Madhu Bazaz Wangu is the founder of Mindful Writers Groups and Retreats. 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 published 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 meditation and journaling experience, Dr. Wangu developed Writing Meditation Practice and founded her first Mindful Writers Group in 2011. That group has now grown into five groups including the Online Mindful Writers Group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/706933849506291/?source=create_flow.
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” in 2017. Her calming meditations inspire, remove blocks, improve focus and increase creative flow. A must for novice as well as professional writers.
Madhu Wangu, is an award-winning fiction writer. She released her debut story collection, Chance Meetings: Stories About Cross-Cultural Karmic Collisions and Compassionin 2015. Her debut novel, An Immigrant Wife: Her Spiritual Journeywas published in 2016 and the second novel, The Last Suttee in August 2017.
She lives in Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA with her husband Manoj, a retired robotics engineer. They have two daughters—avionics engineer and pediatrician and are blessed with three grandchildren.