About Us

SHIKSHA Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to preserving and promoting the rich cultural heritage of Sanatana Dharma, the ancient Vedic religion of India. Our mission is to spread awareness and educate people about the holistic and scientific knowledge system of Sanatana Dharma, which includes its values, practices, and achievements.

We believe that Sanatana Dharma has a lot to offer to the modern world, especially in terms of its emphasis on sustainability, universal harmony, and human welfare. Through our various initiatives, we strive to create a platform for people to explore and understand the essence of Sanatana Dharma.

Our team is composed of scholars, educators, and practitioners who are passionate about spreading knowledge and preserving the rich cultural heritage of Sanatana Dharma. We offer a variety of e-learning courses, workshops, and seminars on different aspects of Sanatana Dharma, including its philosophy, rituals, and scriptures.

At SHIKSHA Foundation, we are committed to promoting interfaith dialogue, social harmony, and environmental sustainability through the dissemination of Sanatana Dharma's values and practices. We firmly believe that by promoting the essence of Sanatana Dharma, we can contribute to building a peaceful and harmonious world that respects diversity and promotes universal welfare.

Join us on our mission to promote Sanatana Dharma and preserve our cultural heritage for future generations.

Our Logo

Our logo is inspired by the ancient Indian wisdom that emphasizes the importance of strong roots for growth and survival. The tree in the logo symbolizes the deep-rooted and well-established knowledge of Sanatana Dharma, which is the foundation of our foundation. The stem and branches represent the various disciplines of knowledge that have emerged from this ancient wisdom.

The man sitting in the meditation posture in the logo represents the highest bliss or Ananda that one can experience by taking shelter under this well-rooted knowledge. The circle around the tree signifies the universal concept of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, which means that the whole world is our family, and आ नो भद्राः क्रतवो यन्तु विश्वतः, which translates to "Let noble thoughts come to me from all directions."

The Banyan tree in our logo is a symbol of growth, strength, and self-awareness through reflection, meditation, and stilling one's mind. It is considered a holy tree in Indian culture, with Lord Krishna himself declaring it as the Ashwattha in the Bhagavad Gita. The Banyan tree is also known as Kalpavriksha, the wish-fulfilling tree, and Ashwattha Vriksha in Sanskrit.

Our logo embodies the essence of our foundation, which is to revive and spread the ancient wisdom of Sanatana Dharma for the betterment of humanity.


  • ​The main aim of SHIKSHA Foundation is to revive the ancient Indian Knowledge traditions and bring it back to the masses.


  • ​Work towards promoting Sanskrit as a National Language.
    • To revive ancient Indian Knowledge and restore India’s past glory.
    • To spread the rich knowledge among the common masses
    • To create an awareness among the people about our rich culture and traditions
    • To encourage the youth to learn our ancient heritage.
    • To instill pride and self-esteem in our rich past.
    • To promote and popularize Sanskrit language in our daily lives.
    • To provide a platform to all NGOs involved in promoting Sanskrit language.
    • To assist individuals and Organizations in publishing articles related to Indian culture and literature.


  • ​To organize seminars, workshops and webinars to popularize Sanskrit.
  • To guide and assist those interested in pursuing studies related to Indian Knowledge systems.
  • To network and work with like-minded Organizations to strengthen Indian society culturally by reviving our ancient knowledge systems.
  • To work towards providing employment opportunities to Sanskrit scholars and teachers.


  • ​Establish a virtual repository of ancient Indian knowledge systems and traditions.
  • Publish podcasts featuring scholars and experts on the portal.
  • Collaborate with spiritual scholars, philosophers, and religious institutions to raise awareness in society.
  • Promote Indian culture, values, and heritage.
  • ​Foster art, music, literature, and culture based on our ancient scriptures.
  • Partner with organizations and individuals dedicated to promoting our goals, with a focus on individual self-development.


Sitaram P. Makena

Vice-President & Treasurer

Dr. R. G. Nadadur

Head of Editorial & Content Management Team

CA. Guru Sowle

Vice-President US Chapter

Sri Deepak Mehta

Director US Chapter

Kavya Varma

YOGA & Head of Content management

Kalyan Babu Bhandari

Director Sanskrit Promotion & Coordinator Nepal Chapters

Dr. Peeyush Bhadviya

Director History, Culture, & IKS (President of Rajasthan IKS Chapter)

Prof. Dr. Ravindra Kulkarni

Advisor, University of New York

Dr. Jadeesha Acharya

Advisor, Sanskrit Studies

Dr. S. Vasanta kumari

Advisor Vedanta

Ella Bhandari


Ashma Bhandari

IT Consultant

Maria Sarasa

Advisor & PR