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  1. Iyengar

    . Iyengar or Ayyangar or Aiyengar ([əjːəŋɡɑːr]) is a caste of Hindu Brahmins of Tamil origin whose members follow the Visishtadvaita philosophy propounded by Ramanuja. They are found mostly in the Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Iyengar are divided into two religious sects, the Vadakalai and the Thenkalai. As with other Hindu communities, they are also classified based on their gotra, or patrilineal descent.The Iyengar community trace their origin in Tamil Nadu from the period of Ramanuja. But they are also migrated and settled in other South Indian states, mostly Karnataka. Iyengars usually display a mark on their forehead known as the Srivaishnava Urdhva Pundra.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Iyengar in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Iyengar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    This is any kind of yoga where asana — postures and movement — are the main focus, most yoga classes that are delivered in gyms or studios today in Western society would fit this criteria. The most common styles would be : Vinyasa, Iyengar, Ashtanga and Power Yoga.

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