BKS Iyengar: Lasting legacy

BKS Iyengar was born on this day (14th Decembar). He popularized yoga worldwide.

He was born in Karnataka and suffered from various diseases like typhoid and malaria during his childhood. He started learning yoga from Krishnamacharya in Mysuru.

There are thousands of Iyengar Yoga Centers around the world. In 2000, he conducted a course for senior teachers from nearly 40 countries.

BKS Iyengar’s book, Light on Yoga, has been translated  into 185 languages. In 2014, he died at the age of 95 in Pune due to kidney problems.

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