Vivek grew up in a family of Baba Muktananda’s devotees. After receiving his 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.


The Heart is the hub of all sacred places. Go there and roam.

— Bhagavan Nityananda