Anuradha, is presently the Outreach Coordinator for the Indian Knowledge Systems Division of the Ministry of Education, at AICTE, New Delhi, and a Faculty at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences as well as a Member of the Rekhi Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.
She teaches Sanskrit and Heritage, Indian Psychology, French and History of Science and Technology in Ancient India. After graduating from the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education, she went on to get her Ph.D in Sanskrit on Vedic Psychology from Pondicherry University and was awarded the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship of the EU for an M.Litt in Crossways in European Humanities.
She received a UN related Scholarship for a course on Human Rights at the Summer University of Human Rights, Geneva.
She worked on the Indian Concepts of Happiness as a Fellow at the Development Foundation, Bangalore, and established the Centre for Indian Psychology, Jain University, Bangalore, which sought to establish an alternative paradigm for psychology based on the Indic worldview. She is also an online instructor for YogaAnytime.com and NPTEL as a resource person for teaching Spoken Sanskrit, Yoga Psychology and about the transformative power of mantras.
In 2020 and 2021, Dr. Vinayachandra and she have organised the first ever online month long Global Festivals of Yoga starting on the International Yoga Day, with Indica Yoga, which hosted over 200 Yoga teachers, practitioners, researchers etc worldwide reaching out to over 50 countries.
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Co-edited a book titled ‘Perspectives on Indian Psychology’ and co-authored another titled ‘Happiness – Indian Perspectives’. In 2019, she received the Excellent Young Teacher’s Award at IIT Kharagpur.