Badri moved to Portland in 2023 after serving for 14 years in leadership at Ananda Village in California. Badri now serves with the ministry and community management teams at Ananda Portland. He loves the practices and sharing of yoga and meditation, as well as devotional chanting, singing and playing Ananda music. Badri also loves adventures in travel and nature, surfing and sports. He knows from experience that Kriya Yoga and meditation, along with the priceless gifts of spiritual community and divine friendships, are the greatest blessings, and keys to happiness and peace in this world. He lives in the Ananda Portland community with his wife Gita, and their children Tulsi and Jay.