About us

Arsha Vidya Gurukulam is an institute for the traditional study of Advaita Vedanta, Sanskrit, Yoga, Ayurveda, astrology, and other classical Indian disciplines.
Established in 1986 by Swami Dayananda Saraswati, the Gurukulam is patterned after the ancient gurukulams of India. The Gurukulam offers an opportunity to study the profound spiritual knowledge of the Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Brahmasutras, and other classical Vedic texts in English in the USA.

 

Our Teachers

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Founder; Swami Viditatmananda Saraswati, President; Swami Tattvavidananda Saraswati and Swami Pratyagbodhananda Saraswati, Vice Presidents;

Swami Jnanananda (Dr. Ashok Chhabra) Secretary; Dr. Carol Whitfield (Radha), Assistant Secretary;
Piyush Shah, Treasurer.

MEMBERS: Dr. N. Balasubramaniam, Dr. Pramod Deshmukh, Dr. Kamlesh Gosai, Dr. Sheila Gutrathi, Dr. Arun Puranik, K.K.Davey and Raghu Rao. ASSOCIATE MEMBERS: Dr. Soma Avva, Dr. Ravindra Bathina, Dr. Mahesh Desai, Dr. T. A. Gopal,
Dr. Urmila Gujrathi, Dr. Haren Joshi, Vijay Kapoor, Dr. Prem Khilnani, Sharad Pimplaskar, Dr. V. Prathikanti,
Dr. Bhagabat Sahu, Rakesh Sharma, and Bhagubhai Tailor.