Celebrating Ten Years in Cameroon

This week marked a HUGE milestone for Himalayan Institute Global Humanitarian Projects.  Not only did we launch our brand new website, aka Humanitarian 2.0, but we’re kicking off our 10 Years of Service fundraising campaign to celebrate our accomplishments and accelerate our initiatives into the future!  This is a 6 month campaign to raise $200,000 in order [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|Cameroon|

The Countdown Is On! Only 2% to go!

Quick Stats: Goal $150k | Raised $147k | Needed $3k | 10 Days remaining Nearly one year ago we asked you to stand up, join hands and unite with 10 villages 7,000 miles away in Cameroon Africa. You trusted us, said yes, and together we partnered with these communities who’s children could not afford basic education, [...]

By | April 5th, 2016|Cameroon|

The Ultimate Gift is Opportunity

Every year the Himalayan Institute looks to its friends, students and members to support a cause that is close to its mission- a cause that fulfills the commitment of karma yoga; yoga in action. We are honored to share this opportunity with you and ask that you join us today by showing your commitment and [...]

By | December 22nd, 2015|Cameroon|

Kim Krans and The Wild Unknown

Kim Krans of The Wild Unknown recently visited our project in Cameroon. Check out the video of their journey to catch a glimpse of what they saw. Our Appreciation Towards Kim We would like to extend our appreciation to Kim Krans and The Wild Unknown! Kim is an artist, musician, and aspiring yogi who has not let [...]

By | December 14th, 2015|Cameroon|

The Khajuraho Sadhana Immersion has Begun

Three years ago, we started a practice to consecrate the Sri Vidya Shrine on our Himalayan Institute Khajuraho campus. This practice was undertook to embed the entire area with vibrant, living energy that carries the essence of love, compassion, inner peace, and the guidance of the Himalayan Sages. These next few months of the Khajuraho Sadhana [...]

By | October 19th, 2015|India|

A Purposeful Journey

Traveling with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait and the Himalayan Institute team is a one-of-a-kind experience. Those who joined Panditji this summer on the trip to Cameroon ended their two-week service pilgrimage with nothing less than that. The trip was filled with adventure, selfless service, great food, and a peek into an authentic West African culture. The [...]

By | September 14th, 2015|Cameroon|

Eco-Service Excursion to Cameroon (June 22 – July 3, 2015)

This summer, join us on an unforgettable adventure through Cameroon. From June 22 to July 3, 2015 explore the striking landscapes and vibrant traditional culture of Cameroon. Sometimes referred to as “little Africa” Cameroon boasts a wide range climates, terrain, wildlife, and cultures. From savannah to rainforest, mountains to deserts, gorillas to elephants, and over [...]

By | January 9th, 2015|Cameroon|

Notes of Grattitude

Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.– Rumi Wikipedia says that Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated… "as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year". For the Humanitarian Team at the Himalayan Institute, this day gives us an opportunity [...]

By | November 26th, 2014|Cameroon|

Global Sustainability Meets Yoga and Meditation

Global, high-tech, green, and sustainable - The Himalayan Institute demonstrates its commitment to the environment at the campus in Khajuraho, India. We are currently constructing a second retreat building. This new building, the existing building, and the shrine are powered with solar energy. Here's how it works: There are 32 solar panels, strategically placed on top of the [...]

By | October 15th, 2014|India|

Yoga and Sustainability

The Himalayan Institute community is committed to sustainability and continues to seek new ways to reduce our carbon footprint, reduce energy consumption, and enhance the environment. Here's a glance at our latest eco-friendly efforts. Solar thermal panels installed at the Honesdale campus heat 60% of the potable water and lo-flo toilets reduce water consumption by 60%. Residents [...]

By | October 1st, 2014|Residential|