Born and partly educated in India Ravi Ravindra moved to Canada for further studies. At different times he held Post-doctoral fellowships in Physics (University of Toronto), History and Philosophy of Science (Princeton University) and in Religion (Columbia University). He is now Professor Emeritus at Dalhousie University in Halifax (Canada) where he served for many years as a Professor in the departments of Comparative Religion, Philosophy, and of Physics. Ravi was a Member of the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton, a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study in Shimla, and the Founding Director of the Threshold Award for Integrative Knowledge. He was a member of the Board of Judges for the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion. He is an Honorary Member of the Scientific and Medical Network and a Fellow of the Temenos Academy. He is the author of several books on religion, science, mysticism, and spirituality. His latest book The Bhagavad-Gita: A Guide to Navigating the Battle of Life is published by Shambhala Publications in spring 2017.