About Us

"Applied Vedanta Institute is a platform for the research, dissemination and application of Vedanta scriptures for success in the modern context. The Institute welcomes anyone who would like to contribute to this broad yet deep endeavour. Vedanta scriptures encompass the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads and related bodies of knowledge and wisdom"

About the founder

Sampath Iyengar is the founder of Applied Vedanta Institute a platform dedicated to transmitting Vedanta insights for modern relevance. He is a private investor and mentor focused on Innovation and Impact. Sampath has had an extra-ordinary career in terms of variety and challenges and has been an effective change agent. He has worn many hats – technical, entrepreneur, Global CEO, Investor, Advisor, Mentor - and has lived in different parts of the world. His journey with the Vedanta began in earnest from 2008 when he was associated with the Chinmaya mission while living in Princeton. Over the years, he has continued to apply the teachings of the Vedanta and for this treasure, he is grateful to his gurus from several sampradayas.