A native of Swami Adhisankaracharya and Sree Narayana Guru; eduacation in Kerala and employment in Tamilnadu – with Madras University and Anna University. Involvement in spiritualism at a very young age; acquiantance with Swami Sivananda Ashram at Rishikesh from 1955 to 1958; Kriya Yoga Deeksha (initiation)in 1976 from Yogada Sathsangha Society (YSS); association with Swami Sathyananda Saraswathi, Bihar Institute of Yoga and Sree Ramachandra Mission Punjab (at their Chennai division); spiritual practices for 12 years under Doctor Pandit Kanniah Yogi, a disciple of Sage Agasthiar; acquired in-depth knowledge in Sree Chakra Meditation and Navagraga (9 planets) Meditation following the principles of Rasi Chakra and Astrology, from a disciple of Doctor Natraja Guruji, Ooty (Varkala division in Kerala State); Spiritual pursuit with various ashrams in India – particular reference to Ramana ashram, Thiruvannamalai, Anandashram Kanhangad, Kerala state and Swami Sivananda Ashram at Rishikesh.
Pilgrimage to well known traditional temples (to Indicate a few – Tiruvannamalai, Meenakshi Sundareswarar, Srirangam, Palani Murugan and Chathuragiri in Tamilndau. Padmanabhaswamy, Guruvayur Sree Krishna, Chottanikkara Bhagawati and Triprayar Rama in Kerala. Sree Sailam, Sree Kalahasti and Tirupathi in Andhra. Mookambika – Kollur, Udupi Balakrishna, Sri Raghavendra Swami Brindavan, Mandralayam in Karnataka, Kashi Vishwanath, Visalakshi in Varanasi. Adi Badri, Mahavathar Babaji Cave and Vashishta Guha in Himalayas. Shrines at Delhi, Hariduwar and Rishikesh etc…) and various Samadhi places in India. 50 years of continuous sacred yathra to Sabarimala Shrine in Kerala State along with several devotees under His guidance upholding the age old customs and practice for 41 days (mandala kalam) through Sree Chakra Ayyappa Sath Sagham, T. Nagar, Chennai after performing pooja every year in conventional way to Lord Sree Dharma Sastha (Sree Ayyappa Swami) before commencement of the holistic journey.
Other Names and Nicknames: Sathguru Sree Janardhanan,
Babaji Sree Chakra Dhyana Kendra,
Guruji, Swami, Yogi
Function: Spiritual Teacher
Traditions: Kriya Yoga
Main Countries of Activity: India
Date of Birth: 24/07/1935
Place of Birth: Thrisur, kerala, India
In His/Her Body (“alive”): Yes
Ancestor Gurus: Dakshinamurthy
Agasthiar, Guru Parampara
Shri Yukteswar Giri
Guruji’s favourite subjects covered for teaching (in brief),
• A Healthy body, mind and soul – shadadhara.
• material life and the enjoyment.
• Disease free, peaceful and healthy life.
• Memory power.
• Pooja, homam and pilgrimage – purpose and significance.
• Physical exercise (Yogasanas suitable to all individual).
• Pranayamas (Deerkha pranayama to Parinama pranayama).
Brahma Gnana Kriya Yoga of Mahavathar Babaji.
Yoga Suthra (Ashtanga Yoga) of Pathanjali Maharshi.
Principles of Sree Chakra and significante of Sree Chakra Dhyana(Ref: Soundaryalahari of Adhisankara).
Relationship between universe, human body and Five elements(Pancha Boodhangal).
Navagraha (9 planets) principles and universe following Rasi Chakra and Astrology.
Prana (energy) and its working in human body.
Influence of light and sound.
Pancha kosha, awareness and knowledge.
Surya Kriya and energization.
kundalini and its power.
Mind control and Self Realization.
“AUM” – Karam and Dhyanam.
“You Love Your Self”
Attainment of Liberation in this birth