Teacher of Enlightened Consciousness
In September of 1996, Himavat was personally invited by Maharishi Sadasiva Isham (MSI) to take vows as an Ishaya monk. Trained 1996 -7 as Teacher of an elegant and powerful meditative system and stress management and consciousness awareness tools, Himavat delivered to students world wide through 2001. Traveled to India 5 times between 2010 and 2012; personally authorized by Sri Swami Kaleshwar, Penukonda, A.P., India, to teach Sri Kaleshwar’s revealed Ancient Knowledge.
The compassion and depth of understanding Himavat gained during this experience defines his work today. He established The Sages’ Touch in 2009, offering Reflexology, Palpitation of the Cranial Pulse and integration of the Divine Healing Intelligence through the heart, mind, body, soul connection.
Licensed and Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage
In 1992, Himavat graduated from the Muscular Therapy Institute (MTI), and became nationally certified as a massage therapist by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). He graduated from the MTI Advanced Program in Soft Tissue Injury Therapeutics in 1993. Himavat had his own therapeutic massage practice from 1991 to 1996 in Massachusetts.
Community and Executive Work
In Seattle, Himavat served on the Board of Directors for the Community Clinic in the Pike Place Market neighborhood. He later became Director of Weatherization Programs for Community Action agencies in Port Townsend, Washington and Hyannis, Massachusetts. He volunteered at the Listening Ear Crisis Intervention Center in East Lansing, Michigan and volunteered on behalf of victims of domestic violence in the Domestic Violence Prevention Safe Home Program in Port Townsend, Washington.
Graduated, Hobart College, Geneva, NY, 1971, Himavat moved directly into his journey as a lifelong seeker of the Truth. Himavat built a foundation for his life by studying world religions, spirituality, shamanism, herbalism, reflexology, wellness, organic farming and furthering his collegiate studies of the religions of the West and the East, especially India, Japan and China and the Old and New Testaments. He worked in collective enterprises focused on whole foods, local food buying cooperatives and a vegetarian restaurant when the “buy local, eat local” movement was in its infancy.