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Lakshmi is an independent scholar and professional vocalist who brings bhakti (Hindu devotional) scholarship and music onto one platform. She holds an MA in Religious Studies from Stanford University and undergraduate degrees in Business and Middle Eastern & South Asian Studies from Emory University. Lakshmi is affiliated with the Chinmaya Mission, and has consulted for Syracuse University, Stanford University, Sony Music and VICE Media. Lakshmi is a frequent contributor to Hinduism Today, for which she writes about the great Indian poet-saints. She also has several album credits and creates Electronic Bhakti Music with her husband Aks in Los Angeles. You can hear their music at www.youtube.com/EclipseNirvana. Lakshmi represents Hinduism.