FOUNDERS' STORY

FOUNDERS' STORY
By Shree S Kumar Shastri
Alova Hospitality, Founder & Principal Managing Partner

Born in an aristocrat Sanatan Hindu Family in Calcutta with a diverse dream of becoming a self-disciplined, self-respected, Self-depended and self-defenced person and restoring the peace & tranquillity from the Childhood. I am highly spiritual and philosophically by birth and determined to streamline the lifepath from my father Shree Madan Mohan De, passed out LLB from Calcutta University in the 1970s who been into a Profession of a Lawyer by occupation in and long been associated with Sri Aurobindo Society, Calcutta since 1972 and also a follower of Swami Shivananda Sarawati, and as an impact of the family culture I have been followed with the Yoga & Vedanta ideologies of Swami Shivananda Sarawati and started practice of Bramhacharya since 1992. Later stage, I joined Thai Martial Arts in 1998 for learning Self-Défense and attained a Master’s (Black Belt) Degree in 2002 under Sensai D. Thapa

And after, worked in the Hospitality Industry for several and roamed across the states like Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka and in the foothills of Himalaya, which is one of the most popular Indian Himalaya destination called ‘Sikkim’ and where have been able to attained expertise in Physiognomy, Palmistry and Astrology in a beguile adventure at a tune of unparalleled spiritual experience with many Yogis and priests who were been posted and deputed in several temples. Since I was spiritual and being an active devotee of ISKCON-Gangtok, had given my best time for the publicity in the name of Lord Shree Krishna and adjoined myself lawfully into Grihastha Ashrama, and with the divine blessings of Lord Shree Krishna, I have also completed ‘Karma Yoga’, ‘Bhakti Yoga’ and ‘Mantra Yoga’ through several rituals like Rudrabhishekam, Pooja, Yogya & Hawans and many other spiritual practices over years in the foothills of the world’s third highest mountain range.