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Pattabhi Jois

Last week we mentioned the memorial being held in Guruji’s name, Sun June 14, hosted at Donna Karan’s Urban Zen foundation. If you were washing your yoga mat that day, or perhaps seeing the final performance of Guys and Dolls on Broadway (narf) and couldn’t attend, head over to YD pal Yoga Nation for some [...]

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This week’s issue of New York Magazine recognizes the life, and primarily the legacy of Sri K Pattabhi Jois, in his success in helping to lead yoga, “the once-exotic discipline” to “nearly as mainstream as jogging” in the US.

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Family and Students united on Sunday May 31 in Mysore, India to bid farewell to Guruji. All gathered for the ceremony (known as Vaikunta Samaradhane) to mark the conclusion of the mourning period. See the flickr stream Read more from a yogi who was there at LazyMysoreDays blogspot. Huge thanks to elephantbeans, and Drishti Blog [...]

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“Do your practice and all is coming.” Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Tons of sympathy and words of kindness are swirling around the virtual yogasphere in honor of Guruji’s life. We spoke yesterday in remembrance of Ashtanga patriarch Pattabhi Jois, and thanks to yogi tweeter @davekennedy for alerting us, we can share with you this heartfelt [...]

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Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois (July 26, 1915 – May 18, 2009) All good things must pass. Nothing lasts forever. Of course. But there are still some things we like to take for granted, that we hope will never leave us. Today we, and yoga dorks all over the world, mourn the passing of modern Ashtanga [...]

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Calling all Ashtanga fans and all around yogi practitioners. If you’ve not yet heard, 93-year-old Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, grandfather of Ashtanga yoga, has become ill and is currently bed-bound in his home in Mysore, India. If you’ve ever felt compelled to express your gratitude or appreciation to Guruji, now’s your chance. Kind soul and [...]

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The new documentary “Enlighten Up!” is getting it’s premiere this Thursday June 12 at the Maui International Film Festival in Hawaii. Unfortunately the pilot of our private plane is on vacation this week or we’d so be there. But if you’re lucky enough to be lazing your days in the Hawaiian sun for the weekend [...]

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