Krishnamacharya’s Yoga Teacher

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Despite popular belief that Yoga came from India you may be suprised to find out that the best yoga practitioners were Tibetan.

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In 1919, the Viceroy in Simla, Lord Irwin (who Krishnamacharya was teaching at the time) made arranged for Krishnamacharya’s travel to Tibet in search of a famous yoga practitioner called Yogeshwara Ramamohana Brahmachari who was rumored to live in the mountains beyond Nepal.

It took about 75 days of walking, Krishnamacharya arrived at Sri Brahmachari’s school, a remote cave at the foot of Mount Kailash where Yogeshwara Ramamohana Brahmachari taught.