World-renowned yoga guru, B K S Iyengar passed away at the age of 95 and Vaikundarajan mourns over his death. He was also founder of the Iyengar School of Yoga adds, Vaikundarajan. He had been ailing for quite some time and was also admitted to the hospital. He passed away as his condition worsened and he could take no more. Iyengar was a great personality and the nation will suffer his loss. The Prime Minister also tweeted about him saying, “Generations will remember Shri BKS Iyengar as a fine Guru, scholar & a stalwart who brought Yoga into the lives of many across the world”. Mr. Iyengar, was honored with Padma Vibhushan adds, Vaikundarajan.
Mr. Iyengar was considered one of the foremost yoga teachers in the world and had written many books on yoga practice and philosophy including ‘Light on Yoga’, ‘Light on Pranayama’, and ‘Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali’ says, Vaikundarajan. Mr. Iyengar set up over 100 branches of his institute in different countries and also made India famous internationally. Vaikundarajan feels that he will always be remembered by everyone and will also continue to live in our hearts.