Harish Bhuvan - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Harish Bhuvan, Founder Compassionate Clowns NGO was a Business development and a research associate, Head – Karnataka Region for an Educational startup at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is a sensational performer.

Harish was educated in Psychology, Sociology & Economics from Christ University and has advanced training in Hypnosis from Indian Society of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (ISCEH) under the leadership of current President of ISCEH Mrs Radha. C. Mohan. He also is trained under NLP by NLP Master Practioner Ms Rachel Jayaseelan, Faculty of Christ University – Psychology Department and NFNLP Certified NLP Coach. He has also been trained in PREP and Cogent (Cognitive Enhancement) in helping the children with Dyslexia under the leadership of Dr JP Das, Emeritus Director, J.P Das Developmental Disabilities Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

Harish Bhuvan is a trainer, facilitator, and medical clown. He left his job at IIT Bombay to follow his passion of contributing towards the well-being of children. Since then he has been attached with esteemed hospitals and hospices of India working with terminally ill children and their caregivers. His unique mélange of clowning elements and counselling techniques to release the disease induced trauma in children has been admired by media and public alike. He founded an organization Compassionate Clowns which is doing a remarkable task of spreading love and laughter in the lives of vulnerable children. Harish wears various hats, he is dedicated towards the development of cause by bringing in like-minded collaborators together. He is also a master trainer and facilitator. He educates children and young adults on the field to resist sexual abuse. Going forward Harish aspires to blend in his clowning elements with the therapeutic essentials required to release the ordeal of childhood sexual abuse faced by survivors and victims.