Executive Director & Senior Faculty for Buddhist Psychology
Asha is a student of Buddhism, and committed to teaching householders, working professionals and students. Her enthusiasm and love for this subject is matched with over 27 years of training & teaching experience. She is a faculty in Dept. of Pali, Savitribai Phule University for the Post-Graduate Diploma in Applied Mahayana Buddhist Psychology & Ethics .Since 2001, she has been the Executive Director of WCCL Foundation and under Asha’s leadership, WCCL Foundation has been awarded 3 consecutive grants spanning 10 years by Sir Dorabji Tata Trust and Allied Trusts for it’s efforts in bring arts in healing, and developing an Indian-centric perspective to psychology. She has designed learning material, course syllabus and textbooks for Applied Buddhist Psychology. This forms the bedrock of WCCL’s School of Mind Training. Her pioneering spirit has enabled WCCL to manifest various community-based projects like Bodhi Bhajans, Siddhartha Festival (Bodhgaya), Yogis & Panditas Field Visit, and Study of Mind Lecture series.