Shankar (Antonis) Shankar was born in 1976, the year of the Dragon, in Ontario, Canada.Many incidents of his childhood made him open up to and made him being receptive of a diferent world, this was the Spiritual World, and since then his life evolved around an internal search for growth and oneness.
At the age of 19, his body urgently asked him for healing. It was then that a journey started in more than twenty countries where Shankar tried diferent energetic diets, types of yoga, meditation techniques and natural holistic approaches, while learning about life and wellbeing.
In 2006 he met his first spiritual teacher, in Greece, Michael P. and became one of the founding members of the spiritual holistic eco community, based on the mountains of Peloponnese in Greece. Next to Michael and the spiritual family of Aeifaron Shankar spent more than ten years learning about the connection between the land and the spirits, and between humans and the divine.
Later on, initiations in Dzogchen (Ancient Tibetan Practices) from The Master Namkai Norbu Rinpoche open up his interest in various Eastern teachings.
The teachers of his heart are Jesus and Paramahansa Yogananda, while Swami Shakarananda Giri and his spiritual brother, teacher and friend Basu taught him how to practice Kriya yoga and follow the breath as a true Kriya Ban.
His practice nowadays includes long Vipassana (silent) sittings and retreats and traditional Tantra rituals.
Since 2018 he follows a continue Sadhana practice guided by Guruji Rajkumar Baswar , which is considered to be one of the last traditional tantric teachers in India.