Satyam Penn, Ph.D.

Satyam Penn, Ph.D.

Satyam Penn is a seminarian in the Integral Yoga Ministry and has studied Integral Yoga since 1985. He teaches and conducts research on Sanskrit and the history of Yoga and Vedanta philosophy. He teaches Sanskrit and Hindu theology at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville and other Yoga centers.

He is also a Professor at the University of Toronto, where he studies spoken language processing and computational linguistics. He has over 100 publications, with the top one accruing 1,581 citations. His lab revolutionized speech recognition with its work on neural networks, which received the IEEE Signal Processing Society’s Best Paper Award. He has led numerous research projects, including ones funded by Avaya, Bell Canada, CAE, the Connaught Fund, Microsoft, NSERC, the German Ministry for Training and Research, SMART Technologies, the U.S. Army and the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He is a past recipient of the Ontario Early Researcher Award and he ​​has also worked at Bell Labs and NASA.

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Satyam Penn, Ph.D.
  • Living Legends: Q&A with Satyam Penn

    Sanskrit scholar and philosopher, Satyam Penn, facilitates this fascinating Q&A about how we can use the daily events of our lives to attune ourselves with the lives of the great saints and sages
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  • A Rational Reconstruction of the Siddhis - A Talk with Satyam Penn, Ph.D.

    Sanskrit scholar and philosopher, Satyam Penn, presents this riveting talk about often under-discussed side of the siddhis (or mystical powers) and what the proper relationship is for spiritual seekers to have towards the siddhis.

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  • You've got one life, live it! with Satyam Penn

    Episode 3 - Satyam Penn - You've got one life, live it!

    My approach is to let other people think of my labels for me. It's not really any of my business.

    I think the most you can say about human potential, is that approaching something greater than yourself with an attitude of service, gives y...