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BKS Iyengar, Indian guru who sparked global yoga craze, dies aged 95

BKS Iyengar, the Indian yoga guru credited with helping to fuel a global explosion in the popularity of the ancient spiritual practice, has died aged 95. 552 more words


Five Days Out

I didn’t expect to post on this site until after my arrival in India, but this seems time-appropriate.

I spent the summer working at Sea Trek, a small but frequented ocean kayaking center in Sausalito. 875 more words


Birthday time!

18th August,2014

Today is my lappy’s birthday :) He turned one today. Exactly one year back,I was arguing with my family to let me get him. 377 more words



A few months ago,when I was a bit tired of all the passing the awards thing,I declared with much élan that I shall not do posts on awards . 1,332 more words


Farewell, Mr Iyengar

Walking toward RIMYI just after noon, I saw a crowd blocking the street. Just outside the gate, an ambulance was parked. Soon I heard chanting, and five or six men, draped in white cloth, came carrying the body of BKS Iyengar, adorned with flowers, high on a stretcher. 449 more words


Joke time p. 49

B.K.S. Iyengar, who was credited with bringing yoga to to the West, died today at the age of 95, thus proving to your coworker Sarah that yoga actually won’t “like, oh my god, totally save your life!”