Om Shanti Om Yoga School
The Great Himalayan Yogi Yogananda Ji Maharaj
Swami Yogananda Maharaj Ji was born on 14th September 1908 in Madhya Pradesh. Swami Ji started the path of yoga at very early life in the age of 17. He attributed his good health to the efficacy of the practice of Sukshumavyayam Yoga, ancient regime that combined subtle yogic warm-up with gentle stretching, breathing, relaxation and simple exercises. Believe it or not even at this age, 106 years old, Swamiji’s faculties were still functioning at optimum level. He was a very good eye sight without the need of glasses and even healthier teeth. He was a living example for all of us today –of the benefits of doing regular Yoga practice in life. Swami Ji did Hatha Yoga in Rishikesh as well as teached Sukshumavyayam Yoga to student at Om Shanti Om Yoga School every Sunday. Swami Yogananda Ji had never taken medication in his 106 years of life on earth. He was such an expert at preserving the energies he gained through yoga that he ate only once a day and after three days of food he took up fasting for a week! Physically he was very much fit and healthy, mentally alert as well. He was also very ambitious by learning the English Language at this age and hopes to write a book on Yoga!
Yogi Dinesh Chandra Shastri
Yogi Dinesh Shastri, the President of Om Shanti Om Yoga School, begin yoga at a very young age and has 15 years of learning and teaching yoga experience in India and many countries abroad such Russia, Hong Kong, China, Thailand, Indonesia. Yogi Dinesh was born at Paonti Sirkhon Almora, Himalaya Hill into Brahmans Orthodox family. When he was 12 years old, he obtained his education in Hinduism culture in Rishikesh Ashram (Parmath Niketan Sivananda).He studied all the Mantras, Vedas, Sanskrit, Bhagavath Gita and in deep the Hindu tradition, yogi life and culture. He has a Bachelor in Sanskrit and obtained the title of “Sashtri”. In 2005 Dinesh Sashtri completed his Master in Sanskrit and successfully obtained the title of “Ashariya” and he proudly lead many poojas today in many homes and temples. He also name as “Yogarcharya”. He is an experienced, loving, generous, friendly and humble natured person. He is well versed in Hatha Yoga in Rishikesh, Asthanga Yoga, Sivananda Yoga, Sukshambyayam Yoga and Laughter Yoga. He is the close disciple of his Guru, The Great Himalayan Yogi, Swami Yogananda Maharaj Ji, 106 years who is still residing at the Himalaya mountain. He was born on 14th September 1908. He learned many types of yoga from his Guru and even till at present.
Today he has his own Yoga Centre and president of — Om Shanti Om Yoga School also known as Hatha Yoga in Rishikesh in 2011 and his future aspiration is to open his own ashram by 2015 with capacity of 100–200 students.
Guru Buddhi Prakash Ji
Guru Buddhi Prakash Ji was born in the year 1953. He is an M.A. degree holder in Hindi Literature and Yoga Philosophy. He got the first experience of Samadhi at the age of 7 years. He had a clear vision of his past life in the Himalayas. He completed his higher education from Agra and Haridwar Universities. He got initiation in Shansaracharya Tradition through his Master Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and he spent many years with his guru and practiced the Transcendental Meditation. For deep practice he went to a cave in the Uttarkashi Himalayas for a few years. He taught Yoga in many other countries and now he is teaching Yoga at Om Shanti Om Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India. From all over the world the spiritual seekers come to him for different level of practicing Meditation and Indian Philosophy. Yogi Budhi Prakash has 40 years teaching experience of Yoga in all over the world. He is invited by many colleges and Yoga school as a guest teacher. He has such an extensive knowledge of Indian Philosophy like Patanjali Yoga Sutra, Shiv Sutras, etc. He has been known to conduct various Yoga seminars in Rishikesh as well as other parts of India.
Swami Yogendra Mishra Ji
Swami Yogendra Mishra Ji hold master degree in Philosophy M.A (Philosophy) from Agra University. He also has D.Y.Ed (Yoga) Kaivalyadham and B.PEd (physical Ed.) from Amaravathi University. He is a Yogi with more than 25 years of experience in Yoga and meditation. He has taught Yoga in many countries around the world. We proudly convey this message that Acharya Yogi Yogendra Mishra Ji has founded the International Yoga and Mediation Academy as well as acting as an advisor for many institutions around the world. He is usually invited with special invitation by Yoga Centre operator in overseas. Currently he is residing at Vill-Tapovan, Talli Badrinath Dham Road, Near — B.K. Associates P.O. — Tapovan. Distt — Tehri Garhwal, Rishikesh, Himalaya, Uttrakhand, India.
Here, I would like to share this:-
One of his philosophy sentences that touched my heart is:I was so sad for losing my shoes,until I found a man with feet.
Yogi Nirmal Nath Ji
Yogi Nirmal Nath Guru Ji was born in Haryana, India and has 25 years of experience is teaching yoga. He is also had been an advisor for Yogi Dinesh in his early age of his childhood. He obtained his education from University of Varanasi in Vedanta Acharya in Sanskrit.
Today he is also a member and one of the teachers in Om Shanti Om Yoga Centre. Currently, he is concentrating students from beginners’ level who has just stepping in yoga life. He is a very humble, patient, simple and soft-spoken person. In this sense, he is an ideal teacher for the very basic knowledge student for learning yoga. He is also very good in pranayama and meditation. He is one of the member in Parmath Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh who had resides in this ashram for almost 30 years. He is also giving philosophy and lecture in Hindi at Parmath Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh to local and foreign audience for many years.
We are proud and happy that he still contributing his knowledge for Om Shanti Om and just sincere heartfelt thanks is still insufficient for him.
Dr. Usha Vaishnava Having Studied disciplines in Ayurveda & Herbal Medicine, Dr Usha Vaishnava completed her 5 1/2 year recognized BAMS, an internationally recognized degree in Ayurveda from famed 150 year old Ayurveda University in India. Then she specialized in Panchakarma Therapy at world recognized Arya Vaidhya Sala, Kottakkal (kerala). For the last 14 years she is engaged in Ayurvada Treatment, Teaching and Training.
Spending his life in the field of yoga, Yogi Vivek, is considered to be the best teacher of Hatha Yoga, Raja Yoga, Swara yoga and Human Anatomy. Seeking knowledge under the guidance of renowned yogis and acharyas, he has done his masters in yoga and psychology and currently pursuing PhD. in yoga itself
. Naturopathy, Pranic healing methods and acupressure are some of the other methods he has received his education in. His thirst of wisdom has made him quite knowledgeable in philosophies of many religions and believes in religions like Buddhism, Jainism and Sufism. From North India to Himalayas, he as drank waters of various spiritual fountains for 15 years to be able to be so proclaimed as a yogi. In 2002, he took a step further and went to Himalayas to find meaning to his practice. With a notion of serving god is to serve the human race, he now a yoga teacher truly dedicated to the world of yoga.
Swami Amarna Anand, has done Osho Meditation Training Course in “OSHO INTERNATIONAL MEDITATION RESORT”, IN PUNE , MAHARASHTRA, India. He has well versed experienced in different level of osho Meditation and has been teaching many years in almost all the places all over Indias. Swami Amarna goes on felicitating, sharing Osho Meditation, Osho Visions too. Currently he is residing in Rishikesh and continues serving and sharing his knowledge from his Guruji Osho or Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh to the students from all over the world. Students really enjoy his class the dynamic way of teaching and performing which in tally with modern world and needs.
Originally published at yogateachertraininginrishikesh.in.