Born and Brought up at Ferozepur Cantonment, Punjab, Prof Puri has always
been an achiever. After completing his B.E. in Civil Engineering from M.B.M. engineering college,Rajasthan,India he completed his Masters
in Structural engineering from BITS Pilani,Rajasthan.During this period Prof Puri developed a keen interest in religion and
his technical background helped him separate fact from fiction.
Shunning the multiple
job offers to join the corporate world, he instead decided to join IIT Roorkee (then University
This is because he wanted to keep close to his single biggest
During this period he was introduced to the book on Vedic
Mathematics written by Sri Bharati Krishna Tirtha Maharaj, who is generally considered the doyen of this discipline. Prof
Puri saw this as an opportunity to spread the knowledge of mathematical universe contained in Vedanta and thus began the spiritual
What followed was a whirlwind tour of the world which included
visits to 11 states in USA and over 14 European countries spreading the
spark of India to the globe. These visits
included lectures to the most renowned universities in the world including Standford University,IOWA University,MIU ,Queens
University Canada, Mexican University Mexico, Oxford University, Cambridge University, Imperial college London, Technical
University Germany, National University of Singapore, IT Bangkok Thailand, Stockholm University Sweden as also Universities
at Norway,Spain,France,Berlin,Switzerland,Holland,Finland, etc.
He also conducted Intercontinental Teacher Training Programme
on Vedic Mathematics at Seelisburg Switzerland for the European teachers,fairfield IOQA and Washington DC for
teachers of American Sub-continent and University of Mexico in 1988.
He has also guided 2 Ph.D.’s including the first Ph.D.
work in Vedic Mathematics,68 postgraduate thesis and 85 PG seminars and projects.
Apart from spreading the word of Indian Vedas across the
world,Prof Puri has been keenly interested in spreading the knowledge of Vedic Mathematics in the roots , i.e. India. This included numerous lectures/conferences and presentations
which cannot be mentioned here for want of space!
Professor in Structures, Civil Engineering Deptt.,IIT Roorkee,India
Life Member and Fellow of a number of Societies and Public
NGO’s bodies like IABSE, Switzerland; IGS, ISHM, ISTE, ISDT, DMTA, AMTI, ISEM, ISAM, GSTC, SSG (Founder Secretary),
RGRS (General Secretary) etc.
Member of BOS of Mathematics faculty of Maharshi
Dayanand University, Ajmer;
Faculty of Arch. Jai Narain Viyas University, Jodhpur.
Member, Vedic Mathematics Research Group of Maharishi Sandeepni
Ved Vidya Pratisthan of MHRD, Ujjain.