Madhu Bazaz Wangu is the founder of Mindful Writers Groups. She has a post-doctoral Fellowship from Harvard University (1989-1991). For twenty years she taught Hindu and Buddhist art history at various universities.
Madhu Wangu has written Images of Indian Goddesses: Myths, Meanings and Models, (Abhinav Publications, New Delhi, 2003) and A Goddess is Born, (Spark Publishers, 2002). She has also written two illustrated books for young adults, Hinduism (Facts on File, Inc., New York, 1991) and Buddhism (Facts on File, Inc., New York, 1993).
Based on three decades of the practices of meditation and journaling Dr. Wangu developed Writing Meditation Method and founded her first Mindful Writers Group in 2010. Her first CD, “Meditations for Mindful Writers: Body, Heart, Mind” was released in 2011 and the second CD, “Meditations for Mindful Writers II: Sensations, Feelings, Thoughts” was released in 2017. These calming meditations inspire, remove blocks, improve focus and increase creative flow. A must for novice as well as professional writers.
Madhu Wangu, is also an award-winning author. She released her debut collection, Chance Meetings: Stories About Cross-Cultural Karmic Collisions and Compassion in 2015. Her novel, An Immigrant Wife: Her Spiritual Journey was published in 2016. Her forthcoming novel, The Last Suttee, was released in August 2017.
She lives in Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA with her husband Manoj, a retired robotics engineer. They have two daughters—an avionics engineer and a pediatrician. Madhu and Manoj are blessed with three grandchildren.