Swamiji began his formal spiritual journey in the early 1970's and became trained to teach meditation and yoga in 1976. He became certified in Ayurveda & Jyotish Astrology, and was recognized as a swami (monk) in 1990. A pioneer in Ayurveda USA, he founded one of the first certification schools, herbal companies, and ayurveda centers. Swamiji wrote two books, Ayurveda Encyclopedia (20,000 copies in print), and the Bhagavad Gita for Modern Times - a unique commentary using real-life examples to explain Krishna's timeless wisdom.
Swamiji has spoken at the White House Commission on Complimentary & Alternative Medicine, John Hopkins University, and internationally. He is now writing children's cartoon adventure books to teach holistic, spiritual, ecological & social issues; & hosts two radio talk shows. He also writes music with uplifting spiritual and holistic lifestyle lyrics and has formed a band to share the joy. His website is http://PeaceAndParadise.com and his ashram is upstate NY. Swamiji offers workshops internationally sharing all these gifts.
"After 35 years of serving, the underlying purpose of life I found is to share joy - divine love - and live as best you can in your paradise." - Swamiji