N. Shyam Das is an honors graduate of Stanford University and a lifelong student of the ancient Vedic culture of India. He has conducted research on Vastu Veda at both the Masters and PhD levels.

In 2005, he received the prestigious Carl Feiss Urban and Environmental Design Award from the University of Florida for his work on the modern application of Vastu Veda in India, and in 2008 he presented a study on Vastu in America at the South Asian Studies Alliance Annual Conference, based on research funded by the University of California, Irvine.

In addition to regularly consulting on planning and design projects, Shyam lectures on Vastu Veda at schools and colleges throughout the United States. He lives with his wife and daughter in a custom Vastu home outside of Wheeling, WV.

(Photo by Jivana Wilhoit)
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