TIME magazine’s heroes & icons: B.K.S. Iyengar

Time Magazine

The 2004 TIME 100
Heroes & Icons

B.K.S. Iyengar

By Michael Richards

. . . The beauty of Iyengar yoga in particular is the revelation that there is a living architecture hidden in all of us that only needs unveiling. Like any architecture, it demands diamond-like precision. In fact B.K.S. Iyengar teaches that the body should flow into a yoga posture the way light fills a well-cut diamond.

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