprising of both renunciate and non-renunciate members, founded by the Bengali philosopher, activist, author, poet, composer and linguist Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar, also known as Śrī Ānandamūrti, in 1955 CE, in the state of Bihar.