Thursday, May 21, 2009

Mystical Monkey

K. Pattabhi Jois

K. Pattabhi Jois died aged 93 of natural causes in Mysore, India on May 18th. Founder of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga (official site), among his students were Sting, Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow. Jois' yoga shala attracts thousands of foreign yoga students every year.
"If we practice the science of yoga, which is useful to the entire human community and which yields happiness both here and hereafter – if we practice it without fail, we will then attain physical, mental and spiritual happiness, and our minds will flood towards the Self."
Sri K. Pattabhi Jois



Sri K. Pattabhi Jois on Ashtanga Yoga