Indra Devi, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Indra Devi

yoga teacher

Date of Birth: 12-May-1899

Place of Birth: Riga, Latvia

Date of Death: 25-Apr-2002

Profession: actor, teacher

Nationality: Russia, Latvia

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Indra Devi

  • Eugenie Peterson (Latvian: Eiženija Petersone, Russian: ??????? ?????????? ????????; May 12, 1899 – April 25, 2002), known as Indra Devi, was a pioneering teacher of yoga as exercise and an early disciple of the "father of modern yoga", Tirumalai Krishnamacharya.
  • Her popularization of yoga in America through her many celebrity pupils in Hollywood, and her books advocating yoga for stress relief, earned her the nickname "first lady of yoga".
  • Her biographer Michelle Goldberg wrote that Devi "planted the seeds for the yoga boom of the 1990s".

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