Pujya Sri Bikshamaiah Guruji
Born in Guntur District in a normal peasant family, he acquired his masters degree in first class from Andhra University. He started his profession as a lecturer and later, the Head of the Department of Zoology in a degree college at Chilakaluripet. Eventhough he has been leading a disciplined life with rationalist, atheist and communist inclination, he was suffering from hereditary and long-standing congenital ailments.
Guruji entered into spiritual life in 1991, only to get rid of his ailments; he not only enjoyed good results out of it, he also could make a deep study of the same in various aspects. After realizing the greatness in spirituality, with a noble determination and in order to spread his great experience and feelings among people world wide, he got trained as Guruji in 1993 and established Dhyanamandali Charitable Trust in 1998 head-quatered at Vijayawada. While entering into spiritual field, because of his vast experience as lecturer for more than two decades, Guruji could correlate 'Science with Spirituality', combine 'Materialism and Spirituality' and compound 'Medication with Meditation'. He has also accomplished a well trained and disciplined team of Gurujis by designing and conducting residential teacher training camps successfully. With all such procedures of eminence, Dhyanamandali is recognized internationally within a short span of time. It is indeed, a notable achievement!
In addition to spiritual service, in recognition of Guruji's free medical services based on Integrated Cosmic Ray Therapy through Radiation techniques of the alternative medical system, he was conferred with many awards like "Star of the Millennium, Vaidyajyothi, Sevaratna, Man of the year 2001, Gururatna and Gyanananda"
Later, Guruji relinquished his lecturer profession and utilized his full time for spiritual service. He was responsible for imparting spiritual wisdom to nearly 2 lakh people in all districts, geographically covering entire length and breadth of Andhra Pradesh, through 2000 yoga training camps.
Guruji is author for 12 tittles on spiritual publications including Yogadarshani, Yogam - Amrutam, Art of Living etc. and more than 100 tittles on audio cassettes and CD's of speeches, songs and hymns chanting etc. to his credit.
Pujya Sri Bhikshamaiah Guruji gave up atheism after a physical problem led him to spirituality. Today, as a Guru, he has started two free schools and is providing free medicare and