"Borayin Larios teaches at the Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies of the University of Vienna, and is assistant to the Chair of Modern South Asian Studies. He authored Embodying the Vedas: Traditional Vedic Schools of Contemporary Maharashtra (2017). Dr. Larios uses an interdisciplinary methodological approach, combining cultural anthropology, religious studies, and historical philology to understand the contemporary religious traditions of India. His current research project focuses on sacred space and popular religion in the city of Pune, Maharashtra. Together with Raphaël Voix, he put together the special issue, Wayside Shrines: Everyday Religion in Urban India, co-edited by SAMAJ and the European Association for South Asian Studies (EASAS). He is also working with Raphaël Voix on the YOGAFAB project on the institutionalization of yoga."