Baba Ramdev is know as Yoga Guru. Baba Ramdev was born in a small town named Alipur of Indian state of Haryana in 1953. Baba Ramdev's original name is Ramkishan Yadav.While Baba Ramdev was in eight standard, he left his school and joined a Gurukul named Yogic Monastery in Khanput. Here Bara Ramdev studied Sanskrit and Yoga. From begining Ramdev Baba has very deep interest in Yoga and Pranayam. Ramdev Baba has lost his interest in worldly desires and took Sanyas and became Swami Ramdev. He then moved to Jind district and joined the Aarsh Gurukul kalva and started offering free Yoga to villagers across Haryana state.
As a child he suffered from paralysis. Swami Ramdev has started a new era of Yoga. According to some friends Yoga was the medicine to releave him from paralysis. That is one of the reason that Ramdev Baba wants each human being to know and adout yoga.
Swami Ramdev is one of the most one of the most respectful person who did everything he can do for Yoga.Ramdev Baba believes in peace, sacrifice, penance, non-violance and truth.Swami Ramdev says Yoga and Pranayam is one of the way to achieve this. Baba Ramdev travelled accross the world and making people aware of Yoga and Pranayam.
Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev was Honorary Doctorate Degree by KIIT University on 27th January 2007 at Bhubaneswar, Orrisa by Richard R Ernst, who was awarded Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1991. Baba Ramdev was honored this degree for his extra ordinary contribution in popularising the Vedic Yoga. Today every one admits that Baba Ramdev is the first person to have popularized Yoga in India at mass level. From begining Baba Ramdev has aim to build a "Yoga Aashram".
Baba Ramdev has deep knowledge of Samkhya philosophy and the Bhagavad Gita. Yoga taught by Baba Ramdev consists of Yoga Sutra from there ancient holy granth. Baba Ramdev focuses on the achieving Samadhi through the use of practicing meditation (Pranayam). This can be achieved by using following the eight limbs that are Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi. Baba Ramdev is the icon of yoga of Pranayama and renowned Yoga teacher and an Ayurveda Guru. Today Baba Ramdev is considered to be a phenomenon not only in India but also abroad.