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Dr H R Nagendra , President,  sVYASA, BANGALORE

Born                     : Janoury 1, 1943

Degree                 : B E (Mech) M.E.(Mech) Ph.D (Mech. Engg)


1968 - 75 Faculty, Department of Mech. Engg. II Sc., Bangalore

1970  Post Doctoral Research Fellow, University of British Columbia,    Canada.

1970 - 71 Post Doctoral Research Associate, NASA, Marshall Space Flight Centre, USA

1970 - 72 Consultant Engineering Sciences Lab. Harvard University, USA.

1972 Visiting Staff, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London

1975 - 79 Joined Vivekananda Kendra, a Service Mission, in 1975 as whole - time worker. Director of Training Centre, Vivekananda Kendra,Vivekananda Puram, Kanyakumari.

1979 - 1984 All India Secretary, Vivekananda Kendra Yoga Research Foundation

1981 - 83 All India Vice President, Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari

1984 - 2000 Secretary, Vivekananda Kendra Yoga Research Foundation, Also Director, Indian Yoga Institute.

1992 - 2000 All India Vice President, Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari.

2000 to present President, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation.


Published nearly 30 books in Yoga, authored and co-authored 50 research papers. guided nearly 150 dissertations and presented nearly 60 papers relating to yoga therapy in leading conferences all over the world.  Won the Yoga Shree award in the field of yoga from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi 1997.

Also, a Member of the working group of experts for the planning commission under the Ministry of Health.

Nominated by the American Biographical Association for the "Distinguished Leadership Award" for his service to humanity.

Dr H R Nagendra is the mastermind behind this magnificient Prashanti Kuteeram, International Head Quarters of Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation. Prashanti Kutiram is a translation of his vision into reality.

an individual of utmost simplicity, despite his immense knowleldge, through the twin ideals of "Tyaga and Seva" Renunciation & Service, he has been rendering yeoman service to the upliftment of humanity.

Prof A S N Shastry
Dr H R Nagendra
Swami Visharadananda 
Dr R Nagarathna
Prof N V C Swamy
Dr shirley Telles
Sri Mohan T
Smt Subhadra Devi
Sri N V Raghuram
Dr Venkatram
Dr Lata Venkatram
Dr Malathy
Dr Shamanthakamani N
Dr Naveen K V
Dr Manjunath N K
Dr Raghuraj P
Smt Meena Venkatesh
Smt Chaya M S
Sri Ramachandra R
Ms Asha
Sri Narayana Rao N S
Sri Sudheer Deshpande
Sri Kamalesh
Sri Ramarao
Sri Kimura
Sri Raju
Dr Raghavendra Rao