Yoga guru TKV Desikachar passes away

Renowned Yoga Guru TKV Desikachar passed away following a brief illness in Chennai. He was 78.

He was known for transforming the way of practising yoga. He had turned it into both a wellness concept and a therapy.

About TKV Desikachar

  • Desikachar was son of T Krishnamacharya who is popularly acknowledged as the father of modern yoga.
  • Before learning yoga from his father, he was dabbled with engineering. He had helped others with tailor-made yoga programmes which he called Viniyoga.
  • He had taught Yoga to famous philosopher J Krishnamurti in January 1966. He had founded Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram where about 1000 students visit every month to learn yoga.

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