Teaching From Masters
Prajñādhara is a division of Snehadhara Foundation (SF), a registered non-profit organization based in Bangalore. The twin goals of Prajñādhara are Arts Based Therapy (ABT) Certification and Study of the Mind.
The Study of the Mind series of Prajnadhara propagates the eastern philosophical mind traditions and makes these unique traditions and sciences accessible to people from all walks of life by hosting Teachings from Masters in the field of Indian Mind Traditions and bringing together a Sangha.
We, at Prajnadhara are delighted to inform you about Vidyaloke Talks by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Geshe Tashi Tsering
Abbott of Sera Mey Monastery, appointed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Geshe la has been teaching at the Jamyang Buddhist Centre in London, as well as worldwide. Author of the Foundations of Buddhist Thought series of books, Geshe la also developed that content into courses that are now offered both in campus and on-line.
Arts Based Therapy practitioner, a guide and an educator. Gitanjali ji is the Founder of Snehadhara Foundation and a social entrepreneur and innovator. Snehadhara Foundation is the first of its kind in the country that uses Arts Based Therapy (ABT) as the only methodology to work with children and adults with special needs.
Director of Deer Park Institute. Prashant ji oversees this centre for study and practice of classical Buddhist traditions, under the guidance of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. Prashant ji is the Secretary, Board of Siddhartha’s Intent, India and is an active member of International Network of Engaged Buddhists’ Executive committee.
Writer, author, columnist and journalist. Shoba ji writes about travel, wildlife, nature, food, drink, fashion, art, music, culture, luxury and lifestyle for many publications. Author of four books, Shoba ji has also taught courses at the IIM, and humanities and arts at the IISc Bangalore. Shoba ji has been a trustee of Neev Academy.
Founder of Fireflies and Pipal Tree, a writer and a social activist. Fireflies is an inclusive secular ashram, a place of refuge, introspection, meditation that is open to all spiritual traditions, concerned with personal growth, social engagement, theological renewal and environmental action. Siddharth ji is also the Artistic Director at Fireflies.
Venerable Kabir Saxena
Spiritual Program Coordinator and Teacher at Tushita Meditation Center, and an Oxford scholar. Venerable is the Chairman of Maitreya Project Trust and helped establish the Root Institute for Wisdom Culture and serves as its Managing Trustee after many years as its Director. Teaches Buddhism to Westerners and Indians in India and Nepal.
Abbott of Rato Monastery, appointed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Venerable is the Director of the oldest Tibetan Buddhist center in New York and has edited Dalai Lama’s books. ‘Photos for Rato’, his photo exhibition, toured major cities and raised most funds for Rato Monastery’s construction of new campus and temple.
Vidyaloke, meaning wisdom and light, is one of its pivotal initiatives. It is through teachings, talks, interactions and virtual resources that we provide opportunities to study and also learn from the greatest teachers of our time. Vidyaloke wishes to benefit all, especially India and its youth.