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B. K. S. Iyengar, or Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar (December 14, 1918 - August 20, 2014) wis an Indien yoga teacher an writer. He foundit the style o yoga kent as "Iyengar Yoga". He wis thocht tae be ane o the foremost yoga teachers in the warld.[1][2]

B.K.S. Iyengar
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Iyengar on his 86th birthday in 2004
Born 14 December 1918(1918-12-14)
Bellur, British Indie (present-day Karnataka, India)
Died 20 August 2014(2014-08-20) (aged 95)
Pune, Indie
Cause o daith
Heart attack caused by renal failure
Thrift Yoga teacher, author
Kent for Iyengar Yoga
Hauf-marrae(s) Ramamani
Childer Geeta
Prashant
Sunita
Relatives Abhijata Sridhar, Hareeth Sridhar (grandchildren)

He wis awardit the Padma Shri in 1991, the Padma Bhushan in 2002 an the Padma Vibhushan in 2014.[3][4] In 2004, Iyengar wis namit ane o the 100 maist influential fowk in the warld bi Time Magazine.[5][6]

Iyengar deit in Pune, India frae a heart attack causit bi renal failure, agit 95.[7]

ReferencesEedit

  1. Aubrey, Allison. "Light on life: B.K.S. Iyengar's Yoga insights". Morning Edition: National Public Radio, 10 November 1995. (full text) Accessed 4 July 2007
  2. Stukin, Stacie (10 October 2005). "Yogis gather around the guru". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
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  4. "Padma Awards Announced". Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs. 25 January 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  5. 2004 TIME 100 - B.K.S. Iyengar Heroes & Icons, TIME.
  6. By B.K.S. Iyengar. "Yoga News & Trends - Light on Iyengar". Yoga Journal. Retrieved 15 November 2012. 
  7. "Yoga guru B. K. S. Iyengar passes away". The Hindu.com. Retrieved August 20, 2014. 

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