Dr Medasani Mohan born on Apr 19, 1955 in a village called Nadimpalli, which belongs to Chandragiri Mandal, Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh in India. His parents are Ayyanna Naidu and Lakshmamma. From his 8th standard he evinced his interest in Telugu and Sanskrit literature. At the age 15, he performed his first Ashtavadhanam and got appreciation from the Pundits. As a student he practiced Yoga and improved his power of retention. He also took spiritual initiation from an Avadhuta called Sivananda Mouni. In 1978 he completed his M.A in Telugu literature from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. Later he completed his Ph.D from Madras University on Annamacharya Keerthanas.
Dr Medasani Mohan is a famous Avadhaani, who was the director of the Annamacharya Project initiated by the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam. Dr. Mohan Garu performed his first Ashtaavadhanam at the young age of 15 and went on to receive acclaim from Telugu Pundits. He has continued to exercise his literary prowess at many Avadhaanams afterwards and is one of the few who have achieved the title of Pancha Sahasraavashaani, where he was tested by 5000 pruchchakas, or challengers.