Raghu Ananthanarayanan

Steve Brett

Raghu Ananthanarayanan is a behavioural scientist, yoga teacher and author. He has dedicated his life to the study and application of Yoga and Indic traditions to guide the inner transformation of individuals and to shape leadership and culture. He has studied with Yogacharya Krisnamacharya, dialogued with J Krishnamurti, and collaborated with Prof. Pulin K Garg. Using Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra as the guiding light, he has developed an experiential self-learning process through reflective conversations, meditative practices, and dialogues in groups. Raghu holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in engineering from IIT, Madras. His books include, Learning Through Yoga, The Totally Aligned Organization, and Leadership Dharma. He co-founded the Sumedhas Academy of Human Context and Barefoot Academy of Governance with TISS. He is actively engaged with building Ritambhara, a collective for inner transformation, as its chief mentor. He lives in Nilgiris, South India.