Acharya Giriraj Sharma
Acharya Giriraj Sharma is a योग (Yoga) instructor, Sanskrit lecturer, knows Ayurved, practices Karmkand, consulted by Educationist and a kind of a Wandering Troubadour. Currently, he lives in Gurgaon, Bharat, India and travels all over the Bharat, delivering yog sessions, Pravachan, individual meets and attending seminars. He is a disciple of Shri. He has been influenced by Adi Shankar, Maharshi Patanjali and Baba Ramdev. His yog sessions and pravachan have been appreciated by individuals and society all over Bharat (India). People from outside India have also taken part and interest in his yog sessions.
His yog sessions consist of Ashtang Yog-demonstration, practice and theory. The books he generally refer to people is Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. His sessions are interdisciplinary in nature and often comprises topics from Sanskrit literature, Yoga and focused on practical aspects. Various people including district commissioner, member of legislative assembly, doctors, social servants, teachers and students have benefited from his lectures and sessions and organisation have drawn learning from him.
Early life[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]
After early childhood days, he explored for job opportunities. But he left job and started pursuing Sanskrit. He had been performing yog since early childhood. This made him connect to the roots in a deeper way.
Yog[edit | hide | edit source]
Ashtang yog: He follows eightfold path of yog commonly known as Ashtang yog. He practices shat kriya (process of cleansing), which is part of niyam out of eightfold path of yog -yam, niyam, aasan, pranayam, pratyaahar, dharna, dhyaan, samadhi. He has been demonstrating aasanas at various forums.
Nididhyaasan Acharya Giriraj has been inspired by and practices teachings in Aparokshanubhooti by Adi Shankaracharya
Yog sessions[edit | hide | edit source]
Sanskrit[edit | hide | edit source]
He is retd. Sanskrit lecturer from Govt. School in Gurgaon, Haryana.
School: Since, he was associated with education services, various schools have been inviting him for yog sessions and delivering pravachan.
Karm - Kand[edit | hide | edit source]
Rituals in Hindu culture are termed as karm-kand. Acharya Giriraj has been practicing karm kand for a long time. Many people invite him for karm-kand. In Bharat Saṃskāra play vital role. The 16 Samskaras are performed at different stages in life. These are done with specific procedure. Slight variations and modification are observed depending upon the context and culture within Bharat(India).
Ayurved[edit | hide | edit source]
He believes that Ayurved is very simple in approach. Any human being should be aware of tridoshas - vaatt, pitt and kuph. One should be aware of these and observe the activities in body accordingly.