Vijaya Lakshmi Jaithirtha

Vijaya Lakshmi Jaithirtha is a founding member and trustee at Shibumi. She has been associated with Krishnamurti schools for more than 45 years. She is teaching English Language, Literature, and history to senior and middle classes.

Tanushree GB

Tanu is a trustee and founding member of Shibumi. She in interested in co-creating learning spaces for children with children.

Sharad Jain

Sharad is a trustee and founding member of Shibumi. He teaches Sports/Fitness, Hindi, Economics, and Geography.

Sachin Gupta

Sachin teaches middle school History and English. He has studied film and cinema.

Ashish GB

Ashish teaches Biology. He helps with the finances and land care. Ashish frequently goes for nature walks and bird-watching walks with the students.


Amaldass has been teaching carpentry at Shibumi. He brings a variety of hands-on skills and craftsmanship to the learning space.

Pavan G

Pavan teaches math and physics. He has taught math at Brockwood for a year. He is also, in the meanwhile, finishing his Chartered Accountant’s certification.

Lakshmi Sridhar

Lakshmi came in as an intern and has now joined post her graduation in Educational psychology. She is interested in creating safe learning spaces for children.


Abdul was a student at Shibumi and has now joined as an educator. He is interested in living and learning together in a community.



Advaith is interested in self inquiry. He helps with gardening and enjoys learning with children.

Janardhan G

Janardhan teaches Math, Sciences, and History for junior and middle school.
He is interested in  Krishnamurti’s insights on education, nature walks, and sports.