Acharya Balkrishna is a great scholar of Ayurveda, Sanskrit language and grammar, and the Vedas. Balkrishnaji studied Sankhya yoga, Ayurveda, Sanskrit language, Panini’s Astadhyayi, Vedas, Upanisads and Indian philosophy under the guidance of Acharya Shri Baldevji in the Gurukul at Kalwa (near Jind, Haryana) and obtained his postgraduate (Acharya) degree from, Sampurnanand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi.
As the head of all the medical institutions and chikitsalayas (Hospitals and clinics) functioning under the aegis of Patanjali Yogpeeth he is mainly focused on the research and development of Ayurveda to make it complete successfully with the modern medical science. He has been able to cure thousands of patients at his Brahmakalpa Chikitsalaya of a number of stubborn, chronic and incurable diseases like diabetes, rheumatism, osteo-arthritis, gout (rheumatism and arthritis), migraine, cervical spondylitis, respiratory disorders, asthma, cancer, nervous disorder, heart disease, brain diseases, etc. These successful treatments have been documented by Acharyaji in his book: Yoga In Synergy With Medicial Science. Another very popular book written by him is Aushadh Darshan, a handy pharmacopeia of ayurvedic and home remedies.
Acaryaji took up the challenge of creating affordable Ayurvedic healthcare by founding Divya Pharmacy, where Ayurvedic medicines with national and international certifications are manufactured with modern packaging. To ensure that only genuine ingredients are used in the Divya Pharmacy medicines, Patanjali Herbal Park grows 450 medicinal plants (some of them very rare) under the overall supervision of Acharyaji. As a part of Swamiji’s Bharat Svabhiman Movement’s emphasis on using swadeshi goods, things of daily use like tooth powder, tooth paste, hair oil, soap, shampoo, beauty creams etc. are produced in Divya Pharmacy & Patanjali Ayurved Ltd. with Ayurvedic ingredients and Ayurvedic formulas.
Acharya Balkrishnaji also serves as Chief Editor, where he is propagating yoga and ayurveda for the mental, physical and spiritual health of people.
Additionally, he has edited/ collaborated/authored books like Ayurved : Its Principles & Philosophies, Secrets Of Indian Herbs, Vitality Strengthening Astavarga Plants, Vaidika Nityakarma Vidhi, Yogadars’ana, Sant Darshan and Bhakti Gitanjali.