Shruti Nada Poddar
Vibrational Healer, Spiritual Mentor, Tourism Entrpreneur and Founder, Shruti Foundation
Shruti Nada Poddar is the founder of Shruti Foundation and the initiative of thye Nada Vibronics wellness eco-system. She is a renowned musician, a vibrational healer, a poet, a cultural exponent, international scholar and educationist, as well as a leading practitioner and consultant on indigenous knowledge systems. She is internationally recognized as a sound healer and has worked with indigenous knowledge and sonic systems for healing and curing various health conditions. She is the pioneer of the vibrational and sound healing ecosystem called Nada Vibronics. Her audio CDs and healing methods and music are now used for curing various health conditions internationally.She is an entrepreneur of Grassroots tourism and creative and integral hospitality making her based the remote heritage towns of the spectacular region of Shekhawati. A deep dream led her four years ago to rediscover her ancestral village in May 2013. In the deep heat of the summer she realised that this was the land she was looking for in her dreams, the land where a new community with a new consciousness was to be born from the grassroots. Shruti left her home in the United Kingdom and plunged into village life facilitating revival of cultural heritage and skills development in remote areas of Rajasthan, particularly in the artistically spectacular Ramgarh Shekhawati Region of Rajasthan through the “Ramgarh Village Revival Initiative". The foundation has planted and maintained trees in this region and has commenced women’s skills training courses in apparel and textile design, hospitality, tourism, spoken English, as well as various other forms of skills training, capacity building programs as well as language programs are in the pipeline, which will involvement international and cross-cultural participation. She has been awarded for her work in spiritual healing with music and for fostering international cultural relations by the govt. of India. She founded Shruti Foundation in 2007, a charitable trust that has tirelessly worked towards transformative learning and education paradigms, teacher training and the importance of indigenous and traditional knowledge systems for the resurgence and evolution of a value- based world. Her village revival initiative with a special focus on youth and women and works with restoration of heritage sites with indigenous systems as well as mentoring, skills training and holistic development at the grassroots where she is creating and internationally spiritually led community of wellness and creative manifestation. She is the Founder of “SHE (SALUTING HER ENDEAVOUR) WORLDWIDE, a Global initiative by Women of South Asia and their Diaspora worldwide. In India. Shruti pioneered the WE-ASC World “Education Culture movement for revisiting the “culture of education" and establish holistic paradigms for education, teacher-training, skills training and curriculum development and has organized three WE-ASC Education Culture Congresses annually since 2011 for re-visiting “education culture" in areas of formal and non-formal learning, pedagogy, assessment, training and curriculum development. Shruti has been involved with the empowerment of women and youth from villages as well as other disadvantaged and NON AFFLUENT BACKGROUNDS with INTEGRAL education, skills training and use of Indian cultural forms in education and theatre for advocating social, human rights issues. She recently wrote, produced and directed a musical play “SWAYAM KA SAFAR" based on the issue of gender bias in Indian society. In Northern Ireland UK, Shruti has been facilitating international cultural events, cross-cultural exchange and global student exchange programs between Northern Ireland and India. She founded a multicultural Choir in 2012 and has promoted Inter Faith and Inter-cultural harmony through multiple forums. She has been Visting research fellow in Anthropology to Queens University, Belfast since 2009 and is Patron of the Inter-faith Forum in Nothern Ireland and has given various talks on Culture. She has been involved with the Indian Community Centre Belfast and has organized many cultural and intercultural events for the Northern Irland Community. She has facilitated famous Indian Artists, Schollars and Film-makers to come from india and deliver the Shruti Foundation lectures in UK and Northern Ireland.