Born into a traditional Hindu family of Sanskrit scholars in South India he was initiated into Yogic practices at a young age by his Grandfather Padmanabhan Vadhyar, yogic sadhana was part of his childhood life.
He studied Mechanical Engineering in graduate level and worked as an Engineer for some time. Later he turned into the Divine path of Yoga and joined the famous Sivananda Ashram as a voluntary teacher where he spent around 3 years with the Sivananda Organisations. In 2007 he left Sivananda and started teaching Independently.
His classes are well known for their structure and meditative content and he is a master in correcting and adjusting his students into correct postures. He is also well versed in Yogic scriptures such as Pathanjali Yoga Suthras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika etc. Many teachers of yoga around the world goes to him for continuing education.