Our history was built with the effort and love of many people. 
In this space we thank some of those who continuously give so much to this Ashram and are part of it.

Eleanor Bartolomeo

Eleanor studied at Shri Kali Ashram for three years. She now lives in the Sacramento area where she is an Engineer with the California State Water Resources Control Board. She has a MS in Civil & Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Davis. She is a registered E-RYT 200™ with Yoga Alliance® and RYT 500™ .

Eleanor studied at Shri Kali Ashram for three years. She now lives in the Sacramento area where she is an Engineer with the California State Water Resources Control Board. She has a MS in Civil & Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Davis. She is a registered E-RYT 200™ with Yoga Alliance® and RYT 500™ .

Arthur Fuse

Arthur is an award-winning  interactive art director, travel photographer, filmmaker and Tantra Yoga student. For the last few years he has been part of our community and has  contributed a lot to our Ashram, including photography and films.  Ashaya Films

Arthur is an award-winning  interactive art director, travel photographer, filmmaker and Tantra Yoga student. For the last few years he has been part of our community and has  contributed a lot to our Ashram, including photography and films. 

Ashaya Films

Jeana Hickling

Jeana lived at Shri Kali for several years and is a long-term student  in the Kaula System. Currently she is teaching in Pittsburgh, USA. 

Ricardo Santanna

Ricardo is a Brazilian technology guru, photographer  and yoga lover. He teaches yoga in Bremen, Germany- his current home.

Ricardo is a Brazilian technology guru, photographer  and yoga lover. He teaches yoga in Bremen, Germany- his current home.

Miska Käppi

Miska is a serious long-term student in the Kaula system. He is also a music teacher, conducting workshops and retreats in Finland.

Miska is a serious long-term student in the Kaula system. He is also a music teacher, conducting workshops and retreats in Finland.

Liliya Ayrapetyan

  Liliya/Lily was born in Caucasus and has two degrees from Friendship University of Moscow (Specialist of International Communications) and Diplomatic Academy of Foreign Affairs of Russia (Specialist of International Relations). She is currently translating Divine Initiation into Russian.

 

Liliya/Lily was born in Caucasus and has two degrees from Friendship University of Moscow (Specialist of International Communications) and Diplomatic Academy of Foreign Affairs of Russia (Specialist of International Relations).

She is currently translating Divine Initiation into Russian.

Ayşe Yufkayürek

Ayşe grew up in Northern Germany within a German-Turkish family. She has been with Shri Kali since 2011 and divides her time between studying and teaching at Shri Kali Turkey and within Europe, where she organizes Tantric Yoga classes and workshops. She is a registered RYT 500™ with Yoga Alliance. 

Ayşe grew up in Northern Germany within a German-Turkish family. She has been with Shri Kali since 2011 and divides her time between studying and teaching at Shri Kali Turkey and within Europe, where she organizes Tantric Yoga classes and workshops. She is a registered RYT 500™ with Yoga Alliance. 

Heather Hager

Heather is currently teaching in Denver, USA. For two years she was a Shri Kali student and helped build our Ashram.

Heather is currently teaching in Denver, USA.

For two years she was a Shri Kali student and helped build our Ashram.


Saj Said Sajady

Saj is from Minnesota, USA. He is a dedicated long-term student at Shri Kali Ashram and is very well versed in Law. He assists in the Teacher Training courses.

Saj is from Minnesota, USA. He is a dedicated long-term student at Shri Kali Ashram and is very well versed in Law. He assists in the Teacher Training courses.

Torsten Beck

Torsten Beck is a German nuclear physicist with experience of living and working in different parts of the world. Now he is translating Divine Initiation (Bhagavan Shanmukha & Ma Kristina's book) into German.

Torsten Beck is a German nuclear physicist with experience of living and working in different parts of the world. Now he is translating Divine Initiation (Bhagavan Shanmukha & Ma Kristina's book) into German.

Otto Kronqvist

Otto is a Finnish philosopher and a student in the Kaula system, currently residing and teaching yoga in Helsinki, Finland. He has a master’s degree in social sciences from University of Helsinki

Otto is a Finnish philosopher and a student in the Kaula system, currently residing and teaching yoga in Helsinki, Finland. He has a master’s degree in social sciences from University of Helsinki

Katherine Bennett

Katherine (Wyoming, USA) is a committed long-term student who holds a RYT 500™ certificate and studied at Shri Kali Ashram for one year.

Katherine (Wyoming, USA) is a committed long-term student who holds a RYT 500™ certificate and studied at Shri Kali Ashram for one year.

Ericardo Baldonado

Ericardo/Ricky is of Native American and Spanish heritage. He divides his time between Grass Valley, California, and Shri Kali Ashram. He has trained personally with Bhagavan for 5 years and is well-versed in Tantra Yoga (or the Kaula system) and both the Tantric and Vedic philosophies.

Ericardo/Ricky is of Native American and Spanish heritage. He divides his time between Grass Valley, California, and Shri Kali Ashram. He has trained personally with Bhagavan for 5 years and is well-versed in Tantra Yoga (or the Kaula system) and both the Tantric and Vedic philosophies.

Simona Bee

Simona is a graphic designer from Czech Republic who lived and worked in New York. She is a long-term student of the Kaula System and Bhagavan Shanmukha. Now she teaches Tantra Yoga in her home country and studies natural medicine. 

Simona is a graphic designer from Czech Republic who lived and worked in New York. She is a long-term student of the Kaula System and Bhagavan Shanmukha. Now she teaches Tantra Yoga in her home country and studies natural medicine. 

Alena Boltyanskaya

Maata Lee von Loesch

Maata Lee is a medical doctor  and homeopath that had volunteered in India for several years and now volunteers in Germany. She is a frequent student at our Ashram and a dedicated yogi.

Maata Lee is a medical doctor  and homeopath that had volunteered in India for several years and now volunteers in Germany. She is a frequent student at our Ashram and a dedicated yogi.

Mette Maj Krag

Mette is a trained Clinical Dietician and personal trainer that divides her time between studies at the Ashram and teaching Tantra Yoga classes, Ayurvedic Walking Massage and organizing workshops at Shri Kali Danmark.

Mette is a trained Clinical Dietician and personal trainer that divides her time between studies at the Ashram and teaching Tantra Yoga classes, Ayurvedic Walking Massage and organizing workshops at Shri Kali Danmark.