Profession: Professor of the Pali language
Age: 43
Location: Pune, India

Where are you from originally? I was born in the state of Maharashtra, was raised in Mumbai, and then shifted to Pune for graduate school.

What spiritual tradition were you raised in? A liberal Hindu one.

Are you a Buddhist? Yes, I consider myself a Buddhist, as do my wife and children. However, we are not affiliated with any particular sect.

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