Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (VYASA in short) is a not for profit, society registered under...


Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (VYASA in short) is a not for profit, society registered under Societies Registration Act 1956. The Vision was to make Yoga a Socially relevant science by bringing the best of the east (ancient wisdom) with the best of the west (scientific research).

With Anusandhana (Research) as the main objective, VYASA created the first ever exclusive Yoga Therapy Hospital (Holistic Healing Center) in 1978. Its first research publication on the use of Yoga therapy in the management of Bronchial Asthma published in British Medical Journal paved the way for Evidence based Yoga therapy in the world. Recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India, with special income tax exemption status under Section 35 I (ii) for research funding, VYASA has been the main contributor to the world scientific literature on Yoga with 350 publications.

So far, VYASA has created more than 18 Disease specific Yoga therapy modules, published Books and DVDs, Conducted 20 international conferences, and has its activities spread across 24 countries across the world.

Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA in short) is a Deemed to be University recognized by the Ministry of Human Resource Development through University Grants Commission, Government of India, under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. S-VYASA is a Premier and Exclusive Yoga University in the world. It is known for its Research, Quality Education and Yoga based Clinical Services.

The University is recognized as:

  • Category ‘A’ University by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India
  • A center for Excellence in Yoga by the Department of AYUSH, Government of India
  • A center for Advanced Research in Yoga and Neurophysiology by Indian Council of Medical Research
  • Department of Science and Technology Sponsored Laboratory under FIST scheme and the Cognitive Neuroscience Initiative scheme
  • Central Research Facility for AYUSH studies by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka
  • ISO-9001-2008 Organisation
  • NAAC Accredited University

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