Kausthub Desikachar attempts to defend his takeover of Viniyoga with evasions and falsehoods. We ask him to reply with facts.
The trademark does not appear to be registered in India where Kausthub Desikachar claims to lead the worldwide headquarters of Viniyoga®, nor in the USA.
KHYF has sent out a defensive misdirection email stating that it is a “safe sanctuary” for women. They doth protest too much, methinks.
Viniyoga was used by many senior teachers from the 1980s to represent individualized yoga instruction, at the suggestion of TKV Desikachar. Kausthub Desikachar has now copyrighted the name to own it, and is threatening legal action against all those who use it.