Acharya Arun Prakash brings together both a mastery of advanced yogic practices as well as a deep understanding of the physical, philosophical and spiritual underpinnings of yoga.Trained in the gurukula tradition from the age of seven, he is also a graduate of the Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha. Being a multi-linguist with special mastery over Sanskrit, he has deeply explored Vedic and other ancient texts giving depth and vision to his practice, which he calls Jeevana Yoga.
A direct disciple of Sri Vishwesha Teertha Swamiji, Pejawar Mutt, Udupi, he began studying the Vedic texts from the age of 8. Left Home at age of eight till the age of 26 he travelled the length and breadth of India, studying at different gurukulas. The Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (Deemed University), Tirupati awarded him the title of Shastravaridhi under a rigorous UGC programme, run by the Vidyapeetha.
He has written a health column for Sinigandha Cini Magazine, has produced programmes telecast on women wellness and yoga in Udaya TV, has given a lecture in Hindu Radio Australia and has live commentaries for spiritual programmes at Sri Venkateshwara Bhakthi Channel, TTD Tirupathi.
Acharya Arun Prakash has in-depth knowledge of ancient Indian philosophy, which underlies Yoga and Ayurveda, a fundamental understanding of what Yoga really is, personal practice in Hata Jeevana Vinyasa and a grasp of Sanskrit for understanding the Yoga Vidya as well as for the science of mantra.
With a professional career in yoga spanning over 16 years, Acharya Arun Prakash’s achievements are a culmination of years of rigorous practice and dedicated learning. Acharya Arun began learning yoga at the age of seven under Arvindji at Hassan.
Acharya Arun Prakash has followed a many-fold eclectic path to become a proponent of not just yoga in the simple form that is understood most people today, but with the integrity that its founders intended it to be studied and practiced.