Acarya Parinirvanananda Avadhuta (Dada) Parinirvanananda was born in India and learned meditation in 1976 and became Whole Time Sannyasin of Ananda Marga in 1984. He has been working in NY Sector for the last thirty years. He is based in the Greater Toronto area, where he does the majority of his activities. He visits various temples in the Greater Toronto area and teaches the Hindu communities about the traditions of Shiva and Krsna. Apart from those activities, Dada also travels widely to other parts of Canada, the US, the Caribbean Islands, and India to give classes, participate in conferences, and inspire individuals and families.