Dr. K. Sadananda, a retired scientist from the U.S.Naval Research Lab, is a disciple of His Holiness Swami Chinmayananda, and is one of the founding members and former trustees of the Chinmaya Mission Washington D.C. Regional Center. He began and guided several major CM activities, including organizing spiritual camps conducted by Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda and Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda.
Pujya Guruji conferred him with the title of "Acharya" in June 2009. Presently, Acharya Sadananda helps guide and conduct CM classes and activities in northern Virginia. He has also been conducting for many years weekend spiritual camps at the 'Chinmayam' ashram in Maryland on various Upanishads and introductory texts. His writings can be found on advaitaforum.org.