About the Author
Swami Dharmananda was born to Shri Lal Mohan Das and Smt. Aparna Das on 2nd Nov, 1953. His father sacrificed all his personal needs and a brilliant career in the Railways to take care of his education. Swamiji was brought up with very strong ideals and values by his father who wanted him to have a career in the army. Swamiji was therefore educated in Sainik School, Rewa (M.P.) from where he graduated to National Defense Academy and finally passed out as a commissioned officer from the prestigious Indian Military Academy, Dehra Dun. He was awarded the Madras Gold Medal for being the best student in sports. After a short tenure he left the army to seek his spiritual destiny in Rishikesh. Since Mar.'83 he is staying in Vishwaguru Ashram, Ved Niketan
He is soft spoken and reclusive by nature. He lives a quiet life of solitude, silence and sadhana. He has been teaching the Science of Yoga and Indian Spirituality to earnest seekers coming to Rishikesh from all over the world. His lectures specially his mode of presentation with humor, stories and anecdotes has earned him wide acclaim. His lectures are now available in a pack containing a set of 18 DVD's. His lectures have been compiled in the form of a book,
'Advance Yoga Study'. He is also the author of, 'Inner Yoga' a book of poems that reveals his inner struggle, his aspirations and his deep love of Krishna.