Sri B.S. Shastri's full name is B.Shankara Shastri. He is native of Shankaranarayana, kundapura Taluk, Udupi District. He started his career as a high school teacher. He was honoured with National Award for his contribution to teaching field. He served several years as a head master in Govt. High School, Amavasebail. He retired as a Education Officer. Now he is a yoga instructor. He conducts free yoga classes throughout Karnataka. He is very simple man living in real Indian Style.