Acharya Balkrishna Ji born on 25 July, 1972 to Smt. Sumitra Devi and Shri Jay Vallabh. He completes earlier education under the guidance of Late Acharya Shri Baldevji at the Gurukul at Kalwa. A Great saint of the spiritual tradition of Yoga & Ayurveda in India. He is a flagbearer of the ancient healing & lifestyle traditions of India and has made Ayurveda fashionable in the modern world. He is source of inspiration for Traditional Medicinal Practitioners and working for the spectrum of indigenous medicine identification, authentication and establishment at national & international level.
Founder Secretary of Patanjali Trust, Patanjali Research that are leading organizations in India for revival of indigenous knowledge for complete wellbeing of human. His maverick entrepreneurship as Chairman & MD Patanjali Ayurved played a major role to build a global business around Ayurved with mass following.
He is a great visionary, highly ascetic, energetic, diligent, simple, easy-going and a versatile personality with multi- dimensional skills who is constantly engaged in the service of mankind. He is a great scholar of Ayurveda, Sanskrit language and the Vedas. He Studied Sankhya Yoga, Ayurveda, Sanskrit language, Panini’s Astadhyayi, Vedas, Upaniṣads and Indian Philosophy.
With the early age passion for plants, he is the most renowned & respected herbal expert. He Explored ‘Sanjeevani’, ‘Somalata’, ‘Swarnakshiri’, ‘Swarnadraka’, ‘Aṣṭavarga Plants’ and has many initiatives for Biodiversity conservation, presently working for establishment of herbal garden & herbarium, working on ‘World Botanical Dictionary’, ‘Wealth of Food Crops’, identification of rare herbs & vegetation survey of India.
To reveal new ways to solve key health problems, fill gaps in knowledge & strengthening of health system he is guiding research works to create and improve preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic interventions of diseases through Indigenous Medicine System i.e. Yoga & Ayurveda and digital health.
To strengthening the traditional medicine system of the world he is presently working on the multivolume ‘World Herbal Encyclopedia’ that contains description of 60,000 medicinal plant species with world largest collection of medical plants paintings.
He has published more than 100 Research Articles in various National and International Journals and got 41 Patents rights. Authored more than 100 books on Yoga and Ayurveda and edited more than 18 unpublished ancient Ayurveda Manuscripts. One of the scripture ‘Aushadh Darshan’ has been sold more than 10 million copies and in addition, ‘The Science of Ayurveda’ has been published in 71 languages across globe.
With the vison of universal health for over last two decades, he effectively cured more than 1.5 million patients with a number of stubborn, chronic and non-communicable diseases. Presently more than 1500 traditional doctors are providing free primary healthcare service to more than 7 million of patients per year and 1 million volunteer are providing free Yoga to 50 Million people daily.
A multi-faceted genius and personality with knowledge and experience in the administrative and managerial fields. His expertise & knowledge is admired by one and all in India and abroad. Famous magazines like ‘India Today’ (Nov 2009) and ‘Outlook’ (Jan 2010) acknowledges him among the ‘Ten Versatile and Dynamic Young Men of India’. He is Honored with DLitt. (Yoga) (Honoris Causa) by S-VYASA and the faculty of Management by APS University, Rewa. For the first time UNSDG felicitated renowned people from across the world in health sector, He is Honored with “UNSDG 10 Most Influential People in Healthcare Award” at the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. He is the ‘Most Followed Entrepreneur’ in the India Social Media with more than 7 Million Followers at various social media platforms.
With a envisions for universalization of education he established free quality education institutes, Ayurvedic College & University so that all children can pursue to reach their full potential and contribute to their communities & the world. These institutes programme has reached more than 1 million community members.
He is helping to drive agricultural transformation through organic practices and that ensure this organic agriculture transformation is inclusive i.e. increase agricultural productivity; increase farmer income; and increase equitable consumption of a safe, affordable, nutritious diet year-round.
He played a significant humanitarian role in the Post-Disaster Needs Assessment, helping the People and Government about immediate needs; and co-led the early recovery requirements in Tsunami 2004, Bihar Flood 2008, Uttrakhand Disaster 2013 and Nepal Earthquake 2015.
He decorated with prestigious ‘Ayurveda Expert’, ‘Manav Ratan’, ‘Bharat Gaurav’, ‘Indian of the Year’ ‘Bheeshma Pusakar’, Lokmanya Tilak’ and ‘Transformational Business Leader’ awards for his exceptional level of knowledge, passion to work and service to mankind.