February 07, 2023

Swami Sivananda Baba (Yoga Guru) Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Family, Facts, Caste & More

Updated On : March 22, 2022

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Short Biography

Swami Sivananda Baba was born on 08-08-1896 in Haripur, Sylhet, Bangladesh. He is a Bangladesh-born Indian Yoga Guru, Spiritualist & Author who learned Yoga & spiritual initiation (Mantra Diksha) from Swami Omkarananda Goswami Baba and is teaching / practising yoga at Kashi Ghats. He was awarded Padma Shri on 21-03-2022.

Other Name: Sivananda, Sivananda Goswami, Sivananda Baba, Sadguru Sivananda Baba
Other Professions: Spiritualist Author

Swami Sivananda Baba Complete Bio & Career

Swami Sivananda belongs to the Bengali Brahmin God family. His family faced a lot of obstacles during his upbringing. They went door to door for finding food and after getting a meal, they first offered it to their God, and then, they ate. Swami fought against several problems in his childhood such as hunger. Later on, his parents died.  Then, Baba was adopted by Guru's Ashram. He spent his whole life here and worshiped God. Here, Sivananda took his education "Mantra Diksha" which means (spiritual initiation) from the guru "Omkarnanda". After that, to become a pure soul he served himself for the welfare of people.

Moreover, he was the holy soul. He hide for a long time from people but did not continue. Individuals elected him as their Sadguru who told them the door of salvation. Sivananda observed that people were faced much trouble with their lives due to anger, depression, pressure, private organs, wealth, and so forth. Thus, Swami spent his whole life for people's welfare and performed his duties such as routine prayers, Divine Name, Religious responsibilities, money-giving to the poor people, and thinking good for all. He is also the buddy of afflicted people, deprived, poor, downtrodden, and diseased. The guru helped individuals to make their life happy, stress-free, how stay away from depression and healed their pain.

Additionally, Swami Sivananda was a born saint with pure heart, fearlessness, sacrifice, charity, austerity, gentleness, fortitude, forgiveness, truthfulness, freedom for slander, non-covetousness, Kindness to beings, absence of hatred, purity, and so on. Lord Krishna said a person who has these traits, has divine wealth. He continuously did Tapasya for several years like Lord Brahma and helped massas who r in pain and need.

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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2021 Others

Swami Sivananda Baba was awarded by Padma Shri on 21-03-2022

Swami Sivananda Baba Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Late Sh. Srinath Goswami
Mother Late Smt. Bhagabati Devi
Sister Name Not Known (Died)
Guru Late Swami Omkarananda Goswami Baba

He was born into a Hindu Brahmin family to father Srinath Goswami and mother Bhagabati Devi. He had an elder sister who died of hunger in her childhood. When he was six years old, his parents passed away by the law of destiny. He grew up by his guru Swami Omkarananda Goswami Baba. In Dec 1959, his guru passed away.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Haripur, Sylhet, Bangladesh
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Swami Sivananda Ashram, 25/11 Kavir Nagar, Varanasi - 221 005, Uttar Pradesh, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification Learned Yoga & Spiritual Initiation by Swami Omkarananda Goswami Baba
Hobbies Doing Yoga
Marital Status Never Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website https://www.sivanandababa.org
Guru Swami Omkarananda Goswami Baba
Email Address [email protected]
Contact Number Sipra Devi - 07696002444
Sanjoy Sarbajna - 09830329721
Ashim Krishna Pyne - 08521710965


Favorite Color White
Favorite Dress Dhoti Kurta
Favorite Food Boiled Veg. Food without Oil and less salt

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Swami Sivananda Baba

  • Swami Sivananda Baba was born in the Brahmin family on 8th August 1896.
  • His life was filled with a lot of problems since his childhood especially related to his basic needs.
  • At the age of 4 years, he was sent to Baba Omkarananda Goswami's Ashram. Here, he adopted his initial education in the field of spirituality.
  • Sivananda Baba devoted his whole life to the betterment of people and said "the whole universe is his home and all the living beings are his brother and sisters.
  • Swami got up early in the morning around 3 AM and put his attention towards the prayers, religious duties, Divine Name, money-giving to the poor individuals, thinking good for all, and so on.

Swami Sivananda Baba interview with Aaj Tak TV, claimed the oldest living

Swami Sivananda Baba Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

126 years, 5months, 30 days old age Swami Sivananda Baba will turn 127 on 08 August, 2023. Only 6 months, 5 hours,32 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Swami Sivananda Baba has celebrated the total number of 127 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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