Inclusion of kalaripayattu, a martial art that originated in Kerala, in the Khelo India Youth Games is a big boost for rural participation, Isha Foundation founder Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev said.
Many so-called spiritual teachings are given that essentially say attachment is bad, so do not get attached to anything. These kinds of teachings and misunderstandings have come because of the pain people go through with attachment. Teachings of detachment and being desire-less come because of the fear of entanglement.
On World Soil Day, Sadhguru, Founder — Isha Foundation, called attention to the urgent need to restore soil health on the planet. “#Soil is neither a commodity nor an infinite resource. If we destroy it, Life will cease on this planet. The most simple and effective solution is to bring back #Trees- there is simply no other way to restore Soil health. Let’s make it happen,” Sadhguru tweeted while tagging global conservation bodies that promote nature-based solutions for land restoration.
''Big Basket'' lost 80 percent of its workforce within two days of the nationwide lockdown in March, but bounced back with "sheer resilience" of its team and hired more than 12,000 people in 16 days to turn around the fortunes of the company, its CEO Hari Menon said.
The second day of Isha Leadership Academy’s ‘Isha Insight: The DNA of Success’ began on a healthy note on Saturday with a refreshing Work Beyond Stress session combining yogic practices, meditation and insights from Indian yogi and mystic Sadhguru in the morning.
he southern bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) gave a nod to Isha Foundation to conduct its Mahashivaratri festival after obtaining due permissions from the district administration, police, and forest department.
The Southern Bench of the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday allowed Isha Foundation to organise Mahashivaratri celebrations at its yoga centre on the foothills of Velliangiri, near Coimbatore. The ruling has been welcomed by the Foundation, which hosts thousands of people at its yoga centre during the annual celebrations.
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.
As we turn the page on 2020, the year of the COVID19 pandemic, and many lessons learned, Sadhguru’s message for the New Year is not to let despair and hardship come in the way of our efforts to preserve the ecosystem for the future. The Indian yogi, mystic and founder of the Isha Foundation also said that with conscious and responsible action we can move forward from the pandemic.
Sadhguru, Founder-Isha Foundation, paid tribute to the memory of Nammalvar ayya, one of the earliest proponents of natural farming revered by farmers for his wisdom and commitment to their wellbeing. Today marks the 7th anniversary of his passing.
“Every human being deserves to live in a consecrated space, a space that helps you transcend the ways of the world.” - Sadhguru
Sadhguru, Founder-Isha Foundation, observed that the inclusion of Kalaripayattu in the #KheloIndia youth games “is a big boost for rural participation.” He was commenting on the recent announcement that four indigenous sports including Kalaripayattu would make their entry into the #KheloIndia games that are to take place in Haryana next year.
Isha Agro Movement's field training on the preparation of 12 types of natural inputs was held today at the Vedha Nature Farm in Chettikurichi village, Manur taluka, Tirunelveli district.
Isha Agro Movement has organized a field training session on the preparation of 12 types of natural inputs on 20th December. This session is scheduled to happen at Vedha Natural farm, Azhagiya Pandipuram (Post), Chettikurichi Village, Manur Taluk Tirunelveli District.
Recognising the benefits of traditional medicine, Sadhguru, founder of Isha Foundation, says that traditional systems of medicine must survive and coexist with modern medicine. Speaking at the 80th annual Congress of the Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) on the topic “Compassionate Knife”, the Indian yogi also spoke about the need to create a culture of health and wellbeing in our communities that goes beyond doctors and healthcare services.
Responding to an observation on the rising number of Indian housewives committing suicide each year, Sadhguru, Founder-Isha Foundation said that the trend “doesn’t bode well for society.” Sadhguru was referring to a post by Shamika Ravi, Director of Research at Brookings India who highlighted the phenomenon on Twitter.
On World Retail Employees Day, Sadhguru, FounderIsha Foundation, shared a warm message of appreciation for retail employees around the world, calling them the “foot soldiers of retail industry (who) have been out there serving us at various levels.”
Drawing attention to a wide range of social and economic issues that need to be addressed in shaping a ‘Post-COVID-19’ world, Isha Foundation, a partner of the World Economic Forum, conducted Citizens Dialogue, a special grassroots event in Yavatmal on December 7.
Cauvery Calling volunteers organized a plantation drive in Erode today in memory of Thiru. Nel Jayaraman who dedicated his life to the restoration of traditional paddy varieties and was a tireless supporter of Isha’s grassroots ecological initiatives. The event was inaugurated by Thiru. S. Nallasamy, President of Lower Bhavani Farmers’ Welfare Association (Irrigation Farmers Welfare Association). Around 3,500 saplings were planted on 12 acres of farmland belonging to Thiru. K.S. Rajeshwaran of Sivalingapuram village in Gulur Panchayat of Erode district.
A plantation drive with public participation under ‘Maram Nada Virumbu’ initiative launched by Cauvery Calling, will be held in Erode on 6 December. Plantation activity will be undertaken on farmland belonging to Thiru. K.S. Rajeshwaran in Sivalingapuram village of Sulur Panchyat in Erode district. The event is open for all by registration and will offer first-hand experience of planting saplings on a farmland. Public can register for participation by calling 86681 72967.
In observance of World Soil Day, Sadhguru, FounderIsha Foundation, has penned a poignant tribute in verse to soil. The poem, written in Kannada, has been released as a 75-second video set to Sadhguru’s compelling narration. It is subtitled in English.
"It takes a lifetime of effort to build a company. There will be times where you will be taking no salary. That's what Entrepreneurship is. Are you prepared for it? If you don't have that kind of commitment, then you will probably quit," declared Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Vice Chairman and Founder of Info Edge as the virtually held 'Isha INSIGHT 2020: The DNA of Success' wrapped up on Sunday.
As the Covid-19 pandemic has posed immense challenges to doughty dreamers all over the globe, Varun Berry, Managing Director of Britannia Industries, has called on business leaders to communicate more effectively with their employees and share their company visions and goals.
"With sheer consciousness and responsible action, businesses can not only ride the pandemic storm but rise above it," says Sadhguru as the Indian yogi launched the first-ever online session of “Isha Insight: The DNA of Success”, a three-day leadership intensive programme that explores what it takes to lead through uncertainty. For the past eight years, Isha INSIGHT has been running as a unique onsite leadership intensive for CEOs/CXOs, exploring the science of scaling up one’s business and one’s own self as a leader.
Globally, there is growing acceptance of the role of human consciousness in supporting the advancement of medical science. A new initiative by Harvard Medical School affiliate Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston has taken a bold step towards pushing the boundaries of medical science to explore how raising human consciousness can augment healing and recovery.
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.