Vivek Desai

Instructor and Events Coordinator

Vivek grew up in a family of Baba Muktananda’s devotees. After receiving a PhD in molecular biology from Princeton University, he moved into Shanti Mandir ashram to pursue yoga studies with Sanskrit education full time. He has been teaching yoga philosophy for the past decade and is known for conveying the relevance and practical application of ancient scriptures in our modern lives.

Who Thinks? Who Breathes? Reflections on the Kena Upanishad

To view upcoming workshops on Upanishads, click here.
To view upcoming workshops on Kashmir Shaivism, click here.
To view upcoming workshops on sacred stories, click here.
To find out about Vivek’s upcoming workshops at local yoga studios, call 845-778-1008.

Lecture Tours:
February 2018: Florida

Selected articles:
A Priceless Gift
Yoga in the Gita
The Unknowable! 
The Fish Avatar
Words Make My World
Yoga as Metaphysics
Guru: The Heart of Kashmir Shaivism



May all beings be content.

— Universal Prayer