Bharat Bhushan (yogi)

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Bharat Bhushan (Yogi)
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Guru Bharat Bhushan
Born30 April 1952
Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
OccupationYoga Guru
Known forYoga, Body Building and Social work

Bharat Bhushan (born 30 April 1952) is an Indian yoga guru and honoured by Padma Shri for yoga in 1991.[1]

Born at Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh (U.P.), Bharat Bhushan is the first recipient of the coveted "Padmashri Award" given by the President of India for his contribution to yoga.

He believes that yoga is the best solution to individual, social and international problems as it deals with the mind.


In 1971, Bhushan founded a yoga centre, Mokshayatan International Yogashram, at the age of 20. Having travelled a lot, he has been sharing his experience and expertise in yoga with Indian as well as foreign enthusiasts on different TV channels since 1978.

Bhushan has worked with the Indian armed forces, industries, scientists, schools, colleges and people of different religious faiths. He has been honoured with Awadh Samman- "life time Achievement Award" by Zee news & U.P. Government and "life time Achievement Award" for significant contribution to Health Care profession given by AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Science)& AYUSH Ministry of Health.[2]

He is involved in the yoga campaign called "Jago Bharat Dhyan Yog andolan" in collaboration with Zee Network. [3]

Bhushan helped to initiate and conduct the first International Yoga Festival at Rishikesh.[4]

He was one of the leading body builders of India & won almost every state award in body building & finally won Mr. India.[citation needed][5]

From his college days he has made efforts to introduce yoga as part of the education system in universities and schools.[6]

He initiated a campaign to preserve traditional form of yoga by using the traditional name bharat yoga and teaching traditional style of yoga through his school Mokshayatan International Yogashram.[7]


  1. ^ "Padma Awards". Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (India). Retrieved 27 May 2009.
  2. ^ News about lifetime achievement award in danik jagran news paper/ Archived 21 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 December 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ In news inaugurating 2015 international yoga week/"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 March 2015. Retrieved 2015-03-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 1 February 2014. Retrieved 20 January 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ In news while honored with D.Litt. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 December 2014. Retrieved 2014-12-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 23 July 2015. Retrieved 2015-05-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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