Sri Ashwin Sivam hails from Karamadai, Tamilnadu. He is trained in Saivagama under his Guru Dr. Sundaramurthy Sivam Sivachariyar from Sri Sri Ravishankar‘s Veda Agama Samskrutha Patashala. Tiruppalaivanam, Tamilnadu. He has completed six years of integrated traditional course of of Veda, Agama & Shastras in Veda Agama Samskrutha Maha Pathasala (Sri Sri Ravishankar’s Art of Living International Center) in Bengaluru, Karnataka and was awarded the title of “Sivagama Vidyanidhi”. He is trained in most of the Poorva Prayogas. In addition he has successfully completed Samaskrutha bharathi trust Praveesha, Parichaya, Shiksha, Kovida and Bhashapraveesha exams and Govt.of Karnataka shaivagama pravara public exam, Govt.of Tamil Nadu temple rituals& mahotsava exam. He is a Ganapathi Thalam Specialist. He worked in Arulmigu Nanjudeswaraswamy temple in Karamadai, Tamil Nadu for two years. He is fluent in Tamil, English, Sanskrit, and Kannada and understands Hindi. He joined SSVT in May 2015.