Google celebrates BKS Iyengar's birthday with its new Doodle

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New Delhi, Dec 14: BKS Iyengar was an international name that has introduced the ancient Indian practice of Yoga to the world.

The benefits of Yoga and the way it can change one's lifestyle has been widely accepted and practiced, thanks to him. Google shows its gratitude to the Yoga guru on his 97th birthday with a Doodle showing him practicing various postures of Yoga.

BKS Iyengar

Basically, the Doodle has been created to showcase the the master's "tremendous control and discipline, which he exercised in ways not limited to confoundingly long headstands," as the company points out.

Iyengar was also included in the TIME's list of the world's 100 most influential people in 2004. He formed a new genre of yoga "Iyengar Yoga", which he practiced till his death in 2014.

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