Bala, the Founder and the Chairman of Hatha Vidya Gurukulam, hails from India. His journey on the Path of Yoga began in some very renowned Yoga Institutes in India, where he attained the basic training in Yoga.
He took to extensive traveling, through the expanse of Northern India, exploring his way to seek the truth. Fortunately, he came across some of the eminent masters who imparted him the wisdom, to experience the true essence of Yogic journey. Having bathed in this light of wisdom, his thirst was catalyzed for more.
In 2006, he met his Guru, H.H.Srividyamba Saraswathi from Tamil Nadu and received initiation into the Naath tradition.
Under the tutelage of his Guru, in 2008, he established Hatha Vidya Gurukulum in Kerala, India, in order to impart training of Yoga to aspirants from all Walks of life.
In 2009, under his chairmanship, “Thapobhoomi” – a residential Yoga centre was established on the banks of the Gayathri river, in Kerala.
In 2010, its Publication division published, ‘Hathavidya’, a quarterly magazine in Malayalam. This was exclusively published under his editorship for useful insights on Yoga and Tantra. In order to augment the science of Yoga and related training, among school children, he has authored books on Yoga training for kids, adopting scientific methodology.
In December2012, Bala established the first International wing of Hatha Vidya Gurukulam, in Dubai, UAE called as “Hatha Vidya Traditional School of Yoga”, located in the heart of Dubai,UAE.