Barnabas Tiburtius was born in Tiruchirappalli, India. He had his early education in a Catholic seminary, where he studied mathematics, science, and Latin for five years. He then graduated in electrical engineering from Madras University. He worked in the field of control systems as a researcher, creative innovator, and senior management professional for thirty-eight years.
A systemic thinker and avid reader, he has entirely devoted the last sixteen years to the study of consciousness, cognitive science, cosmology, mythology, quantum physics, and spirituality. He regularly gives motivational talks and conducts workshops on science and spirituality to a varied audience.
He teaches ‘Science and Theology’ to graduate students for their Bachelor of Divinity course. This course covers the history of the relationship between science and religion, Darwinian and theistic evolution of life, development of human consciousness, progress in the study of cosmology, nature of reality, and the emerging stage of synthesis between science and religion and the paradigm shift towards cosmic spirituality.
He has published a book of poems and has written nearly 500 articles and papers.
He lives with his wife, Margaret, in Chennai.