Swami Shiva Brahmananda Saraswati left his home at the age of 19 in quest of spiritual knowledge. He spent three years on the banks of Narmada river doing penance. Following that he joined Arsha vidya peetham, Rishikesh where he completed the three year vedanta course conducted by Dayananda ashram from 2003 to 2006. After the course pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati sent him to the tribal belt in Madhya Pradesh to start a free student home. He spent three years managing the student home. After that he was appointed as the Regional coordinator for AIM for Seva Uttarakhand student Homes.