Pathiaraj Rayappan is a Salesian of Don Bosco. He holds a Master in Philosophy from Jnana Deepa Vidyapeeth, Pune, India, and
a Master of Arts in Philosophy from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. In 2010 he obtained a Doctorate in Philosophy from
the Salesian Pontifical University, Rome. He is the Principal and Dean at Jnanodaya Salesian College, Yercaud, India. Rayappan
is the editor of the Jnanodaya Journal of Philosophy and author of many articles.