Bikram Awarded with Doctor Honoris CAUSA Title
Yoga Guru Bikram Choudhury was granted Honoris Causa by the Mexican Parliament for his contribution to the world of health and happiness
The Mexican Parliament delivered Doctor Honoris Causa to various national personalities and abroad in the Hall “Legislators of the Republican” in the House of Representatives. They received the title of men and women who have excelled in various professional fields such as martial arts, health, education and altruistic actions. The award ceremony was organized by the Universities of Cambridge, UK; Murcia, Spain, and National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). The director of the American Cultural Institute, Ruben Manriquez Angel Salas, handed out the awards. Title is honorary Doctor Honoris Causa and gives some university eminent people who are not necessarily graduates in a career.
Also obtained the title was the Hindu Yoga teacher, Bikram Choudhury for his excellent contribution in health to mankind, as he is the creator of 26 postures that constitute a theory that allows choreographic sequences and health benefits. Yoga Teacher asked the federal government to create a university that imparted yoga.
Y ogiraj Bikram Choudhury is the founder of the worldwide Yoga College of India. Born in Calcutta in 1946, Bikram began Yoga at the age of four with India’s most-renowned physical culturist at that time, Bishnu Ghosh, the younger brother of Paramahansa Yogananda (Author of the most popular book on Yoga, The Autobiography of a Yogi, and founder of the Self-Realization Fellowship in Los Angeles).
Bikram practiced Yoga at least four to six hours every day at Ghosh’s College of Physical Education in Calcutta. At the age of thirteen, he won the National India Yoga Championship. He was undefeated for the following three years and retired as the undisputed All-India National Yoga Champion.