Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ji
Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a globally revered spiritual and humanitarian leader. He has spearheaded an unprecedented worldwide movement for a stress-free, violence-free society. Through a myriad of programs and teachings, a network of organizations including the Art of Living and the International Association for Human Values, and a rapidly growing presence across 155 countries, Gurudev has reached an estimated 370 million people. Gurudev has developed unique, impactful programs that empower, equip and transform individuals to tackle challenges at global, national, community and individual levels.
Yogrishi Swami Ramdev ji Maharaj
Yogrishi Swami Ramdev ji was born to Smt. Gulab Devi and Shri Ram Niwas in a village of Haryana. He had his early education in a village school. At the age of 14 he was admitted to the Gurukul at Kalwa (near Jind, Haryana) where under the blessed tutelage of Ācārya Shri Baldevji he studied Sanskrit and Yoga, and earned a postgraduate (Ācārya) degree with specialization in Sanskrit Vyākaraṇa, Yoga, Darśana, Vedas and Upaniṣads, later he was very much inspired by the life and writings of Maharṣi Dayanand and he thoroughly studied Satyārtha Prakāśa, Ṛgvedādibhāṣyabhūmikā etc. Along-side the magnetism of Maharṣi. Patañjali as an exponent of Yoga, Sanskrit Grammar and Āyurveda continued to exert its influence on him.
Dr Pranav Pandya ji
A close and direct disciple of Pandit Shriram Sharma Achaya, Dr. Pranav Pandya is renouned world over as a pioneer of scientific spirituality . As the Head of the Organization, he disseminated the message of Indian culture , in its true spirit, across the globe and established branches of Gayatri Pariwar in over 80 countries. Under his dynamic leadership the Dev Sanskriti University at Haridwar is establishing new milestones and reforming the face of modern education .
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev ji
Sadhguru is a man whose passion spills into everything he encounters. A fearless rebel from the start, his childhood was punctuated with solitary forays into the jungle for days at a stretch, snake-catching and class cutting. In youth, his blunt clarity into life made him an unofficial counselor to his problem-ridden college mates. His love of adventure led him on motorcycle expeditions, and his early business endeavors into poultry farming and construction were met with success. Just when you’ve summed him up as a cool maverick…
Swami Chidanand Saraswati ji
H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji’s motto in life is, “In the Service of God and humanity.” Selflessly dedicated to the welfare of all, He leads, directs and inspires numerous, wide-scale service initiatives. Touched by the hand of God at the tender age of eight, Pujya Swamiji left His home to live a life devoted to God and humanity, spending His youth in silence, meditation and austerities high in the Himalayas. At the age of seventeen, after nine years of unbroken, intense sadhana…
Sri O.P Tiwari ji
Om Prakash Tiwari is Secretary General of Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute, and one of the world’s leading authorities in Pranayama. Shri. O. P. Tiwari is the direct disciple of late Swami Kuvalayanandaji, founder of Kaivalyadhama, the world’s pioneer institute in the field of scientific research in yoga. He is also currently the President of the Council of Yoga Accreditation International. He is a member of the Governing Body of the Central Coucil of Research in Yoga and Naturopathy under the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India.
Swami Bharat Bhusan ji
An eye capturing and heart touching handsome young boy of 18 years with fair complexion, strong muscular built, always cheerful & glowing face and deep bright eyes, abundant energy, self confidence, leadership skill, wonderful art of oratory with offers of film industry, class one jobs in police, army and in private sector and other worldly attractions all around BUT… clear vision.
Maa Dr. Hansaji Yogendra
Smt. Hansaji has been at the forefront of The Yoga movement since the last five decades, as a teacher, teacher-educator, researcher and an excellent communicator in the Television medium. She has authored several books on Yoga in multiple languages. She took over as the Director of The Yoga Institute in the year 1997.
Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddi Ji
Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddi is the Director of Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India, since June 2005. Earlier, he worked as Instructor, Lecturer and Head of the Deptt. of Yoga Studies, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka for 16 years. He has more than 28 years of professional experience in Yoga education, therapy and research. He has imparted Yoga training and therapy to more than Eighty thousand people of all sections of the society.
Shri Kamlesh D. Patel, Daaji
Renowned teacher of meditation, Kamlesh D. Patel, affectionately known as Daaji, was born in India. From his young days, he has been interested in spirituality and met his Guide, Shri Ram Chandra of Shahjahanpur (Babuji), the founder and first President of Shri Ram Chandra Mission. Kamlesh continued to follow Parthasarathi Rajagopalachari (Chariji), the second President of Shri Ram Chandra Mission, after Babuji’s passing away. He is now the President of Shri Ram Chandra Mission, teaching Heartfulness Meditation.
Guruji Dr. H. R Nagendra
Guruji Dr. H. R. Nagendra is the Vice Chancellor of SVYASA Yoga University. He has been the guiding force behind the VYASA movement. After receiving his doctorate in 1968, he served as faculty of IISc in Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Smt. Kamlesh Barwal
Kamlesh Barwal: Highly recognised and noted Yoga trainer associated with the Art of Living Foundation since the past 20 years. With expertise in training Yoga teachers, Kamlesh has travelled far and wide from South America, Europe, Jordan, Oman, UAE, to Kazakhstan, Belarus, Russia, China, and South East Asia, helping yoga enthusiasts realise their true potential and inspire them to engage and contribute in the vision of creating a stress free society. Bestowed with the Vishalakshi Award for contribution to the field of Yoga, she has been instrumental in training individuals to develop the ability to effectively manage mind and emotions, eliminate stress, and promote harmony, amongst people from all walks of life, cultures, and religions, through very simple yet profound yogic techniques and Sudarshan Kriya.