Yogi Dr Raj one of the foremost international Yoga Therapist in India & Abroad since 1982 . He has over 38years of experience in the field of Therapeutic Yoga in the Sanjeevni and Healthy Yoga style. His qualification in the field of Yogic practice and Natural Medicine are manifold. He has completed M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., M.D.(Alt.Med.),N.D., and Ayurveda Ratan. He is the authorof more than 10 books on Yoga and Health issues.(You can find on the Gallery Page)
Dr. Raj is the founder of Sanjeevni Yoga and Nature Cure Research Institute in India and around the world in many countries. He is also the founder of Healthy Yoga, a customized branch of Yoga that deals purely with different Health Issues. It uses yoga from different branches of yoga and is taught as a method of prevention or cure for many of diseases related to unhealthy diet, old age, lack of sleep, stress & tension, etc.
He has travelled the world to impart the knowledge of Yoga to the people and its effects on our health. He has also helped establish a number of Yoga Centers around the world (You can find the list and addresses on our Contact Us Page).
He has been given numerous awards throughout his life. He has carried a belief since childhood that a man never stops learning and age cannot limit a person’s desire and ability to learn. Following on this teaching he has successfully completed an envious number of courses and degrees from reputed yogic institution around India.
1959: Born in the ancient city, Gorakhpur (U.P.), Gorakhpur is between Buddha’s ‘Nirvana’ place (Kusinagar) and Kabir’s, a great Indian Saint, Samadhi, a place where dead are buried or cremated, place (Maghar). It is also Sadhana (meditation) place of Guru Yogi Gorakhnath.
1978: He went to Bihar School of Yoga, Munger and met his spiritual master Swami Satyananda Saraswati and gained enlightenment and understanding of the secrets of spiritual life and has since become a great authority on Yoga and meditation.
1980: Awarded Yoga Teacher Training Diploma in ‘Yoga Education’ from Lucknow, India.
1982: Awarded Naturopathy Doctor’s degree (N.D.) from Gorakhpur School of Natural Therapeutics, Arogya Mandir, India.
1984: Awarded Master’s Degree in Economics from Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.
1985: Awarded Teacher Training Bachelor degree (B.Ed.) from Gorakhpur University,
1985: Awarded N.I.S. Yoga Coach at National Institute of Sports, Patiala, Punjab, India.
1985: Guru Swami Satyananda Ji gave Karma Sannyasa name ‘Swami Gyanganga Saraswti on 5th Dec at Bihar School of Yoga, Munger, Bihar.
1986: Awarded Degree in “Yoga Therapist” from Bhartiya Yog-Paratic Chikishalya Vidhyapith, Gorakhpur.
1987: Awarded Master’s Degree in Education (M.Ed.) from Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.
1988: He Founded the ‘Yoga & Nature Cure Research Institute, and Sanjeevani Yogashram, at his birth place.
1989: He went on an extensive tour of Asian countries popularizing the Ancient Yogic practices among people of all castes, creeds, religions and nationalities.
1990: The honorary title of ‘Yogratana’ conferred by Indian Saints and Yogis.
1992: Travelled to Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius, Zambia, etc. for Yoga Camps, seminars and Yoga Workshops.
1993: Spread the knowledge of Yoga through extensive travel and various Yoga training courses.
1994: Published Quarterly Health Magazine ‘Yoga Sanjeevani’ RNI-59541/94, ISSN-0972-8325.
1995: Started a Weekly newspaper ‘Bhartiya Purvanchal’.
1996: Helped establish many Yoga Canters in Mauritius, Zambia, Singapore etc.
1999: Awarded Degree of M.D.(Ald.Med.) from The International University for Complementary Medicine, Kolkata, India.
2001: Awarded Doctorate in Philosophy (Ph.D.) from Kolkata.
2002: Awarded Degree in Ayurveda ‘Ayurvedaratana’ from Allahabad.
2003: Published over 10 books including the well-known ‘Yoga Therapy for Common Disease’
2004: International Award for Excellence (Yoga & Naturopathy) by World Congress on Alternative Medicine, Hoshiarpur, India.
2005: Travelled widely around Asia and Africa conducting Yoga Programs.
Presently: He conducts private sessions on different discipline of Yoga to many in Bangkok every day, where he also resides. He is the Successor of his Guru and acknowledged spiritual guide and Teacher, both in India and Abroad.