Meet the team

Get to know the Auroveda team

Pariksith Singh, M.D.

Pariksith Singh, M.D. is board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Singh received his medical education in India (All India Institute of Medical Services, New Delhi) and the United States (Mount Sinai Elmhurst Services, Elmhurst, New York). Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Singh relocated to Florida and worked for several years before establishing Access Health Care, LLC in 2001.

more (+) Simultaneously with his medical practice, for which he is widely popular, he is also an accomplished entrepreneur and innovator. He has built up a hugely successful healthcare business in Florida and is now working towards creating a major healthcare IT hub.

However, Pariksith’s interests and talents go beyond medicine and business. He is a prolific poet and writer, writing on subjects as diverse as spirituality, quantum physics, management, politics, philosophy and literature. He follows contemporary events in the US and India with keen interest and is actively engaged in several non-profit ventures to spread an integral culture and way of being across the world through healthcare, education and media.

Partho

Writer and educator, Partho has spent more than twenty five years in the field of education and has done intensive personal research in the philosophy and practice of Integral education and Vedanta. He is one of the leading integral educationists in the country and is associated as mentor and consultant with many integral initiatives in India. He works with schools, universities, educators, teachers and parents.

more (+) Partho also conducts personal growth and spiritual retreats based on Vedanta and Integral Yoga in India, Europe and the United States.

Partho has authored a book on Integral Education and is currently working on his second book on evolutionary spirituality and education.

Dr. Satya Narain Singh

Dr. Satya Narain Singh is a Post Graduate in Political Science, Commerce & Business Management and Hindi literature with a Ph.D. in Social Justice.

more (+) A prominent youth leader & social worker during his university days, Dr. Singh joined state civil services in 1960. During his service, he converted ideas of governance into actual policy wherever he was posted. He kept innovating all his life and gave a series of programs for the benefit of the underprivileged.

He sought his happiness in the happiness of his people. He prescribed a code which sought to place the rule of law above the will of the ruler. He brought systemic changes in the organizations he worked for through his methodical approach.

Dr. Singh is well known for his services in maintaining communal peace and was appreciated both by the public and the government. He was considered a competent, honest and dedicated officer and was widely known as a clean and efficient administrator throughout the career. His contributions towards the betterment of the poor and the downtrodden and the removal of untouchability is unique and unparalleled.

At present, working he is working towards providing maximum relief to laborers working in mining areas and suffering from occupational lung diseases.

Maria Scunziano-Singh, M.D.

A life of service was the calling for Maria. A child of the 60’s, who was awakened at a tender age, and reawakened years after to what would become a reclamation of the truth. Many ‘becomings’ have set Maria on a path to the ‘recoverings’ of what the soul in her has sought — oneness.

more (+) She became a caretaker of her own mother at age 6, and for decades thereafter, an emergency medical technician at 18, a respiratory therapist at 23 and a medical doctor at 32. A monumental transformative move in her life manifested through the study of macrobiotics. This was a tremendous inspiration for Maria who moved deeply into this understanding of true health without any boundaries or constraints that seemed to be ever-present in all that she had experienced and was taught via ‘standard’ methods.

The teachings and practices of ‘conventional’ medicine had many conflicts that she was awakened to, and it was through masterful teachings from ancient cultures that she was led to a more complete and purer expression of what it meant to be a doctor.

Desiring to spread the message of truth in health, she attained a diploma in naturopathy to become a naturopathic medical doctor at 38. An owner of a health food store would be another coming,

Owning a health food store would be another opening along with developing and managing a beautiful community garden that helps educate and nourish hundreds of people. She had helped cultivate an elementary school garden having enlisted educators to participate in a project that now serves as a model for other schools to emulate. Maria and her husband co-own a very successful medical practice in Tampa Bay, Florida, that employs nearly one thousand people across several counties. She delivers lectures twice monthly at her practice on health topics for patients, staff and the community and writes extensively on prevention and management of disease using integral healing methodology.

Maria has recently founded an integral wellness center that is presently under construction and will soon open for all to be a part of this journey to complete healthfulness. She is also currently working on a book on awakening to ‘true wholeness’ in health.

Together with her husband, Maria is devoted to a life of teaching and living a complete and undivided truth for all members of this planet.

Dr. Vibha

Vibha is a consultant Gynecologist & Obstetrician at the CK Birla Hospitals, RBH, Jaipur. She has done her MBBS and MS at SMS Medical College, Jaipur. Currently she is working at the CK Birla Hospitals, RBH, Jaipur.

more (+) Dr Vibha is a dedicated healer and tries to instill her vigor and optimism in her patients and encourages them to grow towards their highest potential. She has a Tremendous passion for learning and is deeply committed to excellentce in her life and work. Her deepest aspiration and mission is to raise the health standards of Indian women and she continues to work towards this end tirelessly.

Vibha is also an intense spiritual seeker and is involved with Sri Aurobindo and the Mother’s integral Yoga.

Dr. Manjusri Vennamaneni

Manjusri Vennamaneni, MD, is Chief Medical Director and Chief Quality Director for Access Health Care. She is a dedicated healer, an administrator and a leader.

more (+) Manju Sri received her medical degree from Kakatiya Medical College in Warangal, India, in 1991 and immigrated to the United States in 2000. After passing the USMLE examination, she successfully completed an internal medicine internship and residency at the University of Pittsburgh.

She was instrumental in initiating Auroveda Integral Foundation in India and Integral Learning Center in USA with her own funds. Dedicated to the cause of Auroveda, she has been a tireless fund-raiser and enthusiast for serving Sanatana Dharma.

Recently, she received the prestigious Martin Block Award sponsored by RISE association that recognizes clinicians working in government healthcare programs for excellence and innovation. RISE association is a Resource Initiative & Society for Education national association dedicated to supporting health plans, providers and organizations involved in healthcare reform movement.

Geetanjali

Geetanjali has been working intensively in the field of integral and transformational learning since 2004. Since 2008, she has been deeply involved in working with teachers and developing integral curricula and pedagogies. She also works closely with parents and children of all age groups to facilitate integral learning and growing.

more (+) At present, Geetanjali is mentoring integral and conscious processes of learning in various schools across India. Geetanjali is also working towards developing effective integral pedagogies for underprivileged children.

Geetanjali is deeply involved in the work of consciousness and inner growth and has been practicing Sri Aurobindo’s Integral Yoga for several years. Her work in education reflects her ongoing pursuit of human excellence and her passion for inner growth.
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