Once something that is a little more than what you consider as yourself has touched you, please dedicate some amount of your life in that direction. You have made investments for everything: for your living, for your comfort, for your emotions. It is very important that you also make some investment of your life, your energies and your time in the direction of going beyond the limitations of who you are right now.
1. Around the world, people are losing jobs and cannot pay interest on their house and vehicles. What is your advice to them?
We do not know when we will reach a “post-Corona” time. So short-term job losses, and a whole lot of people without any direction, looks inevitable. But we need to understand we are a developing nation, and still there are lot of things to be done. Especially in the coming two years, people should not just sit back and wait for employment. That mentality should go.
If you have the ears to hear, the whole existence is just music because the whole existence is just a reverberation. Where there is a vibration there is bound to be a sound. So the whole existence is a complex amalgamation of sounds.
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
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.
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.
The festival of Maha Shivratri at Isha Yoga Centre here concluded with full pomp and joy on Saturday morning.
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday released ‘Death – An Inside Story’ authored by Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“Just by doing Cauvery Calling project, that is 2.42 billion trees in 83,000 sq km, 5.2 million farmers will benefit, 9 to 12 trillion litres of water will be sequestered and 200 to 300 million tonnes of CO2 will be sequestered,” said Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation in an online conversation with Union Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change Shri. Prakash Javadekar.
It was only to be expected. The contemporary Guru and Yogi who is arguably one of the most popular Gurus of modern times was trending on Twitter on his birthday. Sadhguru, as much at home with his deadly throws of the frisbee as he is striding the corridors of global power, had Twitter on fire as wishes poured in on his 63rd birthday.
Farmers from the Sendurai Birga of the Nattam Union in Dindigul are all set to plant 1 lakh trees in their farmlands in a bid to increase green cover in the Cauvery river basin in support of the Cauvery Calling movement and the Pasumai Sendurai Movement. The Cauvery Calling team distributed 10,000 Timber saplings to the farmers yesterday as part of this initiative. Pasumai Sendurai is an effort to green Sendurai Birga with grassroots support.
The celebrations of 74th Independence Day took place at the Isha Yoga Center in Coimbatore this morning. The celebration took place at the main entrance of the Center to honour the doctors who served towards prevention of Coronavirus, the pandemic plaguing the world at present.
“We must take the nation towards that possibility that every human being has equal opportunity and possibility and finds full expression to their lives in this country. In the making of Bhavya Bharat, everyone has a role, particularly the youth of this nation – I beseech you that you must stand up and do the right things,” said Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation in an inspiring Independence Day video message that exhorted Indians to celebrate our differences and retain the uniqueness of Bharat.
On the request of Tamil Nadu Prisons Department, Isha Yoga Center is conducting online Yoga sessions for inmates at all Central Prisons in Chennai, Vellore, Cuadallore, Trichy, Salem and Palayankottai. Isha teachers trained by Sadhguru are delivering the online modules in Tamil to participants. The request was made by the state government’s Prisons Department to improve physical and mental health of inmates.
Isha Leadership Academy (ILA) held its annual 3–day intensive, Human is NOT a Resource (HINAR), on a virtual platform bringing together 325 participants and 37 highly successful business leaders to explore practical and implementable solutions for businesses in a world sideswiped by a global pandemic.
Highlighting the global and local appeal of Cauvery Calling, Sadhguru who launched the movement to revitalize river Cauvery last year, briefed Karnataka media on the progress of the project over the year.