Krishna Pattabhi Jois Passes Away At 93
Well known Indian Yogi, Krishna Pattabhi Jois, died on Monday, May 18 at the age of 93.
Pattabhi Jois is known for popularizing the ancient system of ashtanga yoga. He was born in 1915 and studied with the famous Yogi T. Krishnamacharya from the age of 12.
Pattabhi Jois visited the United States in 1975 and built up a large following of students in the west including celebrities such as pop star Madonna and actress Gwyneth Paltrow.
Pattabhi jois was completely dedicated to the practice of Yoga and continued teaching until his death.
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