Module III - yoga Gurus
Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois
Guruji is the father of Ashtanga was born on the full moon day of July 1915, Guru Purnima day. His father was an astrologer and a priest, who acted as the pujari for many of the families in the village. From an early age, as most brahmin boys, Pattabhi Jois was taught the Vedas and Hindu rituals.