Linestha Chavan is a disciple of internationally eminent philosopher Swami Parthasarathy. Under Swamiji’s guidance, she has been studying Vedanta, the ancient philosophy of India, for the last 10 years.
Linestha originates from Durban, South Africa. She completed her schooling in South Africa and at the age of 18 went to pursue the study of Vedanta at the Vedanta Academy in India. The Academy is a unique educational institution which conducts a full-time, three year residential courses on Vedanta for students from all over the world. Linestha completed the course and continued her studies at the Academy for a further 4 years while also pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and English.
Linestha returned to South Africa to join the Vedanta Centre South Africa last year. The Vedanta Centre is a non-profit organisation dedicated to serve the community by providing access to quality education on life skills and fundamental values. They work to achieve this by running weekly study classes, retreats, talks and seminars.