Dr. Srinivasan was born in the village of Amruthur, Kunigal Taluk in Karnataka State. He now resides in Glastonbury, CT and occasionally functions as a Hindu priest performing a wide variety of pujas, ceremonies, weddings, housewarming, and bhajans since 1971. He has developed a special format for the weddings of young Hindus entering into inter-racial marriages.
He delivered monthly lectures on the Bhagavadgita for over 9 years and monthly lectures on the Mahabharata for a period of 5 years. He has published a book entitled Yaksha Prashna : A Hindu Primer. He choreographed and directed a play, " The Coronation of Ramachandra", which was performed by children in Connecticut in 1984 and 1985. He has published/presented over 30 papers on a variety of cultural, social and religious issues in the U.S. and India.
He is co - founder of the Connecticut Valley Hindu Temple Society (1979) and served as its first President. He served as member, Prime Minister of India's Committee on Aeronautics (1984-86) and serves as member, Interfaith Council, Glastonbury. He was nominated to receive the Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 1993. He taught Epics of India in the History Department at the University of Connecticut (1995) and served as Chairman of its Asian American Studies Institute Advisory Board. He taught Sanskrit to graduate students at Wesleyan University in 1985. With a doctoral degree in engineering, he has served the Aerospace industry, taught engineering and ma nagement over three decades.