The Isha Yoga Center in Coimbatore is branch of the Isha foundation, which is a volunteer run, international nonprofit organization, committed to cultivating human potential. Set up in one of the most scenic parts of South India, surrounded by beautiful hills, virgin forests, shimmering rivulets, exciting waterfalls and bounteous wildlife, the center is ideal for pursuing one’s inner journey.
Spread in the vast space of 150 acres of verdant land, the center has such structures as Dhyanalinga Yogic Temple, Spanda Hall, Isha Home School, Isha Rejuvenation Center aimed for the physical and spiritual transformation of an individual.
The Ashram or the center was established by Sadhguru to offer four unique paths of yoga-gnana (knowledge), karma (action), Kriya (energy) and bhakti (devotion). The center remains buzzing with the activity of brahmacharis, full-time volunteers as well as visitors from both national and international destinations.
Accommodation at Isha Yoga Center
The accommodation at the Isha Yoga Center is a wonderful blend of earthly tones in a simple and elegant settings. All the cottages are fully furnished with an attached bathroom. The room exudes a distinctive and cozy feel. There is a friendly reception and a dedicated housekeeping staff. Internet and public telephones are available for external communication.
Activities at the Isha Yoga Center
Isha Yoga Programs
These programs are offered all the year round. The three day experience at these programs offer possibilities of inner growth and exploration. The programs include Hatha Yoga, Bhava Spandan, Samyama etc.
The meditation provide an opportunity for the visitors to be initiated into the concentration with Aum. The practice of Aum meditation can help enhance one’s physical and mental constitution and bring about balance and peace.
Isha Crafts Stall
Isha crafts stall is a wonderful store to shop for beautiful handmade pillows, delightfully colored totes, purses, meditation cushions, Isha T-Shirts, Sadhguru’s Books, CD’s and DVDs etc. The proceeds from this store go to support the Isha foundation’s many outreach projects.
Volunteer opportunities are available for dedicated individuals at all levels of the Isha Yoga Center. Volunteers can help with Dhyanalinga and kitchen activities as well as take part in any of the Isha foundation’s social projects.
The culture at Isha Foundation is to respect and appreciate all the cultures. There are celebrations of festivals like Mahashivratri and Isha Fest throughout the year. Everyone is welcomed to participate in these festivals.
How to Reach Isha Yoga Center
The center is located approximately 30 kilometers to the west of the Coimbatore, ideally at the foothills of the beautiful Velliangiri Mountains. Coimbatore as a place is well connected by air, rail and roads. Regular flights from major cities like Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore ply their carriers to this city. The nearest railway station to access Coimbatore is Coimbatore junction where trains from major destinations stop. Besides the city is well-connected by roads to all the important cities and one can reach the Isha Yoga Center by a good network of taxis and cabs.