Our Indiegogo fundraising campaign was a tremendous success, earning us almost half of what we need to finish editing Sadhaka: the yoga of BKS Iyengar. We've set up this site so you can continue donating to help edit the feature documentary.
BKS Iyengar is widely acknowledged as the world’s most influential Yoga Teacher. Included by Time Magazine in its list of the world’s most influential people, BKS Iyengar, now in his 94th year, has been awarded the equivalent of a knighthood by the Indian Government and many honorary doctorates from universities around the world. His many books are published worldwide, his yoga practice is legendary, and his financial resources are used to support schools and a hospital in his birth village in Southern India.
Sadhaka is a feature documentary about the life and teaching of BKS Iyengar. Three years of filming has been completed; we now need the funds to finish the film.
By contributing to the funding you will help us finish this important film which is sure to touch the hearts, affect the lives and and enhance the wellbeing of many people around the world for many years to come. We will continue to offer some of the perks as before: for contributions of $20 you will be thanked on the Sadhaka website (http://sadhakafilm.net); for $35 your name will also appear as a supporter in the credits of the finished film; in addition, for contributions of $50 or more, we will also send you a DVD copy of the film when it is complete.
This is a not-for-profit production. Proceeds from sales and screenings will go to the Bellur Project, BKS Iyengar's foundation which supports education, medical care and clean drinking water in Iyengar's birthplace, Bellur Village.
The film is being made to the highest BBC/PBS documentary standards.
Please check out the trailer — it's 22 minutes long and gives a good idea of the film — and please donate.