Bhagavad Gita classes


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MEERA BEN - Senior Speaker at SHYAM

Meera ben is a corporate lawyer and senior teacher at SHYAM.  She has given several talks on the Bhagavad Gita that are watched around the world and she gave a groundbreaking speech on Swami Vivekananda at the celebrations for the 150th birth anniversary of the great Indian Saint in London in front of hundreds of people.  She was chosen to host the Diwali at CMS 2012 and 2013 celebrations and has appeared on BBC television. Prior to practicing law, Meera was at Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg in Canary Wharf, working with the legal department with new clients in the equity trading space. She has obtained experience in corporate, property and litigation law and studied at the University College of London.

MAYANK BHAI - Senior Speaker at SHYAM

Mayank bhai is an international banking and finance partner at a US law firm and senior teacher at SHYAM.  Mayank’s practice focuses in advising financial institutions and multinational companies on a variety of financing transactions, including leverage finance, corporate finance and sovereign lending. Mayank’s experience covers a diverse range of jurisdictions, including advising on transactions in the Middle East, Russia and former CIS, Eastern Europe, many parts of Asia and Africa. He has given several talks on the Bhagavad Gita and mentoring that are watched around the world and was chosen to host the Diwali at CMS 2013 celebrations. Mayank previously worked in the London and Hong Kong offices of another large international law firm, and was seconded to the emerging markets desk of a major international investment bank. Earlier in his career he worked in Sydney at a leading Australian law firm.


Chandni ben works at an international law firm and is a senior teacher at SHYAM.  Her talks on the Bhagavad Gita are watched around the world and she has broken the record twice for the longest spoken commentary on any verse of the Bhagavad Gita (the longest she spoke for on one verse was for 1 hour 25 minutes on chapter 9 verse 18).  She studied law at Birmingham University and has experience in international capital markets law.  She introduced His Holiness Pujyashree Bhupendrabhai Pandya during His Yoga meditation discourses in London and has played an instrumental role in organising many spiritual discourses in London.  Chandni has travelled extensively around the world and has formed an excellent knowledge of different cultures and ways of life.  She completed a challenging 450km cycle ride around the Pearl of Africa to raise money for Ugandan school children and has raised large amounts of money for several other charitable causes.