Dr. Ramendra (full name "Ramendra Nath") is presently working as an Associate Professor in the Post Graduate Department of Philosophy of Patna University, Patna, India. He is a former Head of the Department of Philosophy of Patna College, Patna University. He has been now teaching philosophy in Patna University for more than thirty-four years.
He is a double gold medalist and double research degree holder from Patna University. His Ph. D was on "The Ethical Philosophy of Bertrand Russell" and his D. Lit. Was on "M. N. Roy's New Humanism and Materialism". Both these works have been published as books.
Dr. Ramendra is the author of nearly forty books and booklets in Hindi and English, including 'Why I am Not a Hindu', 'Is God Dead?, 'The Myth of Unity of all Religions' and 'Some Reflections on Ethics'. Besides, he has written more than thousand articles in newspapers, magazines and journals. His works have been translated into Bhojpuri, Oriya, Gujarati, Telugu and Malyalam.
Dr. Ramendra (born 1957) is married to Dr. Kawaljeet Kaur since 1981. Dr. Ramendra, along with his wife, is the co-founder of Buddhiwadi Samaj (Rationalist Society) and Buddhiwadi Foundation, two internationally known organizations for promoting rationalism and humanism.
Dr. Ramendra's only daughter, Priya, is a software engineer and she works actively for the Buddhiwadi Foundation.