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Happy Birthday, Yogacharya B. K. S. Iyengar! Born December 14th, 1918 the “Lion of Pune” turns a young 94 years of age today. The 11th of 13 children, Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja grew up battling multiple diseases including malaria, tuberculosis, typhoid fever, and general malnutrition. At 15 years old he moved to Mysore to live and study [...]


Happy 93rd Birthday B.K.S. Iyengar, ‘Light on Yoga’ Giveaway. Happy 93rd Birthday to Sri B. K. S. Iyengar! Also known as the ‘Lion of Pune’ and the man with the snazziestly bushy eyebrows this side of the rope wall. Born in 1918, the 11th of 13 children, Iyengar grew up battling multiple diseases


The great “Lion of Pune” B.K.S. Iyengar turns 92 today! Happy Birthday Guruji! Here he is with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, November 20, 2010, meeting together to discuss the mind and culitvating happiness, where he said: “…the moment the intellect of the heart and mind meets through complete understanding of body and mind cleansing, that is when [...]


Yesterday was Guru Purnima, the day in Indian tradition where Gurus, teachers, those who bring us from darkness to light, are acknowledged and honored.  Today is the birth date of Yoga Hero Sri K Pattabhi Jois, who was born in 1915, which would make him 95 years old. Jois left his earthly body in May [...]


The great “Lion of Pune” BKS Iyengar turns 91 today! Happy Birthday Guruji! Props from YD. Oh sure he doesn’t make the news every other day, quite like another hot-aired fella we know, but Mr. Iyengar’s impact on modern yoga is undeniable and ever present. Care to send a birthday present? Here’s what’s on Guruji’s [...]


This Sunday, July 26, marks what would have been Sri K Pattabhi Jois‘ 94th Earthly Birthday Celebration. Some may recall his spiritual birthday July 7th as the Guru Purnima, which as part of traditional Indian culture, was celebrated as the day of honoring all spiritual leaders who were born this month. We wish a happy birthday [...]