Maitreya Rudrabhayananda born in Delhi, India as R.Venugopalan. The Divine Atiashrami Rites of passage transformed R.Venugopalan as Maitreya Rudrabhayananda. His first few editions of 9 books came under His Birth name as R.Venugopalan.
Sri Maitreya Rudrabhayananda has been awarded for Contribution to "Yoga and Kundalini" in 2002
All the books under went multiple reprints and first three books were translated in Serbian, Estonian, French, Russian and Hindi.