Sri Satyanarayana Dasa Babaji earned his graduate degrees in engineering from IIT Delhi and worked as software engineer in USA for a few years.
He gave up his field of work and took to philosophy. He studied Sanskrit, six systems of Indian philosophies under various traditional Gurus in Vrindavana. He studied the whole range of Gaudiya Vaisnava literature from his Guru, Sri Haridas Sastri Maharaja, one of the eminent scholars and saints of India.
Sri Satyanarayana Dasa Babaji founded Jiva Institute to promote Vedic culture, Philosophy and Ayurveda through education. He regularly gives classes on Gaudiya Vaisnava literature and has authored many books on the subjet. He has contributed to the twenty five volume work brought out by the project of history of Indian science, philosophy and culture and has been the recipient of several important awards and recognition for his work.