Guruji: A Portrait of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Through the Eyes of His Students

Guruji: A Portrait of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Through the Eyes of His Students

Guy Donahaye

An unheard of portrait of an exceptional yoga instructor and the way teachings and traditions are transmitted and handed on

It is a unprecedented and noteworthy soul who turns into mythical in the course of the process his existence via advantage of significant carrier to others. Sri okay. Pattabhi Jois was once this type of soul, and during his instructing of yoga, he reworked the lives of numerous humans. the college in Mysore that he based and ran for greater than sixty years informed scholars who, throughout the wisdom they got and their devotion, have helped to unfold the day-by-day perform of conventional Ashtanga yoga to tens of millions round the world.

Guruji paints a different portrait of a special guy, published throughout the money owed of his scholars. one of the thirty women and men interviewed listed here are Indian scholars from Jois's early educating days, intrepid american citizens and Europeans who traveled to Mysore to benefit yoga within the Seventies, and demanding family
members who studied in addition to lived with Jois and proceed to perform and educate in another country or run the Ashtanga Yoga Institute this day. a number of the members (as good because the authors) are influential academics who show their adventure of Jois on a daily basis to scholars in lots of varied components of the globe.

Anyone attracted to the dwelling culture of yoga will locate Guruji richly rewarding.

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