About us

Anantha Research Foundation (ARF) was founded in October 1998. Its aim is to bring the knowledge and wisdom of traditional Indian teachings to contemporary students and scholars worldwide.

ARF offers unrivalled knowledge and expertise in the vast fields of Sanskrit texts and teachings. These include, but are not limited to, the Vedas, Yoga sciences, histories, epics and philosophical systems.

The Foundation is committed to sharing research through the development of educational tools and materials that are appropriate for newcomers and scholars and have a global reach. Based in Mysore, India, ARF’s founders are Dr. M.A. Jayashree and Professor M. A. Narasimhan. In addition to individual research projects, classes are offered throughout the year in small groups as well as on a one-to-one basis in Mysore.