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Yoga Icon BKS Iyengar Passes Away

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
AUGUST 20, 2014

   
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Yoga Icon BKS Iyengar Passes Away

 

BKS Iyengar, world-renowned yoga guru is no more. He passed away in Pune following renal failure after developing cardiac problems.The 96-year-old Iyengar had been ailing since some time and was admitted to a private hospital. Iyengar, a Padma Vibhushan laureate, is survived by a son and daughter.

Iyengar, born in 1918 at Bellur in Karnataka, was one of the foremost yoga teachers globally and had authored many yoga books including ‘Light on Yoga’, ‘Light on Pranayama’, and ‘Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali’.



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