M.S. Viswanath, fondly known as Masterji by his students, has been teaching teachers better their practical as well as theoretical knowledge of yoga for over 50 years.
Masterji, hails from a traditional Mysore family with strong roots in Yoga and is passionate about spreading the practice of yoga around the globe.
He began his yoga journey as a student of his uncle Yogasana Visharada Vidwan K. Pattabhi Jois when he was 11 years old and has had over 15 years of direct study with him.
Masterji started the Foundation of Pathanjala Yoga Kendra in 1970 and began conducting formal yoga classes. In 1973, he started teaching yoga full time in Bangalore and since then he has received students of all levels from all over the world. He has also travelled to several countries giving yoga classes.
Over these years Masterji has been bestowed with many awards and respectable positions in state yoga administration. In 1990, he was awarded a state honour of “Dasara Award” for his dedication and services to the development of yoga.
Over the past 50 years, he has trained students from all walks of life. Masterji welcomes everyone to learn yoga from him - he strongly believes age, social /national background, ailments/disabilities are no barriers to yoga.
Learning, practicing and teaching yoga most of his life has given Masterji a wealth of knowledge on the subject. His curiosity on the subject always makes him read more about yoga – from ancient scripts to latest journals. Masterji has also written many books on the subject and released videos on the practice of asana and pranayama. His command over the English language and his fun, friendly personality, makes him a favoured and approachable teacher.
If you have unanswered questions about Yoga, if you are completely clueless and want to get Masterji’s thoughts or if you want to learn directly from him get in touch with him =Contact Masterji
YOGA is the complete control and mastery of chitta, the sub-conscious mind.
Therefore, it is clear that YOGA has no bounds.
YOGA means and leads to union.
- Masterji, M.S. Viswanath