Smt. Poornima has completed MA in Sanskrit from KSOU and then Vidwat in Alankara Shastra from Chamarajpet Sanskrit college. She has learnt Paniniya Vyakarana and many texts like Soundaryalahari extensively from Vid. Dr. M Vijayalakshmi. She has also been studying Vedanta since 8 years. She has been a student of Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati and also does Sravanam of Swami Paramarthanandaji‘s classes.

Smt. Poornima has several years of experience in teaching Sanskrit at several levels. She has been teaching adults preparing for Samskrita Bharathi exams at Sri Aurobindo Bhavan, Ulsooru, Bangalore, for over 10 years. She also gives discourses in English and Kannada related to various Shankara stotras.