Swami Nirmalananda Saraswati
Swami Nirmalananda Saraswati graduated in medicine in 1974 and obtained her doctorate in medicine in 1978, from the University of Bombay. She practised as a consultant anaesthesiologist in Mumbai hospitals until 1997.
Swami Nirmalananda has been associated with Bihar School of Yoga from 1986, and was initiated into poorna sannyasa in 1997. Since then she has been based at Ganga Darshan Yogapeeth, Munger. She has taught and lectured extensively in yoga, particularly in the field of applied yogic science, and she coordinates the research work of the Yoga Research Foundation. She is the author of the Yoga Publications Trust book Yogic Management of Cancer.