YOGA: ANCIENT SCIENCE OF LIFE                            Photographs by Benoy K Behl

Anjali Mudra. Ambeeka at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala. Hanumanasana. Ambeeka and Bhargavi at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala. Kapotasana (variation). Ambeeka and Bhargavi at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.
Kapotasana (variation). Ambeeka and Bhargavi at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.

Vrischikasana. Sasha at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Dhanurasana. Sasha at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Natarajasana. Sasha at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Natarajasana. Sasha at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Chakrasana. Sasha and another practitioner at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Eka Pada Chakrasana. Sasha and another practitioner at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Vrischikasana. Sasha at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Anjali Mudra. Practitioner at Ayurvedagram near Bengaluru.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Kapotasana at Kaivalyadham Yoga Institute, Lonavala.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Hanuman Asana at Kaivalyadham Yoga Institute, Lonavala.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Shirshasana at Kaivalyadham Yoga Institute, Lonavala.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Padma Mayurasana at Kaivalyadham Yoga Institute, Lonavala.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Padmasana at Chennai, practitioner from Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Ushtraasana at  Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Chennai.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Paschimottanasana at Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Chennai.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Bhujangasana at Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Chennai.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Vrischikasana at  Kaivalyadham Yoga Institute, Lonavala.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Vrischikasana at Kaivalyadham Yoga Institute, Lonavala.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Padmasana at Rishikesh.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Anyvittasana at Rishikesh.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Natarajasana at Rishikesh

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Dr Ananda Balyogi Bhavanani, ICYER, Puducherry.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

The great yoga guru and bhakta Krishnamacharya.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Guru B.K.S Iyengar at Age 95, speaking to Benoy K Behl for the film, Iyengar Yoga Institute, Pune.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Guru B.K.S Iyengar at age 95, instructing a student, Iyengar Yoga Institute, Pune.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Guru BKS Iyengar, Iyengar at age 95, teaching at Iyengar Yoga Institute, Pune.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Doing an inverted bend. Guru B.K.S Iyengar at age 95, Iyengar Yoga Institute, Pune.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Shirshasana being taught at Iyengar Yoga Institute, Pune.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Halasana at Ayurvedagram, Bengaluru.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Ashwa Sanchalanasana  at Ayurvedagram, Bengaluru.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Veerasana at Ayurvedagram, Bengaluru.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Hanumanasana at Ayurvedagram, Bengaluru.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Dhyana with Chin Mudra

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Students of ICYER, Puducherry.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Sitting side bend asana at Yoga Institute, Santa Cruz, Mumbai.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Vrischikasana. Sasha at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyer Dam, Kerala.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Eka Pada Sirsasana at Pure Yoga, New York.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Veerasana at Spirit yoga, Berlin.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Veerasana at Spirit Yoga, Berlin.

(Still from Behl’s documentary ‘Yoga: An Ancient Vision of Life’, produced by Rahul Bansal)

Natarajasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala. Hanumanasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.
Kapotasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala. Trikonasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala. Vira-Parampara at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.
Hanumanasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala. Sirshasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala. Vrischikasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.
Anyvittasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala. Eka Pada Chakrasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala. Dhanurasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.
Chakrasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala. Bhujangasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala. Matsyasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.
Ashwa Sanchalanasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala. Natarajasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala. Purna Bhujangasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.
Bakasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala. Ek Pada Chakrasana at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala. Class at Sivananda at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.
   
Class at Sivananda Ashram at Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam, Kerala.