"Yoga is for one and all" , this was the conviction that led B.K. S I yengar to under take the journey of
yoga for himself, and make yoga available to anyone who sought it. Guruji B. K. S Iyengar stood
graciously like a lighthouse for all those who came to yoga. The year 2018 will see the 100th birth
anniversary of this great being.
Maharshi Patanjali postulated that ashuddhikshaya (destroying impurities) and vivekakhyati
(sense of discrimination) are achieved by the anushthana (devoted practice) of yoga.
Along with these two, Guruji radiated two things – unconditional love for creation and
everything in it, and gratitude for whatever life offered to him. In this sense, Guruji has
effortlessly woven gratitude as an effect of yoga.
Throughout his life, Guruji wove the two-pronged sadhana – accepting the exuberant creation
as a part of oneself and simultaneously surrendering oneself into creation. He gave much more
than what he received – this was his character.
Guruji's palms, folded in namaskar, denote his warmth for fellow beings and thankfulness for life
The zeros in the hundred appear in the form of infinity suggesting that we move from the finite
figure of '100' towards the Infinite. Guruji' s teachings being eternally contemporary goad us in