About The Teacher

Pujya Sri. Dr.H. R. Nagendra is renowned as an expert in ‘human engineering’. He is a pioneer of Cyclic meditation, a yoga technique where the practitioners perform slow conscious physical movements.Sri Nagendra is an Indian mechanical engineer, writer, academic, and one of the best yogic experts of this century. He is the founder vice chancellor of Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA),  one of the best, deemed Yoga universities in India. He is best known as the personal yoga consultant of Narendra Modi, the prime minister of India.

Dr.H. R. Nagendra has received the of Yoga Shri title from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. He has penned 35 books and over 100 research papers on various topics in Yoga.The Government of India awarded him the civilian honor of the Padma Shri, in 2016, for his contributions to society.Dr. Nagendra has held research posts in a number of esteemed international universities and research centers, including Harvard University. From 1970 to 1971 he was a post-doctoral research associate at NASA and in 1975 he joined the Vivekananda Kendra, a service mission. Dr. Nagendra has served on many expert committees and boards advising governments and other bodies and have received numerous awards and distinctions for his contributions to yoga therapy and yogic education.

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