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Krishnamacharya: The Father of Modern Yoga

For lovers of yoga history, this is a great little presentation by A.G. Mohan sharing his thoughts on the legacy and teachings of yoga luminary Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (1888-1989). “Let the message not be lost…” Transcript Krishnamacharya was unique in many ways —…

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7 Reasons You Need to Breathe Right Now

Where is the conflict when the Truth is known, Where is the disease when the mind is clear, Where is the death when the breath is controlled, Therefore, surrender to Yoga. --Poem by  T. Krishnamacharya As aspiring yogis we recognize the…

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Yoga Makaranda by Sri T. Krishnamacharya

As I've recently been learning more about the modern patriarch of yoga, Sri T. Krishnamcharya, I decided to dive into the Internet to see if I could track down translations of his longer writings, such as the Yoga Makaranda, Yoga…

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As our gaze wanders, our mind follows

A few favorite paragraphs near the end of A.G. Mohan's excellent and brief biography, Krishnamacharya: 'In purity of food lies purity of mind. When the mind is pure, awareness is unbroken.' Chandogya Upanishad 7.26.2 Traditional explanations of this famous saying note…

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Commitment to Practice

As I've been slowly reading and enjoying Krishnamacharya over the last few weeks, I've been impressed by the dedication and commitment the modern sage required of his yoga students.  Most folks who take up yoga today, this yogi included, have no idea…