Dr Balvir Acharya S/O Late Chaudhri Harbans Lal and Late Mrs. Bholi Devi was born on 23rd May, 1952 in Fazalpur (Sundar Nagar) Distt. Bagapat (U.P.) He received his early education (Shastri and Acharya) from Gurukul Jhajjar, Distt. Jhajjar, Haryana, India and passed his Master`s degree (M.A. Veda & Sanskrit) from Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar (Uttaraakhanda). He did his Ph.D. from Garhwal University Shrinagar (Uttaraakhanda) and D.Litt. from Agra university (U.P).
Apart from the fact that he has, to his credit, many publications, he combines admirably, the twin qualities of an effective, incisive teacher and an erudite reader. He is a learned Sanskrit scholar and is well versed in Vedic literature. He is an avowed preceptor/Preacher of Vedic Hindu culture, Religion and Philosophy. His whole-hearted interest in social activities, is by no means, less laudatory.
He has retired from professorship in the Department of Sanskrit, Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak (Haryana) India. He has been a member of University Academic Council, Chairperson of Department of Sanskrit, Chairperson of Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati chair and various other Academic Bodies. He has also been a member of the Sahitya Academy (National Academy of Letters), set up by the Govt. of India to work actively for the development and promotion of Indian literature.
Under his guidance thirty students did Ph.D. and forty students did M.Phil.
Dr. Balvir Acharya is an expert in Ashtanga Yoga as propounded by Maharishi Patanjali. He has given training in Kriya Yoga in the country and abroad. Many students were trained by him and they involved in the propagation of Vedic culture and yoga in the country and abroad. He has developed yoga therapy for physical and mental health, which is helpful in the treatment of diseases like migraine, cervical, shoulder pain, lumbar pain, knee pain, sciatica etc.
Dr Balvir Acharya is a certified Vedic priest and performs all vedic Sanskaar (sacraments) including Griha Pravesh ceremony, Naam Karan Sanskaar (Naming ceremony), Upanayan Sanskaar, Vivaah Sanskar (Marriage ceremony), Mundan Sanskaar, and Antyeshti Kriya (After death Rites) etc.