Youth Career Accelerator (YCA)

We are empowering youth Globally for maximising their true potential using YCA to improvising clarity and identifying right path for their career growth.

This program is designed for the ages group of 12 – 22


March 3rd – 5th and March 10th – 12th



Friday 6pm-8pm | Saturday & Sunday 10am-1pm

Total 16 hours training & 2 hours take home project

Regular Price: $297

Program Highlight

Participants will utilize Ancient Siddha psychology to cultivate emotional intelligence, manage test-taking anxiety, and explore their unique talents and abilities. The program will also teach strategies for developing a healthy relationship with money to achieve a prosperous life, as well as how to leverage Ancient sciences for social entrepreneurship. Additionally, participants will learn about the legal considerations involved in pursuing a professional degree abroad, increasing their chances of being accepted into their desired college, conducting research, and writing a research paper. As a youth research assistant, students will have the opportunity to distinguish themselves, and they can further their involvement by becoming a junior editor for scientific journals that align with their interests. Finally, the program will provide guidance on crafting a powerful resume that acknowledges traditional knowledge and values.

Facilitate Research & Publications

Facilitating research and publications is crucial in promoting knowledge creation, dissemination, and advancement. There are various ways to facilitate research and publications

Enhance Emotional Quotient

Enhancing emotional quotient involves developing self-awareness, empathy, and effective communication skills to build strong interpersonal relationships and navigate complex social situations.

Integration of ancient & modern science

The integration of ancient and modern science involves combining traditional knowledge and practices with contemporary scientific methods to explore new avenues for understanding and addressing complex issues.

Sustainability master class

A sustainability master class provides in-depth knowledge and training on sustainable practices and strategies to promote environmental, social, and economic well-being.

Develop Growth Mindset

Developing a growth mindset involves embracing challenges and failures as opportunities for learning and growth, and recognizing that effort and perseverance are key to achieving success.

Co-Create Life-skills

Co-creating life skills involves engaging with others to develop and practice essential abilities such as critical thinking, problem-solving, and adaptability, that are essential for success in various aspects of life.

Employability skill training

Employability skill training involves providing individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in the job market, including communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.

Innovative Resume building

Innovative resume building involves creating a visually appealing and targeted resume that highlights an individual’s unique skills, experiences, and achievements to stand out in a competitive job market.

About Faculty

Shan Lakshmanan

Vice Chancellor/Founder of Siddha-Vetha

Vice Chancellor of the Vetha Center for Transdisciplinary Studies and a Harvard trained Scientist who received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Rutgers/NJIT. Health and wellness coach and Culinery expert and 3 decades experience in ancient science. His teaching has influence more than a million people worldwide.

Stanley Underwood North

General Counsel

Lawyer who has specialized in corporate, commercial, and international law including construction, specializing in life sciences, alternative energy, housing technologies, intellectual property, permits and licensing; immigration; international road safety. In his current role, Stanley acts as the Vetha Center’s General Counsel.

Rhitishah Yuva Raju

Director of Research Publications

Neuroscience researcher, her recent studies across 14 countries focused on reducing stress and test anxiety by combining Eastern medicine and Western scientific approaches. She also serves on the Board of Directors at Safety Center Incorporated and works to bring new public health initiatives to communities in California.

Shree Sadhana Shankar

Youth Career Ambassador

Shree Sadhana is the director of the International Youth Career Accelerator Program. Prior to this she played the role of Sidha Vetha Ambassador and youth leader. She has a degree from California Ayurveda College. She is also a certified master in simplified Kundalini Yoga. Currently she is a YCA faculty and staff at Siddha Vetha. She is passionate about empowering the youth.

Sailesh Rao

Stanford Trained Scientist – Climate healer

Over three decades of professional experience and is the Founder and Executive Director of Climate Healers, a non-profit dedicated towards healing the Earth’s climate. A systems specialist with a Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He has formally taken the Ubuntu pledge to become Homo Ahimsa and the Liberation Pledge to accelerate the adoption of Veganism.

Pallavi Jois


Pallavi Jois is a holistic mindfulness and meditation teacher and mentor who has studied and practiced meditation and yoga for more than 30 years. Besides this, she is also a certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction teacher. She teaches mindfulness practices in nonprofits, corporate settings, mental health organizations, and schools, and offers both one-on-one and group classes to children and adults.

Dr.Premila Chandrasekaran

Co-Founder & CEO of SVV- Siddha-Vetha Vaikkuntha, UAE

Dr.Premila is an highly skilled and seasoned professional in the field of special education, accessibility, inclusion, and diversity with 35 years of professional experience. Certified Rehabilitation Professional as a Special Educator with CRRNo.A51168. Certified under section 19 of the Rehabilitation Council of India Act 1992. She is the Co-founder of Siddha-Vetha Vaikkuntha in UAE. She is also an energy healer.

Abitha Venkatraman

Siddha Vetha, Singapore

Abitha is an IT professional turned wellness emotional intelligence coach and yoga instructor coach. She is also a passionate athlete representing Singapore regionally and internationally. She conducts Integrated wellness coaching sessions by bringing awareness and perspective changes towards the importance of harmonizing the physical, mental, and emotional wellness for bringing about one’s best in both personal and professional life.

Mahendran Periasamy

Siddha Vetha Instructor & Ambassador

Founder of Energile LLC, start up entrepreneur, IT management professional and passionate trainer. Certified Agile Coach, Project Management Professional (PMP®), and Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB), with around 20+ years of Total IT experience, including13+ years of Project Management experience by leading/coaching distributed Agile teams & Corporate-wide initiatives like Lean, Agile, Six Sigma for various Fortune 100/500 companies/customers.

Vetha Center for Transdisciplinary Studies Youth Career Accelerator program was an educational, transformative, and worthwhile experience. Through this program I learned many enriching skills to aid me in life. I now am able to incorporate Eastern medicine practices in my daily life thanks to the Youth Career Accelerator program. This program gave me the opportunity to learn from knowledgeable experts who were a positive impact on my life.

Rhitishah Yuva Raju

Chicago, Illinois

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Being a busy software professional and mother, I felt life was too stressful. Vetha’s TST course help me have a fresh start for both my professional and personal life, it helped me very much with my work-life balance during the most critical time while I was carrying a little baby in my womb. A lot of knowledge and practical application from this course transformed our life totally
Vani W

Norwood, MA-02062

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This is definitely an awesome course for me, as it provided me various conscious ways towards better healthy & conscious living. Hearty Thank You to Siddha-Vetha for getting me initiated with this new life changing course. Special Wishes to the instructor Dr.Shan for sharing this great knowledge with the students and making them aware of the current modern aspects of life through ancient science. I would highly recommend this course for everyone!!!


Dallas, TX

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Dr Shan’s TST course changed my perspective/outlook towards life. My complete awareness towards life has drastically improved. Concepts like Jeva Karunya, not accumulating karmic imprints now shapes my behavior in everyday activities. I have implemented one of the different meditation techniques Dr Shan taught into my kids morning routine. Dr Shan helped me understand how vital our thoughts can impact us. I loved his program and it has benefited me tremendously in each and every activities like brushing teeth, eating, cooking, clothing, walking etc. My family has also adopted many concepts he taught in the TST program. I strongly recommend everyone to take this class.

Sindhu Pillai


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I would also like to take the opportunity to extend my heart felt thanks for the help provided by you during my time of illness. Words are not enough to express my gratitude. Along with the wealth of knowledge that you possess, you also have a deep insight into people's health issues and the empathy with which you heal them back to health. I must tell you that I am back to my usual self now and once again able to take care of myself and my family. God bless you and wishing that more and more people are able to benefit from you and your institution. It is truly a great service, that you are providing. Good luck and best wishes.

Madhumitha Bhutt


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What Attendees Say About Us

Best projects selected for conference presentation will be nominated for multiple global recognition awards for the appropriate voluntary service rendered.

Regular Price: $297

YCA Unforgettable Moments and Memories


Will the course help me in higher education?

Yes, this course help you with higher education. We will guide you how to find the right department and school for you.

Will the course help in getting a job?

Yes, this course will help you in getting the right job as well you will be able to build your profile; with our Resume Building formula that is an essential part of this curriculum, we will help you enhance your resume various times so you will be able to submit an impressive magnetic resume to the job you are applying for.

Can I get admissions abroad?

You can get admission abroad; we guide you on what programs you can apply to at higher secondary and college levels, how, when, and where to apply. We even have a unique program that can exclusively guide you on this. Also, we train you to become a successful entrepreneur after you take the introduction to become a conscious entrepreneur through this course.

Will this help me handle my stress?

Some of our faculty have in-depth knowledge of ancient Sciences of Ayurveda and Siddha psychology, and they use modern and ancient approaches to relieve anxiety issues.

Will I be able to overcome my anxiety?

Some of our faculty have in dept knowledge of ancient Ayurveda and Siddha psychology, and they use modern and ancient approaches to relieve anxiety issues.
Private counseling is not part of this course, but those who need counseling have to make a special request. For instance, someone who wants to come out of their smoking habit or drug abuse can approach us for help, and we can arrange for a specialist faculty to take care of them.

Will the faculty give us private counseling?

Private counseling is not a part of this course, but those who need counseling have to make a special request to us.

What will we do after we attend this course?

After this course, we will ask you to present a one-page repost about your future interests. Once you submit, we will give you a certificate and assign you a one-year voluntary position – “Junior Research Assistant,” where you will have some guidance on how to publish articles in magazines, journals, or books along with your other faculty members. However, it all depends on the individual’s performance, commitment, and efforts that he will put into this course learning and assignments from time to time. This will require consistency and hard work from the student’s side.

Given my age, will I be able to publish papers in journals?

Yes, that is one of the areas where we will train you. Here are some of the links to papers published in the past by YCA students.

Can I build self-confidence after this course?

Self-Confidence will be the culmination of this program. Students who have attended our course have gone to great heights because of the self-confidence they build from our program. Many students have gone to some of the best schools, like Cornell, Berkeley, UC Davis, and Rutgers, to name a few.

Regular Price: $297
Siddha-Vetha Center for Transdisciplinary Studies is an accredited academic research institute and one of the most innovative incubators of this century. Vetha premiers an innovative form of education that amalgamates scientific paradigms from Oldest Wisdom traditions and cultures from the World to develop innovative and sustainable solutions that can withstand the test of time and contribute towards the restoration of humanity’s capacity to find peace and balance, in the process restoring the balance of the Earth’s Ecosystem. Siddha-Vetha designs and deliver educational programs that are nonsectarian and that can easily be integrated in alternative as well as traditional curriculums.


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