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If you look at it carefully, what is your fear about? Your fear is never about what has happened. Your fear is always about what may happen. Your fear is always about the future. The future is yet to happen. It has not yet happened. That means, it is not in existence. So, being fearful means you are suffering that which does not exist. If you suffer that which does not exist, should we call you sane or insane? Your only comfort is “everybody is like me.” You have the majority with you! But that still doesn’t make it right because you are suffering that which does not exist.
In my recent conversations with doctors, mental health has recurred as a subject of grave concern. I am often asked what spiritual consolation a guru can offer today. I tell them, this is not a time for consolation; this is the time for realisation.
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.
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.
Isha Foundation announced that it has been accredited by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) with Observer status to the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) 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. Isha previously partnered with UNEP for World Environment Day hosted by India in 2018.
The Isha Yoga Center will soon house the Kalabhairava Mantapam where the consecrated deity of Kalabhairava will be installed. The foundation stone ceremony for the Mantapam was held yesterday at the Isha Yoga Center. The Mantapam will be located near the Malai Vassal entrance of the Yoga Center. The ceremony was streamed live to audiences around the world. It was not open to public in view of the pandemic.
All 9 Isha Vidhya schools announced 100% pass rate in the State Board Exams held this March. Results were declared yesterday. 219 students had appeared for their Higher Secondary Board exams. All passed with first class results and improved their previous performance by posting an average of 70%.
"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. The RfR Board held a virtual meeting to review progress of RfR’s two ongoing projects: Cauvery Calling in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and Waghadi River Revitalization Project in Yavatmal district, in Maharashtra. Sadhguru said, "I feel the Karnataka government has been exemplary in their support. There has been a phenomenal level of support which is translating into action on the ground."
“Depending upon how willing you are, I'm available to you,” said Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation, in one of his most emphatic exhortations to humanity in an online Guru Purnima sathsang aired live around the world. In the backdrop of a rampaging virus, crumbling economies and an uncertain future, nearly 500,000 people from around the world plugged into the virtual sathsang aired on July 5.
‘Bhairava’, the eponymous tribute to Isha’s iconic bull by Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation, was donated to the highest contributor to Isha’s Outreach initiative at close of online bidding yesterday. ‘Bhairava’ painting was put up for online auction a month ago. Donating Rs 5.1 crore to Isha’s Outreach's daily onground effort to prevent starvation in rural Tamil Nadu, the contributor became the proud owner of the unique artwork by Sadhguru that has been created entirely with organic material.
Urging all Tamil people to take a pledge to strictly adhere to social distancing norms and prevent the spread of Coronavirus, Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation offered a special online Tamil session to mark Guru Purnima today. The morning Sathsang with Sadhguru was aired across the world at 7 a.m. IST in Tamil.
At a time when doctors around the world are being celebrated for their selfless service in battling the pandemic, Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation, said that doctors have a “phenomenal responsibility” and enjoy a “precious privilege” in holding lives in their hands. “When you are given the privilege and the possibility and the necessary knowledge to preserve and enhance life in a very fundamental way, this is the greatest privilege.”
Calling on young people to “stay alive, stay sane and stay young,” Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation detailed how the pandemic can be leveraged to ensure that India catches up with its Asian neighbours in development. He was talking to Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, founding Chairperson and Managing Director of India’s leading biotechnology giant, Biocon.
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.
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.