Vedanta Institute Hyderabad was established under the guidance of A.Parthasarathy, who is the founder of Vedanta Academy, situated in Malavli. Vedanta Academy is a world resource for study, research and dissemination of Vedanta. It offers continual three-year full-time residential courses and youth camps for students as well as corporate seminars and retreats for professionals and businesspersons.
Vedanta Institute Hyderabad is a charitable trust registered in Telangana. It is founded for the purpose of harmonizing the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual aspects of human beings, without any distinction of colour, race or religion. The trust particularly focuses on the young minds, motivating them to work for an ideal, beyond selfish interests. Above all, lead one to the ultimate goal of Self-Realization.
The trust organizes annual public discourses on Vedanta in order to spread the knowledge of life and living for the upliftment of the society. These discourses are conducted by Swami Parthasarathy, Smt. Sunanda Ji (daughter-disciple of Swami Parthasarathy) and Sushila Ji. The discourses are attended by large audiences from a cross section of society. The objectives of the trust are met through donations made to it. All donations are exempt from income tax under section 80G of the income tax act.
Jayashankar Krishnamurthy is a science graduate from the University of Madras and a post graduate in Packaging Technology from Mumbai. He had a distinguished corporate career. Seeking answers to questions pertaining to life and living he pursued a three year full time residential course on Vedanta Philosophy at Vedanta Academy in Malavli, founded by Swami Parthasarathy. He has spent over two decades doing study and research on human behaviour and their response to the world. He is the Executive Trustee of Vedanta Institute Hyderabad.
To help people live a value-based life, he has been conducting sessions on Vedanta since April 2001. He has addressed leading educational institutions and corporate in Hyderabad, Bhimavaram, Guntur, Vishakapatnam and Chennai. He has been an in-house Value Education facilitator, parent counsellor and teacher trainer in Indian Educational School (Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan), Kuwait.
Anandhi Jayashankar is a post graduate in English Literature from University of Madras and a trained teacher and language expert from English and Foreign Languages University. Tuned to the needs of the younger generation, she dedicated herself to teaching in schools for more than a decade. In her teaching career along with English language she was also imparting knowledge of higher values.
She has spent over a decade analysing and understanding the needs of the present generation and how best they can be moulded to think better and live better. This idea has taken the shape of a program called ‘Moulding Young Minds’, for children between the ages of 14 and 17.
As a senior disciple of Swami Parthasarathy, she believes in setting an example and passing on the profound philosophy of the scriptures to students in contemporary thought and language.