Research & Affiliations

Dr Jayashree and Professor Narasimhan are experts in Sanskrit, Yoga, Kannada language, Vedas, Vedanta and Karanatic music, as well as the literature, history, and traditions of India.

Those interested in undertaking research or study with ARF should email a description of the intended project, details of related work completed so far, any relevant qualifications and a recommendation from a past or a present teacher.

Fees payable to the Foundation will be requested for any services rendered; the amount is dependent on length and intensity of assistance required.

Current projects at a glance

1. Yoga Sutras of Mahrsi Patanjali,
2. A study of “Supasastra in Indian Tradition”
3. “Manasollasa”, a 14th century encyclopaedia in Sanskrit
4. Extracting Historical, Geographical, Chronological and Scientific data from 18 Puranas.
5. CD/text sets for the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Prajnaparamita Sutra, and Sruti Prampara.
6. 6. Promoting history and Indian culture to the students and people of Karnataka
“Science & Technology in India through the Ages”.
7. 7. English translation of Rig Veda Samhita with Sayanacharya’s commentary
8. Sources of Yoga in ancient texts of India
Detailed information on projects can be found on our “Projects” page


The founders of ARF are affiliates of the following research organisations:

1. Asian Classics Input Project, New York.
2. Indira Gandhi National Council for Arts, New Delhi.
3. Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi.
4. Bharateeya Itihasa Samkalana Samiti, Karnataka
5. Akila Bharateeya Itihasa Sankalana Yojana, New Delhi
6. Mysore Music Association, Karnataka