Deron Ling is a Doctor of Holistic Medicine certified by the Faculty of Medical Studies Medicinal Alternative Institute, affiliated to The Open International University for Complementary Medicine (ALMA ATA 1962), certificate approved by the United States Licensing Authority.
Deron Ling at the age of 26 met his guru His Holiness Shantananda Saraswathi and Was given the name Dharmadasa Saraswathi Under the Saraswathi linage of sages.
Under His Holiness guidance Deron was initiated into the most secret and profound Sri Vidya. Seeing his potential His Holiness sent him to upgrade his knowledge and study under many great masters from various traditions. Deron furthered his studies in tantric Buddhism and Taoism. Upon completion of his studies Deron came back to His Holiness and was given the task to travel round America and Asia to teach meditation therapy and spreading the teachings of His Holiness on self healing and the dharma of Marici essential heart tantra or it's called 'The sun rays that eliminates the darkness of suffering' tantra.
He is also a noted teacher in meditation therapy, Medicine Buddha reiki, quantum sound therapy and has taught many students in Asia and the United States. He is closely affiliated to the ‘Path of Light Center’ USA California and has conducted many healing modalities there. Garuda Grace Light, a healing modality base on the principles of Ayurveda, is one of the many courses he had conducted there. He is also the creator of ‘Only Love can Heal’, a holistic healing workshop specially for women. He also participated as a guest speaker in the World Congress of Holistic Medicine held in Chiang Mai Thailand on April 2004.
Deron was also featured in the Straits Times, 2005 April 6, under mind your body living well on the topic of ‘Yoga for Men’.
Also a practitioner of the Ancient Iching, Deron has vast experience in the field of Vedic Astrology and geomancy, bringing the ancient wisdom to practical application. He has been advisor to people from all walks of life from government officials, businessmen to students etc.He also travels extensively giving lectures and talks to groups, office and Spiritual Institutes. His personal philosophy is to guide students and clients to develop self responsibility and self love to heal at a holistic level of body mind and soul.