Ram Vakkalanka is a Yoga philosopher, Sanskrit expert, Sitar and Kirtan artist, belonging to the spiritual lineage of Dattareya. He studied Sanskrit for 7 years while growing up, along with many ancient texts such as Yoga Sutras, Bhagavadgita and Upanishads. Ram was initiated into Sitar in his teens and studied it for 6 years. He belongs to the musical lineage of the world renowned Sitar Maestro Ravi Shankar. Ram travels all over the world, sharing his knowledge of Yoga philosophy, Sanskrit, Kirtan and Nada Yoga, thru workshops at Yoga studios and Retreat centres as well as on one-on-one basis. Many yogis/yoginis, corporate executives, doctors, healing arts practitioners study Sanskrit, Yoga philosophy, Kirtan, Sitar and harmonium with Ram.
Ram Vakklalanka 是一位瑜伽哲学家，梵语专家，锡塔尔琴和唱诵艺术家，是Dattareya精神体系的追随者。在成长的过程中, 他花七年时间学习梵语，阅读了许多古老的书籍, 比如《瑜伽经》，《薄伽梵歌》和《奥义书》。Ram 在青少年时期学习锡塔尔琴,长达6年。他是世界锡塔尔琴大师Ravi Shankar音乐体系的追随者。Ram 环游世界，通过在瑜伽馆, 静修中心的工作坊和一对一的训练与大家分享他的瑜伽哲学知识，梵语，唱诵和纳达瑜伽。许多瑜伽练习者，企业高管，医生，愈合艺术工作者都跟随Ram学习梵语，瑜伽哲学，唱诵，锡塔尔琴和簧风琴。
Ram’s writing on Yoga philosophy are published in newspapers. His talks on philosophy, Sanskrit and Nada Yoga are broadcast on web TV channels as well as TV networks all over north America. Well-known personalities in the Yoga world such as Yogini Kali Raja (founder of Tri Yoga) and Datta Yogi Raja highly commend Ram’s works. Ram conducted workshops at many yoga studios and Retreat centres such as Sivananda Ashram, Moksha Yoga, 5 Elements Yoga, Datta Retreat Center on a variety of topics including Sanskrit, Yoga Sutras, Bhagavadgita, Vedanta, Meditation, Kirtan, Tantra, Mudras and Pranayama.
Ram 撰写的瑜伽哲学经常被刊登在报纸上。他关于哲学，梵文，和纳达瑜伽的论谈，经常被全北美的网络电视频道和电视广播网播出。在瑜伽界众所周知的大师,如瑜伽女修行者Kali Raja（三瑜伽的传始人）和达塔瑜伽王都高度赞许Ram的作品。Ram 曾在许多瑜伽馆和静修中心开展工作坊，如Sivananda Ashram，Moksha 瑜伽，5元素瑜伽, 达塔静修中心等, 工作坊中覆盖的主题广泛, 有梵文，瑜伽经，薄伽梵歌，吠檀多，冥想，唱诵，坦陀罗，魔多拉和呼吸法。
Ram is a good story teller and puts ancient philosophy in modern perspective, while remaining close to the original text, explaining to the rationale as well as the inner meaning of it. Ram’s style of teaching is smooth-flowing, humorous and filled with real-life examples..
Ram 擅长讲故事, 在不改变原著意思的前提下, 他运用现代的观点看待古老哲学, 在解释基本道理的基础上, 更进一步解释它的内在含义。Ram的教学风格是课程内容流畅，表达幽默并且运用真实生活的案例。
So far, Ram released two albums of meditation music (Sitar by the ocean and Nada Kusuma - the fragrance of music), an audio book of Yoga Sutras in Sanskrit and English and a Mantra-chanting album (‘Japa Yoga’). To find out more about Ram or see sample videos of his workshops, visit <a href="http://www.askharayoga.com"">www.askharayoga.com";
到目前为止，Ram发布了2张冥想音乐专辑（Sitar by the ocean and Nada Kusuma - the fragrance of music），一本《瑜伽经》的有声读物（梵语版本和英文版本）， 还有一张颂咒语唱诵专辑（念诵瑜伽）。如要了解更多关于Ram的故事或观看他的工作坊的样本视频，请访问<a href="http://www.askharayoga.com"">www.askharayoga.com"。