Revered Swami Ramdevji Maharaj, a celibate since childhood, is well versed in Sanskrit Grammar, Ayurved and Vedic Philosophy. A strong Proponent of Indian cultural values, his services in the field of cow-breeding, research in the field of AYURVED and his practical approach of Yog has won him several thousands of admirers throughout India and made him a living symbol of Indian culture.
His detachment to worldly happiness and devotion to social service has made him a phenomenal character in the saintly world. Revered Swami Shankerdevji Maharaj got him initiated in the ascetic order on the sacred banks of River Ganga. He has taught Ashtadhyayee, Mahabhashya, Upnishads alongwith six systems of Indian Philosophy in a couple of Gurukuls (traditional Indian systems of education). Besides, during his travels in the Himalayan mountains, he performed severe austerities in the caves of Gangotri for the realisation of SELF and acquired several uncommon capabilities.
With the blessings of Revered Swami Shankerdevji Maharaj, he, in assocition with his learned companions, Acharaya Balkrishan Ji Maharaj, a great scholar and famous Ayurvedic physician & others established Divya Yog Mandir (Trust) in 1995 at Kankhal, Hardwar, Uttaranchal, India.
He, while in the sate of Sadhna, has been guiding several service projects of medical, spiritual and educational pursuits through this Trust since then. Revered Swami Ji Maharaj, who have unfurled the flag of Yog on top, cures about two lac patients per month with his spiritual energy in his Yog Camps.
Over twenty lac people of all parts of country and abroad derive benefit from live and vibrating science of Yog by taking part in Yog Camps every year, which helps in building a prosperous, advanced, disease free and subtle new India.
Nearly 250 millions viewers of our country and abroad, have close association with the age old science of Yog and Pranayam through AASTHA, AASTHA- INTERNATIONAL, SHARA, INDIA T.V. & STAR NEWS T.V. channels.
Revered Swami Ram Dev Ji Maharaj with his extraordinary talent, great patriotism and deep leanings towards our ancient culture and tradition is establishing Patanjali Yogpeeth, an Institution for social and scientific research and treatment in Yog, Spiritualism, and Ayurved through which more than twenty lac patients of various ailments would derive benefit every year.
He has a golden dream of disease free world. This, he plans to achieve with the help of ancient science of Yog, which he feels will bring peace and happiness to mankind and will lead to the unethical business of weapons and allopathic medicines coming to an end. Revered Swamiji's is editing the pious work of organising the disintegrated Indian society on caste, creed, religion, region and sex basis to establish India as a superpower.
He considers yeoman service as real Dharm (religion). He envisages India as Vishwa Guru (Teacher of the World) which can become true only if every citizen realises his duties and responsibilities towards the nation. May science of Yog expand virtues of consciousness, morality and brotherhood of human beings such that everyone sees his own consciousness in all creatures and spreads fraternity, friendship and global brotherhood.
It is no less than a divine wonder to see Revered Swami Ji Maharaj in the hearts of millions of people not only of our country but also the world. He is fully committed for the reestablishment of scientific techniques, pious powers and moral values in our society. Millions of people are offering their services and wealth at the altar of Patanjali Yogpeeth (Trust) & University of Patanjali established by him to fulfill his resolution.
The real place of service is the human body for Revered Swami Ramdevji Maharaj, for he pronounces, "my God lives in a man, as 'the temple in shape of man' is built by All Mighty Himself". The service of fellow beings, in addition to Atamsadhna (self control) and Brahamaradhna (meditation) is his worship.
He considers moral acts of love and affection for human beings a true worship of Creator. Revered Swami Ji Maharaj, an apostle of Vashudhav Kutambkam (World as the Whole Family) proves it true by accepting and practicing the world as his house and every citizen as his family member.