Brahma Shri Kanippayoor Krishnan Namboothiripadu
Kanippayoor is the name of a Brahmin family with a rich cultural heritage, whose members have been scholars and practitioners of various subdivisions of Vedas such as Vasthuvidya, Astrology, Astronomy etc.
Kanippayoor Krishnan Namboothiripadu born in 1944, is now the last word in Traditional Architecture. He secured a Master Degree in Mathematics from Calicut University and joined as lecturer in Kerala Varma College under the same university. After a short period of lectureship, he resigned and started the practice of Vasthu Vidya. He learned vasthuvidya under his grandfather Sri. Kanippayoor Shankaran Namboothiripadu since his childhood.
Kanippayoor Krishnan Namboothiripadu has traditional architecture students in almost all countries of the world. He is the Dean of Vasthuvidya Gurukulam, a Kerala Government Institution for the promotion and preservation of Kerala Traditional Architecture and he heads the faculty of Maharshi Mahesh Yogi, Vedic University. He is also the chairman of Vasthuvidya Prathishtanam, an institution for the research of Vasthuvidya. He is the visiting faculty member of various university in foreign countries.
At present, he is the Vasthu consultant of the building under construction, which is regarded as the World’s highest, at Jabalpur,
Madhya Pradesh by Maharshi Mahesh Yogi Foundation. The 101 storied ‘Peace Tower’ will be twice as America’s
Empire State building.
Kanipayoor Parameswaran Namboothiripadu
He is the brother of Sri Kanippayoor Krishnan Namboothiripadu and the Editor and Publisher of Traditional Architecture books, by the Kanippayoor Publishing Company. He is also a member of Vasthuvidya Gurukulam faculty and other institutions conducting Traditional Architecture course.
Dr Balakrishna Warrier
Astrologer and astronomer, Dr Balakrishna Warrier has
post graduate degree in Physics from both Kerala University,
India and University of Waterioo, Canada. He took his Ph.D. in Super Conductivity from Cochin University, India.
The posts he served include that of Govt. Astrologer and
Travancore Devaswam Board Astrologer. He currently takes classes in Vasthuvidya Gurukulam on Vasthu Jyothisham and
is also a Visiting professor in Thiruppathi University, Andhra
T. G. Gopakumar
T G Gopakumar is a well known figure of the Vasthu Sasthra fraternity. Being a design enthusiast he joined Vasthuvidya Gurukulam, Aranmula after securing his Masters Degree in Politics from NSS Hindu College, Changanacherry. After leaving Gurukulam he has been working under the mentorship of Vasthu Sasthra Guru Brahmasree Kanippayyoor Krishnan Namboothiripadu for the last ten years as a Vasthu Sasthra academician, consultant and designer. Over the years he has some 150 traditional architectural designs to his credit with due acknowledgements and admirations from every corner of the society. He is the Director of Vasthu Academy since its inception.