There’s much more to life than cricket is a credo that Matthew Hayden, the flamboyant Australian batsman, lives by with typical Aussie swag much to the delight of his fans. The multi-faceted sportsman recently sought a yogi’s perspective on the dissatisfactory state of mental health, particularly in men.
An author, poet, internationally renowned speaker and founder of the Isha Foundation, Sadhguru on Monday (June 15) answered Australian former cricketer Matthew Hayden's question on 'men are burdened with the saying real men don't cry' and said the definition of 'real men' should be changed.
There seem to be two ways to live life: entangled or ecstatic. Thanks to the intellect, achievements of human civilisation are many, but a significant lacuna in modern civilisation is that it has lost access to ecstasy.
Devi, the Divine Feminine, has been a wonderful means of transforming entanglement into ecstasy. Ancient civilisations – Egyptian, Greek, Mesopotamian, Indian – were devoted to goddess worship.
Isha Yoga Center, which issued travel advisories well before the COVID virus was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), has reported that it continues to be a COVID-free zone. Health inspectors from the Public Health Department have conducted regular testing at the Center and have certified that its current occupancy of over 2500, has zero COVID-positive cases. The Center is home to more than 4000 residents, many of whom are currently stranded in different parts of the world owing to the worldwide travel embargo.
The center, which issued travel advisories well before the COVID virus was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), reported that it continues to be a COVID-free zone.
Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's '9 PM 9 Minutes' call, the Isha Yoga Center in Coimbatore turned off all its lights and lit up with diyas
Coimbatore : With the district administration is setting thebPrime Health Care Center in Poolumpatti on the outskirts up a 30-bedded isolation ward for coronavirus treatment, Isha Yoga Centre is extending support with all necessary accessories.
Being an establishment that receives several international visitors, the center said it moved swiftly to put directives in place even before the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic and before the central and state governments announced lockdowns and imposed travel bans.
Extending support to the Tamil Nadu government in its efforts to contain Coronavirus (COVID-19), Isha Foundation has offered the use of its buildings and premises in Coimbatore for medical purposes.
Isha Yoga Center on Friday has announced the closure of its famous Dhyanalinga and Adiyogi premises in Tamil Nadu until further notice.
Tamil Nadu will raise 85 lakh saplings for the Cauvery Calling project and 10 lakh of them will be raised in Tiruvannamalai at the Mahatma Green India Mission Isha nursery this year.
housands of devotees gathered at the Isha Yoga Centre to participate in the night-long celebrations that was conducted by Sadhguru with over 10 million watching the live streaming of the event on Youtube
Both women and men come to worship at the Ma Linga Bhairavi Temple but only women are allowed to enter the inner sanctum and worship the Goddess.
Braving all odds 11 tribal women of Thamikandi village of Coimbatore, who have started their business by investing just Rs 2,200, have now after 20 months, a turnover of over Rs 40 lakh.
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday released ‘Death – An Inside Story’ authored by Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation.
The festival of Maha Shivratri at Isha Yoga Centre here concluded with full pomp and joy on Saturday morning.
Joining the festive fervor of Mahashivaratri on Friday evening, lakhs of devotees from across the world descended on the bustling spiritual center--Isha Yoga Centre, nestled in the foothills of Vellliangiri along the verdant Western Ghats on the outskirts of Coimbatore.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said yoga is not a religion or a political activity, but a science and should be practiced for the betterment of an individual.
Ways and means to disseminate yoga to larger groups by creating the right infrastructure that can help transmit the practices without dilution were discussed at a meeting got up by the Indian Yoga Association here on Monday.
Spiritual guru Sadhguru's Isha Foundation will be celebrating Mahashivratri on February 21 by organising a five-day-long residential programme starting from February 18 at Isha Yoga Centre in the city of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
With the aim of promoting the devotional culture of Tamil people, an audio cassette with six songs from Devaram sung by students of Isha Samskriti in collaboration with Sounds of Isha was released today. Perur Adheenam Thavathiru Santhalinga Marudhachala Adigalar released the songs and Sivaganesh, owner of Shree Devi Textiles received it.
“Coding is referred to as the third language. After doing research in various countries, I realised that it is a skill that needs to be taught to students in our country because 60 per cent of the total jobs are computer dominant,” says CodeVidhya founder Shivram Choudhary.
Saptarishi Aarti was performed at Yogeshwar Linga in front of Adi Yogi at Isha Yoga Centre, which was witnessed by thousands of devotees, yesterday. The Aarti was specifically performed only at the Kashi Vishwanath temple.
A unique offering of devotional music and multi-faith chants marked the 21st anniversary of the consecration of Dhyanalinga, the largest mercurybased Linga in the world.
Over the last 3 months, Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation has interacted with eminent people from several segments of the society through webinars as they have sought him out for guidance and wisdom on coping mechanisms in times of the pandemic. But the most recent webinar was a session with a difference – and it underlined yet again how multi-faceted India’s popular contemporary Guru is.
Researchers from the Indiana University School of Medicine have released new evidence-based study findings on the beneficial effects of Isha Foundation’s advanced 4-day Advanced Inner Engineering Retreat. Senthilkumar Sadhasivam, MD, Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Anesthesia at the Indiana University School of Medicine led the research effort. Researchers from Harvard Medical School and Rutgers also contributed to the study. The findings have been published in the Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine journal, Vol. 2020.
In a message to mark the International Day of Yoga, Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation called on humanity to embrace Yoga, "the technology of self-transformation" and "become joyful, wonderful and impactful human beings in this world." Isha usually observes International Day of Yoga with worldwide day-long programs in which millions participate. This year, however, with the global run of the COVID-19 pandemic, no programs with gatherings have been scheduled anywhere. Instead, Isha has been releasing several videos online since the lockdown that offer simple yogic practices that are said to have a profound impact on the human system.
“If other nations do nothing about ecology, they may still survive and do well. In this country, if we don’t act now, we will leave a disastrous nation because our pressure on the land is unbelievable. Most people don’t understand to what extent we have exploited it and how it actually translates to human life and to the life of the soil,” said Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation speaking at a webinar to commemorate World Day to Combat Desertification.
There’s much more to life than cricket is a credo that Matthew Hayden, the flamboyant Australian batsman, lives by with typical Aussie swag much to the delight of his fans. The multi-faceted sportsman recently sought a yogi’s perspective on the dissatisfactory state of mental health, particularly in men. Tagging Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation, Hayden tweeted: “More men die from suicide than women and yet we are burdened with the saying "Real Men Don't Cry". It's Men's Health Week and I want to know Sadhguru's insight on how Yoga can help men across the world to stay mentally fit particularly in these challenging times.”
Isha Yoga Center, which issued travel advisories well before the COVID virus was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), has reported that it continues to be a COVID-free zone. Health inspectors from the Public Health Department have conducted regular testing at the Center and have certified that its current occupancy of over 2500, has zero COVID-positive cases. The Center is home to more than 4000 residents, many of whom are currently stranded in different parts of the world owing to the worldwide travel embargo
A doctor from Kaveri delta region in Tamil Nadu has named his newborn daughter Kaveri Shree inspired by Sadhguru's appeal during the Cauvery Calling campaign to name all girls born in the coming year after river Kaveri.
There is tremendous opportunity for the country to attract large investments in the next 3-5 years by acting swiftly in framing more business friendly policies, said Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation speaking in a webinar titled ‘Rebuilding the Nation’ organized by the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT). Former Chief Justice of India Shri. Dipak Misra, one of the panellists, outlined steps that individuals and the nation can take to adjust to a new post-lockdown world where every citizen can participate in nation building to take the country forward.
Hon’ble Jal Shakti Minister Shri. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation connected online for a live interaction on World Environment Day, in a conversation that explored exciting ecological solutions that could potentially reshape how humanity engages with the planet. The latest episode of ‘In Conversation with the Mystic’ examined some of the most dire ecological challenges including desertification of soil, water shortage, waste management, food and nutritional security as well as progress on projects like Cauvery Calling, Namami Gange, Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan and Har Ghar Jal.
Speaking on the need for urgent action to restore degraded soil and accelerate the impact of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation delivered his video message at the GLF Bonn Digital Conference 2020 here today. The 4-day conference is the world’s first global digital conference on integrated land use from the new digital broadcasting center of the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) in Bonn, Germany. GLF is the world’s largest knowledge-led platform on sustainable land use.
Cricketer R Ashwin engaged with Sadhguru on a range of subjects - from talking about Sadhguru's favorite sport, to life post COVID-19, Cauvery Calling, soil degradation, FPOs and farmer suicides. Here are the interesting bits from the absorbing hour-long conversation.
Isha's Mahatma Green India Mission nurseries, which were temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic will reopen tomorrow on World Environment Day. The nurseries had been closed since 25 March when the nationwide lockdown was first announced. Now with the relaxation of the lockdown, the nurseries are set to reopen after 72 days and will function between 9.30 a.m. and 5.30 p.m. However, the Chennai and Chengalpet nurseries will continue to remain shut as they fall within the state’s notified red zone.
In a riveting and incisive 90-minute interaction with the Indian Civil and Administrative Officers Association, Sadhguru - Founder, Isha Foundation – exhorted the officers to build trust between the administrators and the administered to improve efficiency and effectiveness of governance. He said officers in the civil services with a 25 to 30-year career were better placed than political leaders with shorter shelf lives, to bring enduring transformation to the Nation. Terming the administrative services “the spine of the Nation” Sadhguru said it was important to inspire a new generation of IAS officers at this “crucial time for the Nation (because) what we do in the next five years may determine what will happen in the coming century.”
In a fun-filled session peppered with profundity, a 24-yearold down-to-earth World Badminton Champion and a pragmatic Guru came together for an online tete-a-tete, lapped up by a worldwide audience. The ‘In Conversation with the Mystic’ episode titled ‘Life, Lifestyle & Sports’ featured P.V. Sindhu, India’s first World Badminton Champion and Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation. A bubbly Sindhu, who was visibly excited to be talking to Sadhguru, endeared herself to audiences with her childlike enthusiasm and infectious laugh in response to Sadhguru’s wit, wisdom and banter.
"Without high quality people, there is no high quality nation," Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation, told builders in a webinar organized by Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association of India (CREDAI)- MCHI and National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO). He urged “responsible builders” to change the image of the real estate industry by strongly advocating for unambiguous laws.
In a session on Leadership Dilemmas charged with emotion and tempered by pragmatism, physicians from America’s leading medical institutions interacted with Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation, as they grappled with a pandemic that has left the world’s mightiest economy tottering on the brink.
8 May 2020, Coimbatore: In a riveting one hour interaction with Swachhata Warriors, sanitation departments around the country who are striving to keep clean Indian cities ravaged by the virus, Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation lauded their efforts and asserted that appreciation of the sanitary worker is most important to build a culture of citizen participation in the Swachh Bharat Mission. "The broom is not the tool that will clean India. It is the active participation of citizens that will play a crucial role in keeping our towns and cities clean," Sadhguru said.
6 May 2020, Coimbatore: Axis Three Dee Studios, the creators of Adiyogi Divya Darshanam, a light and sound spectacle of projection mapping at the Isha Yoga Center, has won the prestigious Mondo*dr EMEA & APAC Award for Technology in Entertainment in the category of House of Worship. Adiyogi Divya Darshanam was among several entries from Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific region. Other entries in the shortlist included two chapels from UK and a church from France in the House of Worship category. The Mondo*dr awards celebrate the best installation projects from around the globe.
5 May 2020, Bengaluru: Isha Foundation, the international humanitarian service nonprofit based in Coimbatore, is offering its flagship program Inner Engineering at discounted rates. The Inner Engineering Online program will be available at a 50% discounted rate for anyone who registers before 31 May 2020. The program will be offered free for all medical and police personnel.