Ratheesh was born in Kerala, where he studied Vedanta Philosophy for five years in Shivagiri Ashram. During his teenage years, he undertook a monastery life, and since then, he has been committed to the science of yoga. After the completion of 5 years in the ashram with Vedanta study, he felt the earnest desire to pilgrim in the Himalayas. As an ascetic,he has roamed around the Himalayas barefoot to places like Amarnath, Badrinath, and all over India. During his odyssey, he met many adepts and sadhus in the Himalayas who have inspired him spiritually. He reached Rishikesh, where he met His Holiness Swami Veda Bharti and he began his spiritual journey. He is a trained professional under His Holiness Swami Veda Bharathi of Himalayan tradition. During the training, he was indulged into stringent spiritual vows along with the study of yoga, meditation and Yoga Philosophy for five years. At the age of 29 following the instructions of his revered master, he began sharing the wisdom of eternal yoga to true seekers. Since then, he has been on the path of spreading yoga knowledge to all those who come in contact. He has been a yoga teacher and spiritual motivator in vatious schools of Rishikesh as well all over the country.