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DR. K. MANOHARAN, M.Sc; M.Phil; Ph.D

Founder & President

Vice Chancellor, Yoga University of Americas in USA



Originally from Perambalur district, Tamil Nadu.....Studied in Trichy to got B.Sc and M.Sc in Biochemistry. Received Junior and Senior Research fellowships to do ovarian and cervical cancer research for the award of M.phil and PhD in Biomedical Sciences, from JNU New Delhi. Worked as an Assistant Professor at Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda college for an year… Received postdoctoral fellowship from National Institutes of Health, USA to do further biomedical research in breast cancer.…….Became a full time faculty member of Physiology Dept.Maharishi International University, USA…… .Continued the teaching and research career as an Associate Professor at the Ponce School of Medicine….Settled in Pembroke pines, Florida, USA with spouse Jaishri Venkatsubramaniam and two children.

At the spiritual side, took Swami Vivekananda as the first Guru during school and college days…..Was an ardent follower of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (who was also the guru of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar) and Vedhathiri Maharishi…...Realised Mahaavatar Babaji as his past life Guru and still influencing his present day life. Did intense research on siddhas of Tamil Nadu on his own for the past 25 years.




Vice President

Vice Chancellor, Yoga University of Americas in India

Founder of Swamy Vivekananda Yoga and Holistic Health Trust


Qualification: M.A (Eco), B.Com, LLB, CAIIB, YICC, DAT, NDDY, PGDHRM, LMICAS, M.Sc (Yoga) Jyothishi visharada, M.D (AM), M.Phil (Yoga), Ph.D (Yoga).

Carrier: Joined State Bank of Mysore as a cashier/clerk with 10+2 qualification got 3 promotions to become senior manager and took voluntary retirement during 2007, after serving 32 years.

Joined SVYASA University Arogyadhama during 1997. Did Yoga Instructor Course (YIC) during 1997 and started teaching yoga since 1998, completed M.Sc (Yoga) in 2007 from SVYASA University with blessings of Dr.H.R.Nagendraji and Dr.Nagarathnaji. Did M.phil yoga from Global Open University, Nagaland.Honarary doctorate in yoga was awarded in 2017.

Yoga life:

Founded Swamy Vivekananda Yoga and Holistic Health Trust in 2005.

Organized state level conference on Yoga and Naturopathy in 2009.

Stop Diabetes Millites Program (SDM) in 2009 and 2010 on behalf of Govt of India through SVYASA Yoga University.

International Conference on Yoga, Naturopathy (ICYN) in 2012 with 5500 delegates from 30 countries in palace grounds, Bangalore.

Organized international conference on Yoga Ayurveda and Spirituality in 2013. Conducted many yoga teachers training programs on behalf of our own trust, SVYASA University, Hindu University Of America (HUA) Florida, USA, and Yoga-Samskrutham University

Conducted lot of FREE yoga camps to create awareness.

Designed and conducted “Atma Dharsana Yoga”(ADY) in 61 batches for 5000+ persons in many countries including many cities in USA. Singapore, Bali (Indonesia), Malaysia, Srilanka, Egypt, Jordan, Isreal, Trinidad, St.Lucia, Nepal, Tibet.

Designed and conducting “Integrated AYUSH Therapy and Counseling Programme (IATCP).

Attended Hindu Mandir Executive Conference (HMEC) in Atlanta USA in 2016 and in Indianapolis. USA in 2017.

Attended World Hindu Summit in Bali Indonesia in 2012.

Personal Achievements:

Walked from Kanyakumari, Tamilnadu to New Delhi around 3000 kilometers to create awareness on benefits of Interlinking of Rivers and Yogic Life.

Visited Mount Kailas/Manasa sarovar in 2004.

Received “Kempegowda award” in 2011 for promotion of yoga.

Attended AKKA Conference in Atlantic city, New Jersey, USA in 2016 and in Dallas, Texas, USA in 2018.

Attended World Hindu Conference In Chicago, IL, USA in September 2018.

Attended International Interfaith Conference in George Washington University, Washington DC in July-Aug 2018.

Attended many national and international conferences in India and abroad on Yoga, naturopathy, health and wellness.

Written and Published “Pearls of Vedic wisdom to succeed” book to millions of people and to understand about “the self

Future plans:

Planned to organize IATCP in many Cities, States and Countries.

Planned to conduct FREE “Maneyangaladalli yoga” (taking yoga to every house).

Providing series of yoga teachers training course, Diploma, Masters and Doctorate from Different Universities.

To Conduct “Yogasapthaha” programs to promote Yoga.

To Support interlinking of rivers in Karnataka.

To Conduct series of “Atma Darshana Yoga” (ADY) programmes around the world.

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