Vidya Mandir

Vidya Mandir Team


Anu Gautam

Anu has prided herself in her passionate drive to serve the community in her best interests. Fully equipped with her vast experience in the international education industry.
Passionate, understanding, and determined to deliver no less than the very best as a team player.
Anu’s positive attitude and compassionate outlook have shaped to be the fundamentals of Anu’s leading career.

Anu is a Masters holder in Mathematics and a qualified Education Agent Counsellor and has been helping international students to settle down in a foreign land and has always helped them to make clear progress in their career.

Anu has helped students succeed through coaching, mentoring and positive reinforcement. With a record of instructing more than 1000 students of various backgrounds and learning styles by employing a variety of instructional resources. Anu feels very proud and thankful to the team of  Vidya Mandir and regards it as an opportunity to be a part of their team and give her services for the betterment of society.

Aparna Khanna

Aparna is a secondary school teacher in Australia and has taught in International.School in Kenya as well.

Aparna is passionate about preserving Vedic Culture and passing it on to the next generation.

Her children follow Vedic Rituals like Surya Namaskar, meditation and celebrating Vedic festivals.

Her children have been the first students of Vidya Mandir ( Feb 2020) and read Ramayana during Akhand Ramayan Path organised by Vedic Global in March this year.

Bubby Bubby

Namaste, “The future depends on what we do in the present.” (Mahatma Gandhi)

I am a mother, educator and learner who is deeply passionate about children’s voice and their narratives.

Poonam Arora

Poonam is a very dedicated team member and experienced educator, always ready to help.

Teacher at Kangan institute, GITE, Board member with Jamieson way community centre, Multicultural ambassador 2020 and 2021 with Mental health foundation Australia, secretary with Women of Wyndham and Treasurer with RaMon helps.


Ritu Bhatia




Sonila Sharma

Volunteer Teacher \ Guru
Currently working with Vedic Mandir, the Vedic Concept school
And with Jet Australia Foundation

I am an enthusiastic, self-motivated, and hardworking person. A dedicated teacher who wants all students to be good learners. Believe in Vedic values and wish to inculcate Vedic values in students. Adept at creating a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating, encouraging, and adaptive to the varied needs of students.
I am a mature team member and adaptable to all challenging situations.

Monica Raizada


An educator by profession with over 20 years of experience. For the last more than 8 years has been engaged in community service actively helping multicultural communities particularly family violence victims committed to resolving from the start to finish helping the victims proactively.

Currently associated with:

  1. Vedic Global as founder Director, aiming to unite Santanis world over and promote Vedic culture, values and philosophy of Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam, Sarv Jan Hitay, Sarvey Bhavantu Sukhina, and Sarvey Santu Niramayah
  2. Vedic Concept School -VCS as founder Director to promote Vedic knowledge, culture and Philosophy
  3. Wyndham Rotary Club – active member selflessly serving the community
  4. Women of Wyndham (WOW) President and Executive team member to help empower women, social and cultural inclusion, gender equality, prevention of violence and inequality.
  5. Ramon Helps Inc – a not for profit charity as Chair Person family well-being team helping the less fortunate and needy in the community in their wellbeing particularly assisting family violence victims and prevention.
  6. Ramon Consulting and Financial Services Pty Ltd as Founder director and CEO
  7. Manor Lakes College as a union representative on the school council
  8. VMC Advisory Board, Northern and Western metropolitans regions – member
  9. Wyndham Interfaith Network (WIN) – Vice-Chair
  10. Public speaking and debating coach at Manor Lakes College and Motivational Speaker
  11. Union Secretary at Manor lakes College

Past Experience includes

  1. Founder GHARS – Global Hindu Association for Reform and Sustainable Societies
  2. Lecturer at Box Hill Institute
  3. Business Development Manager BOQ
  4. Vice President and Chairperson domestic Violence committee- Australia India Society of Victoria (AISV)
  5. Chair Person of Events Management Committee –Federation of Indian Associations of Victoria (FIAV)
  6. Founder and Executive team member – Jagriti – a social awakening
  7. TV presenter and Anchor – Channel 31 Hindi program
  8. Presenter of Australian History in Hindi on SBS radio
  9. Community Representative at Werribee Secondary College Council
  10. Judging panel Mr and Mrs India Global and Teeyan Punjabi pageant
  11. Committee member Wyndham Holi and Diwali Festivals

Besides helping and successfully supporting more than 250 victims of family violence on a 1:1 basis, has been assisting in developing projects and resources for the family violence victims. Has been organising family harmony/wellbeing days to guide, assist and educate the community against domestic violence, being invited in forums and gatherings as a guest speaker to educate and inspire others. Ramon Helps Inc and its proactive volunteers have been running various events like International Women’s Day to highlight the Family Violence menace and helping and working towards women empowerment, organising blood donation camp through Red Cross becoming their Red 25 member.

Helped in the production of a movie The Hidden Truth (THT) on family violence as well as acted in the movie playing the same role in the movie as she is doing in real life to help family violence victims.

Has been recognised by VMC by honouring her with Meritorious Award for Serving the Multicultural Community at a colourful ceremony on 3 December 2015 at Governor House and excellence award for Innovative Service to the community to Women of Wyndham in 2016.