Satish Verma was born in 1935; did his post graduation in Botany in 1957. He taught Botany to graduate students. At the age of 18, he started writing poems in Hindi and got them published in various journals. In 1957 he started a literary journal called Lahar (The Wave...) which became a success.
In the early 60's he translated the classic works of Rabindranath Tagore like Balaka, Jyoti-Kanikain and Manimal into Hindi. He published books of poems Prayaas and 1974 and Other Poems. In 1980 his first collection of English poems called Inward Journey was published.
In 1980 he started a social project of Holistic therapies called Sewa Mandir which in due course of time has grown in stature. Due to his involvement in Sewa Mandir, he could not devote time for writing for about 25 years. He has once again started writing poetry and his work of the last two years will soon be published as Beyond and Between.
Presently he lives in Ajmer, India and can be reached at email@example.com.