Our Gurus

The Satguru

The SatGuruMaster SIVANANDA

A great figure in the XX th Century. Born the 8th of September to an illustrious family, Sri Swami Sivananda had a natural flair for a life devoted to the study and practice of Vedanta. Already from early childhood on he was gifted with an immense sense of generosity and an intense desire to serve: he invited monks and beggars to eat, and he shared all...read more

The Guru


Swami Vishnudevananda was born in Kerala in 1927. As a young man he became a lieutenant in the Indian army. However his whole life's direction changed as a result of his meeting with Swami Sivananda. At the age of 20 years, he became part of the Divine Life Society in Rishikesh and served as the professor of Hatha Yoga at the...read more

The Music Guru


Born in the south of India, of royal family, he began his formal musical training at the age of 20. This training continued in an intensive manner for 17 years. At the age of 54 he became initiated as a monk (Sanyasin, a renunciate), by Swami Sivananda in Rishikesh. There he spent the rest of his life, to attain perfection in the field of Nada Yoga, a spiritual practice that leads to Realization. He was not....read more


yogi hariYOGI HARI

Yogi Hari was born in Guyana in a traditional Indian family. One of his grandfathers could heal through mantras. The other one was the respected priest of the temple in their village. Each day started with offerings and prayers : " I always asked for knowledge. Perhaps this is why I have been successful in my studies ", Yogi Hari says modestly. His studies gave him the opportunity of a good job as a Land surveyor working for private companies. This allowed him to....read more