Stephen (Stoma) Parker, PSY. D. lives currently in the USA, Minneapolis and he has been a disciple of Swami Veda Bharati for 40 years. He teaches at the Meditation Centre in Minneapolis and is a member of International Himalayan Yoga Teachers Association. He is also a faculty teacher at the Swami Rama Sadhaka Gram at Rishikesh, India. He teaches there twice a year courses on Sanskrit, Vedanta philosophy and meditation. He has a BA summa cum laude in Sanskrit and wrote his end-thesis on a version of the Yoga Vasistha. He assisted Swami Veda with the end-redaction of Yoga Sutra’s Volume II: Sadhana-pada. He is a practising clinical psychologist, Psy. D., and teacher of psychology at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and senior teacher of the Teacher Training Program.