The breadth and depth of Swami Satyadharma’s experience and detailed knowledge of the subtle aspects of yoga, particularly of meditation and allied yogic philosophies, is a great and rare gift. She shares this knowledge eloquently and with great conviction, giving the student of yoga a deeper and richer experience of what yoga is. Her warmth and accessibility are highly valued by all who come into contact with her.
Since the year 2000, in accordance with her guru’s mandate, she spends part of each year, touring overseas, delivering workshops and seminars. She has decades of experience, teaching in different cultures to all sectors of society. In her role as official ambassador, she is considered to be a world class exponent of the Satyananda/Bihar Yoga system. She also plays an integral part in the development of further studies in yoga in accordance with the standards set by Bihar Yoga Bharati and has spent much time in America, Europe and Australia, helping with the development of the Yogic Studies courses.
Swami Satyadharma Saraswati was born in the USA, and has been continuously residing in India for more than 35 years as a sannyasin, spiritual renunciate, and teacher of Yogic Science. She is a highly experienced practitioner and teacher of the classical yogic systems within Satyananda Yoga. She has spent many years under the direct tutelage of Paramahamsa Satyananda, a disciple of Swami Sivananda of Rishikesh, and his chief successor Swami Niranjanananda. During this time, she has played a key role in the development of the Bihar School of Yoga as well as the Bihar Yoga Bharati, the world’s first Yogic University.