India

Pandit Rajmani Tigunait-Yoga In Action: Part 1: Selfless Service

In this 10 part series with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, we will explore what it means to give selflessly, achieve acts of service without losing our energy, uplifted spirit, & positive attitude, and how cross-cultural exchange helps us to become more open, accepting, curious people. Check out Part 1 below, and begin to journey forward in [...]

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 [...]

October 19th, 2015|India|

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 [...]

October 15th, 2014|India|

A Modern Take on Traditional Medicinal Oil

The "Oil Boil" One afternoon, Pandit Rajmani Tigunait demonstrated this traditional method of making medicinal oil at the Himalayan Institute campus in Khajuraho, India. The Best Location The best location to dig a fire pit is under the edge of a large shade tree canopy—shaded from the sun but not too close to the tree [...]

February 26th, 2014|India|

Groundbreaking News from Khajuraho!

We are delighted to share these work-in-progress images, the latest in development from our new campus in Khajuraho, India. Work is well under way on a new two-story building that can accommodate up to 40 people for programs and retreats. As with the other buildings, this new building is being constructed with the highest-quality local [...]

January 16th, 2014|India|

Thank you for an amazing 2013

It has been an incredible year for the Himalayan Institute and we couldn't have done it without you. We've made this video to capture some of the highlights, presented by our Director Of Strategic Development, Ishan Tigunait while at our new campus in Khajuraho, India. New Campus in Khajuraho & Kumbha Mela Pilgrimage: The [...]

January 8th, 2014|Cameroon, India, Mexico|

Expansion in India: Khajuraho campus update

We had a wonderful bhoomi puja (groundbreaking ceremony) earlier this month at the Himalayan Institute Khajuraho campus in India. The event was held to inaugurate the construction of a new building on our campus. The large multi-purpose space will house local staff, guests, and residents of Himalayan Institute India. Here are a few pictures of [...]

October 31st, 2013|India|

Beyond the Kumbha Mela

As yoga gains popularity in the West, Western yogis travel to India to learn more about the origins of these teachings or to participate in festivals like the Kumbha Mela. Khajuraho is an obvious place to visit since it is the home to a unique temple complex, built about 1,000 AD, and recognized as [...]

February 14th, 2013|India|

The Kumbha Mela 2013

"The process of transformation that begins here at the Kumbha Mela will continue its work long after you have returned home." —Pandit Rajmani Tigunait The Kumbha Mela continually attracts swamis and adepts, spiritual seekers, yoga practitioners, and devotees from all over the planet, who congregate at the confluence of three sacred rivers for a transformational experience [...]

February 8th, 2013|India|

Check out our new India head office in Allahabad

At our Allahabad campus in India, we have just completed a major campus development project—the construction of our new publications office, a warehousing facility, and staffing quarters. With final construction just winding down, this 500-square-meter (5,381 square feet) building will be the new headquarters of Himalayan Institute India's book publications.

July 30th, 2012|India|