Dr. R.Rangan was awarded Yoga-vidya-varidhi (a doctoral degree in Yoga from SVYASA, Bangalore). He also has a master’s degree of management from SIMS, Pune. He is a master of Vedas, Vedic Sanskrit, Upanishads and epics. He delivers discourses on the scriptures like Vedas, Ramayana, Mahabharata, Gita, Upanishads and Yoga sutra in various places of India and abroad. He is the founder president of Web of Life Makers which conducts around hundred Ramayana study circles throughout India and abroad and which runs Shruti Rama Gurukulam and Sita Lakshmi Gurukulam in Bengaluru. He authored ‘What is Dharma?’ and ‘Darshan’ in English and ‘Maraiyin Marai porul’ and ‘Thozhil Dharmam’ in Tamil. All these books are about Dharma, Veda and Ramayana. His magnum opus is the ten volumed book, “The Ramayana of Valmiki” which contains original epic with translation in English and also with several articles dealing with the comparative study of several readings and re-writings of the epic. His other magnum opus is “Dhvani Dipika”, a commentary of Rig Veda in Sanskrit which has cognitive, psychological and spiritual interpretations of Rig Veda. It is named as Dhvani Dipika because it throws light on the tone of the Veda which is spiritual in essence.