Sadhguru (Photo: MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images).

THE father of renowned spiritual guru Sadhguru passed away at his home in Mysuru in south India on Friday (8) at the age of 95.

BV Vasudev died due to age-related illness.

Born in Bengaluru, in southern India, Vasudev was a doctor by profession. He retired as the Divisional Medical Officer from Mysuru Railway Hospital more than three decades ago.

He leaves behind four children, daughters Shaswathaprana and Pushpalatha Vasudev and sons Ravindra and spiritual guru Sadhguru.

Vasudev’s wife Susheelamma had predeceased him.

His last rites were performed at Chirashantidhama in Gokulam on Saturday (9) in the presence of a number of dignitaries.

Sadhguru could not attend the last rites as he away in the US.