Sri.U. Ve.Dushyanth Sridhar is a public speaker of good repute in the spiritual and religious sphere. He is a speaker on the Sanskrit and Tamizh scriptures of SanAtana Dharma that include Vedas, Upanishads, RAmAyanam, MahAbhAratam, BhAgavatam and Divya Prabandham. He renders discourses (UpanyAsam) in English, Tamizh, Hindi and Kannada at various public forums across the country. Most of the times, they are interspersed with classical carnatic music, thereby making them musical discourses (SangEta UpanyAsam).
He was trained in Sanskrit and Tamizh hymns from a very young age by Srimati IndirA RAjagopAlan and Sri.SAmbashivam. He received SamAshrayanam at the lotus hands of His Holiness Sri NArAyana YatEndra MahAdeshikan (45th pontiff of Sri Ahobila Mutt) and under the benevolence of the same AchArya, he performed Bhara Samarpanam at the lotus feet of Divya Dampati.
He is undergoing advanced training in four revered Srivaishnavite scriptures (grantha chattushtayam) viz. Sri BhAshyam, GEtA BhAshyam, Bhagavad Vishayam and Srimad Rahasya Traya SAram texts at the lotus feet of revered preceptors (AchAryas) viz.
o Sri.U.Ve. SrivatsAngAchAr SwAmy (X-Principal, Madras Sanskrit College)
o Sri.U.Ve. SowmyanArAyanAchAr SwAmy (X-CEO, GIC Housing Finance)
o Sri.U.Ve. KarunAkarAchAr SwAmy (X-Advisor, Ministry of Industry)
o Sri.U.Ve. SAranAthAchAr SwAmy (Vice President, Reliance Industries Ltd.)
As on date, he has rendered over 600 discourses in 11 cities across the country to an audience size of over 1,00,000 in 4 languages. He is a regular speaker in some of the leading Television channels like:
o Star-Vijay (a channel of Star Network)
o Sri Sankara TV (a religious channel)
o SVBC Channel (maintained by TTD)
o DD Podhigai (of Doordarshan)
Link to some of his TV appearances and public performances
Link to some of his Magazine articles and media write-ups