Shyam Bahadur Verma was on born 10 April 1932, in Uttar Pradesh and died on 20 November 2009, in New Delhi was a versatile genius, scholar, thinker, and poet of many disciplines. He provided many dictionaries to Hindi literature. Books were seen in each of his rooms from floor to ceiling. Shyam Bahadur Varma studied deeply in various languages and many branches of knowledge science.
In 1953, he traveled alone to Tibet by crossing the Himalayas on foot. For his entire literary services, the Hindi Academy, Delhi conferred him the ‘Sahityakar Samman’ in the year 1997-98.
After coming to Delhi, Shyam Bahadur Verma became active in many Sangh Parivar institutions such as Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Bharatiya Sahitya Parishad, Vivekananda Kendra, etc. For many years he edited the Hindi “Kendra Patrika” of Vivekananda Kendra. He used to write in magazines like “Hindu Chetna”, “Hindu World”, “Panchjanya”, “Rashtradharma” etc., daily papers like Hindustan and Navbharat Times also published him. In 1972, in the birth centenary year of Maharishi Aurobindo, he published four independent texts called “Kranti Yogi Sri Aurobindo”, “Mahayogi Sri Aurobindo”, “Sri Aurobindo Sahitya Darshan” and “Sri Aurobindo Ideology”. He also wrote inspirational texts like “Nation Maker Swami Vivekananda” and “Yug Purush Shri Ram”.