Who is Baba Ramdev?
Ramdev was born as Ramkishan Yadav in Alipur, in the Mahendragarh
district, Haryana. After studying till the eighth standard, he quit
school and joined a yogic monastery (gurukul) in Khanpur village. There,
he started studying Sanskrit and Yoga. Soon, he lost interest in the
worldly desires, renounced the world and entered into Sanyas (monastic
living). At that point of time, he assumed the name Swami Ramdev. It is
believed that he traveled the Himalayas for several years before he
settled in Haridwar.
Divya Yog Mandir Trust
Baba Ramdev established the Divya Yog Mandir Trust in 1995 at Kankhal,
Haridwar. The headquarters of the trust set up by Swami Ramdevji is at
the Kripalu Bagh Ashram of Haridwar.
Mission of Divya Yog Mandir Trust
"The Mission Statement of the Trust is to "Establish a
learning center wherein it will be the prime objective to foster
education based on modern scientific learning; to promote a healthy mind
and a vibrant body enabling facilitation of spiritual development to
rejuvenate latent noble virtues in children so that their lives
epitomize the values of beauty, dedication, and rationalism thereby
engendering a world of harmony friendship, brotherhood, peace, and
prosperity." ---- Mission Statement
Kripalu Bagh Ashram
Swami Kripaludevji Maharaj established Kripalu Bagh Ashram, in the year
1932. Baba Ramdev is the disciple of his successor, Swami Shankardevji
Maharaj. Baba Ram Dev mainly teaches yoga at the Kripalu Bagh Ashram,
situated in the holy city of Haridwar. Followers of Swami Ramdevji,
visit Kripalu Bagh Ashram in large numbers to learn yoga from him.
Baba Ram Dev Pranayama
Baba Ramdev teaches pranayama, a form of yoga, to his followers. The
program that he teaches consists of the following six key breathing
exercises in a sequence