ADDRESS: 42 / 49, Raja Street, Padi, Chennai-600050.
Yogi Dr. T.A. Krishnan
How to live like a yogi with Yoga Bishmar Shri DR.T.A. Krishnan
Yogi. Dr. T.A. Krishnan is the most prominent Yoga guru and natural diet practitioner in India. He was born on 8th January 1946
at Thiruchendur, a seashore village in southern part of Tamil Nadu. He started learning yoga from very young age under direct
training from yoga stalwarts like SUTHANANDHA BHARATHI and B.K.S. IYENGAR.
He has been practicing yoga for more than six decades and as a Naturopathy Therapist, he has cured 1000s of people. Yogi Dr.
Krishnan got countless awards from various governmental organizations and some of them are, “Yoga Ratna” by Late Mr. Zail Singh,
the former President of India, “Doctor of Yoga” by the Tamil Nadu Nature Cure Association and “Doctor of Yoga Therapy” by the Open
International University for complementary Medicines, Colombo.
Currently he is a visiting Lecturer for MADRAS UNIVERSITY, TAMILNADU PHYSICAL EDUCTION AND SPORTS UNIVERSITY, ANNA UNIVERSITY
and SRM ENGINEERING COLLEGE in the fields of yoga and naturopathy. He is the founder of Thirumoolar Yoga & Natural Diet Trust at
Chennai, Tamil Nadu and rendering services to the humanity.
He has trained hundreds of yoga teachers and is the most sought after yoga expert in all international yoga events for developing
series of asanas on his own based on the teachings and preachings of Thirumoolar and other Siddhars.
Obtained training in YOGA at Sundara Yogasana Payirchi Salai, Palayamkottai,
Thirunelveli - 627 002. Tamil Nadu, India for Twelve years from 6.4.1968 to 6.4.1981.
Completed “Registered Siddha Practitioner” at Pondicherry State Siddha Medical
Practitioner Association (Under I.M.C.C. Act - 1970, Govt. of India.)
Completed one year international Yoga Teacher’s course conducted by Swami
Gitandanda, Adhyatma Yoga Sadhana Sanga Vishwa Yoga Samaj Anandha Ashram, Pondicherry, India on 24th July 1981.
Completed one year Yoga training under the direct supervision of Shri Dhirendra
Brahmachari, Aparna Ashram, New Delhi, India.
Completed the Master’s course of the World Community Service Centre, Chennai,
Tamilnadu, conducted by Yogiraj Vethatri Maharishi, on December 1988.
Completed certificate course on “Saiva Siddantha” conducted by the
Thiruvavaduthurai Aatheenam on May 1988.
Member of the “Tamil Nadu Yogasana Sangam” registered under the Tamil Nadu
Societies Act - 1989.
Completed “Diploma in Naturopathy” (N.D.) (4 Year Course) at Alternative
Medicine & Naturopathy Research Foundation, Chennai.
(Affiliated to All India Nature Cure Federation (New Delhi) & Indian Board of Naturapathy (Lucknow).
Awarded “Doctor of Yoga Therapy” by the Open International University for
complementary Medicines, Colombo, October - 1992.
Obtained certificate of “Class A” Practical License (Practise of Natural
Therapeutics & member) - from “Indian Board of Naturopathy” - Chennai(1995)
Obtained “internship Certificate” (House Surgeon) from Kuhne’s Naturopathy
College & Hospital - (1995)
(Affiliated to All India Nature Cure Federation (New Delhi) & “Indian Board of Naturopathy (Lucknow).
Awards of Merit
Awarded “Yoga Ratna” by Late Mr. Zail Singh, the former President of India in the Viswa Yoga Conference, New Delhi (1986), Organised by Maharishi Dayanand Yogashram Society (Regd.)
Awarded “Yoga Sironmani” by the Yoga Vedanta Forest Academy Neyyar Dam, India, for meritorious services rendered in the field of Yoga, on 29th January 1981.
Awarded “Doctor of Yoga” by the Tamil Nadu Nature Cure Association, Madurai, India on 2.2.1992.
Awarded “Yogasana Kalaimani” by the Tamil Nadu State Yogasana Association on August 24 & 25. 1996.
Membership and Positions
Life member of the Tamil Nadu Nature Cure Association, Gandhi Smarak Nidhi, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Member of the Indian Foundation of Alternative Medicine, (I.F.A.M) from 1991 onwards.
Life member of Society for Alternative Medicine, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu.
Treasurer, Yoga teacher and Natural Diet Specialist, Aduthurai Tamil Nadu.
Honorary Lecturer of Yoga at Sri Sathya Sai Baba Naturopathy College, Chennai.
Awarded fellowship - by Pushpa Nature Cure & Cancer Research Centre, Chennai, 20-4-1997.
(Accredited & Registered to Ministry of health & Family Welfare.)
Established Thirumoolar Yoga & Natural Diet Trust at Chennai, Tamil Nadu and rendering services to the humanity.
Appreciated by K.G. Hospital, Combatore, on conducting Yoga Camp for their staff from 7-6-93 to 26-6-93.
Awarded “Best Doctor Award” by “Manisiethi” News Magazine- 1996.
Awarded “Certificate of Merit” by “Voluntary Health Association” - 13-9-96 for services to humanity through Yoga.
Appreciated by Anna University sports Board on training students in yoga at
their “National Sports Organization Annual Training Camp” at
Anna University(Dept. of Physical Education and Sports Sciences) for training B.P. Ed & M.P.Ed Students, on yoga(10-5-1997) www.thirumoolaryoganaturaldiettrust.com