People

SRAC TRUST Members

Sri Bharati Tirtha Veda patashala is run by Sengottai Religious And Charitable Trust (SRACT) . The following members are the trustees

Sri. Gowrishankar

Sri Gowrishankar is an Indian religious administrator, social worker and the chief executive officer and administrator of Sringeri Sharada Peetham. He is credited with expanding the activities of the Sringeri Math into education and social service. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2008, for his contributions to society.

Sri. S. Raman

Sri (Premier) S Raman is the dharmadhikari for Sringeri Sharada Math in Sengottai. He is a second generation entrepreneur based in Shengottai.







Sri. M.Ramachandran

Sri M. Ramachandran is the Managing Trustee of the patashala. He is a businessman who has extensive experience in business and financial management.





Vedic Teachers

Sri. V. Bhoopala Vishnu Vardhan Ghanapaati

Sri. Bhoopala Vishnu Vardhan Ghanapaatigal did his vedarambham in Krishna Yajurvedam under Vidwan Dr.Deepak bhat, sringeri Shaka Peetam, Sharadalayam (Race course, Coimbatore). He completed his Moolantham under Krishna moorty Hegde, Manjakudi (Kumbakonam). He did his Kramantham and Ghanantham in Veda bhavan under the tutelage of Soorya Narayana moorthy ghanapaatigal, Tirupati and Karri Purushottamacharya Ghanapaatigal, Tirupati

Sri. Rohit Kulkarni Ghanapaati

Sri Rohit Kulkarni Ganapatigal studied Shukla Yajur Vedam at Chathurveda vidya ganapathi vedashrama under the tutelage of Sri. Kumaraguru ganapatigal in Athur, near Chennai. He is a young scholar who has completed ganam and has cleared kramant exams at Veda Rakshana Nidhi Trust (VRNT). He also holds a B.A degree in samskritam from Madras Samskrit College.

Sri. Udaya Ganesh
Samskritam Teacher

Sri. Udaya Ganesh is a highly accomplished scholar and is the head of Sri Bharati Tirtha Samskrita Vidyala. He studied Rg veda under Sri. Venkatesha Prasad Ghanapatigal (Kasargod), Vyakarana Shastra under Satyanarayana Shastrigal, Kalady Shankara University and Vedanga Jyotisham under Narayana Nambithiri, Kaimukku mana kodagara, Thrissur.



Caretakers

Sri.Muthuswamy

Sri. Muthuswamy has a wide range of experience with degrees in History from presidency college, chennai, B.Com from Delhi university and Engineering diploma from Murugappa Polytechnic. He worked in Sundaram Fasteners-Padi and is experienced in several planning processes. After retirement he has taught Tirukkural and tamil language for local telugu language students. Most recently, he completed certificate course in astrology and has experience in insurance industry as well.

Smt. Rajalakshmi

Smt. Rajalakshmi (Raji mami) has a completed B.Com degree and worked in a pvt co. in Chennai as accountant for 15 years. She later did freelance insurance work. She is very passionate about cooking and child care and is well versed in home-based natural medicines. She along with her husband Sri. Muthuswamy taught tirukkural and tamil language.





Other Teachers

Thiru. Krishnamurthy Oduvar Murthigal

Thiru. Krishnamurthy Oduvar Murthigal has been trained in a shaiva aadinam. He teaches classes (online and in-person) on Thirumurai / Devaram.

Sri. Mardhu Subhash
Yoga Instructor

Education : Certified yoga instructor under Tirunelveli district yoga federation. Currently doing M.B.A in Yoga for Human Excellence (Stress Management)at Manonmaniam sundaranar University, through distance education.


Smt. Dr. Radha Ramachandran
Education Director

Smt. Dr. Radha Ramachandran manages the vidyartis' education outside of the vedic curriculum. She has expertise in teaching scientific topics to children in an interactive way, through her former position of education outreach director at University of Chicago. She is currently learning Samskritam and Vedanta. She has an engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, a doctoral degree in physics from the University of Chicago and post-doctoral training in education and outreach. She has worked for Hindu University of America.

Sri. Dr. Ram Narendra Narayanan

Dr. Ram Narendra Narayanan is a native of Tirunelveli, TN. Both the paternal and maternal sides of his family have been devoted to the Sringeri matam for many generations. He is currently learning samskritam and vedam. Since 2013 he has been teaching children in various topics pertaining to Sanatana Dharma including Srimad Ramayanam, Srimad Mahabharatham and Sri Shankara Vijayam. He is currently running a class on Sanatana Dharma related topics in Hindi and Tamizh to our patashala kids. He is a practicing neurologist and Assistant Professor of Neurology in the USA.


Other Members

Smt. Dr. Seethalakshmi

Medical Support

Sri. Dr. Hari Venkatesh

MBBS.D.Ortho.,DNB(Ortho) Orthopaedic Surgeon.

Sri. M. Mohan

Technical Support