Indic Studies Faculties  

 Akhilesh Kumar Singh


 Assistant Professor – Ayurveda (School of Sanatan Dharma and Indic Studies)




 Dr Akhilesh Kumar Singh is graduated in Ayurveda and completed his M.D and Ph.D in Kaya Chikitsa (Ayurveda). He has more than six years of academic, clinical and research experience including the most prestigious Senior Research Associateship/Pool Scientist from CSIR, New Delhi. Dr Singh has published more than thirty research papers, presented more than fifteen research papers at International and National level. Under the sponsorship of CSIR and ICMR, he presented research papers in International Conferences held in South Korea and SriLanka. He has &delivered more than fifteen academic lectures including prestigious Academic Staff College, BHU and so far successfully accomplished four research projects. He is registered member of various Professional Bodies including CCIM. His areas of interest are Leech Therapy, Up-gradation of health, Buddhist humanistic healing traditions and integrated model of healing. At present, he is pursuing his research on revival and development of Ayurveda on scientific lines.



 Dr. Navin Dixit


 Assistant Professor (School of Sanatan Dharma and Indic Studies)




 Dr. Navin Dixit is M. A. in Philosophy and awarded Ph. D. on Synthesis of Science and Spirituality from Devi Ahilya University, Indore. He qualified UGC-NET in Philosophy. He is an avid reader and has deep inclination towards Social/Spiritual activities. He has keen interest in attending debate/elocution/special lectures as to enhance knowledge and sharpen the learning process. He has more than ten years of teaching and research experience. He writes his research papers in the quality journals such as Paramarsh-Pune University, Shodha Samaveta-SKRI etc. He actively takes parts in the National Conferences/Seminars/Workshops. He also writes articles/features for coveted magazines viz- Navneet, Kadambini, and Vivek-Jyoti. His areas of interest are Indian Philosophy, Vedanta Philosophy and Science and Spirituality. At present, he is pursuing his research in Sanatana Dharma, Applied Philosophy and Moral and Ethical values.



 Prabhakar Pandey


 Assistant Professor – Alternative Learning (Centre for Alternative Education)




 Prabhakar Pandey has completed his B.Ed. and M. Ed from SLBSRSV, New Delhi and post graduation and graduation from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He got Gold Medal in post graduation. His research interest includes early child education and peace. He is member of many committees during study of PG. He actively took part in various cultural and social activities during his study. He worked as a Project Fellow in ERIC Funded Research Project at NCERT New Delhi. He has taught for more than two years as a TGT and PGT in various schools of Delhi. He has attended and presented papers in various International and National conferences and seminars.



 Dr. Upendra Babu Khatri


 Assistant Professor – Yoga (School of Sanatan Dharma and Indic Studies)




 Dr. Upendra Babu Khatri is MA in Philosophy, MA & Ph.D in Yoga Science. He is Post Graduate Diploma holder in Sanskrit (both Junior and Senior Level) and also has Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga and Naturopathy. He completed his one year Computer Training Course from NCERT, Bhopal. He actively participates in National and International Conferences/Seminars of repute. He has a keen interest in research and academics thereby he is in the process of publishing his research papers. One of his article has already been published in a book. He is actively involved in Teaching and Training of Yoga Programmes/Courses being organized exclusively for foreign teachers/students at different places of India.


He has worked as an Instructor for more than three years at Swami Vivekananda District Yoga Wellness Centre, Arogyadham, Deendayal Research Institute, under MDNIY New Delhi. He accomplished his Four Years-SRF at J.R.D. Tata Foundation for Research in Yoga, Naturopathy and Ayurvedic Sciences (DRI), Chitrakoot, Satna. He has imparted Yoga training and camp in IAF Bangalore, Indian Naval Base, Vizag, SOS Village, and more than hundred health camps in the villages located at remote places.




 Dr. Sham Ganpat Tikhe


 Assistant Professor – Yoga (School of Sanatan Dharma and Indic Studies)




 Dr. Sham Ganpat Tikhe has completed his M.Sc. degree in Applied Yogic Science and Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Education from Bihar Yoga Bharati, Munger, Bihar. He has qualified UGC-NET in Yoga. He has awarded Ph.D. in Yoga for Stress Management from Swami Vivekanada Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bangalore. He has completed Diploma in Yoga Education from Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla. He has completed Yoga- Vedanta course from the Divine Life Society, Sivananda Ashram, Rishikesh. He has more than nine years of academic, clinical and research experience including the most prestigious Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India), New Delhi.


He has published more than forty five research papers in peer reviewed indexed journals with high impact factors. He has also presented more than nine research papers at National and International level. He has conducted a workshop on Hatha Yoga and Kundalini Tantra at Bulgarian Yoga Federation at Bulgaria and delivered a special guest lecture on Yoga for Stress Management in Sofia University, Bulgaria. He has delivered more than nine academic lectures including prestigious National Institute of Naturopathy, Pune, Brahmos Aerospace, New Delhi, Indian Red Cross Society, New Delhi and the Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences, New Delhi. He has completed special training on Basic Neurophysiology in Yoga Research conducted by Indian Council of Medical Research (Govt. of India). At present, he is pursuing his research in a systematic review and meta-analysis of three meditation techniques: Vipassana, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Meditation and Yoga Nidra.