Swami Parthasaraty (ca. 1927 – ) is a modern exponent of Vedanta. His multi-disciplined academic base includes post-graduation from the University of London. For a period of over half a century, he has dedicated himself to the study, research and propagation of Vedanta and its practical application to life. He established his Vedanta Academy in 1988 amidst the hills of Malavali, 108 km from Mumbai, and offers a full-time residential course on Vedanta to students, who affectionately refer to him as Swamiji.
Parthasarathy has authored several books, presenting scriptural truths in contemporary thought and language. He has authored commentaries on the Bhagavad-Gita, Upanishads and others. Two books, Vedanta Treatise and Symbolism of Hindu Gods and Rituals, have earned best-selling status in India.
Parthasarathy actively tours the world, giving discourses on Vedanta to the public, as well as conducting corporate seminars. His foudation also runs a three year course for those interested in learning the philosophy. Swamiji personally interviews every candidate and selects about 70 students for the class.