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Aparna Dange

Aparna Dange comes from a background in teaching before she joined Animal Angels. She is the programs head for Animal Angels Foundation and works with a team of 15 Therapy dogs. She manages the therapy dogs programs for people with various disabilities and needs. A Therapy pet owner herself, she also evaluates potential therapy dogs for the team and helps Pet Parents understand how to work with their pets to harness their healing abilities. She also conducts various workshops on Introduction to Animal Therapy and Therapeutic Benefits of Animals.

Aditya Gait (Dr.)

Brahmachari Dr. Aditya Gait has dedicated his life to sharing the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. Author of the bestselling classic "Autobiography of a Yogi" of yoga, meditation, health and other aspects of living a spiritually fulfilled life. He is the Director/Trustee of Ananda Sangha, Pune. He is a certified Yoga and Meditation teacher. He has experience of 10 years of teaching in Europe, India, US and Singapore. He is an art enthusiast. He also has done many corporate workshops on leadership, stress management with companies like Tata, Infosys, etc. His interest lies in scientifically explaining the benefits of yoga and meditation.

Archana Pai Kulkarni

Archana Pai Kulkarni was the Executive Editor of New Woman magazine for 17 years. Currently, she is Books Editor at SheThePeople.TV. She is also an independent content editor and voiceover artist and was Consulting Editor at Fitgenie. Archana is a certified Yoga Teacher and a practitioner of Sudarshan Kriya, Sahaj Samadhi, and Natural Living. She has completed a basic theatre workshop at ‘Rangapeeth’ and done a cameo in a Bollywood film. She writes fiction, poetry and opinion pieces, and conducts Creative Writing workshops and is currently working on her novel and translating a book.

Aruna Vora

It was 1971 when Aruna Vora first met Osho. ,Aruna was one of the many rebellious youngsters who gathered around the young Acharya. Aruna finally joined the Pune Rajneesh Ashram in 1978. And she was entrusted with the important responsibility of feeding thousands of devotees. In 1981 she went to Oregon, USA and became part of the great experiment of Bhagwan Rajneesh in creating Rajneeshpuram, a commune of New Man. Now Aruna,at the age of 73, lives in Pune and shares Osho’s vision through tarot reading and teaching.


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Bharat Bhushan (Dr.)

Dr. Bharat Bhushan is a Professor and Dean at YASHADA, Pune with a PhD in Ornithology. Author of hybrid genres of spiritual matters including ancient legends, the geography in mythology and the aspect of deities before formal religion. He published books that include Katha Panduranga, Birds of Ramayana and Kailasa Kora: Mysteries of the Ancients. Has taught about the geography of the puranas and about comparative film-making processes of mythology and ancient legends of India.

Sister Brahmakumari Neeraja

Sister Brahmakumari Neeraja is a proficient Rajayoga teacher at Mumbai. She conducts value education programmes for teachers and students. She has conducted several sessions across the country in renowned corporates such as TCS, Sony-TV, E-Serve, Larsen & Toubro, Reliance Energy, Resort Hotel and Retreat Hotel, Indian Naval Service, Army, Air Force, Rotary Club, etc. She has been instrumental in imparting knowledge to small screen actors and others in varied walks of life. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Science, a diploma in Computer Science & Applications, and has an MBA in Self-Management & Crisis Management to her credit.


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Gauri Joshi (Dr.)

Dr Gauri is perhaps the only spiritual healer who is also a practicing ENT Surgeon. With her MBBS degree from the Pravara Medical College and her ENT specialization from B J Medical College, Dr Gauri has a strong background in medical research at the Chest Research Foundation in Pune. She is also a Reiki Grandmaster. As a medical Yoga expert of the Iyengar Institute, she has developed her own RambaanKriya. She is a JyotishPandit and has also learned Vaastushastra and developed Vaastu-Reiki an extremely powerful remedy for structural faults. She is a renowned Tarot Reader and Trainer.

Gian Kumar

Born in Burma to a religious Hindu family, Gian kumar’s life began as a paradox. Being a thinker, the inherent confusion and dogmas underlying religion drove him further away from his former beliefs towards the subject of spiritualism. He is grateful for this journey filled with opportunities to learn about 'who am I, what is my purpose in life and is god an illusion' and hopes to impart as much of his experiential learning to his readers through his six published books. He lives with his family in New Delhi and also in his spiritual home in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.


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Hema Myer Sood

Hema Myer Sood released her first book at 29. The Eternal Ocean of Brahma depicts the wisdom of the Bhagavad Geetha imbibed through intuitive perceptions of the waves of the ocean. She received notable reviews and was compared to Newton and Archimedes for her unprecedented perceptions. Two decades later, The Karmic City trilogy was released in the genre of New Age Philosophy. Karmic Cords is a poignant narrative of the author’s personal loss of her only sibling. Her foray into historical fiction interwoven with New Age Philosophy created a unique thriller - The Crown of Tijara which will be released in 2020.


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Jan Graveson

Jan Graveson is a highly dedicated and vastly accomplished performer from Durham. Having excelled as an actress in TV, film and musical theatre she’s graced stages worldwide from London’s West End to Broadway. Jan now resides in Mumbai where she mentors people of all levels and ages. Through unique and innovative ways Jan embodies and promotes skills and empowerment of self through various creative performing arts and healing processes through the arts of musical theatre, acting, singing and dance. She feels truly grateful to understand this natural system and puts it down to her keen musical ability and empathic nature.

John Dayal (Dr.)

Dr John Dayal, is one of India’s foremost voices on human rights, and religious freedom. A researcher, writer and documentary film maker, he has a long record of investigating and producing substantive and influential documentation on targeted violence against religious minorities, Dalits and Tribals. He has been a member of several governmental and academic bodies, including the National Integration Council. He was Co-founder/Secretary General of the All India Christian Council, National President of the All India Catholic Union. His works include For Reasons of State – Delhi under the Emergency, Educating India – Critiquing the Modi Government’s Education Policy and others.

Jagdish

Before being attracted to Osho’s provocative views, Jagdish was a successful freelance cartoonist and photo journalist. He was introduced to Osho’s views In 1979. And soon he took Sanyasinitiation by Bhagwan Rajneesh in Pune Ashram and became Swami Jagdish Bharti. Jagdish continued his freelancing with various periodicals and also contributed in Ashram publication department as graphic designer. Later Swami Jagdish restored and published a few of Osho’s rare books for research and references. In 2016 Swami Jagdish wrote, produced and released a feature film on Osho’s life titled ‘Rebellious Flower’ and he is now working on a sequel of his last film titled ‘Rajneesh’.


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Krishna Iyer

Krishna Iyer is a fusioneer of consciousness, technology business. He facilitates spiritual retreats on behalf of Tej Gyan Foundation globally spreading the teachings of Sirshree, its founder. A chartered accountant by education, Krishna is a director in technology and companies in India and US having held executive positions in the past. He has conducted trainings and retreats for a wide range of audience from top executives of Indian companies to engineers at Microsoft Seattle to Officers of the Indian Army and students at IIT. He has translated several spiritual books and is passionate about spirituality in daily life.

Kuhoo Gupta

Kuhoo Gupta, founder of THE K JUNCTION that works towards raising consciousness of the youth and parents through mindful parenting, personal growth & spiritual transformation. 2 time published author, blogger, spiritual healer & an early childhood educator, she is trained in various energy healing modalities like Reiki, Crystal Therapy and others. She published a Hindi poetry compilation titled Zindagi Ke Martbaan Se & co-authored Chicken Soup series title. She conducts workshops, corporate sessions and counselling sessions on the topics of spiritual parenting, early learning, chakra healing, music & more. She writes for publications like Times of India, Indian Today, Indian Express, ADC Mumbai, Free Press Journal, Entrepreneur.com, YourStory.com, FirstCry, etc.


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Milind Kelkar

Having worked extensively for 32 years across India as an Engineer in India’s Energy Sector, Milind Kelkar left the job in 2017 to concentrate on Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Social Service Missions. He is a Happiness Program trainer of the Art of Living Foundation for the last 10 years and also has translated Sri Sri’s knowledge from English to Marathi. Other than Service and Spirituality, his interests lie in reading, music and Nature photography.

Mickey Mehta (Dr.)

The visionary Dr. Mickey Mehta believes in connecting with 7 billion hearts and make wellness religion no. 1. His mission is to have a disease free world and aims to start a wellness revolution for human evolution. He has been awarded as Health and Wellness Icon of India by Economic Times and is one of the Worlds Top 100 impactful Wellness leaders. He was awarded the Wellness Pioneer Award at 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐆𝐥𝐨𝐛𝐚𝐥 𝐒𝐩𝐚 - 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐅𝐢𝐭 & 𝐅𝐚𝐛 𝐒𝐡𝐨𝐰 and by the Rotary Club of India in its centenary year for highest contributions in the world of Health & Wellness.

Maya Dwajan

Maya Dwajan is a dynamic personality who has been empowering many lives since last 14 years and is a Life Coach, and Intuitive Healer to bring about transformation in her clients. She is a certified Trainer and Practitioner in many modalities involving Mind Body dynamics, Yoga, Hasta Mudras, Reiki Grand Master, Meridian Acupressure and Hypnotherapist and Past Life Regression Therapist, Emotional Freedom Technique. And is also backed with a Master’s Degree in Nutrition. She works the balanced approach of Science and Spirituality and has been able to facilitate Change and Transformation in an positive, everlasting & sustainable manner.

Meeran Borwankar (Dr.)

Dr. Meeran Borwankar held various positions in service including Director General, Bureau of Police Research and Development, Director General National Crime Records Bureau, Chief of Maharashtra Prison Department, Commissioner of Police Pune, Chief of Crime Branch Mumbai, Deputy Commissioner of Police Mumbai. First woman District Police Chief in Maharashtra. Dr. Borwankar received Doctorate in 'Organizational Management’. She is a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow. Decorated with President' police medal, she is recipient of many awards. Dr. Borwankar specializes in Investigation of crime/financial crime, Law & Governance, Research & Gender. Author of ‘Leaves of Life’ and ‘Inspector Chougule’, she writes extensively for national and international journals.

Manjiree Gokhale (Dr.)

Dr. Manjiree Gokhale is the founder/trustee of Saunvad Centre for Music and Healing. She has over 20 years of experience in healing. She was awarded Fellowship from Govt of India in Music for Applied Yoga and Ayurveda for Voice Culture. A Senior facilitator and trainer healing modalities - Past Life Regression Therapy, Family Constellation, Sound and Mantra Therapy, Rebirthing Breathwork, Reiki and Yoga Therapy, Acupuncture among many others. She has Authored books like ‘Voice Tantra Yoga Mantra’ - book on Yoga for Voice Culture and ‘Jaati Smaran Smruti ParishuddhiYog’- book on Past Life Regression.

Mrunal Pawar

Mrunal Pawar is Director, Sakal Media group
She is a Kathak dancer, disciple of Iyengar school of yoga and Dance movement therapist.















Manjiri Prabhu (Dr.)

Dr. Manjiri Prabhu, fondly labelled as the 'Desi Agatha Christie' is an international author of 15 books, a short-filmmaker and Founder and Director of the Pune International Literary Festival. Manjiri believes that everything happens for a reason. She also believes in Soul Connections and Twin Flames and messages from the Universe and that people come into your life for a reason. Being an avid dog and cat lover, she feels that there is a lot to learn from the animal kingdom. Meta-physical experiences related to auras, energies, crystals, planets, past-life connections and others, all make sense to her and she feels that an understanding of them is essential to complete the real, scientific meaning of existence. Spirituality for her is an unfailing companion on your journey of life and once you are aware of it, you are never lonely nor lost.


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Nithya Rajendran

Nithya Rajendran is an Indian Classical Music Vocalist and founder of Music Vruksh, a venture that aims to demystify Indian Classical music and make it accessible to everyone for its aesthetic, spiritual and transformative potential. Nithya has over 30 years musical training behind her and is an accomplished professional vocal performer of both the Hindustani and Carnatic forms of music. She is an empanelled artist with ALL INDIA RADIO, and has performed in forums such as The World Vegetarian Congress, Shanmukhananda Fine Arts, The Chembur Fine Arts Society, St. Xaviers festival, SoBo fest and others.

Nancy Katya

Nancy Katyal is the Lead Executive Presence Coach & Corporate Trainer at ‘The Perfect YOU’. Through her training programs and coaching, she has been a guide to many esteemed corporate offices, Fortune 500 companies, Celebrities and CEO's and has facilitated a number of successful sessions, grabbing a wealth of praise in newspapers and magazines. She was recently featured in FORBES magazine for her work. She is a LIMCA Book of World Records Holder for a unique workshop that she led to action. She is a recipient of the "51 most influential women of the year award" by Brij bhumi foundation.


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Rishabh Gokhale

Rishabh Gokhale has 2 Diplomas in Audio Engineering and owns a Media Production House. He is a Freelance Music Composer and a Video Editor. He has been working in the field of Yoga and Spiritualism from the age of 17 as Sound healer, Voice trainer and 2nd degree Reiki Channel. He is a visiting faculty at Symbiosis - Media and Journalism and has with worked with ABP News as a Media Administrator for 10 years. His hobbies include Trekking, Offbeat travel, Creating Acapella Songs and Videos.

Reyaz Ahmad

Reyaz Ahmad is an independent researcher, writer and political commentator. He is based in Delhi. He has a Master degree in History and a P.G. Diploma in Dalit and Minority studies. He has also studied Journalism at Jamia Millia Islamia. He also writes columns for different news papers and websites.

R. S. Bhogal (Prof.)

Author of seven books, Prof. R. S. Bhogal is a Joint Dir. Research, Kaivalyadhama SMYM Samiti, Lonavla. He is the Head Assistant Director Research, at the Scientific Research Department of Kaivalyadhama. And is Formerly, Principal of Govardhandas Seksaria College of Yoga & C.S. His key achievements include Shivram Apte Sanskrit Prize at Graduation level, Bharat Jyoti Award. He has published about 60 research articles and 60 other scientific articles. He has also visited aboard for holding lectures, conferences and Yoga workshops.

Rajiv Mehrotra

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Renu Mahtani (Dr.)

Dr. Renu Mahtani is the founder of Param Health Clinic & Param Yoga. Her professional focus revolves around autoimmune disease remedy with vitamin D and magnesium, Holistic Health Physician for Chronic Diseases with Detoxification techniques, bio-oxidative therapies, customized breath therapy, Pain management with adapted yogasanas for present time lifestyle and posture alignment techniques. Author of Power Pranayam - Discover the Healing Potentials of your breaths and Power of Posture - Mindful Alignment for a Pain-free Life.


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Sujata Vaidya

Author of “Heart and Health like Never Before", Sujata Vaidya is a Researcher, Teacher, Guide of Holistic, Integrative healthcare. She has a PhD in Biofield energies/science. She is a Seeker of Science behind Spirituality, a Promoter of Unseen World of Energy Dynamics and a Omega Council member".

Mr. Seshadri Chari

Mr. Seshadri Chari was the editor of English weekly ORGANISER for 12 years. A Consultant on Governance to United Nations (UNDP). A commentator on foreign policy, strategic and security matters, he was formerly Convenor of BJP Foreign Policy Cell. He is presently Member, Governing Council, Research & Information System (RIS) Member, Planning and Monitoring Committee of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Secretary General, Forum for Integrated national Security (FINS), Research Director, Chronicle Society of India for Education and Academic research (CSIEAR).

Suhasini Kirloskar

Suhasini Kirloskar is an entrepreneur and co-founder, MarketAxis Consulting, which provides Strategic Marketing, services and training to B2B brands. Prior to this, she was Chief of Marketing at an IT company, and with UK Trade & Investment as Director, British Trade Office, Pune. Suhasini has an MBA from NMIMS, Mumbai. She is a prolific writer, speaker and trainer on marketing. Suhasini was awarded one of the 100 'Most Influential Marketing Technology Leaders' at the World Marketing Congress, 2015. Suhasini is an abstract artist and author of the first ever story to unfold entirely as Facebook posts - 'It's Complicated'.

Shubhrangshu Roy

Shubhrangshu Roy is a Storyteller. He the author of Zara’s Witness, a philosophical fantasy, launched in March 2019. His second work, a collection of poems inspired by ancient and secret Indic wisdom, is awaiting publication. Shubhrangshu is currently working on his second novel, a contemporary social drama. He was founding editor of Financial Chronicle, which until recently was India’s youngest business daily. Prior to launching Financial Chronicle, he spent 20 years as a journalist with various Indian broadsheet publications, 12 of which were spent at the Times Group, primarily in senior editorial functions at The Economic Times.

Sanjukta Barik

Sanjukta Barik is a Mumbai based contemporary artist, committed to the cause of fight against Cancer. Communicating with the world is the underlying theme of Sanjukta’s creations. Her works inhabit the ambiguous line between abstraction and representation and aims to inspire humanity to return to nature. The artist has devoted herself to art since past 27 years and successfully showcased in 45 shows, all over the world. Sanjukta is also guided by the Divine forces and portrays Lord Ganesha and Shakti on her canvas. She has showcased her works at the World Art Dubai, Khajuraho Art Festival, Annual Life Member Show at Artist Centre, Mumbai, and India Art Festival.

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Ma Suchira Prem

Ma Suchira Prem was born to a liberal Christian family. She studied Beauty therapy. Later migrated to Melbourne and started a beauty salon. After some time of having created a life with all she could need practically, there was a feeling of not being happy. She started looking for an alternative way to attain inner happiness. This search got her to Pune, India in 1993 where she studied Osho Tibetan pulsing healing with Sw Shantam Dheeraj. About Osho she feels – ‘One cannot explain or even understand what it is when one meets one’s Master…it is beyond logic.’

Sonia Prabhu (Advocate)

Advocate Sonia Prabhu is active in a social cause for the development of the society. In the field of 'Children with Special Needs', she believes that parents are the spiritual connect for the child's development


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Tapan Singhel

Tapan Singhel is one of the founding members of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance. As its MD & CEO, Tapan has built the organisation to where it is today with over 7 crore customers and a wide distribution network spanning across more than 2,000 locations across the country. Under his aegis, the company has been recognised as one of the best in Asia. He has been honoured as the ‘Personality of the Year’ at 2019, and the ‘Most Promising Business Leader’ of Asia at The Economic Times Global Business Summit 2018. And won ‘CEO of the Year’ honour at the prestigious 3rd Annual Insurance India Summit & Awards 2018.


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Uday Pendse

Uday Pendse, Delhi born and is a drop out from the usual college learning B,Sc - to learn Yoga at Kaivalyadham, Lonavla in 1974 and did their Diploma in Yoga Education. Having done Diploma in Yoga , made Yoga as his full time profession, for the past 43 years. Has been as Guest Faculty of Tata Management Trg Centre, SCMHRD, SCMLD, IRICEN, Muktangana De-adictionCenter, Auditor for Ayush- level 1 and 2 Examination for Yoga Teachers. He has researched on Mechanical Backache, Epilepsy- Uppsala University Sweden.

Umesh Pherwani

Umesh Pherwani is a Mind Expert and NLP trainer. He has conducted workshops and trained over 60000 people from all walks. He is also an Actor, Model, Travel influencer, Blogger, Stand up Comedian, Emcee and Fitness enthusiast. Umesh won the Grasim Mr India Mr Popular award. He has acted in many television shows and is a columnist with ‘The Afternoon Voice’ Newspaper and ‘The Mariners Quest’. He has completed his Masters in Psychology and has authored two books titled ‘Are you out of your mind’ and ‘The Mind Switch’. Umesh has also emceed and hosted over 1100 shows and Award ceremonies internationally.


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Vishnu Manohar

Vishnu Manohar is an Indian chef, entrepreneur, cookery booked writer and a restaurateur. Working as Executive Chef for the Manover Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. the famous city lad with Bachelor of Fine Arts turned into an entrepreneur. He is a regular columnist for Mumbai Sakal, Tarun Bharat, Lokmat Samachar and other leading newspapers. He was a recipient of prestigious ‘Sarathi’ award in 2017. Vishnuji is a celebrity popular chef and has been part of many cookery competitions as a judge. He has oraganized numerous large events to his credits and has operations in India as well as in abroad.

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Vinod Chaugule

Vinod Chaugule stood First in his University MD examination and then was on the teaching faculty of B.J.Medical College, Pune. Thereafter he headed the department of Psychiatry at KEM Hospital. He has specialized in Neuromodulation therapies and led a department rated by the Royal College as one of the best in UK. He has also specialized in Recovery model of care in Mental Health. His current interests are developing Emotional intelligence, Resilience, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction programs and Positive Psychology. He is engaged in research in various areas of research in Psychiatry, guiding PG students for MD and also his faculty colleagues.

Vivek

Vivek is a London Business School MBA who forayed into the movie production business after spending time in Automotive and Retail businesses. Actively promoting and marketing Cricket and Motorsport JK Tyre. He has produced International Cinema alongside Bollywood with an English language film target at a global audience, and his passion project WEEKEND which is a beautiful new age young romance. He is also producing very high TVCs for JK Tyre, Future Group, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance, etc. He has been on delegations of Indian Producers to various countries. He serves permanently on the jury of many film festivals.


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