Definitions

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  • noun A title of respect given to a teacher of yoga

Etymologies

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From Sanskrit योगाचार्य, itself from योग (yoga) + आचार्य (acharya, "teacher").

Examples

  • The other night I went to see Yogacharya Sri BKS Iyengar, the great yoga guru, speaking at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus.

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  • Developed by Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar, this type of yoga focuses on an in-depth study of asanas (posture) and pranayama (breath control).

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  • Developed by Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar, this type of yoga focuses on an in-depth study of asanas (posture) and pranayama (breath control).

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  • Developed by Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar, this type of yoga focuses on an in-depth study of asanas (posture) and pranayama (breath control).

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  • International Yogalayam is an online yoga educational institute established in 2006, under the direction of Yogacharya, and is dedicated to the propagation and teaching of the ancient science of yoga.

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  • "Dakshina is also an important part of the practice of yoga itself," says Yogacharya.

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  • "One of the reasons," says Yogacharya, the director of International Yogalayam "is that during these challenging economic times, we want to do whatever we can to make our yoga training programs accessible to everyone."

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