Prof. Vinayak Rajat Bhat is an Assistant Professor of Vyakarana at the Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth. He earned his Ph.D from the Rashtriya Samskrit Sansthan, Sringeri under the guidance of Prof. Ramanuja Devanathan following on a traditional education under his guru Dr. Chandrashekhar Bhat, Rashtriya Samskrit Sansthan, Rajiv Gandhi Campus, Sringeri.
With expertise ranging from Vyakarana to Jyotisha, he taught Jyotisha for a year and Vyakarana for 4 years in Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan. Dr. Bhat has been honoured with Abhijña, Kovida and Chūdamaṇi in Vyākaraṇa. He has deep interest in various subjects like Ayurveda, Yoga, Drama and Science. Dr. Bhat has published several research papers.