New member introduction: shrii Venkat Shrinivas

Ravi msr at COMCO.COM
Mon Apr 24 15:43:24 CDT 2000

Venkat Shrinivas wrote:

> Dear Mr. Jaldhar H. Vyas.
>         My name is Shrinivas, son of Venkataratnam Iyer. I was born in city of
> Madurai, Tamil Nadu in 1969. We moved to Chennai when I was 8 years old.
>         I have a Bachelor degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from
> University of Madras and am currently working as a computer consultant for
> Liberty Mutual Insurance at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA. I am married,
> my wife Abhirami and I live in the town of Lynnfield which is a suburb of
> Boston, Massachusetts.
>         My interest in Advaita Vedanta started when I was a teenager. My father
> who had very poor eyesight often asked me to read religious books for him
> including one on Bhagavad Gita by Chinmayananda.
>         My father's died in 1992, but my interest lingered. I attended discourses
> by A. Parthasarathy in Chennai. Read his books Vedanta Treatise and Srimad
> Bhagavad Gita. (Shri Parthasarathy runs the Vedanta Academy in Malavali
> hills near Bombay).
>         Last year I got involved with an organization called The Philosophy
> Foundation ( This is an American
> organization which draw heavily from the teachings of Sankaracharya. Here I
> had the opportunity to learn from people who had spent decades studying
> Advaita philosophy.
>         The foundation also maintains a great book store and I had the opportunity
> to read The Bhagavad Gita with the commentary of Sri Sankaracharya (Samata
> Books), Vasistha's Yoga (SUNY Press) etc.
>         I would describe my interest in Advaita Vedanta as "Search for Truth(sat),
> Consciousness(cit) and Bliss(ananda)". I hope that the membership in the
> mailing list would help me in this pursuit.
> Thanks and regards,
> Venkat Shrinivas.
> mailto:vsh at
> On Sunday, April 23, 2000 12:59 AM, Jaldhar H. Vyas
> [SMTP:jaldhar at] wrote:
> >
> > You are requested to send a brief introduction about yourself
> > describing your interest in advaita vedanta.  This introduction will
> > be posted to the list. You will added to the list only after this
> > introduction is received.
> >

bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam

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