Srikanth Vaidyanathan was introduced to Swami through his family who came into His fold in the early sixties. Growing up in Chennai, he had the opportunity to participate in numerous Balvikas related activities. Subsequently, he joined the Sri Sathya Sai Primary School in Puttaparthi in 1986 for his sixth grade and went on to complete his high school there. Swami provided him a number of opportunities to speak in his Divine presence, be part of the bhajan group and participate in a number of Convocation dramas. His did his undergraduate studies in the Brindavan Campus of the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning (SSIHL) and completed his M.Sc (Physics) in 1998 from SSIHL, Puttaparthi campus.
From there on he went for his higher studies in USA – completing his Master’s in Electrical Engineering from University of California at Davis. He is a very active participant in Sai Center activities in Boston and all alumni related activities around United States. He is a regular speaker at many Regional and SSIO events. He currently serves as the Regional President for the North-Eastern Region of SSIO-USA.