Pukhraj Beniwal, born in 1989 to Anandram Beniwal and Kesu Devi in a Hindu family in Silli village, Osian Tehsil in the Jodhpur region of Rajasthan, is an influential Indian social media yoga guru and businessman. Pukhraj is mainly known for popularising yoga in his locality and has made a career for himself as a social media influencer and yoga guru.
Pukhraj is helping familiarise the new generation with the old traditions and culture of Rajasthan. He keeps sharing his vision and suggestions related to culture on YouTube. Pukhraj and his entire family follow the ethics and customs of Jasnath Ji Maharaj.
He received his early education (from class 1 to 4) in a government school in his town and attended a private school between class 5 and 10. He received higher education (XI and XII) from Government Higher Secondary School, Chenpura, Jodhpur, and did his graduation from JNVU, Jodhpur in the Faculty of Arts.
Pukhraj showed an interest in yoga from an early age, and was engaged in the service of Shri Yogeshwar Surjanath Ji Maharaj, the guru (mahant) of Shri Jasnath Asana Panchal Siddha. He continued to practice yoga along with service for a long time. He also did his graduation during this residency. After completing his graduation, he also did a 1-year PG program in Yoga Science from BPED Physical State College, Jodhpur, after which he also did MA in Yoga Science from Jain Vishwa Bharati University, Ladnu, Nagaur.
After completing his education, he coordinated public yoga camps and because of his knowledge in yoga, he became famous among the people by the name of Yogi Pukhraj. Soon, he became popular as a yoga guru.
Pukhraj Beniwal also has a very good hold on the Marwari language. He is a famous Youtuber. He has many inventive contents on his YouTube channel, and has shared various types of informative content.
On his social media platform, the young Yoga Guru addresses a wide variety of topics, such as ancient knowledge and wisdom, old customs and culture, traditional food and the original way of life. A large number of people following, liking, and watching Pukhraj Beniwal on Youtube follow the lifestyle that is typical of the Marwar region of Rajasthan.
He always encourages people to learn every language, but to have command over the local language, as without that it is never possible to enjoy the sweetness of the language and culture. Various types of material are available in his videos regarding past and present of the Marwar region of Rajasthan. Beniwal’s videos depict the history of Marwar, from 100 years back to the present, which helps one understand how the region has developed over the years.
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