On the Google home page is many geographic areas, including the US and India is a Google Doodle, Google logo, for BKS Iyengar. BKS Iyengar (Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar) was the founder of the style of yoga known as “Iyengar Yoga” and one of the most recognized people in Yoga. He passed away only 15 months ago on August 20 2014 at the age of 95, his birthday was December 14, 1918.
Google said on their Doodle page “he was instrumental in bringing yoga to the West, beloved by followers on nearly every continent.” “To remember the pioneering and deeply spiritual yogi on what would have been his 97th birthday, Kevin Laughlin used a few of the master’s poses, or asanas, to help complete the logo on today’s homepage,” Google said.
Google has three Doodles with three different poses, here they are:
Some are not happy with the Doodle, as expressed in this Google Web Search Help thread and I am sure the complaints will continue. What specifically? They don’t like it is a cartoon of the man or that a man is almost naked on the home page and so on.
Forum discussion at Google Web Search Help.