Yogi Upendra Ji was born and raised in Rishikesh, India a holy city situated at the foothills of the Himalayas in a traditional Brahmin family. His father was a Sanskrit scholar, who first initiated him in yoga & ancient scriptures at an early age.
Later he found Swami Vishwaroopananda and surrendered himself to his teachings and honed himself in yogic discipline at Shivananda Ashram, Rishikesh. Following instructions of his Guru, he did a certificate course in Vedanta, Philosophy and Yoga from Yoga Vedanta forest Academy Shivananda Ashram Rishikesh. After, Yogi Upendra went to Bihar School of Yoga, Munger and completed his certificate course in yoga .
Yogi Upendra has conducted yoga teacher training in Rishikesh and various intensive workshops of Asana, Pranayama, Yoga Nidra, Kiryas and Meditation for people who would be interested in same. He has been invited to conduct workshops around the world in Germany, China, Kazakhastan, Denmark and other European countries.