Swami Satyananda Saraswati was born at Almora, Uttar Pradesh, in 1923. He was initiated into Dashnami sannyasa by Swami Sivananda Saraswati in Rishikesh in 1943 later he founded Bihar School of Yoga in 1963. He is one of the pioneer in Yoga and its related practices.
Swami Chidananda Saraswati was born in 1916 in Tamil Nadu. He took to a life of renunciation in 1936, and joined the ashram run by Swami Sivananda in Rishikesh, in 1943. He succeeded as President of the Divine Life Society in 1963, after the mahasamadhi of his predecessor, Swami
Swami Sivananda Saraswati was born at Pattamadai, Tamil Nadu, in 1887. After serving as a medical Doctor, he renounced, came to Rishikesh and was initiated into Dashnami sannyasa in 1924 by Swami Vishwananda Saraswati. He toured extensively through out India, inspiring people to practice Yoga and lead a divine
Swami Kuvalayananda was born in 1883, at a time when the national resurgence was slowly awakening the spirit of Mother India. In his college days he came under the influence of Sri Aurobindo. Awaiting on this path to guide him, was the great Yogi from Bengal, Paramahamsa Madhavdasji, who
Swami Vivekananda was born in Calcutta, in 1863. From his childhood, he showed inclination towards spirituality and God realization. While searching for a man who could directly demonstrate the reality of God, he came to Ramakrishna and became his disciple. As a guru Ramakrishna taught him Advaita Vedanta and
Adi Shankaracharya was born around 788 AD in Kaladi village of Kerala. Adi Shankaracharya was the first philosopher who consolidated Advaita Vedanta, one of the sub-schools of Vedanta. He believed in the greatness of the holy Vedas and was a major proponent of the same. Not only did he