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 [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:19-04:00 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 [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:19-04:00 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 [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:20-04:00 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 [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:20-04:00 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. [metaslider id=38386]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:21-04:00 July 30th, 2012|India|

Grafting Lemon Trees in Mexico (how to blog)

Amanda Masters and her husband, John Daskovsky, spent six months living and working at the Himalayan Institute center in Jonotla, Mexico, before moving to Buffalo, NY, to become the directors of Himalayan Institute Buffalo. "I often think about our time at Himalayan Institute Mexico and everything we learned there," says Amanda. "One of the wonderful things about [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:21-04:00 July 12th, 2012|India, Mexico|

Khajuraho Construction Update

Welcome to the latest update of the construction in Khajuraho, the newest Himalayan Institute location in north-central India. This soon-to-be meditation retreat center and educational facility is located only seven miles from the main temple complex, which is a World Heritage Site. [metaslider id=37962]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:21-04:00 February 15th, 2012|India|

The Year in Review: 2011 accomplishments

In 2011, Dallas high schoolers rocked out to support Trees for Tibet, HI members forged a new community partnership with a service excursion to Mexico, environmentalists in Buffalo drummed to support youth leadership in Cameroon, and people from all over the world donated books to the Kumbo Public Library.  Thanks to your support, the Himalayan [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:22-04:00 January 20th, 2012|Cameroon, India, Mexico|

Khajuraho Phase Two

Happy Holidays to Ishan and the HI India team who are leading the construction in Khajuraho. Enjoy this update just in... "On Friday, 16th December, 9:45am we officially broke ground on the Main Building at HI Khajuraho! We had a small ceremonial groundbreaking, breaking of a coconut on the foundation level, and the ceremonial first [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:22-04:00 December 25th, 2011|India|

Bhoomi Puja, Groundbreaking Ceremony, at HI Khajuraho

We had a wonderful bhoomi puja (groundbreaking ceremony) on October 6 at the Himalayan Institute Khajuraho campus in India. Construction began in April 2012. Progress on the site continues to move along well, as we approach completion of the first construction phase in the next month. The main gate, guard rooms, staff quarters, electrical and utility [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:22-04:00 October 27th, 2011|India|