Isha Yoga Foundation - Address
Isha Yoga Center
Velliangiri Foothills, Semmedu (P.O.),
Coimbatore - 641 114, INDIA
Isha Yoga Center - Location
The Coimbatore city in Tamil Nadu is well linked by road, train and air
with all major cities of India as well as abroad. Poondi, where the Center
is located, is 30 km. from Coimbatore and easily accessible by road. Regular
bus services ply to the city.
Isha Yoga School - The Founder
The foundation of Isha yoga ashram was laid by the Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev,
an enlightened master who has transformed the lives of thousands of people
from struggle and disappointment to ones of peace and fulfillment. Sadhguru
Jaggi Vasudev firmly promotes that his life is an endeavor, "To help
people experience and express their divinity." A self independent child
who did not fit into the practical life of the world, he started yogic
practices like Pranayams and Asanas under the tutelage of Shree Raghavendra
Rao popularly known as Malladihalli Swami as early as the age of 13 years.
About Isha Yoga And Ashram
Located against the backdrop of Velliangiri Mountains known as Dakshin
Kailash, the Center founded by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev that reflects the
stillness and the splendor of the surrounding majestic mountains. The Center
houses the Isha Foundation which is devoted to advancing physical, mental
and spiritual health through Isha yoga cult and Isha yoga meditation. The Foundation manages a unique
Dhyanalingam meditation shrine and multi-religious temple, over 25 Yoga
centers, an Ashram and hospital.
Architecturally, the Isha Yoga Center ( where Isha yoga classes are conducted) is a well planned and laid out place.
The triangular block houses the brahmacharis and brahmacharinis or the nuns,
who come from varied backgrounds, including the corporate world. The
thatched meditation hall, where residential programs are organized, stands
next to a large open ground. Interestingly, during Maha Shivaratri, the
biggest event at the ashram, 50,000 people gather here.
Isha Yoga Programs
What is isha yoga? If you have this question in mind then come to the ashram that conducts the Sahaj Sthithi Yoga, a form of yoga, enough to
integrate into one's daily life. The course is held for 13 day with 3 hours
a day workshop. The Sahaj Sthithi Yoga amalgamates dynamic raja yoga
practices, breathing techniques and shoonya meditation or an effortless
process of conscious non-doing. It stimulates the release of physical,
mental and emotional blocks and activates spontaneous expression of vital
The workshop is presented through centers or as it is called ashram spa in over 50 centers and towns in
Tamil Nadu. Also, under the Sadhguru's guidance, yoga programmes are being
held in various parts of the world including, India and USA. Sadhguru's
programmes have changed many tensed, indecisive temperamental, rigid and
timid minds to calm, relaxed, effortless and dynamic ones The programmes
with pranayam and meditation are very effective for stress relief,
depression, hypertension, asthma, diabetes and other psychosomatic diseases.
Memory, concentration and work productivity can be increased significantly.