Continuing Isha Foundation’s ongoing commitment to bring well-being to prisoners, Sadhguru interacted with inmates of prisons across Tamil Nadu in a one-hour live session recently. The interaction was organized by Sunil Kumar Singh, DGP, Tamil Nadu Prison Department.
The Southern bench of the National Green Tribunal has allowed Isha Foundation to hold its Sivarathri events or any other mega functions within its premises after obtaining permission from the district administration, police department, forest department or the Pollution Control Board.
Once you enter the spiritual path, everything is in turmoil, everything is in question. You don’t know where you stand – you don’t know anything. Before knowing anything about spirituality, you were at least comfortable, self-satisfied. You ate breakfast in the morning, drank coffee, and you thought that was the ultimate. Now, nothing matters. You don’t feel like eating, like sleeping, like doing anything, because nothing is really worthwhile anymore. It never was worthwhile.
Depression is real and it's time we must accept it. It has been a difficult year for everybody not just confined to a county or region, but the pandemic is a global event. What we have seen is different aspects, such as lockdown, people’s inability to travel, business and job losses and have affected people in quite a different way.
Isha Foundation launched a week-long sapling plantation drive across the State on Friday to mark the 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Farmers across the State will plant 1.16 lakh saplings on 285 acres of private farmlands in 23 districts including Tiruvarur, Thanjavur, Nagapattinam, Madurai and Salem, a press release said. The drive was organised by volunteers of Isha’s ‘Cauvery Calling’ agroforestry initiative.
Ten first-generation learners from the tribal community, supported by scholarships from Isha Foundation, became the first graduates in their communities and also the very fist one to secure main stream employment opportunities.This has given them a chance to lift their families out of generations of poverty and script a new destiny for themselves.
One of the main sources of livelihood or income for more than 65% of the rural populace in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and many other parts of the country is agriculture. But, since the past several decades, the contribution of agriculture to the GDP has recorded a steady decline. Coupled with that is the spectre of economic predicament driving farmers to commit suicide.
The United Nations Environment Programme has accredited the Isha Foundation with Observer status to the United Nations Environment Assembly and its subsidiary bodies.
Accreditation offers several advantages for NGOs, including participation in meetings of global groups, interaction with representatives of governments and a platform to influence policy formulation, an Isha press release said here on Sunday.
"Cauvery Calling is currently running at a project scale, we need to transform this into a movement," said Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation, speaking at the Rally for Rivers (RfR) Board meeting yesterday.
A rainbow appeared after a light shower at Isha Yoga Center in Coimbatore left everybody stunned. The breathtaking view of the rainbow forming the full arch.
Guru Purnima, one of the most significant events on Isha’s calendar, will be celebrated tomorrow as a virtual event for the first time in the Foundation’s history. With restrictions on the movement of people and gatherings, the event with Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation, will be streamed live online for a worldwide audience tomorrow at 6 p.m. IST.
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.
Sadhguru, Founder-Isha Foundation, on Saturday said high-risk groups including front-line health workers dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic and police should receive the vaccine, when it becomes available, first, and he would be the last person to get vaccinated.
The Cauvery Calling team is organizing a statewide drive for the general public to participate in sapling plantation on private farmlands across the Cauvery river basin in Tamil Nadu. ‘Nurturing the Desire to Plant a Tree’ is a platform for eco enthusiasts who don’t own land and don’t know where and how to plant saplings but wish to do so. The sapling plantation drive will be held at a different location each month. The first event will be held at Thotiyapatti village in Karur district on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Those who are interested in participating can register for the event by calling 94437 19705.
A day before her 53rd birthday, actress Juhi Chawla appealed to her 5.1 million strong Twitter followers to pledge trees instead of giving her birthday presents. To make her day special, hundreds of farmers from the Cauvery basin came together to plant trees as a gift for the actress and for the planet as well. “You have played an integral part in raising awareness among the general public with regards to the dying nature of rivers in our country,” said a young farmer in a video shared on Twitter by Rally For Rivers - Cauvery Calling. “With the help of Isha, we are planting 100 trees on your birthday,” said another farmer.
As we approach Diwali, Indian yogi and founder of Isha Foundation, Sadhguru, says that the festival of lights is an opportunity to let the spirit of light elevate you above the darkness.
Besides being a yogi, mystic, and a New York Times bestselling author, Sadhguru is also quite known for his passion for motorcycles. He has been on countless bike trips that go back decades. But after a 37-day adventure-packed journey, riding through 19 states, and covering a staggering 9477 miles, this was indeed a “journey like no other” for the founder of Isha Foundation.
The Southern Bench of the National Green Tribunal heard a matter seeking to permanently restrain Isha from celebrating Mahashivaratri. The Hon’ble Tribunal did not grant the relief sought by the petitioner and observed that the Mahashivaratri festival can be celebrated by Isha provided they continue to follow the regulations laid down by the governmental authorities as has been done in the past. Isha, whose ecological initiatives have attracted global acclaim, welcomed the order.
Continuing Isha Foundation’s ongoing commitment to bring wellbeing to prisoners, Sadhguru interacted with inmates of prisons across Tamil Nadu in a one-hour live session today. The interaction was organized by Mr. Sunil Kumar Singh, DGP, Tamil Nadu Prison Department.
Amidst the trying times of the Corona pandemic, Isha Foundation offered online Yoga sessions for inmates in central prisons across Tamil Nadu. The sessions were conducted in central prisons in Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy, Vellore, Salem, Cuddalore, Palayankottai and in special prisons for women in July, August and September.
This Navratri, Sadhguru Exclusive launches “Devi: Fire of Feminine”, a first-of-its-kind series of episodes detailing how the feminine has been suppressed and side-lined around the world for centuries, but continues to prevail in India.
Sadhguru, Founder-Isha Foundation, met Hollywood heart throb Will Smith and his family in California, USA recently
For the past week, 10 grama panchayats including Ikkaraipoluvampatti, Narasipuram, Thevarayapuram, Perur, Chettipalayam of rural Tamil Nadu are celebrating a unique heartwarming achievement: 75% of those diagnosed with anemia in the panchayats three years ago, are now free of the condition, thanks to Isha-AYUSH. Following strict social protocols, the celebratory events had invited guests and recovered patients who received drumstick and papaya saplings to symbolize healthy food choices.
To commemorate the 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, farmers across Tamil Nadu launched a week-long plantation drive in which 1.16 lakh saplings will be planted on 285 acres in 23 districts of the state. The high-value timber saplings will be planted in private farmlands. The drive was organized by volunteers of Cauvery Calling, a movement that promotes tree-based agriculture in the Cauvery river basin. The economically remunerative farming model has a significant ecological impact and is expected to revive both farmer fortunes and the dying river.
To commemorate the 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, farmers in six districts of Tamil Nadu will plant 30,000 saplings in a plantation drive organized by Cauvery Calling volunteers. Mahatma Gandhi was an ardent advocate of self-sufficiency of rural India.
Farmers across 23 districts in Tamil Nadu will plant 1.16 lakh saplings on their farmlands to mark the 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the architect of India’s freedom movement who championed rural development and self-sufficiency. Farmers will plant high-value timber species such as Teak, Rosewood, Sandalwood and Mahogany in approximately 285 acres of land. A minimum of 400 saplings and a maximum of 10,000 are expected to be planted by individual farmers across 50 locations including in Coimbatore, Salem, Tiruchy, and Thanjavur among other districts.
Equal opportunity is a great equalizer. This has been proven by 10 first-generation learners from the tribal communities of Thondamuthur region in Coimbatore where the Isha Yoga Center is located. Supported by scholarships from Isha Foundation, these young men and women have not only become the first graduates in their communities but also the very first ones to secure mainstream employment opportunities, giving them a chance to lift their families out of generations of poverty and script a new destiny for themselves.
In a tribute to legendary singer S.P. Balasubramaniam who succumbed to COVID-19 yesterday, Sadhguru, Founder- Isha Foundation, said he “brought joy to millions.” Sadhguru said SPB, as he was popularly known, was well liked “as much for his art as his humility & affability.
Penguin Random House, US, has acquired international rights for ‘Karma – A Yogi’s Guide to Creating Your Own Destiny,’ a new book authored by Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation. The world’s leading publishing house has offered a million dollar advance for the book, a rarity that is only reserved for a handful of bestselling authors. Penguin Random House will publish and launch the book globally in April 2021. In India, the first print will run over 1 lakh copies.
Does the legacy of a land have an influence on its people? How does human suffering of centuries past impact the present and the future? Uncomfortable questions that few would attempt to answer - unless of course you are a Mystic with a deep understanding of Life and how this Living Planet is a constant interplay of influences on everything it nurtures.
Forest Range Officers and police personnel planted saplings to inaugurate a plantation drive in the taluks of Kariamangalam and Pappireddipatti of Dharmapuri district today. The drive was organized as Cauvery Calling volunteers mobilize the farming community to adopt tree-based agriculture in the first planting season since the launch of the Cauvery Calling movement last September.
Farmers across 20 districts in Tamil Nadu will plant 1.26 lakh saplings over the next two days in memory of Maram Thangasamy Aiya, a passionate farmer and ardent environmentalist best known for planting lakhs of trees in Tamil Nadu during his lifetime. The planting program is Cauvery Calling’s tribute to one of Tamil Nadu’s most well respected farmers.