World famous Yoga Guru BSK Iyengar of Iyengar Yoga died on Wednesday in Pune-India at the age of 95. In his last 7 decade Yog Tapasya; he introduced 6000 years old Hindu yoga practice to the world in his unique way which later became famous as Iyengar yoga. His teaching is now spread to more than 72 countries with millions of daily followers & hundreds of teachers.
Last year he was awarded 2nd highest Indian Civilian award ” Padma-Vibhushan” (first ever Yoga guru who received this honor). He left behind his daughter and son; and his large followers across the world.
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Thank you Guruji for your teachings,wisdom and great service to humanity… You will always be with us through your Iyengar yoga lessons…
Guruji this is our tribute to you from all Shishyas (students/well wishers):
Asatho Maa Sad Gamaya
Thamaso Maa Jyothir Gamaya
Mrithyur Maa Amritham Gamaya
||Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti||
From untruth lead us to Truth…
From darkness lead us to Light...
From death lead us to Immortality...
Om Peace, Peace, Peace…
– Hindu Sacred Scripture Brhadaranyaka Upanishad, I.iii.28 on Guru-Shishya (student) relationship..
– Source: “a-good-dying<dot>com”
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