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Readers also enjoyed. About B. He is considered one of the foremost yoga teachers in the world and has been practicing and teaching yoga for more than 75 years. He has written many books on yogic practice and philosophy, and is best known for his books Light on Yoga, Light on Pranayama, and Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.
He has also written several definitive yoga texts. Iyengar yoga centers are located throughout the world, and it is believed that millions of students practice Iyengar Yoga. He was awarded the Padma Shri in , and the Padma Bhushan in Iyengar was born into a poor Hebbar Iyengar family.
He had a difficult childhood. Iyengar's home village of Belur, Karnataka, India, was in the grips of the influenza pandemic at the time of his birth, leaving him sickly and weak.
Iyengar's father died when he was 9 years old, and he continued to suffer from a variety of maladies in childhood, including malaria, tuberculosis, typhoid fever, and general malnutrition. At the age of 15 Iyengar went to live with his brother-in-law, the well-known yogi, Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya in Mysore.
There, Iyengar began to learn asana practice, which steadily improved his health. Soon he overcame his childhood weaknesses. With the encouragement of Krishnamacharya, Iyengar moved to Pune to teach yoga in There his practice developed as he spent many hours each day learning and experimenting in various techniques.
As his methods improved, the number of students at his classes increased and his fame spread. In Pune, his brothers introduced him to Ramamani, whom he married in In , Iyengar met and befriended the famous violinist Yehudi Menuhin. Menuhin arranged for Iyengar to teach abroad in London, Switzerland, Paris and elsewhere. This was the first time that many Westerners had been exposed to yoga, and the practice slowly became well known.
The popularity of yoga in the West can in large part be attributed to Iyengar. In , "Light on Yoga," was published. It gradually became an international best-seller and was translated into 17 languages. This was later followed by titles on pranayama and various aspects of yoga philosophy. Iyengar has authored 14 books. He officially retired from teaching in , but continues to be active in the world of Iyengar Yoga, teaching special classes and writing books.
Iyengar's daughter Geeta and son Prashant have gained international acclaim as teachers. Iyengar has been named one of the most influential people in the world by Time Magazine. Books by B. Related Articles. Are You Ready for Some Football Here in the United States, it's football season. It's time of great rivalry, wearing of team colors, and obsessing over the late Read more No trivia or quizzes yet. Welcome back.
El Arbol del Yoga
Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Clear, concise, and illuminating, this book helps yoga beginners get the most of out of itfrom spiritual and philosophical aspects to its physical benefits. Explaining how yoga deals with issues such as health, love, death, mystical experiences, masters, and teaching, this reference guide details the interpretation of one of the most respected yoga masters of today.
El árbol del yoga