People Behind Hidush

It is the heart that does the giving; the fingers only let go


A practicing Chartered accountant and Chartered Secretary with 30 years of industry and consulting experience. Rishi has excellent knowledge of Investment Banking, corporate laws ,project funding and IPO Management. Equipped with a PG Dip in Business, Management from Auckland New Zealand, Rishi has been successfully guiding entrepreneurs to fulfill their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). This experience catalyzed his interest in social work.

“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, and every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success”- Swami Vivekananda.

A native of Mumbai, Rishi was greatly inspired by this Swami Vivekananda quote. He was encouraged to take his commitment to social work to the next level and come up with an idea that can make a change. Hidush Foundation was thus born.

Rishi hopes to bring fuse his business insights with a philanthropic outlook to make Hidush a successful and financially viable non-profit organization.


She received formal training as a Yoga teacher from the Yoga Institute, Santa Cruz, Mumbai and taught Yoga in schools and the neighborhood.  

She has practiced Reiki, Pranic healing, Vipassana and Yoga Nidra (Bihar school of Yoga). She absorbed the essence from the teachings of diverse Holy Scriptures.

Her journey in search of ‘the truth’ led her through Hatha Yoga and Bhakti Yoga and she was finally graced by the Divine through awakening of the ‘Inner Voice’ that guided her into meditation.  She has been practicing meditation for 20 years and has now reached a state of ‘no mind’, ‘no desire’ and emptiness. She practices the path set by Ashtang Yoga i.e from Yama to Samadhi. She uses various methods prompted by the Inner Voice to guide seekers into the meditative path and teaches that Life is a celebration in the NOW.


A Chartered Accountant by qualification, Nirav is a highly motivated professional. His experiences of working at reputed financial institutions such as J.P.Morgan have equipped Nirav to manage several financial projects and assignments.

Nirav has a special interest in education and brings this passion to Hidush. With a strong work ethic and the ability to produce results he hopes to make all endeavors by Hidush accountable and productive.