WYC Speaker

Swami Muktibodhananda Saraswati


Swami Muktibodhananda is a world-class exponent of the Satyananda Yoga system. Born in Melbourne, Australia, from childhood she was drawn to the disciplines of yogic sadhana and ashram life. At the age of 17 she came to India to live with her guru Sri Swami Satyananda, and lived at Bihar School of Yoga, Munger for 10 years studying, teaching and practising sadhana under the direct guidance of Sri Swami Satyananda.

Under the guidance of Sri Swami Satyananda, she authored the Yoga Publications Trust commentary Hatha Yoga Pradipika: Light on Hatha Yoga and the text Swara Yoga: The Tantric Science of Brain Breathing. She is well versed in the scientific as well as traditional aspects of yoga.

In 1985 Swami Muktibodhananda returned to Australia. In 1993 she was given the title of Yogacharya by Swami Niranjanananda. Based in Brisbane, Australia, she continues to teach and lecture on the various aspects of yoga and tantra in Australia and abroad.