Dr. H. Bhojraj
received the degree of
Doctor of Medicine (Acupuncture)
by the Open International University of Complementary Medicines
Alternativa Institute, Sri Lanka in the
Born on August 21
1949, he studied at Madurai University and passed out with Honors in Mechanical
Engineering in 1971. He joined ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) as an
engineer in 1972.
He received a
Distinguished Award for fabrication of India’s first satellite Aryabhatta in
1975. He has won the NRDC- National Research and Development Committee award
twice-first in 1990 for indigenous development of Optical Solar Reflectors and
for a second time in 1999 for indigenous development of flexible heaters for
satellite thermal control.
As a scientist,
his current areas of research interest include Cryogenic Dewars, Metal Finishing
and Thin Film coating.
He is trained in
Yoga, Pranic Healing, Reiki, Reflexology, Acupressure, Classical Acupuncture and
Su- Jok Acpuncture. With courses on Pranayama and Meditation techniques for
general public since 1982, he has contributed to Yoga Therapy research as an
Instructor at Vivekananda Kendra yoga institute, Bangalore.
He combined his
knowledge of Acupressure along with several other drugless therapies and
developed a package for training. His first book “Acupressure and Fitness” first
published in 1995 has gone into second edition and three reprints and has
reached thousands of households in India. His second book-an international
edition of “Acupressure- a Drugless path to good Health” was published in 2001.
In 2004 he released his third book called “Walking for Health and Fitness”.
For his efforts
and research in alternative medicine, he was awarded a Gold Medal at an
International Conference of Alternative Medicines held in Bangalore in 1999.
social causes, he is actively involved in a campaign of health for all. Apart
from treating a number of patients for various ailments, he has also trained
thousands of people in Acupressure and Acupuncture. His research on Acupressure
for various ailments is being published every month in the newsletter published
by Acupressure Club.
He has been
interviewed by national television in India several times in a special slot for
rural health and has been well received by the rural masses. A special programme
for women has also aired his interview on Acupressure for common ailments. He
has been training enthusiasts in Yoga, Pranayama and Meditation since 1982. He also conducts short term and advanced courses in Acupressure
in Bangalore and other cities in India.