IHU Vision


Uniting ancient spiritual and religious wisdom of the East with the curiosity of the West, IHU is dedicated to promoting the understanding of the Hindu way of life in a world in need of peace, co-existence, and mutual respect. We welcome students of all ages, faiths, disciplines, and degrees to join us in exploring the modern legacy of the oldest religion on earth.


Board of Directors


Shekar Reddy

IHU Board of Director

Shefali Singhvi Mehta

IHU Board of Director

Dr. Narendra Maheshwari, MD

IHU Board of Director

Dr. Jayant Mehta

IHU Board of Director

Dr. Rom Rammohan , MD FRCP (C )

IHU Board of Director

Capt. Manohar R. Mahajan

IHU Board of Director

Sanjay Chandran

IHU Board of Director



Ram Prakash Agarwal, Ph.D.

IHU President

Vishwah Rajkumar

IHU Administrative Director

Mohit Karpuram

IHU Information Systems Director

Chahna Tailor

IHU Administrative Assistant

Riki Patel

Academic & Graduate Coordinator

Accreditation Officer

Kiran Rajkumar

IHU Online Course Facilitator

Spiritual Advisory


Swami Divyananda Saraswati
Swami Vijayananda
Dr. Chamanlal Raina
Ed Vishwanathan
Shri Anurag Krishna Shashtri (Shri Kanhaiyaji)

Our Campuses


International Hindu University

Fort Lauderdale, FL Campus

International Hindu University

Lauderhill, FL Campus



Swami Divyananda Saraswati

Director – School of Divinity

Dr. Chamanlal Raina

IHU – Faculty

Vibha Kumar

IHU Faculty

Sanjay Chandran

Director – School of Performing Arts

Dr. Jayant Mehta

IHU – Faculty

Hema Sharma

IHU – Faculty

Alpa Raval

IHU – Yoga & Wellness

Chahna Tailor

IHU – Ayurveda & Yoga


Recognized by 


International Hindu University is a not-for-profit, post-secondary degree-granting institution recognized by the Florida Department of Education and the Florida Commission on Independent Education under the authority of Florida State Statutes, Section 1005.06.



Religious institutions that meet the requirements found in Section 1005.06(1)(f), Florida Statutes and Rule 6E-5.001, Florida Administrative Code are not under the jurisdiction or purview of the Commission for Independent Education and are not required to obtain licensure.

Section 1005.06(1)(f), F.S. reads:

A religious college may operate without governmental oversight if the college annually verifies by sworn affidavit to the commission that:

  1. The name of the institution includes a religious modifier or the name of a religious patriarch, saint, person, or symbol of the church.
  2. The institution offers only educational programs that prepare students for religious vocations as ministers, professionals, or laypersons in the categories of ministry, counseling, theology, education, administration, music, fine arts, media communications, or social work.
  3. The titles of degrees issued by the institution cannot be confused with secular degree titles. For this purpose, each degree title must include a religious modifier that immediately precedes, or is included within, any of the following degrees: Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy, and Doctor of Education. The religious modifier must be placed on the title line of the degree, on the transcript, and whenever the title of the degree appears in official school documents or publications.
  4. The duration of all degree programs offered by the institution is consistent with the standards of the commission.
  5. The institution’s consumer practices are consistent with those required by s. 1005.04.

Read more:  https://web02.fldoe.org/CIE/Religious/ReligiousInstitutions.aspx 




International Accreditation Council
For Dharma Schools and Colleges

IHU has provisional accreditation with International Accreditation Council for Dharma Schools and Colleges (IACDSC)