Dr. Mrunalini Newalkar has an exemplary academic career, with Gold Medals at both Bachelor’s and Master’s levels. After her Master’s in both Veda and Vyakarana, Dr. Mrunalini completed MPhil and PhD in Puranic Theology. She has a decade of Post-graduate teaching and research experience. She is the recipient of ‘The Justice K.T. Telang Junior Research Fellowship in Indology’ instituted by the Asiatic Society of Mumbai, and has several published research papers and articles to her credit. Dr. Mrunalini works as a research associate with authors and media houses on projects pertaining to Indian Culture and Mythology. She also organizes short term and long term courses through her platform Samākhyā. Her subjects of interest include Puranas, classical and modern Sanskrit literature, Vedas and Vedic grammar, etc.