Having experienced much of what the world has to offer, from studying at the Ivy School of Business to traveling to almost fifty countries, Shri Vivek still sought more. Tired of the inconsistent peace associated with extrovert pursuits, he decided to turn his journey within.
In 2005, Shri Vivek was accepted to the intensive residential Vedanta Course at Chinmaya Mission’s Sandeepany Sadhanalaya in India. There he studied and lived under the guidance of Pujya Swami Tejomayananda for over two years!
Discovering that the only purpose of life is to be infinitely, constantly and unconditionally happy, Shri Vivek continues to explore this purpose by sharing the same with others.
Through his inspiring, innovative and insightful style, Shri Vivek makes Vedanta relevant, relatable and reachable. Intrigued that a young-adult born and raised in Canada would walk such an untraveled path, an array of community groups, academic forums, professional associations, medical departments and religious organizations around the world (i.e. The Office of the Pentagon in Washington, Regional Mental Health Care Hospital in London, etc.) have invited Shri Vivek to share his wisdom on Life and Living.
Amidst all his efforts, Pujya Swami Tejomayananda has continuously blessed Shri Vivek with greater responsibilities: in 2008 as the Resident Acharya of Chinmaya Mission Niagara, in 2011 as the Deputy Director of Chinmaya Yuva Kendra West and in 2013 as the Visiting Acharya of Chinmaya Mission Pittsburgh