BORA ERCAN

BORA ERCAN


Bora Ercan was born in İzmir, Turkey. He graduated from the Department of Mathematics (Middle East Technical University), and he got his master’s degree in Philosophy at METU with the thesis titled Wittgenstein and Zen: A comparison,.

He started practising meditation by the end of 1980s as a part of Ananda Marga Tradition. He discovered Satyananda Tradition in the beginning of 2000s. He was trained in Kathmandu Satyananda Center in Nepal and Yoga Vidya Dham in India. He attended many workshops of Victor Van Kooten and Angela Farmer. He has also been to various ashrams in India, Nepal, Thailand, Greece and France. He has become the member and the country leader of Yoga Alliance International and Meditation Alliance International in 2015.

Bora Ercan has founded Hariom Yoga Center based in Istanbul in 2006.  Since then he has given all his energy to promote yoga. He prepared two hatha yoga DVDs, one yoga nidra CD. He is also the author eight books about the history and philosophy of yoga as well as poetry. Those books have been sold thousands of copies in the country. 

He is the director of online yoga and meditation studio yogahariom-zihingünleri where daily yoga and meditation are held both free and paid classes.