Radha Rani (Wendy Person) started practicing yoga and studying the teachings with Swami Jaya Devi and Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati in 1999. She was fortunate to have Ma Jaya marry her and Vishnu Jaya that same year. After studying under both teachers for three years in Atlanta, she moved to Washington, D.C. for work while remaining closely involved in Kashi. Given the positive impact both teachers were having on her life, she chose to return to Atlanta in 2008 to study more closely with them.
Radha Rani began Kali Natha Yoga Teacher Training with Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati and has been certified (RYT) since that time. She is currently working towards her 500 hour yoga certification. During the day she practices yoga teachings and philosophy in corporate America while working at The Coca-Cola Company. At Kashi Atlanta, she serves as the Director of Volunteer Coordination. Swami Jaya Devi has said, “Volunteers are the heart of Kashi Ashram.”” As volunteer coordinator, Radha Rani safeguards that heart.”
Director Volunteer Coordination: The purpose of this position is to understand volunteer activities; volume of volunteers needed and develop the necessary processes, training and tools for an effective volunteer community to thrive at Kashi Atlanta Urban Ashram. Volunteer activity coordination is critical to the day to day functioning of the Ashram as the large majority of work is completed by volunteers. Volunteering at Kashi Atlanta Urban Ashram is an opportunity for individuals to donate time to helping Kashi while providing the opportunity for spiritual development to the volunteer.