Ravi Ravindra was born and partly educated in India before moving to Canada. He was a Member of the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton in 1977 in the School of Natural Sciences, and a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study at Shimla in 1978 and 1998. He was the founding Director of the Threshold Award for Integrative Studies (1978-80), and pilot Professor of Science and Spirituality at the California Institute of Integral Studies in 1989. At present Ravindra is the Professor and Chair of Comparative Religion, Professor of International Development Studies and Adjunct Professor of Physics at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Recipient of many fellowships, awards, visiting professorships and research grants, Ravindra is the author of more than a hundred papers in Physics, Philosophy and Religion, and of the following books: Theory of Seismic Head Waves; Whispers from the Other Shore: Spiritual Search East and West; The Yoga of the Christ (republished as Christ the Yogi); Krishnamurti: Two Birds on One Tree; Yoga and the Teaching of Krishna; Heart Without Measure: Work with Madame Jeanne de Salzmann; Science and the Sacred.
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