Under the auspices
of Swami Sivananda of Rishikesh, Swami Satyananda's guru, Bihar School of Yoga was founded in 1963 in Munger, Bihar, India.
Swami Satyananda was told to "spread yoga from shore to shore & door to door," by Swami Sivananda.
Bihar School of Yoga ashram is ahrama style yogic living, where yoga is taught, practiced and lived; now also an
institution of yogic studies, Bihar Yoga Bharati in 1994 - teaches yoga sciences and philosophies at under graduate and post
Bihar School of Yoga ashram
is also in Rikhia, Jharkhand, India.
A yoga campus is emerging here in Rikhia, dedicated
to the various philosophies which expound yoga.
School of Yoga and Bihar Yoga Bharati fulfill the spiritual vision of Swami Sivananda.
Bihar School of Yoga teaches traditional yoga from Vedanta, Upanishads, Tantra, Samkhya & other philosophies
that contain yoga.
All the yogas - Hatha Yoga
- equanimity of body & mind, Raj Yoga - yoga
of the mind (yoga psychology), Gyana Yoga - path of knowledge, Swara Yoga -
the science of brain breathing, Nada Yoga - Sound
Yoga, part of Laya Yoga, Mantra Yoga - the science of sound vibration, freeing the
mind from bondage - the expansion of the mind, Bhakti Yoga - the path of heart - emotion
& devotion, Karma Yoga - the path of service,
Kundalini Yoga - Kriya Yoga, Tattwa Shuddhi - the use of energy and harnessing the mind,
and purification, Prana Vidya - the science & knowledge of prana, are taught in Munger and Rikhia in the Bihar School of Yoga ashrams
under the auspices of Swami Satyananda Saraswati.
(Paramahamsa) Niranjanananda Saraswati is the successor to Swami Satyananda Saraswati.
(Paramahamsa) Satyasangananda Saraswati has been named the Peethadeeshwari of Rikhiapeeth by Swami Satyananda Saraswati.
Swami Suryaprakash Saraswati has been named successor to Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati for
Bihar School of Yoga.
lineage of Adi Shankaracharya is followed and upheld.
To study the yoga
sciences and philosophies is a possibility in Munger and Rikhia ashrams of Bihar School of Yoga.
interested in a yoga ashram lifestyle and the experience of this are encouraged to do this in the Rikhia and Munger ashrams.
This is at the discretion of Bihar School of Yoga ashrams. To do so please send a request
with dates directly to the ashrams in Munger and Rikhia.
www.yogavision.net will give you details.