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Acharya Bal Kishan Ji

Yoga and Ayurveda

A savant and a great saint of the spiritual tradition of Yoga & Ayurveda in India, Acharya Ji is involved in renovation, propagation and establishment of Ayurveda, authentically. He is a representative of a saintly tradition in whom the knowledge of MaharsiCaraka, Susruta, Dhanvantari and all other saints of Ayurvedic tradition is completely and intimately compounded.

He is a great visionary, highly ascetic, energetic, diligent, simple, easy-going and a versatile personality with multi-dimensional skills who is constantly engaged in the service of mankind. He is a great scholar of Ayurveda, Sanskrit language and the Vedas. He Studied Sāṅkhya Yoga, Ayurveda, Sanskrit language, Pāṇini'sAṣṭādhyāyī, Vedas, Upaniṣads and Indian Philosophy and obtained postgraduate (Acharya) degrees in Sanskrit and Yoga.

Explored 'Sanjeevani', 'Soma', 'Swarnakshiri', 'Swarnadraka'and space four rare and extinct'Aṣṭavarga Plants'. As the head of the medical institutions functioning under the aegis of Patanjali, mainly focused on the R&D on Yoga & Ayurveda to make it successful with the modern Medical Sciences.

Published more than 65 Research Articles in various National and International Journals and got 31 Patents rights. Authored more than 50 books on Yoga and Ayurveda and edited more than 15 unpublished ancient Ayurveda Manuscripts. One of the scripture 'AushadhDarshan' has been sold more than 10 million copies. Released first Volume of 'World Herbal Encyclopaedia'that contains description of largest number of medicinal plant species and world largest collection of medical plants paintings.He is One of the renowned and pioneer Indian in the field of Ayurvedic Science and a source of inspiration for patriotic Indians.He has undertaken many projects for the development of Ayurvedic system of medicine.

Cured Millions of Patients at Brahmakalpa Chikitsalaya of a number of stubborn, chronic and incurable diseases. Founded Divya Pharmacy where Ayurvedic medicines with National and International certifications are being manufactured.

A multi-faceted genius and personality with knowledge and experience in the administrative and managerial fields. His expertise & knowledge is admired by one and all in India and abroad. Famous magazines like 'India Today' (Nov 2009) and 'Outlook' (Jan 2010) acknowledges him among the 'Ten Versatile and Dynamic Young Men of India'. He is the 'Most Followed Entrepreneur' in the India Social Media with 56 Lakh Followers in Facebook. Chief architect of the visionary planner of Patanjali. The awesomely impressive look and layout of Patanjali buildings are living testimony of grand futuristic concepts. World's largest food processing unit 'Patanjali Food and Herbal Park' is the result of innovative vision.

Positions and Designations

Patanjali University, Haridwar - Vice Chancellor

Through the University of Patanjali his idea is to create a new era by revolutionizing education and health-care. His idea was to produce such graduates who are self-dependent, capable to generate employment opportunities and can make significant contribution to make India healthy, wealthy and cultured by removing illness, unemployment, poverty, hunger and greed. He aims to make the university a leading institution of the world in the field of Yoga, Health, Culture, Tourism, Science & Technology and Panchkarma. The University presently offers Diploma and Degree courses in Ayurveda, Panchkarma, Yoga, Psychology and Computer Science. University is also offering Ph.D. in Yoga, Vedic Sciences, Traditional medicine systems, Philosophy, Psychology, Spirituality, Culture & traditions, World heritage, etc.

Divya Yog Mandir (Trust), Haridwar - General Secretary

The Trust was founded on 5th January, 1995 with the mission to serve mankind by achieving complete eradication of all the sorrows, physical illness and to generate mental peace, attainment of bliss received from our ancestral sages in the form of Ayurveda, Ashtang Yog, Raj Yog, Dhyan Yog, Hath Yog, Aasan and Pranayam etc. To achieve this aim various units Divya Pharmacy, Divya Prakashan, Divya Yoga Sadhana, Divya Gaushala & Divya Nursery and Ayurvedic College are providing services in his benevolent guidance.

Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust, Haridwar - General Secretary

The trust was founded with the purpose of establishing Yoga and Ayurveda on the world map. To achieve this aim Ophthalmology department, ENT department, Dental department, Surgery department, Physiotherapy & Acupressure section, Yoga Research and accommodation facilities equipped with latest machines and equipments are providing services. The trust also has huge library containing literature& Manuscripts on Yoga, Ayurveda and Botany attached withinternet surfing centre. Various activities under the trust are: Yog Gram and Acharyakulam.

Patanjali Research Foundation - General Secretary

Patanjali Research Foundation was established for Research & Development particularly in the field of Yoga and Ayurveda. The aim to establish Research Foundation was to establish scientific and evidence base studies on Yoga and Ayurveda to re-establish the same in modern scientific world. Evaluation of the effect of Yoga and meditation on the physiological functioning of the body is being studied using latest scientific techniques. The institute aims to promote traditional systems of health in management of disease under his guidance.

Patanjali Gramodhyog Trust - General Secretary

This trust was established under his guidance with the sole aim to eradicate poverty in the villages, promoting women employment in the villages and to improve the standard of living through locally available economic resources such cattle generated resources and herbal farming and organic cultivation practices. The basic aim and objective is to establish gramodhyog was to promote using the rural resources and manpower available in the villages and to channelize the traditional knowledge, art and skills in villages to convert the same in an major part of the economy.

Patanjali Ayurved Ltd.,Haridwar - Chairman &Managing Director

The concept for forming this Company was to link the rising destiny of millions of farmers &rural masses on the onehand and many more suffering and leading unhealthy urban life style on the other. The main aim was to give maximum benefit to the farmers of the country and to provide Swadeshi product at each and every corner of the country. We the same aim Industrial units equipped with ultra-modern machinery to make the ancient, traditional and classical knowledge of Ayurveda reach the common man in its pure form. The manufacturing units follow the latest standards of quality like GMP, GLP, GPP, ISO and OHSAS. Here, new researches merge with old traditions. The discoveries made by the ancient sages are being used to produced modern products with new researches; keeping natural taste intact and providing maximum benefits.

Patanjali Bio Research Institute, Haridwar - Managing Director

The Institute was established with an aim to promote organic farming in India by proactively engaged in acquiring and adopting reliable, efficient and cost effective technologies that lead to a balanced economic growth for the farmers as well as the region.The institute is involved in developing techniques for organic farming through biotechnological applications under his guidance. Implanting Biogas plant at a lesser cost for the benefit of farmers, developing Eco - friendly and farmer friendly Bio-fertilizers.

Yog Sandesh - Chief Editor

With the aim to disseminate the knowledge of Yoga and Ayurveda a monthly magazine was started. It contains articles on Yoga, Ayurveda, Culture, Refinement and Spirituality. Currently it is published in 14 languages - Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Oriya, Assamese, Tamil, Telugu, Malyalama, Kannada, Nepali and Urdu across the country and distributed in 25 other countries and crossed the monthly readership mark of 1.5 lakh.

Vedic Broadcasting Ltd. - Managing Director

Vedic Broadcasting limited is also part of his vision. The Channelis pioneer & leading Socio-Cultural network in India. Astha &AsthaBhajanChannel is propagating Indian Culture and Heritage, Health, Ayurveda, Education, Yoga, Values & Morals, Devotional Bhajan, Spiritual meetings, talks, etc. The channels are available globally covering the continents of Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe and North America (USA & Canada), thus, enabling global organizations an opportunity to reach followers and other viewers worldwide.

Patanjali Food and Herbal Park, Padartha, Haridwar - Managing Director

It is India's first and foremost food park is the result of his vision. It has world class machineries for production of food products that further aimed at establishing direct linkages from the farm to processing and on to the consumer markets, through an efficient network. It produces more than 800 different food and herbal products of Fruit Juices, and other herbal drinks, sherbets, etc. along with other herbal products such as Ayurvedic medicines, edibles, etc.

Awards & Recognitions

Honored by the Former President of India Dr. Abdul Kalam at Rashtrapati Bhavan during a Yoga camp on 23rd October, 2004.

Honored and shield by the Academy of Ayurvedic Doctors in India, Kolkatta for his contribution towards Ayurvedic Medical Science, in July 2006.

Honored in the presence of Nepal's Prime Minister, President and the Cabinet Ministers for his contributions in the field of Yoga, Culture and hidden knowledge of Himalayan Herbs in the treatment of millions of patients across the worldin October, 2007.

Honored with "Nepal Sanskrit Vishvavidhyalaya" in June, 2008.

An honor for furthering the values of Yoga and Ayurveda to the citizens of the world for health, happiness and social well-being by 'Canada-Indian Network Society (CINS) on Cardio-vascular Health', Canada in June 2010.

Title of ''Vanaushadhipandit''by Agri-Horticulture Society of India, Kolkatta in 2010 in association with Dept. of AYUSH, Govt. of India , 2011.

Honored with "Spirit and Enterpreneurship Award" towards humanity by ISOL (Integrating Spirituality and Organizational Leadership) Foundation, 2011.

Honored with ''Sugyanshri'' award by Sree Veeranjaneya Foundation, Bangarmakki, Karnataka, (2012) for outstanding contributions in the field of Yoga and Medicinal Plants.

Honored with "Manav Ratna" award by Antarrashtriya Manav Milan Organization, New Delhi (2013) for humanity and social works.

Honored by 'Sanskrit Prasarini Sabha', Assam in November, 2013.

Honored by the Chief Minister of Gujarat and present Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi as an "Ayurveda Expert" in an Ayurveda Summit, held in Gujarat on 23rd Ferbruary, 2014.

Honored with "Bharat Gaurav Award"award by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi for outstanding contribution in the field of Ayurveda on 8th January 2016.

Honored with Bloomberg "Special Recognition Award" to Acharya Balkrishna On22ndMarch 2016.

Honored with "Lokmanya Tilak Award 2017" by Tilak Smarak Trust on 1st August 2017.

News 24 Honored with "Jashn-e-Youngistan Samman for Business Icon of the Year"by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitleyon 27th November 2017.

Honored with "Indian of the Year Business Category- 2017" by CNN-News 18 on 30th November 2017.

Honored with "Geeta Ratna Samman" by Spirituality Consciousness Association on January 2018.

Honored withDegree ofDoctor of letter (Yoga) (Honoris Causa)by S-Vyasa Deemed University Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana on 12th January 2018.

Books World Records

The World Record of 'Most Books of an Author Published by a Publication' has been achieved by Acharya Balkrishna.

The World Record of 'Concurrent Launching of a book written in Most Languages' has been achieved by Acharya Balkrishna.

The World Record of 'Most Manuscripts Published by an Individual' has been achieved by Acharya Balkrishna.

The World Record of 'Longest Telecasted daily show on Medicinal Use of Herbs' has been achieved by Acharya Balkrishna.

The World Record of 'Most Facebook Likes on a Page of Ayurveda & Herbs' has been achieved by Acharya Balkrishna.

The World Record of 'Largest Selling Book On Ayurveda' has been achieved by Aushadh Darshan.

The World Record of 'Largest Printed Glossary of Plants' has been achieved by Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust from Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India.

The World Record of 'First Ayurvedic Museum' has been achieved by Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust.

The World Record of 'Largest Collection of Medicinal Plant Paintings' has been achieved by Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust.

The World Record of 'A Book published in most languages' has been achieved by Ayurved Siddhant Rahasya published by Divya Prakashan, India.
 Contribution towards Yoga and Research:

Acharya Ji has done enormous work towards popularizing Yoga & Ayurveda at National & International level. Patanjali consistently organizes numerous Yoga camps and shivirs to promote a healthy living and reviving the Ancient Vedic knowledge. His works have helped Yoga become a household activity not only in India but also Globally. Immense efforts have been put in for research and development of yoga. Has published numerous books on how to learn and practice yoga for all age groups.Books written in the field of Yoga:

World Yoga Encyclopaedia

This research based voluminous text is the most important and authentic attempt till date in the field of Yoga.

It will not merely include Yoga related terms like Asanas, Pranayamas, Mudras, Dhyana, Samadhi, but will include thousands of subjects having direct or indirect relation to Yoga; words and topics hitherto unknown or even unheard of, by a majority of people.

This enormous encyclopaedia consists of thousands of terms related to Yoga and contains systematic pictorial illustrations of the names & techniques of thousands of Postures (Asanas), more than a hundred different Pranayamas along with more than 250 types of Mudras etc., mentioned in Yogic literature.

It contains more than 10,000 words consisting of about 2,500 postures (Asanas), more than 100 breathing techniques (Pranayama), refinement activities and yogic tools, materials, classical substances are described and illustrated precisely.Books on Yoga Education

For the first time the knowledge of yoga has been disseminated in simple, comprehensive and easy to understand manuals to become part of school curriculum. Following books have been published specifically for children:
 o Yoga Play and Learn (For Class I & II)
 o Let us learn Yoga (For Class III to VI)
 o Yoga AvamSwasthya (For Class VII to XII)
 o Grow with Yoga

Yoga in Synergy with Medical Science : This book links Yoga and Modern Medical Science using scientific facts & proofs. It is a unique compilation, which scientifically presents massive effects of Yoga on health using various examples.

Yoga in Synergy with Medical Science : This book links Yoga and Modern Medical Science using scientific facts & proofs. It is a unique compilation, which scientifically presents massive effects of Yoga on health using various examples.

Yogastakam : Unique elemental composition of Yoga with scientific facts presented in the ancient classical style with original Sanskrit verses and Hindi translation.

Yoga its Philosophy and Practice : Describes the conscience purification and ways of self-realization along with yogic treatment of various diseases.

Science Studies Pranayam : Describes the scientifically tested healthy and miraculous effects of Pranayam.

Daily Yoga Practice : Describes daily yoga exercises and also presents the order of exercise with pictures very nicely.

Research Publications : Comprises of all research works carried out by Patanjali in field of Yoga.
 Research Papers in the field of Yoga:

"Immediate changes in muscle strength and motor speed following yoga breathing".

"Role of respiration in mind-body practices: concepts from contemporary science and traditional yoga texts".

"Blood Pressure and Heart Rate Variability during Yoga-Based Alternate Nostril Breathing Practice and Breath Awareness".

"A comparative controlled trial comparing the effects of yoga and walking for overweight and obese adults".

"Effect of yoga or physical exercise on physical, cognitive and emotional measures in children: a randomized controlled trial".

"Reaction time following yoga bellows type breathing and breath awareness".

"Blood pressure and Purdue pegboard scores in hyper tensives after alternate nostril breathing, breath awareness, and no intervention".

"Performance in a substitution task and state anxiety following yoga in army recruits".

"Optical topography recording of cortical activity during high frequency yoga breathing and breath awareness".

"Managing mental health disorders resulting from trauma through yoga".

"Effect of yoga on different aspects of mental health".

"Implications of Corporate Yoga".

"Finger dexterity and visual discrimination following two yoga breathing practices".

"Spirituality and Science of Yogic Chakra."

"The effect of yoga on neuroticism in an Indian population varies with sociodemographic factors".

"Effect of Yoga and Ayurveda on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy".

"Effect of one week of yoga on function and severity in rheumatoid arthritis".

"Heart rate variability changes during high frequency yoga breathing and breath awareness".

"Yogic prescriptions for corporate wellness and excellence".

"Effect of Pranayama (voluntary regulated breathing) and Yogasana (yoga postures) on lipid profile in normal healthy junior footballers".

"Yoga and diet change influence renal functions in the obese".

"Serum leptin, cholesterol and blood glucose levels in diabetics following a yoga and diet change program".

"Short term health impact of a yoga and diet change program on obesity".

"Corporate Yoga and Its Implications".

"Effect of a yoga practice session and a yoga theory session on state anxiety".

"Detection of oxidation preventive proteins in the practicners of Pranayama".

"Effect of Pranayama [Voluntary Regulated Yoga Breathing] and Yogasana [Yoga Postures] in Diabetes Mellitus (DM)".

"Heart rate variability in chronic low back pain patients randomized to yoga or standard care".

"Use of Yoga in managing post-traumatic stress disorder. Complementary & Integrative Treatment."

"A Randomized Controlled Trial to Assess Pain and Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Based (MRI-Based) Structural Spine Changes in Low Back Pain Patients after Yoga Practice."

"Characteristics of Yoga Practitioners, Motivators, and Yoga Techniques of Choice."

"Hemisphere specific EEG related to alternate nostril yoga breathing."

"A Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Study of High-Frequency Yoga Breathing Compared to Breath Awareness."

"A comparison of the quality of life in obese persons based on experience of yoga practice."

"Yoga practices for different blood types based on occi-dental - oriental food habits."

"Effect of yoga on general health."

"Yoga and Physiotherapy."Patanjali achieved many World Records for Yoga:

The World Record of 'Most People Performing Halasana Yoga Simultaneously' has been achieved by Yuva Bharat and Patanjali Yogpeeth at Durg-Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India.

The World Record 'Most People Performing Anulom Vilom Simultaneously' has been achieved by Yuva Bharat and Patanjali Yogpeeth at Durg-Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India.

The World Record of 'Most People Performing Surya Namaskar Yoga Simultaneously' has been achieved by Yuva Bharat and Patanjali Yogpeeth at Durg-Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India.

The World Record of 'Most People Performing Yoga Simultaneously' has been achieved by Patanjali Yog Samiti from Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India.

The World Record of 'Most People Performing Kapal Bhati Simultaneously' has been achieved by Yuva Bharat and Patanjali Yogpeeth at Durg-Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India.

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