Bharat Bhushan is a biologist, birdwatcher, teacher, trainer who can be described as a lifelong eclectical and serendipitous vagrant in knowledge systems and within the mind. Presently Professor, Environmental Planning at YASHADA, he has a Masters and Doctorate in Field Ornithology from the Bombay Natural History Society, University of Mumbai. He rediscovered the Jerdon’s or Double-banded Courser, a scrubland bird in the Eastern Ghats, nearly 86 years after its earlier record. A keen student about ancient knowledge systems and sciences of the Indian Subcontinent, Bharat Bhushan continually explores the convergence of contemporary science with the ancient spiritual stories, myths, folklore and renditions about the people and traditions of South Asia. Several popular blogs and social networking group pages disseminate his writings and essays about ancient knowledge. His recent book Katha Panduranga a Vishwakarma Publications title in Marathi, journeys within the minds of devotees and explores the sharp edge of bhakti. Bharat Bhushan lives and works in Pune.