Madhu Khanna, Professor of Indic Religion, is a well-known scholar. At present she is Tagore National Fellow at the National Museum, New Delhi, where she is researching and preparing a definitive catalogue on the celebrated Tantra Art Collection. Until recently, she was the Director of the Centre for the Study of Comparative Religions and Civilizations, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. She has been Bina and Haridas Choudhury distinguished Fellow (2013-14) in Asian and Comparative Studies at the California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco. She earned her PhD from Oxford University in Hindu Sakta Tantra under the supervision of Prof. Alexis Sanderson. She has authored / edited seven books and contributed articles in academic journals. She is the Founding Member and Chairperson of Tantra Foundation, New Delhi.