Shastra Krit Das is the Religious Director and Hindu Chaplain for the University of Southern California (USC). He has practiced Bhakti Yoga for more than a decade and likes to lead Kirtan, play the harmonium, and is well versed in the ancient yoga texts of India. Born into a family of Vedic priests in South India, he has always had a keen interest in the perfection of life and an ardent desire to help others along the path. He conducts weekly programs at USC with free vegetarian meals for students. He is a disciple of his holiness Devamrita Swami, and continues to inspire the community.