Swami Sivananda Saraswati
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 life. He founded the Divine Life Society at Rishikesh in 1936.