Message from Guruji:
“We are human beings, so we should have the qualities to help human beings. That is what I feel is charity:” – BKS Iyengar
Here is the letter in which Guruji originally asked for our help with the Bellur project:
Dear Admirers of YogaI am writing as all of you have generously helped my Bellur Krishnamachar & Seshamma Smaraka Niddhi Trust in undertaking to help not only the people of my village, but also the surrounding villages. The need is more than what I anticipated. I have promised the Trust that I will personally do all I can financially but it seems that it is not enough. As you all generously obliged with love and affection, I request you all to extend your helping hand further so that the works that are undertaken would be completed and leave some core money to maintain and run until the Trust finds means to do it on its own. Please help this deserving cause.
With my grateful thanks in advance” – BKS Iyengar
Your donations will help the project’s comprehensive and community-based approach evolve in order to define a better future for Bellur and the surrounding villages of the Kolar District. Our yoga community can work together to make a significant contribution toward a positive change in circumstances in the world today. It is because of the hundreds of generous donors that we have been able to pull it so far. We need your continued support to enable us to continue with our work with the same vigour and passion. With our collective efforts, our Iyengar Yoga community can make our beloved Guruji’s vision a reality.