Debashish Banerji PhD, did his undergraduate degree in English Literature from Elphinstone College,Bombay, and served as a cultural correspondent for some of the leading English language newspapers of India. Later, he completed his Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Louisville, Kentucky, and his Ph.D. in Indian Art History from the University of California,Los Angeles (UCLA). From 1991-2005, Banerji served as the president of the East-West Cultural Center in Los Angeles., one of the earliest institutions responsible for introducing a scholarly and cultural perspective on India and the teachings of Sri Aurobindo in Southern California. At present, he teaches courses on topics in Indian Philosophy and Psychology and serves in the role of Dean of Academic Affairs at the distance-learning graduate levelUniversityofPhilosophical ResearchinLos Angeles. He is also an adjunct faculty in Art History, teaching courses on South Asian, East Asian and Islamic Art History at the Pasadena City College; and a Research Fellow in the Asian and Comparative Studies department of the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS),San Francisco. In these capacities, he has been instrumental in teaching, giving talks, and organizing activities relating to the dissemination of Indian philosophy and culture in the U.S. Banerji has curated a number of exhibitions of Indian and Japanese art and is the author of two books: The Alternate Nation of Abanindranath Tagore (Sage, 2010) and Seven Quartets of Becoming: A Transformational Yoga Psychology Based on the Diaries of Sri Aurobindo (DK Printworld and Nalanda International, 2012).