The roots of Holi as a pan-India Hindu festival celebrating spring (Vasantotsava) and love (Kaamotsava), since ancient times.
Prof. Nagaraj Paturi is trained in Sanskrit and Advaita Vedanta by his hyper-polyglot, polymath and spiritually accomplished sakala-shaastra-paarangata father, late Sri Paturi Sitaramanjaneyulu garu, he is seriously committed to the transmission of Vedic sciences to the present generation. He designed a very big number of courses of contemporary applications of Vedic Sciences and has been successfully teaching them and getting them taught. Presently he is Director, Inter-Gurukula – University Centre for Indic knowledge Systems of Indic Academy And Distinguished Professor, Curriculum Designer, Executive Committee Member, and Member, Board of Studies, MIT School of Vedic Sciences, Pune. Member, Board of Studies for Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth, Kavikulaguru Kalidasa Sanskrit University, Veda Vijnana Gurukula. Formerly Senior Professor of Cultural Studies.