Sri Preethaji is a global transformation leader from India. A philosopher and mystic, she is recognized around the world as an effective and enlightening speaker – her TEDx talk on reducing stress and anxiety, for example, has now been viewed more than three million times. Hear her in Episode 145 of The Path to Authenticity.

As an inspirational leader, Sri Preethaji has guided influential business and cultural magnates, including entertainment and media executive Ari Emanuel, best-selling author, Mark Sullivan, Grammy-award-winning singer and songwriter Usher and the famed success coach Tony Robbins.

A much-cited empathetic leader, Sri Peethaji is co-founder, with her husband Sri Krishnaji, of Ekam, a progressive spiritual and meditation center in India. Together they created the O&O Academy, a neuroscience-based wisdom, philosophy and meditation school with more than a million followers in more than 60 countries. The couple seeks to help people discover deeper meaning, effectively manifest their intentions and achieve their goals.

If your life were a novel, what would be the title?

A Journey in Oneness

Where were you born?

Chennai, India

Where is the place you call home?


When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Someone who can make the world more caring

What is your profession?

Spiritual Teacher

What profession, other than your own, would you like to attempt?


What is your favorite quote?

“Peace is either for all or for none.”

What is your preferred form of creative expression?


What is your favorite movie, song, and work of art?


Who do you admire most?

My Husband – Sri Krishnaji

Over the course of your life, what is an issue with which you have repeatedly struggled?


In childhood, who was your celebrity crush?


What historical figure would you most like to meet?

I have no such desires.

What natural gift or ability would you most like to possess?

I am what I am and what the Universe has made me.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

I don’t see individuals, individual achievements, or individual failures for me or for anyone.

What quality do you admire most in a person?

A heart that can feel another’s pain and help them out of it, and feel another’s joy and celebrate it.

What is something you would like to learn about?

Life is a process of learning- so learning will keep happening through out, naturally.

What do you wish more people knew about you?

There is not much about me that I want them to know. But, I want them to know about themselves and their true nature of blissfulness.

What is your idea of success?

To be untouched by life’s ups and down’s.

What would you like people to say about you when you’re gone?

That does not matter to me.

To hear more about Sri Preethaji, listen to her in Episode 145 of The Path to Authenticity Podcast.