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B.K.S Iyengar

Iyengar was born in a small village, located in the state of Karnataka, South India. Suffering from poor health and poverty, He moved to Mysore after the death of his father, and lived there with his sister. His brother in law, Krishnamacharya, was a Yoga scolar who taught the Maharaja family. He became his teacher. In his early 20s, Mr. Iyengar moved to Pune in the state of Maharashtra. He have married Ramamani and they raised 6 children. From that place he spread his abundant knowledge to millions of students around the world.


In 1975, Guruji has built near his house the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute, where he taught his discipline. His children, Gita Iyengar and Prashant Iyengar, as well as his grand daughter Abhijata, they are still teaching there nowadays. His books were translated into many languages and became an authority in this field.


The main books are:

Light on Yoga

Light on Pranayama

Tree of Yoga

Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Light in Life

Ashtadala Yoga Mala (8 volumes).

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