Exposed to yoga from early childhood, Veena S. Gandhi, M.D has been conducting yoga classes and organizing seminars on yoga and its philosophy for over two decades. A board-certified OB/GYN, Dr. Gandhi has over 40 years of experience in working with pregnant women and in delivering babies. Her knowledge of yoga and medical training from the Eastern and Western hemispheres gives her a unique perspective in helping couples create a miracle child.
For her dedication and generosity, Dr. Gandhi has received many awards, including "Best Doctor" from the Courier-Post newspaper, Woman of Outstanding Achievement by the Camden County Council of Girl Scouts, and the Bhakti Visharat award for dedicated service to the community by the International Society of Krishna Consciousness. Additionally, the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) awarded her the presidential award and women's leadership award for her dedicated service to AAPI.
She ran several youth programs for human values and culture. Recently she has accepted a leading position in AAPI in improving women's health. She introduced and taught yoga at every AAPI annual convention since 1995. Her latest community effort involves increasing the literacy of children in India's remote villages as a member of the Board of Directors of the Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation for the last twelve years. She was recognized for her outstanding and dedicated service to "The literacy movement" in India.
Dr. Gandhi lives in Voorhees, New Jersey with her husband, Sharad K. Gandhi. She has two grown children and two grandchildren. This is her first book.