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Radhikaji,  Teacher of the Samaya Srividya, Founder THATfirst, Author 

Radhikaji is the author of Mastering Pranayama – From Breathing Techniques to Kundalini Awakening, an authoritative book on the subject on breathing and energy practices.

Though Radhikaji has been teaching Yoga, Advaita and Samaya Srividya since 1992, she founded THATfirst  in 2009. THATfirst is a small but international organisation with students in India, Germany, UK, USA, Brazil, Dubai, Australia and many other countries across the globe. 

Radhikaji, also called Ma by her students teaches in satsang gatherings in Germany and retreats in India. She regularly leads online meetings on different subjects such as pranayama, yoga meditation, the Bhagavad Gita and the Yoga Sutras, among other topics, which are attended by seekers from all over the world. 

Radhikaji was initiated by Swami Rama as an infant in Mumbai in the late sixties and once again in August 1996. Since 1998 she has been teaching exclusively in the lineage of Swami Rama.

Radhikaji is grateful to her teachers Swami Rama, Dr. Jayadeva, Hansaji Yogendra and Swami Jnaneshvara. 

Radhikaji was born in Mumbai in 1966 in to a Gujarati Jain family. She studied Economics at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. She speaks English, Hindi, Gujarati and German fluently. She also speaks Marathi and has a basic knowledge of Sanskrit. Based near Frankfurt/Main she travels between India and Germany.

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