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After quitting her corporate job, Divyaa D took up a rather unconventional career path: teaching Vedic shlokas to children in India and abroad

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usic classes. Dance classes. Yoga classes. Painting classes. Skating classes. But shloka classes? Divyaa D, a Bengaluru-based qualified economist who had dabbled in the corporate world, took up a somewhat unconventional career path five years ago: she decided to teach children Vedic shlokas that she had herself learnt as a kid from

her parents.What drove her to make the shift into an unchartered turf was missionary zeal. “The main aim was to keep Indian children abreast of their cultural heritage and roots. That’s how Gurukulam was born in October 2014, the first-of-its-kind shloka school,” she notes. Divyaa recalls that it was a humble beginning, a small step that preceded a giant leap. At the outset, she APRIL 2019

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