Yoga is one of those things that is taken for granted, but the origins of the art go back much further than expected. In India one Yogi was Bava Lachmann Dass. Glynis Smy recounts his incredible story.
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Many years ago they sat on street corners and portrayed their art. It was so incredible that they were given money and gifts. They became idols. Bava Lachman Dass was one of the most famous. He was sold by his starving parents to priests of the Black Caves of Central India. From the age of four he was taught the art of YOGA.
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Written by Glynis Smy