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Guruji’s work is now being appreciated worldwide. He has received numerous awards and titles like :

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  • Titles :
    1981  Title "Yoga Raja" conferred by Vishwa Yoga Sammelan
    1962  Title "Yoganga Shikshana Chakravati" conferred by his Guru, T. Krishnamacharya
    1948  Title "Yoga Raja" conferred by Swami Shivananda
  • BBC Television has equated him with one of the greatest artists " Michaelangelo of Yoga"
  • Robert Engman, Chairman, Department of Fine Arts at the University of Pennsylvania, has created a monumental 15 foot sculpture named "After Iyengar" calling him "A Supreme Artist"

  • Awards :
    2014 The second highest civilian award  Padma Vibhushan by the President of India
    2002  Padmabhushan by the Government of India
    2001  Svasthya Seva Ratna by the International Institute of Health Sciences, Calcutta
    1997  Vipra Ratna by the Karnataka Brahman Sabha
    1993  Indian board of Alternative Medicines awarded him with a Gold Medal
    1992  Pune Pride Gold Medal
     Punya Bhushan Award
    1991  Padmashri Award by the Government of India
    1990  Patanjali Award from Government of Karnataka
    1989  Vasista Award at the All India Physical Education Conference
    1988  Rajyotsava Award by the Government of Karnataka

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    Honours :
    1997  The Best citizen of India by the International Publishing House
     International Biographical Centre, Cambridge includes him in the International Directory of  distinguished leadership
     2000 outstanding personality of the 20th century
    1996  Doctor of Science conferred by University of Mysore
    1991  International council of Ayurveda confers him with a Fellowship
    1988  A Star in the Universe is registered after Guruji
     Daratuya Vidyabhavan honours him
     University of Pennsylvania honours him with an honorary doctorate
    1985  The Mayor of Los Angeles honours Guruji
    1984  The Mayor of Philadelphia honours Guruji
    1978  Sculpture of Guruji's Mandalasana installed in Philadelphia

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