Col (Dr.) Vijya Chenji

Col (Dr) Vijay Chenji is an alumnus Of National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla, Pune. -Participated in the the BanglaDesh war of 1971. -He has served in Ladakh, at Sikkim Heights and Rajasthan desert and counter-insurgency operations in the north-east. Education: He holds a Doctorate degree besides a M Phil. He also has a masters degree in ancient history and Advaita Vedanta from the prestigious National Sanskrit University. He has authored four books and published many research papers. He is widely traveled and has visited many places in India and abroad including US, UK, and most European countries. He is currently doing research on major forts of India.

Sitaram P. Makena

B. E. Civil Engineering, Andhra University. (1965) 
M. E. Structural Engineering, Andhra University. (1970) 
M. S. C. E. Environmental Engineering, Louisiana State University, U. S. A. (1986) 

Professional Experience: 
Civil Engineer, AP State Government and Central Government, India. 
Lecturer, Andhra University College of Engineering, India. 
Environmental Engineer and Project Manager, Dept. Of Environmental Quality, Mississippi State Government, USA. Retired in 2007 and presently living near Bangalore, India. Age: 78 yrs. Interested in Hindu religion and culture.

Dr. R. G. Nadadur

R. G. Nadadur served as an officer of the Indian Administrative Service. He was borne on the Karnataka Cadre. He served in the Government of Karnataka and, also in the Government of India. After serving for over three decades, in various capacities, he took Voluntary Retirement from Government in 2012. 

Education - He holds a Bachelors and a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Madras, - Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Notre Dame, USA and - Doctorate in Economics from the University of Mysore. 

Dr Nadadur has a wealth of experience in sectors, such as Sustainable Rural Development, Education, Personnel Management and Training, Agriculture and Watershed Development, Space Research and Development After his retirement from Government, Dr Nadadur served as Adjunct Professor for Agriculture and Rural Development in the Institute for Social and Economic Change in Bengaluru. Later, he served as Chief Operating Officer of the Sri Sri Ravishankar Vidya Mandir Trust of the Art of Living Organization, in Bengaluru. Thereafter, he served as Director and Head of the Bengaluru Center of the Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement in Bengaluru, and later as Honorary Secretary in the Chinmaya Mission - Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Bengaluru. Dr. Nadadur is co-Founder and currently President of the Environment Association of Bangalore.

CA. Guru Sowle

​Mr. Guruprasad Sowle is a highly esteemed corporate growth leader, speaker, anchor, and finance professional, holding the prestigious position of Founder and Director of Indo-US Affairs at the Indus International Research Foundation (IIRF). With an illustrious career spanning over 25 years, he has consistently showcased his expertise in finance, process improvement, technology, and investment banking, earning him the reputation of a trusted advisor and mentor for numerous global companies.

Having a strong background in chartered accounting, he has held executive positions in prominent consulting organizations such as PricewaterhouseCoopers and Arthur Andersen. As a seasoned C-Level executive, he has provided invaluable consulting services to a multitude of businesses, making substantial contributions and offering vital guidance to numerous start-ups in navigating the complexities of the ever-evolving business landscape.

Furthermore, with a strong commitment to strengthening the relationship between India and America, he has actively engaged in significant endeavors. His ardent enthusiasm led him to present a comprehensive proposal to the Prime Minister of India during their recent meeting, centered around augmenting Indo-US cooperation and exploring economic prospects. The proposal outlined the establishment of a specialized corridor dedicated to fostering collaboration across diverse sectors. This envisioned corridor aims to facilitate cooperative ventures between small and medium-sized enterprises from both nations, with a particular emphasis on aerospace and defense manufacturing.

Recognizing the vast potential of Indian small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) to thrive in the United States and capitalize on the financial markets, he emerges as a steadfast champion for their cause. Backed by his wealth management acumen and official registration with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), he possesses a distinctive advantage in facilitating enterprises aiming to secure capital and navigate the process of listing on US capital markets.

His profound expertise, visionary leadership, and unwavering commitment to fostering collaboration between India and the United States establish him as an indispensable asset to the business community. Leveraging his extensive knowledge and strategic acumen, he consistently empowers enterprises and individuals to realize their growth ambitions within an interconnected global marketplace. With a remarkable ability to provide profound insights and strategic guidance, he continues to drive transformative outcomes and enable success in an ever-evolving business landscape.

Sanjayaraj Sharma

​Education: B.E. Electronic and communication from Yaroslaval State Technical University, Russia. 

Chairman, Lahan Everest College(Nepal) Coordinator Patanjali Yogpith (Lahan Municipality) Zone Chairperson (Lions Club District 325 F Nepal) 

Age 55 Interested in Sanatan Hindu religion and related social activities. Religious and social practices associated with Hinduism spread into World.

Sri Deepak Metha

Bachelors Degree in Finance and Economics, University of Mumbai. Have traveled extensively in Europe, North and South America for Import and Export of Steel and Metals. Residing in New Jersey, USA for 25 years.Passion for Music and Traveling. Studying The Bhagvad Geeta, Vedanta and Upanishad at Arsha Vidya Gurukulam in Rishikesh and Saylorsburg, USA Spiritual Sadhna including Meditation , Bhakti and Yoga.

Kavya Varma

MSc Aerospace Engg. University of Manchester, UK 
B.Tech Aerospace Engg. Amity University, Noida 

Certification: - Yoga Teachers Training Course RYT 500 hrs Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers Current Work: Freelance Yoga Professional 
Languages: English, Hindi, Malayalam

Dr. Prof. Kamala TN

Dr. Kamala – rendered her service as Director for admissions East Point Group of Institutions and presently a Visiting Faculty to THWS University (University of Applied Sciences) at Germany. She teaches the international students for Management Studies. Dr Kamala has served in the capacity of Program Director – for an international Project Conserve My Planet with Conzerv Systems Pvt Ltd and continued with Schneider Electric India Ltd a Multinational Company. She played a pivotal role in educating the younger generation on saving Energy and the Environment. Dr.Kamala has taught the Management students at Christ University and had been HOD of Commerce and Management at Jyoti Nivas College Bangalore. She also was the Executive Director with startup companies Agricultour and Safe City Angel. She started her career as a teacher at Carmel Convent School, Jayanagar, Bangalore.

Dr. Peeyush Bhadviya

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

Dr. Peeyush Bhadviya is currently working as Senior Assistant Professor, Department of History, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan. He teaches Modern Indian History, Contemporary Indian History, Indian Environmental History and World History. 

He has edited three books, Food Heritage of Rajasthan, Holi: A Cultural Kaleidoscope and Water Heritage of India. More than 20 of his research papers are published in national and international journals and edited books. He is also the editor of the International Journal for Museum Studies and Culture: Objet- d’- Art. 

He did his Ph.D. on the topic A Critical Study of the Revolutionary Movement in Rajasthan from 1885 to 1947 A.D. 

He is the life member of INTACH, Udaipur Chapter and is working for the restoration of tangible and intangible heritage.

Prof. Dr. Ravindra Kulkarni

Ravindra Shripad Kulkarni (Ph.D. Harvard University, 1967, Mathematics), Distinguished Professor, Bhaskaracharya Pratishthan, Pune, (2006-) Emeritus Professor, CUNY, New York (2008-), exChair Professor IIT(Bombay) (2006-2013), exDirectror and Distinguished Professor, HarishChandra Research Institute, Prayagraj, (2001- 2006). During 1967-2000, taught at Johns Hopkins U (Baltimore), Princeton U (NJ), Columbia U (New York), Rutgers U (NJ), Indiana U (Bloomington, Indiana), CUNY (New York). -Visiting Positions at The Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, NJ), U of Bonn (Germany), Technishe U Berlin (Germany), IHES (France), Mittal Leffler Institute (Sweden). -Over 250 lectures at major Mathematics Centers in the US, Europe, China, India, -Over 80 publications in reputed journals in Mathematics. -Guided 10 Ph.D. Students. - Founding President, The Indian Mathematics Consortium (2014-2018), - Ex-President The Ramanujan Mathematical Society (2013-2016), Chief Editor, RMS Lecture Notes Series (2003- 2013), Editor, Journal of RMS (2003-) Founding Member, Present President, and served in various capacities in the Society of Indian Academics in America (1988–). Long-time Interest in Indian Philosophy and Indology: Organiser of a one day event at the Consulate General of India in New York on “Perspectives on Religion and Spirituality” (1992).

Dr. Jadeesha Acharya

BE & ME (Metallurgy), IISc (Bengaluru, India) PhḌ (Metallurgy), University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, USA)

Worked in manufacturing and R&D in automotive industry for about 40 years. Currently retired.

Student of Saṁskṛta, Vedānta and Yoga. Conduct basic Saṁskṛta classes. SamskrtaBharati kāryakartā and teacher, Detroit kendra.

Dr. Vinayak Rajat Bhat

Dr. Vinayak Rajat Bhat has been in the field of teaching and research since 2011. Presently he is working as an Associate Professor in Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS), Chanakya University, Bengaluru. He earned his Ph.D from the Rashtriya Samskrit Sansthan (Present CSU), Sringeri. He was trained under the guidance of the great scholars like Late Prof. R. Devanathan, Prof. B. Mahadevan, IIM Bangalore and Dr. Chandrashekhar Bhat, CSU. Also, he holds his masters in Vyakarana & Phalita Jyotisha. His areas of interest in research are Vyakarana, Arthashastra, Indian health system (Ayurveda) and Itihasas. He can speak 6 languages & can read and write more than 3 scripts. He has assisted Vyoma Linguistic labs in their various projects. He is a Visiting professor at NIT-Calicut and Vyoma Linguistics Labs. He coordinated more than four seminars/training camps and workshops conducted all over India. He has worked as a proof reader in the Research and Publication Department of R.S. Vidyapeetha,Tirupati.

Dr. S. Vasanta kumari

Education: MBBS, Dobs. Rcp(Dublin), MRCOG(Lond) Dip. In Counseling Skills. (Bangalore) Rtd. Gynaecologist.. Dob: 01.07.1953. -Graduated from Stanley medical college, Chennai 1977. -Went to UK in 1978 for post graduation in gynecology and worked till 1994 before settling in Bangalore. India. -Diploma in Psychology counseling in 2010. ARSHA VIDYA STUDIES: I had been a student of vedanta under SWAMI SADATMANANDA SARASWATI (2002 to 2014) -Continuing further studies under various teachers of PUJYA SWAMI DAYANANDA SARASWATI parampara. -Trustee of ARSHA VIDYA KENDRA ,Bangalore. - Currently teaching SRIMAD BHAGAVATAM online twice a week and we are towards the end of 10th CANTO now.

Maria Sarasa

Born in Madrid Spain. Living in Madrid. Education: -Graduate 1979 in Geography & History, Autonoma University, Madrid. -Studies in English, German and French & Spanish. -Vedanta & Sanskrit Studies in The School of Economic Science, UK and Arsha Vidya, India & USA. -Business life in IBM Co. in Spain.