Picture-Perfect in Singapore

In this week's Spot, Sadhguru writes about his trip to Singapore, the great efforts of the volunteers, and the first Shambhavi initiation program of its kind to hit the island. "Participation was great but the cutest part of the event was to have ten to twelve participants from China who would not understand a word of English...They have been following Isha activity for the last one year on the web. Their longing to know, intensity of participation and exuberance of experience was truly touching."
 
 
 
 

After two breathless days at the ashram, off to Singapore for a four-day visit. This is the first initiation for the Inner Engineering Online program in this part of the world. Over five hundred participants for the two-day event. Singapore volunteers seemed to be holding their breath for the event to happen. Joy and relief were very evident in their response to my arrival. Participation was great but the cutest part of the event was to have ten to twelve participants from China who would not understand a word of English. They arrived with a translator and went through the preparatory steps with our local teacher, and went through the initiation process also with translations. They have been following Isha activity for the last one year on the web. Their longing to know, intensity of participation and exuberance of experience was truly touching. This was 'beyond words' communication with me for them.

Stayed in for Monday and Tuesday just to catch my breath and golf a bit. Singapore has twenty four golf courses and the Island Club course is picture-perfect. The weather has been great with a splash of rain and cool breeze -- golfing paradise.

Singapore is an extraordinary nation; a nation without any great resource, but smart and disciplined handling has made it into a great nation. A place where business is pleasure. Just a little over seven hundred square kilometers, 4.5 million people, trillion dollar economy with per capita income of over 60,000 Singapore dollars. It is a success story without compare. A nation that is very environmentally aware with stringent laws to protect the ecosystem. India has more than a lesson to learn from this little nation.

We also had a Bhairavi consecration; Devi is doing incredible things to a few people here. She is bound to take the island in big ways in years to come. Dinner meet at the residence of a Pakistani host brought interesting people to the fold.

Just a four-and-a-half hour direct flight from Coimbatore. Wonderful people and fabulous golf courses; this island could be a great escape. But for me, just about everywhere there are Tamil people -- recognised and clicked without respites. I'm on a flight to Chennai, just before taking off, half the people on this flight wanted to take pictures with me. There is a certain intimacy that the Tamil people have with me that is overwhelming....

Love & Grace

 
 
 
 
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7 years 6 months ago

is practical man,,good wiseman

7 years 6 months ago

Hats off to the joyful Singapore volunteers!!

7 years 6 months ago

very proud of being a tamilian. Sadhguru when i am infront of you i want to come behind you but family bond and other responsibilities holding me, you are a GIFT to all of us. At home your photo, sannithi and Linga bhairavi yantra are doing magic. Daily my cheeks are wet with tears. After my practice i am thanking you for all that you gave.

7 years 6 months ago

Dear Sadhguru hope one day u will visit Malaysia.... :)  

7 years 6 months ago

I have been very surprised as that many Mauritian who knows Sat Guru. I thought that there could have been only a hundred of followere but there are but thousand and I look forward for his next visit.

7 years 6 months ago

I got initiated by Sadhguru during this Singapore program. It was such a wonderful experience. Thanks to Sadhguru and the awesome Isha volunteers team.

7 years 6 months ago

saghguru.. my master...!

7 years 6 months ago

Golfing Paradise ! Hehe , I love YOUUUUU !

7 years 6 months ago

Pranams Sadguru! From the day i initiated to "Shambavi mahamudra" I am thniking about you almost every moment! in past two days I read almost all of your previous blogs including this weeks! I am so grateful that i couldnt express in my words but in my tears!
Yes there is great intimacy I feel towards you... but not just because i am from tamilnadu.. may be every being on this planet feels so!

7 years 6 months ago

IN THE FIRST INITIATION ITSELF 500 PARTICIPANTS.......... AMAZING.............. KALAKKARAAR SADHGURU.......... SINGAPORE TOO IN TEARS........... 

7 years 6 months ago

Sadhguru, The way you defined singapore was immense.

I want to attend your inner engineering program.
Nothing is correct with me.
Hope this time i have a chance to meet you at hyderabad