Dr H R Nagendra , President, sVYASA, BANGALORE
: Janoury 1, 1943
: 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
1972 Visiting Staff, Imperial College of Science and Technology,
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
1981 - 83 All India Vice President, Vivekananda Kendra,
1984 - 2000 Secretary, Vivekananda Kendra Yoga Research
Foundation, Also Director, Indian Yoga Institute.
1992 - 2000 All India Vice President, Vivekananda Kendra,
2000 to present President, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research
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.