Acharya Kaushal Kumar, a well-known Yogacharya was born on 15th March 1967 in the district of Allahabad (which is now known as Prayagaraj) of the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. He got his elementary education in the village and did his masters in Economics from Allahabad University in 1988 with first division and second in class. He started his MPhil in Economics from Delhi School of Economics at Delhi University. But, left his studies in between just after got contact with the Yoga Guru. He has been in Bihar School of Yoga, Munger, Bihar as ashramites for three years under the guidance of his yoga guru from 1998 to 1991. After that, he lived in the Ashram Prayag Yoga Training and Research Centre, Jhunsi, Allahabad from 1991 to 1993. Acharya Kaushal Kumar had been actively associated with the world's biggest youth organization Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan an autonomous institute of then HRD ministry, Government of India.
Acharya Kaushal Kumar has dedicated his whole life to the field of yoga. He came to Delhi in 1995 and started conducting yoga camps and seminars. With the help of the resident welfare association and media partner 'Dainik Jagaran', he had conducted hundreds of yoga camps in Delhi and NCR. Along with this, he has toured all over India to conduct and organize yoga camps. He has visited many foreign countries too to popularise yoga there. Instituted a charitable yoga organization named "Rashtra Nirman Samiti" which is registered under the societies registration act 1860. Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), an autonomous institute under the AYUSH ministry, the government of India had given RNS a district yoga wellness center to run it at Safdarjung Development Area, Hauz Khas, New Delhi. Rashtra Nirman Samiti under the able guidance of Yoga Guru Acharya Kaushal Kumar has got accreditation from the Ministry of Education, Government of India to run a Yoga Teachers Training Program in Delhi. In this YTTP center, several Indian and foreign students are taking admissions to become a good yoga teacher.
This is the endeavor of Acharya Kaushal Kumar to popularise yoga to the whole of humanity as this is the only sacred science that can change the life of everyone. Yoga is in fact the only science in this world that gives you the knowledge of self. Except for yoga all other sciences, philosophies and religion are involved in imparting intellectual or worldly knowledge but yoga is absolutely different from it. This is its uniqueness.
It is the strong belief of Acharya Kaushal Kumar that yoga is not a science of physical exercises but an art and science of mental restraint or control. It is the mind that drives the body and senses. So, to control our destiny one should control his mind. Which results in the control of the body and senses. All his yogic techniques are so well designed that its sincere practice can lead to self-realization.
Acharya Kaushal Kumar has not only imparted his yoga knowledge to common peoples but also the important dignitaries of India. He has been the yoga teacher of the family of the former primer minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh and many central ministers, most senior bureaucrats and journalists. Acharya Kaushal Kumar has written many books on yoga. His well-known book Yoga Sutra of Patanjali is very famous. His regular columns on yoga are published in almost all Hindi newspapers and Magazines. Acharya Kaushal Kumar's yoga program has been regularly telecasted on DD news for the full five years. Apart from this, his programs on other national news channels and religious news channels like Sadhna TV are being regularly telecasted.
Acharya Kaushal Kumar has started a youtube channel also named "Kaushal Yog".