Name : R. S. Bhogal
 Educational Qualifications : M.A. (Entire Psychology: Ranked 1st), 1986, NET (Organizational Psychology), 1988.                Research Interests :
Psycho-physiological Effects of Yogic Relaxation-cum- Meditative practices namely, Omkar, Shavasana & Meditation
Bioelectrical Profile Analysis of Practitioners of Shavasana & Meditation

Position :

  1. Head (Assistant Director Research), at the Scientific Research Department of, Kaivalyadhama, since March 11, 20013 until date
  2. Formerly, Principal of Govardhandas Seksaria College of Yoga & Cultural Synthesis, since 2004 until 10.3.2013.
  3. Scientific Research Department, Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla-410403

Areas of Expertise :

    • Experiential aspects of all Yoga practices, in general and Pranayama, Omkar and Yoga Meditation, in particular.
    • Psycho-physiological perspectives of Yoga.
    • Psychology of Yoga – Yoga and Mental Health – Creative and scientific writing in English , Hindi and Marathi languages
    • Public speaking in Hindi , English and Marathi.

Work Experience :

  1. 25 years of experience in research : Psychological (6 years ) and Yoga research ( 19 years) :
    1. Research Lecturer at Jnana Prabodhini, Pune(India)
    2. Research Officer at Scientific Research Department of Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla.
    3. Assistant Director Research, at the Scientific Research Department of Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla-410403, since March 11, 2013 to date.
  2. 20 years of experience in teaching “Yoga & Mental Health” on various levels namely, Post Graduation, Bachelor, Diploma, Advanced Yoga Courses, Certificate courses.
    1. Jnana Prabodhini, Pune, as Research Lecturer
    2. University of Pune ( UoP) for Educational Psychology to M.A. final year students.
    3. Certificate Course at University of Pune (UoP)
    4. Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla, Pune ( for all the academic courses viz. Diploma in Yoga Education, Diploma in Yoga Therapy, Certificate Course in Yoga, Advanced Teachers’ Training Course & various short term courses in Yoga

Key achievement/Books :

  1. Shivram Apte Sanskrit prize at Graduation level.
  2. Bharat Jyoti Award.
  3. Author of seven books (Five books have been published) :
    1. Psychophysiology of traditional Yoga (Published in Korean Language).
    2. Yoga & Mental Health & Beyond (English): Also to be published in Chinese & French.
    3. Yoga & Modern Psychology (Published in English): Also published in German and to be published in Iranian language.
    4. Yoga Tatha Manasik Swasthya (Published in Hindi)
    5. Personality Development through Yoga (to be published)
    6. Yoga Modules for KVS Schools (to be published by Govt. of India).
    7. Yoga Module for B.Ed. for National Council for Teacher Education(Published by NCTE, Govt. of India)
  4. about 40 research articles and 40 other scientific articles published
  5. Visited Germany, Italy, Spain, Thailand, South Korea, Portugal, UAE, China, Japan, Singapore & U.S.A. for holding lectures, conferences and Yoga Work-Shops.