Andrew Harvey is Founder & Director of the Institute for Sacred Activism, an international organization focused on inviting concerned people to take up the challenge of our contemporary global crises by becoming inspired, effective, and practical agents of institutional and systemic change, in order to create peace and sustainability. Andrew was born in south India in 1952. After his pursuit of an academic career in the UK, Harvey left Oxford in 1977 and returned to India, where a series of mystical experiences initiated his spiritual journey.
Andrew has since lived in all around the world, and has continued to study a variety of religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, and Christianity. He has written and edited over 30 books.