Dr Pradhan Balter, has practiced meditation for 45 years as a student of the renowned spiritual teacher Sri Chinmoy. Pradhan has given practical meditation classes in more then 40 countries. He has introduced thousands of people from across a diverse range of cultural backgrounds to the principles of meditation and of a modern-day spiritual lifestyle. His down-to-earth style coupled with his sense of humor help make meditation easy and accessible. He is a chiropractic doctor, owner of a vegetarian restaurant, computer graphics specialist, and long-time director of the Sri Chinmoy Centre in Chicago.