Dr.Chamin Warnakula, best known as the most experienced and renowned Yoga-Guru in Sri Lanka and abroad has been serving for the betterment of the mental and physical health of the nation for many years now.
A son of a Police officer, young Chamin was interested in self-defending skills and trained himself under the guidance of renowned Karate masters-such as Mr.Gamini Perera and Mr.Gamini Zoyza. In 1983 he was awarded the ‘Black belt ‘in Patna-India.
His interest in spiritual development made him study Yoga in Patna-India . After returning to Sri Lanka, he joined with Sri Lanka Police Service and became a Sub Police Inspector , following the footsteps of his late father. It was the time of the civil war in Sri Lanka and Dr.Chamin was serving at Ampara-a hard hit area by terrorist activities. While serving in Ampara he was always engaged in mediation or yoga exercise.
A remarkable incidental changed his whole life while he was on duty in the war zone. He was able to save his life by seeing a possible terrorist attack at the vehicle he was supposed to travel through his sub-conscious knowledge gained through meditation.
After the miraculous incident,Mr. Chamin become more and more interested in learning the hidden techniques of yoga and its benefits, After 7 years service ,he resigned from Police service and engaged in full time Yoga.
Dr. Chamin Warnakula is a person who without doubt is an outstanding person when it comes to Yoga. His wisdom has made him a wholesome person with an excellent knowledge on various energetic powers which cannot be seen or felt by an ordinary person. He is a master of hypnotism, psychology and Kundaleena Yoga.
He brought ‘Yoga’ to the lives of Sri Lanka which has now become a household word. Mr. Chamin has a played a remarkable role in these sense. He is a writer as well as a lecturer in Yoga. With his skillful speaking abilities, he has attracted millions of people through media. He is also the official Yoga master of the Sri Lanka parliament.
10th December 2010 BBC news also reported about Dr. Chamin. In year 2000 he founded the “Sethsada Yoga Nikethanaya” which assists a large number of people in Yoga . Now Sethsada has been spreading many areas of Sri Lanka.
The Paramanada University of India awarded him with a doctorate on February 2nd 2014.
In 2015 he completed the PhD from Hindu University of America . He is the first Sri Lankan having Ph D s for Yoga.