Dinesh Ghodke - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Dinesh Ghokde is a B.Tech graduate from IIT Bombay. As a software professional, he worked with Infosys for 2 years. Thereafter he has been a full-time faculty with the Art of Living foundation. For the past 25 years, he has taught stress-free successful living through the secrets of the mind and meditation in more than 30 countries. 

He is the co-author of two popular books – ‘Ready, Study Go’ and ‘Happiness Express’. He is a celebrated speaker and has spoken at many TEDx events, World Bank’s World Ethics Forum, UN conventions, corporate conferences and top universities around the world. As secretary to Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, he was part of the core team who organised the World Culture Festival featuring 3.75 million people and 36400 artists, musicians and dancers from 142 countries in March 2016, New Delhi.
He is a sportsman, fitness enthusiast and thoroughly enjoys his daily workouts and yoga. He has a unique and often humourous take on current affairs which he prolifically expresses through his social media presence. As a healer, he practises Cranio Sacral Therapy (CST) and Marma Chikitsa. He is awarded with the ‘Adarsh Yuva Puraskar’ by Shri Mohan Bhagwat ji at MIT Pune, and as one of the ’12 Remarkables’ from the spiritual field by GVK.
He is living his lifelong dream of contributing to his country and people around him. Between his incessant travels, he resides in a beautiful home surrounded by nature in the Art of Living Bangalore Ashram with his friends who are his family.