Jeffrey Armstrong is an award-winning author of numerous books on Vedic knowledge including his recent book, Spiritual Teaching of the Avatar: Ancient Wisdom for a New World. He has been a philosopher, practicioner and teacher of the Vedas for over 40 years. He has degrees in Psychology, History & Comparative Religion, and Literature. After a successful career as an executive in Silicon Valley, Jeffrey was a motivational speaker to Fortune 500 companies for 10 years before turning to teaching full time. Jeffrey (Kavindra Rishi) is the founder and director of the Vedic Academy of Sciences & Arts (VASA) in Vancouver, Canada, an online learning institution that makes available the large curriculum of the ancient wisdom of India in English.