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Satyananda Yoga Center in Austin, Texas, serves as part of fulfilling the mission, "spread yoga from shore to shore and from door to door," given to Swami Satyananda by Swami Sivananda, the propagation of yoga; and that of Swami Niranjanananda's, for maintaining the authenticity of yoga sciences, revival of yoga, spiritual knowledge which has been forgotten for the last 5000 years; for the upliftment of people so that we can move from pain and suffering to a life of wellness, happiness and prosperity; removing ignorance. The Padma Bhushan bestowed on Paramahamsa Niranjanananda Saraswati for achievement of excellence in yoga. Swami Niranjan has worked relentlessly towards fulfilling Guru's agnya in yoga and spirituality. 

Under the Auspices and agnya of Paramahamsa Satyananda Saraswati and Paramahamsa Swami Niranjananda Saraswati, Satyananda Yoga Center was humbly founded to teach yoga to all in the community.  We are dedicated to the revival of interest in yoga not only in Texas, but across the world. The Science of yoga is a discipline and a culture which transcends the confines of caste, creed, religion, nationality, and ethnicity. It encompasses the entire human kind in the pursuit of peace, progress, and enlightenment in humility and respect.

About the Bihar School of Yoga

The founder of the Bihar School of Yoga is Swami Satyananda Saraswati. Swami Satyananda founded the school in 1963 in Munger, Bihar, India, under the Auspices of Swami Sivananda of Rishikesh. The traditional lineage of Adi Shankaracharya is followed and upheld. Students are taught ashram-style yogic living. Later in 1994, the school started to offer yogic studies, Bihar Yoga Bharati, an institute of higher yogic learning. Students learn yoga sciences and yoga philosophies at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels, and all the branches of yoga. all the darshans that contain yoga, spirituality. Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati is the successor of Swami Satyananda Saraswati.


The Science of yoga starts with branches of yoga followed systematically, each as per its aim. Bihar School of Yoga, Bihar Yoga, Satyananda Yoga Ashram in Munger, Bihar, India teaches all the Branches of Yoga.

The Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced yoga classes of Satyananda Yoga Center, Austin, Texas takes you systematically through some aspects of some of the branches of yoga, as per the direct instructions, guidance, direction of Guru and Bihar School of Yoga and Satyananda Yoga teacher trainings.

The Brances of Yoga are:

Second Location

Bihar School of Yoga ashram is also located in Rikhia, Jharkhand, India. The focus there is of Seva. A world yoga campus is also emerging here in Rikhia. Swami (Paramahamsa) Satyasangananda Saraswati has been named the Peethadeeshwari of Rikhiapeeth by Swami Satyananda Saraswati.

Please contact Bihar School of Yoga ashrams in Munger and Rikhia If you are interested in experiencing ashram life and for courses.