Today’s guest is Dr. Christopher Hareesh Wallis. Hareesh was introduced to Indian spirituality at the age of six and initiated into the practice of meditation and yoga at sixteen. He holds advanced degrees in Sanskrit and Classical Indian Religions as well as a Doctorate in the traditions Tantrik Shaivism from U.C. Berkeley.
Hareesh also received traditional education at yoga āshrams in upstate New York and India in meditation, kirtan, mantra-science, asana, karma-yoga, and more. He currently teaches meditation, yoga darshana (philosophy), Sanskrit, chanting, and offers spiritual counseling.
Hareesh is also the Founder and Head Faculty of The Mattamayura Institute, and authored the book Tantra Illuminated: The Philosophy, History, and Practice of a Timeless Tradition.
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