University of Patanjali was established in 2006. The University is established through Act of State Legislature Act No.04/2006 published in Gazette of Uttranchal Government on 5.4.2006 and recognized by UGC vide Order No.170/XXIV\2007 dated 15.2.2007. This University is a part of Patanjali Yogpeeth and is located in Haridwar, in the north of India. The University is named after the great Indian sage, Patanjali (circa 900 B.C.) who first compiled the numerous writings on Yog in a way which is relevant and can be understood by people today.
University of Patanjali was established with the philosophical vision of His Holiness Swami Ram Dev Ji Maharaj and Pujya Acharya Sri Balkrishan Ji Maharaj to give new dimensions to the Philosophy of Yog and Ayurveda, the oldest traditions not only of India but of the world to attain Self-Knowledge, Self-Wisdom, Self-Glimpses, Self-Reformation, Self-Enlightenment and Self-Realization and also to control & remove all the physical deformities, diseases and disorders.
The University offers Masters, Degree, Diploma courses in Ayurveda, Panchakarma, Yoga, Computer Science, and Ph.D. in Yoga, Ayurveda, Vedic Sciences, Traditional medicine systems, Philosophy, Spirituality, Culture and traditions, World heritage, etc.
“Through the University of Patanjali his idea is to create a new era by revolutionizing education and health-care. His idea was to produce such graduates who are self-dependent, capable to generate employment opportunities and can make significant contribution to make India healthy, wealthy and cultured by removing illness, unemployment, poverty, hunger and greed. He aims to make this university a leading institution in the world in the field of Yoga, Health, Culture, Tourism, Science & Technology and Panchkarma. The University presently offers Diploma and Degree courses in Ayurveda, Panchakarma, Yoga, and Computer Science. University is also offering Ph.D. in Yoga, Vedic Sciences, Traditional medicine systems, Philosophy, Spirituality, Culture & traditions, World heritage, etc.”