Tirumalai Krishnamacharya Trivia Quiz: The Father Of Modern Yoga

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Tirumalai Krishnamacharya Trivia Quiz: The Father Of Modern Yoga

Tirumalai Krishnamacharya was born in 1888 and died in 1989. He was an ayurvedic healer, scholar, and yoga teacher from India. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential gurus of modern yoga. He is often referred to as "the father of modern yoga" due to his significant influence on the development of postural yoga. He helped revive hatha yoga in the same way that earlier pioneers were influenced by physical cultures, such as Yogendra and Kuvalayananda. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of Tirumalai Krishnamacharya.

Tirumalai Krishnamacharya received a scholarship to study Ayurveda under ____________________

  • Shrishti Narayan

  • Nirmala Devi

  • Bihari Lal

  • Vaidya Krishnakumar of Bengal

In the sense of combining breathing with movement; the style of yoga Tirumalai Krishnamacharya created has come to be called ___________________

  • Iyengar yoga

  • Kundalini yoga

  • Restorative yoga

  • Viniyoga or Vinyasa Krama Yoga

In ________, Tirumalai Krishnamacharya once again left for Banaras to attend classes at Queens College, where he eventually earned many teaching certificates.

  • 1924

  • 1917

  • 1920

  • 1914

When did Tirumalai Krishnamacharya write the yoga book named 'Yoga Makaranda'?

  • 1936

  • 1934

  • 1937

  • 1942

How many children does Tirumalai Krishnamacharya have?

  • Two

  • Three

  • One

  • Four

What is the height of Tirumalai Krishnamacharya?

  • 5 Feet , 4 Inches (Approx)

  • 4 Feet, 10 Inches (Approx)

  • 5 Feet, 5 Inches (Approx)

  • 6 Feet ,0 Inches (Approx)

What is the name of Tirumalai Krishnamacharya's father?

  • Vijay Yadav 

  • Ramesh Gupta 

  • Subhash Gupta 

  • Srinivasa Tatacharya

At what age did Tirumalai Krishnamacharya leave Mysore to attend university at Banaras?

  • 18 yrs

  • 17 yrs

  • 16 yrs

  • 12 yrs

When was Tirumalai Krishnamacharya born?

  • 25 May 1889

  • 27 June 1992

  • 18 November 1888

  • 3 August 1995

Tirumalai Krishnamacharya earned degrees in__________

  • Philosophy

  • Logic

  • Divinity

  • All of the above

When was Tirumalai Krishnamacharya die?

  • 25 August 1995

  • 28 February 1989

  • 12 December 1997

  • 2 January 1991

Who is Tirumalai Krishnamacharya by Profession?

  • Singer

  • Painter 

  • Yoga Guru

  • Author

When was Tirumalai Krishnamacharya invited to teach at the Sanskrit College in Mysore?

  • 1931

  • 1937

  • 1940

  • 1945

What is the religion of Tirumalai Krishnamacharya?

  • Catholicism

  • Christianity

  • Hinduism

  • Jewish

When did Tirumalai Krishnamacharya write the book Yoga Makaranda ("Essence of Yoga"), published by Mysore University?

  • 1935

  • 1934

  • 1937

  • 1941

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