BIOGRAPHY B.K.S IYENGAR
1918 – Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar was born in the Bellur district of Karnataka. He face difficulties in the early stages of life. B.K.S Iyengar was born into a large poor family and immediately after his birth, he fell in the grips of an influenza epidemic that left him frail and unhealthy.
1934 – he went to Mysore to live with his eldest sister and her husband, Sri T Krishnamacharya, that soon became his teacher. It was in his school that Iyengar learnt the basic asanas of Yoga, which led to a considerable improvement in his health.
1936 – his GURU asked him to teach in Pune. Slowly and gradually he gained recognition as a teacher.
1966 – the published his first book “Light on yoga” and went to become one of the international bestsellers.
1975 – the RAMAMANI IYENGAR MEMORIAL INSTITUTE of Pune was opened in memory of his late wife.
2014 – B.K.S Iyengar passed away at the age of 95 years.