SRI SWAMI VIDYANAND
SRIMA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF TRANSFORMATIONAL INTEGRAL HATHA YOGA
Sri Swami Vidyanand is a renowned yoga master and the founder of Transformational Yoga , an innovative yogic system that synthesizes techniques of hatha, white tantra, raja, mantra, ashtanga and kundalini yoga to bring about rapid transformation.His signature system is inspired by the Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother.
The Founder of Yoga Alliance International After establishing YOGA ALLIANCE INDIA and ASIA-PACIFIC, CHINA and AUSTRALIA he established YOGA ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL, SriMa International School of Transformational Integral Hatha Yoga New Delhi’ and YOGA ALLIANCE EUROPE in order to foster a community of Swami Vidyanand is a life-time member of the Sri Aurobindo Educational Society , Delhi Branch Ashram. Swami Vidyanand mastered yoga in the traditional Indian way, through apprenticeships under enlightened yoga masters such as Swami Satyananda founder of the Bihar school of yoga and anonymous ascetics in the Himalayas. ?Hailing from a long line of renowned Bhakti yogis, he was born into the deeply spiritual environment of Datiya, an area in Madhya Pradesh, India, recognized as being one of the 17 sacred centres of tantra in India .
His first guru was his father, Sri Harihar Goswami, a highly respected devotional yogi and founder of the Yoga Mandir of Datiya. He has also practiced Satsang with Swami Rama, the late founder of the Himalayan Institute. As well as learning esoteric meditation techniques from Tibetan masters. Swami Vidyanand’s techniques are well recognized in India, evident from the respect he has received from cultural bodies such as the prestigious Bharat Nirman, an organization that recognizes individual efforts to promote ancient Indian wisdom, systems and practices. Among the awards and titles he has received are the Bhaskar Award. ?In 2002 – 2004 Swami Vidyanand taught Transformational Yoga courses at the Centre of Behavioral Health at the University of Hong Kong. Having founded the ‘SriMa International School of Transformational Integral Hatha Yoga’ in New Delhi, Yoga India International and the Yoga Academy of India he is currently working at these locations to spread his Transformational Yoga system.