Amit Raina Born in Srinagar, Kashmir, India in a Brahmin family. His grand father was a disciple of Swami Ram Ji who is from the lineage of Abninavagupta . His mother Krishna is a master in Sanskrit and father Dwarka Nath is a great follower of lord Shiva. Being born in the Kashmir Shaivism Tradition and having interest in spirituality from young age, he grew around great shaivite masters. Knowing that there is more to life than what you see with your eyes and what you perceive with your mind,he started practicing meditation and yoga from a young age. In the city of Pune while working as an Engineer in a deep meditation he had a strong vision after which he left the comforts of his life and traveled all over the Himalayas and stayed in various ashrams.
He graduated from Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, in the sacred city of Haridwar at the faculty of Oriental Studies where he studied the traditional philosophy of Hatha yoga,Asana ,pranayama and Shatkarmas, then he went to Bihar School of Yoga in Munger and received the certificate in Yogic Studies, were he studied Satyananda yoga, Yoga Nidra , Practiced Karma Yoga & Jnana Yoga
He is certified by the late B.K.S Iyengar as an Iyengar Yoga teacher.