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Shiv Darshan Yoga Vidyalaya

Shiv Darshan Yoga Vidyalaya in Chennai is a prestigious yoga institution founded in 1992 by Swami Vajrapani Saraswati and assisted by Swami Gambhirananda Saraswati, both direct disciples of Swami Satyananda Saraswati, the founder of Bihar School of Yoga, this institution upholds the authentic teachings and traditions of yoga.

Students at Shiv Darshan Yoga Vidyalaya receive a comprehensive and high-quality yoga education. Under the guidance of experienced teachers, students learn various aspects of yoga, asanas, pranayama, meditation, and yogic philosophy. With its strong lineage and commitment to providing an enriching yogic experience, Shiv Darshan Yoga Vidyalaya continues to be a renowned destination for individuals seeking to deepen their understanding and practice of yoga, in alignment with the profound teachings of Swami Satyananda Saraswati.

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Swami Vajrapani Saraswati and Swami Gambhirananda Saraswati

Swami Vajrapani Saraswati founded Shiv Darshan Yoga Vidyalaya, while Swami Gambhirananda Saraswati is the managing trustee and Acharya. Both Swamis are direct disciples of Paramhamsa Swami Satyananda Saraswati and have close ties to Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati.

At the 2013 World Yoga Convention of Bihar School of Yoga in Munger, they were bestowed with the title ‘Golden Swamiji’. Their shared goal is to realize Swami Satyananda Saraswati’s mission to “spread yoga door to door and shore to shore”. For the past 3 Decades, Shiv Darshan Yoga Vidyalaya has been working towards achieving this goal and continues to promote the yogic way of life to people from all walks of life.

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Our Reviews

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Hear from Our Satisfied Students: Inspiring Testimonials of Transformation

Excellent course materials, experienced teachers in combination with young knowledgeable teachers. Great courses to expand one's knowledge on topics related to yoga and very good motivating teachers to start practicing what we learn. Very well conducted programmes. Kudos to the entire team!πŸ‘πŸΌ

Madhumitha Rajamohan Student

Great course to expand our knowledge. Yoga Nidra is excellent. All the teachers were too good in imparting their knowledge to us. Thank you dear teachers for your excellent service to this society. I am very grateful to the Almighty for providing me this opportunity to learn from Shiv Dharshan Yoga Vidyalaya.

Nirmala Devi Student

HariOm !!! Excellent place to learn yoga therapy. Recently I finished two courses. Dedicated and sincere teachers. Very good course material. Doctor session arranged adds on to the knowledge. Everything was systematic ,well planned and executed. Thanks to Swamiji for organizing such courses and sharing their knowledge . The approach was holistic. They focus on all aspects of yoga. As yoga is just not only physical format of asanas. It is beyond that. Glad to have experienced meditation and yoga nidra in the course. I would highly recommend this place for anyone who wants to learn yoga therapy. Iam grateful for this learning journey. HariOm

Ramya Rakrish Student

I was feeling dizzy throughout the day and having disturbed sleep with panic attacks occasionally, doctors suggested for Yoga then I reached to this place. After couple of sessions from Guruji my sleeping problem went off, now I have a deep and better sleep. I have completed 10 days of session My dizziness is getting better day by day. I personally recommend this yoga vidyalaya for everyone for better and healthier life.

Vignesh Logabalan Student

Very Useful course. Easy instructions to understand and clear to follow. Spreading out the good knowledge is more important. Shiv Darshan Yoga Vidayalaya is helping a lot by giving this knowledge in a simpler and easy form.

Srilakshmi Pandalaneni Student

In the world of health & wellness, where making money is the only goal, a beacon of light with selfless service to humanity & an experience of close to 4 decades. SDYV Chennai, is a class apart, a spiritual cum wellness experience. Learn to do yoga in its purest form, without all the fanfare, glitz & hype. They don't charge exorbitant & fancy amounts for the sessions like the many commercial ones. Believers & preachers of " KARO YOG, RAHO NIROG" πŸ™πŸ½

Bharat Jain Student

It was a great experience...Under the guidance of Swamin ji I have learnt not only physical Exercises to fit my body but also Meditation and Pranayam to calm my mind and my emotions as well...I will always grateful for that πŸ˜ŠπŸ™

Jyoti Bardia Student

The Teacher Training course for Yogatherapy is one of the best that I have ever experienced. Yoga is taught the way it was meant to be a taught - as a spiritual practice and not just a physical exercise. Equal importance is given to Asanas, Pranayama, Meditation and the flagship practice of Yoga Nidra. All the instructors were selfless and shared all possible information with us. All of them were very patient in answering all our queries during the classes and outside the classes too. The additional sessions by the doctors are extremely helpful. These sessions helped enrich our knowledge. Swamiji and the instructors are not in this field for money and that shows in the rigor of the course and how the teachers insist on coursework and fieldwork rather than rote learning. I highly recommend the course.

Rathipriya Chandrasekaran Student

Great place to learn yoga practices including bhajans ,asana , pranayama,shatkarmas, yoga nidra,yoga therapy for various ailments, meditation practices and many more from Swamiji and experienced yoga professionals. Recommend to join the courses offered by SDYV.

Pallavi Kuchankar Student

Unique place in the world where you get to learn Yoga as YOG SADHNA. One can learn Yog for basic knowledge as well soon become eligible to be a Yog Teacher by doing Teacher Training Course in Guru Shishya Parampara. Learning Therapy for various diseases is speciality of this Ashram. An spiritual organization dedicated for the cause of spreading Yog world wide and also serving Gomata. Hari Aum

Kantilal Khatri Student

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