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Ancient wisdom +

Modern teaching

The Programs of Brahmavidya Foundation have a special emphasis on ensuring true relevance, create maximum value and engage people of all ages across continents

A luminary origin

The BrahmaVidya Foundation was established in 2005 under the auspices of His Holiness Sri Sri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswati Shankaracharya Swamigal of the ancient and historic Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham, with Sri Karthik Guruji as the Founder & Resident Acharya to impart traditional teaching of our scriptures in contemporary form.


Since inception, Sri Guruji has been conducting systematic teaching of our Shastras in 3 languages (English, Kannada and Tamil) to all seekers and aspirants. The mission that started in 2005 has continued to grow to meet more needs of the community we serve, and by the Grace of God and Acharya we have continued to make significant strides.  The programs delivered by the Brahmavidya Foundation have a laser sharp focus to bring out true import and purport of the ancient wisdom of the Seers with the goal of ensuing the shared and collective wellbeing of the community

Resident Acharya - Sri Karthik Guruji 

Sri Karthik Guruji, resident Acharya of Brahma Vidya Foundation, represents a unique blend of the traditional and the contemporary. A resident of Bangalore and an Engineer by qualification, he has had the good fortune of having undergone traditional training of the Vedas from an early age and in-depth study of Vedanta Shastras for over 3 decades under Swami Parmarthananda-ji, Swami Omkarananda-ji & Mahamahopadyaya Dr. Subraya Sharma-ji.

Having got the blessings from his Acharyās, he has been teaching the Vedic Wisdom and Vedanta Shastras consisting Upanishads & Srimad Bhagavad Gita since 2005.


Sri Guruji is a seasoned industry leader who combines a track record of excellence in corporate leadership with decades of teaching the assimilated and internalized Vedic and Vedantic Wisdom since his early years. A truly global person, Sri Guruji has built relationships with people and communities across the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia to design and deliver digital-first programs focused on delivering mental health and wellbeing


Sri Karthik Guruji's unique contribution is in presenting the “The Timeless Wisdom for Eternal Happiness” in contemporary form, which could be easily understood and adapted by people in their daily lives.

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Blend of ancient wisdom & global corporate leadership expertise

Sri Karthik Guruji has held senior management positions working with top multinational companies in the United States, and numerous countries in Europe and Asia for over two decades. This gave him an opportunity to interact with people all over the globe, during which he could validate the universal truth that all people are in pursuit of the same universal goal of peace and everlasting happiness, through their approach, lifestyles and customs could vary.  This further invigorated his thought of sharing the knowledge obtained from traditional teachers of Vedanta (who had demystified the path to everlasting happiness) to the public at large. His present focus is to take the wisdom of Holistic Life & Beyond… the path to Eternal Happiness in a systematic and structured way to people all over the globe.

The programs delivered by the Brahmavidya Foundation have a laser sharp focus to bring out true import and purport of the ancient wisdom of the Seers with the goal of ensuing the shared and collective wellbeing of the community.

Years of dedication and growth

2005 - 2010 Inception

  • Brahmavidya Founded and started scriptural teachings

  • Vedic way of life and various aspects of Sanathana Dharma

  • Devata Stotras

  • Stotras composed by Sri Adi Shankara – chanting and meaning sessions

  • Sandhyavandanam: Training on Practical as well as correct chanting of Mantras.

2010 - 2020 Growth

  • Introduction to Bhagavad Gita

  • Bhagavad Gita detailed meaning sessions in Kannada all chapters

  • Annual Shankara Jayanti celebrations

  • Lectures on Mahima of Lord Subrahmanya

  • Lectures on the Path of Gnana for Eternal Peace and Happiness

2020+ Transformation

  • Webinar on Timeless wisdom for Eternal Happiness

  • Multiple sessions on Sanathana Dharma and the significance/meanings of Mantras used in our daily activities.

  • Shankarajayanti Celebrations 2020

  • Sandhyavandanam: practical as well as detailed word-by-word meaning sessions for all mantras.

  • Shankarajayanti Celebrations 2021 & Launch of ShaankaraSamvatsaraVaibhavam Program 21-22

  • Bhagavad Gita Meaning & Learning sessions for Shaankara Samskruta Pathashala, Tirupathi and Brahmavidya students

  • Taittiriya Upanishad Meaning sessions

  • Gita 2022 Online Web-based Global Gita Course

  • ShankaraJayanti Celebrations 2022 & Poorti Function marking the completion of  ShaankaraSamvatsaraVaibhavam Program2021-2022

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