Swami Ramdev - a brief Introduction
Swami Ramdev, also popularly known as Baba Ramdev, has recently created a huge craze in India with his yoga skills. One of the popular Indian Yoga Masters, Swami Ramdev is known for his efforts in popularizing Yoga in every parts of the country and also for providing Ayurvedic treatments to the ailed. One of the founders of the Divya Yogta Mandir Trust which also works towards popularizing Yoga and offers Ayurvedic treatments, Swami Ramdev conducts several Yoga camps where a large number of people come to learn Yoga in order to keep themselves healthy and fit.
The Early Days
Swami Ramdev was born as Ramkishan Yadav in Said Alipur in Mahendragarh district of Haryana, India in 1953. In the childhood days, he suffered from paralysis, which in the later days, he overcome with the help of Yoga. After attending school till eighth grade, he went on to Aarsh Gurukul in Khanpur village to study Sanskrit and Yoga. Later, he choose the path of 'Sanyas' and moved to Jind district to join the Aarsh Gurukul Kalva and started offering free Yoga training.
The Paths to Fame
Swami Ramdev continued to work towards spreading Yoga to the mass. He founded Divya Yoga Madir Trust with Acharya Karamveer, a well-versed in Yoga and Veda, and Acharya Balkrishna, a physician with an Ayurveda degree, in 1995. Swami Ramdev continued to conduct Yoga camps where millions of people came to learn and practice Yoga. He also started conducting Yoga programs in television channels. He even conducted a Yoga camp at the residence of the President of India - Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The fame of Swami Ramdev started increasing day by day. His TV programs started broadcasting in several countries in Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe, and America. The specialty of the teaching of Swami Ramdev is that unlike the other Yoga gurus who give emphasis on 'Asanas' or the yoga postures, Swami Ramdev give emphasis on practicing 'Prananyama'.
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