Thought of the Week
“Peace is not created by putting an end to change, but by keeping both positive and negative changes in a balanced state.”
13th Global Energy Parliament to be held in Kolkata
( 2023-09-01 )
The 2023 edition of the Global Energy Parliament is to be conducted on the theme of ‘Science and Faith’ in Kolkata, from November 29-30, 2023.
The parliament will be held at the Raj Bhavan of Kolkata, the official residence of the Hon'ble Governor of West Bengal, located on a beautiful 43 acres of land in the historic city of Kolkata.
New Yoga Classes Offered
( 2023-09-25 )
Isalayam Ashram is offering some new yoga courses for Beginners and Intermediate students.
These classes focus mostly on asanas, breathing exercises, and relaxation. If you are looking for a healthy physical body and peace of mind, you will enjoy these classes.
A Free Class will be offered for the public on Sunday, October 1 at 7:30 a.m. at the Isa Viswa Vidyalayam.
The Beginners' Course starts on Saturday, October 7th. Classes are Saturdays and S
Peace Chanting held on the Int'l Day of Peace
( 2023-09-17 )
For the second year, the Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust hosted an online chanting session of Swami Isa’s ‘Swasti Mantra’ to celebrate the International Day of Peace.
This practice was first given to devotees at a critical time during Mahashivaratri 2002. The Isalayam Ashram chants it on every new moon day. We continue to feel its positive effects in ourselves and our environment. The mantra develops our subjective and objective peace.
Before the chanti
Hon. Governor of West Bengal C.V. Ananda Bose visits Isalayam Ashram
( 2023-06-11 )
Dr. C.V. Ananda Bose, the Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal, visited Jagadguru Swami Isa at Isalayam Ashram today to talk with Swamiji and address the assembled devotees.
In his first public address at Thiruvananthapuram since becoming Governor, Dr. Bose lauded Swami Isa’s initiatives and programs including Education for Total Consciousness, the I-Theory, and the Global Energy Parliament, of which he had earlier been the Speaker of Parliament. He asked
Swami Isa's Education for Total Consciousness proposed to C20
( 2023-04-28 )
Yesterday, Jagadguru Swami Isa spoke at C20’s Conclave on Education and Digital Transformation. C20 is the platform to bring civil society organisations’ voices to the G20 leaders.
During his speech at the Valedictory Session, Swamiji urged the educationalists and government leaders present to adopt an educational method that would link subjective and objective knowledge, which is what his Education for Total Consciousness achieves.
"Human Manifesto" book now in bookstores worldwide
( 2023-03-12 )
Swami Isa's much-anticipated book, The Human Manifesto (Part 2): Global Education Policy for Total Consciousness is now available online for purchase!
Find it in online bookshops or on Amazon. Shipping is available worldwide.
Swami Isa's Message on Quantum Science and the Earth
( 2023-02-25 )
Every year on Mahashivaratri night, Jagadguru Swami Isa delivers a message about the present state of the world. Usually it contains a warning about destructive activities or negative impacts that are likely to be faced in the coming period. These messages are intended to shine a light on the short window of opportunity that we have to change course and avert major disasters. Swami Isa’s Mahashivaratri messages are a call to action for
New Video on Education for Total Consciousness
( 2023-02-02 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust is pleased to present a video on Swami Isa's Education for Total Consciousness.
In the short video, the central concepts and practices of Education for Total Consciousness are outlined in an easily understandable way with brilliant, original animations.
The video will be especially useful to teachers desiring training in Education for Total Consciousness. And those who desire a deeper understanding about the I-Theory will find
Swami Isa on "What it Means to be Human" at the 12th Global Energy Parliament
( 2022-12-12 )
Global Energy Parliament Members from around the world assembled on December 9-10, 2022 in person and online to hold the 12th annual session of parliament on the theme "Maintaining Our Humanity in the Digitalized Future."
From education to business to healthcare and beyond, digitalization is unavoidable in nearly all areas of life. MPs and guest speakers from 25 countries discussed how to welcome the advances that digitalization bri
President of India receives first copy of Swami Isa's book 'Human Manifesto'
( 2020-11-28 )
The first copy of Jagadguru Swami Isa’s newest book “The Human Manifesto, Part 2: Global Education Policy for Total Consciousness” was presented on Monday to Her Excellency the President of India Droupadi Murmu by Dr. C.V. Ananda Bose. Dr. Bose, the newly appointed Governor of West Bengal, was paying a visit to the President at the Rashtrapati Bhavan with his family.
Swami Isa's book is the f
GEP 2022 on Humane Digitalization - Dec. 9 & 10
( 2022-11-18 )
The Global Energy Parliament, together with experts from each sector, will be gathering for its 12th annual session of parliament on December 9 and 10, 2022 online and in person at the Isa Viswa Vidyalayam, Thiruvananthapuram.
The topic for the annual event is "Maintaining our Humanity in the Digitalized Future." Swami Isa will be talking about how the world is changing due to digitalization and the be
Devotees Celebrate the 68th Isa Jayanthi
( 2022-10-30 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust will be celebrating the 68th Jayanthi of His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa on November 2nd .
Pujas and prayer will be held in the morning at Isalayam Ashram. A public function will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Isa Viswa Vidyalayam, Anayara to celebrate Swami Isa’s lifetime of imparting spiritual and scientific knowledge to help mankind attain peace, harmony, and purity.
Dr. G. Madhavan Nair, Former Dire
Swasti Mantra Japa Yajnam Held for International Day of Peace
( 2022-09-18 )
In honour of the International Day of Peace, the Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust organized an online chanting session of Jagadguru Swami Isa's Swasti Mantra. This Swasti Mantra Japa Yajna was inaugurated by Dr. Kiran Vyas from France on September 18th. Secretary Dr. MR Thampan and Advocate Punchakkary R. Nair also spoke.
The Invocation Address by Swamiji was read aloud by Prof. Lalitha Santhakumar. In it, Swamiji said that "In this fast changing world peace is not cre
Career Courses now offered at Isa Viswa Vidyalayam
( 2022-06-22 )
The Isa Viswa Vidyalayam is now a C-Apt Multimedia Academy Franchisee Centre, offering dozens of State Government approved Career and Certificate courses.
Enrollment has begun for new batches. Course duration ranges from 1 month to 1 year. Classes are taken by industry experts with decades of experience in the field.
The courses offered are:
* DCA - Diploma in Computer Application - fast track (6 mos)
* PGDCA - Post Graduate Diploma in Comp
"The Science of Peace" - New Issue of Om Gayatree Magazine Released
( 2022-06-16 )
There's a new issue of Om Gayatree!
The latest issue of Om Gayatree on "The Science of Peace" explores what real peace is, how it comes about, what makes it possible and what makes it impossible, and most importantly, the actual science behind it.
Read articles and poems by Jagadguru Swami Isa, and articles by a number of authors who share their insights about various aspects of Swamiji's teachings related to Peace, including: Lady Carla Davis, Dr. Chr
International Day of Yoga Celebrations 2022
( 2022-06-15 )
Isalayam will celebrate the International Day of Yoga on June 21, 2022 with a group session of yoga asana, a talk by His Holiness Swami Isa, and veda chanting with the Isa Viswa Vidyalayam students. Participants can also join it online.
The programme is from 1:30-3:00 p.m. IST / 10-11:30 a.m. CET.
Register for it by emailing office(at)ivpt.org.
Swami Isa's Mahashivaratri Message about War and Space
( 2022-03-02 )
On Mahashivaratri night, March 1st, as per tradition, His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa delivered a message about the status of the Earth and a warning about the forthcoming critical issues to be faced. Everything that Swamiji has mentioned in recent years has been tied to human activity and its excesses, which have caused Nature to lose its balance.
This year, the message linked the two earlier themes of
PM Modi's Message to the Global Energy Parliament
( 2021-12-10 )
The Prime Minister of India, Shri. Narendra Modi, wrote a message of congratulations and encouragement to the Members of the Global Energy Parliament on the eve of its 11th Annual Session.
"It is heartening to learn about the online global parliament on education organized by the Global Energy Parliament (GEP) from December 10-12, 2021. The effort to devise a global education policy to help students connect with their surrounding environment is commendable.
Sri Lanka's Minister for Education says the GEP's Global Education Policy will be invaluable
( 2021-12-12 )
The Sri Lankan Minister for Education, Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, joined the Concluding Function of the 11th Global Energy Parliament (GEP) on December 12th to deliver the Valedictory Address. GEP is organized by the Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust.
He said, "The resolution which you have produced over the course of the 11th Parliament represents years of cumulative contributions from the worlds brightest minds."
"If education is to be the fundamental
External Affairs Minister for India Inaugurates 11th Global Energy Parliament
( 2021-12-10 )
Shri. V. Muraleedharan, Hon'ble Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of India, inaugurated the 11th session of the Global Energy Parliament on December 10, 2021 online.
In his Inaugural Address, Shri. Muraleedharan said “The Global Energy Parliament has gathered great global thinkers and practitioners in education from around 40 countries to create a new global education policy... GEP is taking such a vital topic, which is m
New online magazine 'Om Gayatree' released
( 2021-11-12 )
Our new online magazine, 'Om Gayatree’, was released today in the presence of His Holiness. The magazine features essays, poems and timeless advice from Swamiji, stories by devotees, and essays by distinguished personalities.
'Om Gayatree' was first published in 1995 in Malayalam language. Now, in the year of the 21st anniversary of the Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust, we have decided to
Food Seva on Jayanthi
( 2021-11-13 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust was able to provide food to the needy in honour of Jagadguru Swami Isa's 67th Jayanthi. "Food is the first service," teaches Swamiji. "There is no distinction between people when it comes to hunger. And it is only with food that man says, 'Enough.' Before cloth, before medicine, we must fill the stomach."
IVPT provided hundreds of meals at a mental health facility and two orphanages in Trivandrum. Meals were handed out on the roadsi
67th Jayanthi of His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa honoured
( 2021-11-12 )
His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa's 67th Jayanthi was honoured today at the Isalayam Ashram by devotees. Due to the Covid scenario, Swami Isa had requested that in lieu of a celebration, the day should be spent for Sadhana and Seva.
Nevertheless, many wellwishers shared their greetings for Swamiji and sent messages and videos.
The Trust conducted 'annadhanam' in several locations -- a mental health facility, two orphanages, and people on the streets of Tr
Isa Viswa Vidyalayam Receives Award for Excellence in Innovative Educational Philosophy
( 2021-09-23 )
The Isa Viswa Vidyalayam is the recipient of the Indywood Education Excellence Awards 2021-Kerala Chapter in the category of ‘Excellence in Innovative Educational Philosophy.’
The award was given in recognition of the success of the ‘Education for Total Consciousness’ philosophy and methodology. The Isa Viswa Vidyalayam was founded by Swami Isa in 1998 as a pilot school for ETC. A modern school that uses national syllabus, it delivers a holistic te
Peace Day Meditation and Chanting
( 2021-09-22 )
IVPT international centers held an online group meditation and chanting session to celebrate the International Day of Peace on Tuesday, September 21st.
We recognise that the world, and all of us, are in need of the positive energies of peace, harmony and balance, especially in the current phase of negative energy. Meditation and chanting are powerful ways of changing the energy in ourselves, creating a protective layer, and sharing it with our envir
IVPT Celebrates 21st Anniversary, distributes Covid Care Kits in Slums
( 2021-08-31 )
IVPT celebrated its 21st anniversary by distributing 200 Covid Care kits in slum areas. The kits contained N95 masks, hand sanitizers, and fruit, and were given at the homes in three areas of Jagathy, Trivandrum where the sanitary conditions are poor due to crowded living conditions.
Due to Covid protocols, only an online meeting with the international centers was held. Secretary Dr. M.R. Thampan gave a message, followed by a
Online Yoga Session to Celebrate Int’l Day of Yoga
( 2021-06-22 )
IVPT International centres celebrated the International Day of Yoga on June 21st with an online yoga session for the public. More than 100 people participated from India, France, Germany, Spain, Sri Lanka, and US and learned some basic asanas as well as a new meditation practice given by Swami Isa.
The International Day of Yoga is widely celebrated around the world since its institution by the United Nations. Isalayam Ashram and IVPT have been celebrating
Swami Isa’s IDY Message: Yoga is Genetic Sublimation
( 2021-06-21 )
In times when it seems we may have heard everything there is to hear about yoga, Swami Isa always provides surprises. His Holiness began the International Day of Yoga, celebrated annually on June 21, by sharing this message:
“Body, mind, intellect and pranic purification leads to genetic sublimation. Reaching Consciousness, peace and happiness through sublimation is called yoga.”
Few seekers would realise that yoga has any effect upon their
3-Day Mega Global Education Conference to be held in 2021
( 2021-03-03 )
The Global Energy Parliament, founded by His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa, is pleased to announce its upcoming conference on the theme "Visualising a Global Education Policy for Total Consciousness,"to be held online from 10th to 12th Dece
Swami Isa Publishes Covid-19 Analysis in International Scientific Journal
( 2021-01-31 )
The Global Energy Parliament Research Centre has published an article on the Covid-19 virus in the February 2021 issue of Advances in Microbiology, a peer-reviewed journal. H.H. Swami Isa and Dr. Christophe Dumas co-authored the article, entitled “An analysis of SARS-CoV-2 on the molecular and subatomic lev
Smartphones and Covid Care kits distributed on Isa Jayanthi
( 2020-10-25 )
Isalayam Ashram observed the 66th Jayanthi of His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa along with Navaratri in reduced form due to pandemic regulations. The Honourable Minister for Tourism, Kadakampally Surendran, visited the Ashram to wish Swamiji a happy birthday, and spoke to a few who had gathered there, lauding Swamiji’s lifelong commitment to education and service.
Swami Isa delivered an address about
Chanting for Peace
( 2020-09-22 )
On September 20, the Global Energy Parliament held an online chanting session to bring in peace and harmony. Our international meditation teachers led a session of meditative chanting as members joined from various places around the world to celebrate the International Day of Peace (September 21).
The mantra which was selected was composed by Jagadguru Swami Isa especially for Coronavirus time: 'The Human Mantra' in English, "Anandabodha Suktham" in Sanskri
Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust Celebrates 20 Years since Founding
( 2020-08-31 )
On August 31, 2000, the Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust was registered as a charitable trust, providing service to society. On Onam, the harvest festival, we celebrate 20 years! IVPT was established by Jagadguru Swami Isa to carry out his vision of a world where every human being is capable of achieving total consciousness—in other words, total happiness.
IVPT's mission is to provide aid and comfort to the suffering, and at the same time, it conducts programs ai
Covid is genetically modified, says Swami Isa
( 2020-06-30 )
Swami Isa warns that the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, SARS-CoV-2, is genetically modified.
He says that the reason for its destructiveness and unpredictability has to do with the imbalance of subatomic forces in the virus as a result of the type of modification which took place.
Genetic modification can be extremely harmful, but solutions can also be found through the genetic level too, Swamiji says, once science understands t
10th Global Energy Parliament held on 'The New Normal for the Post-Covid World'
( 2020-06-27 )
The Global Energy Parliament held its 10th annual session on the "New Normal for the Post-Covid World" on June 26. More than 100 members from 20 nations joined the online event as Members of Parliament, Distinguished Guests and Observers. GEP-10 was presided by Dr. C.V. Ananda Bose as the Speaker of Parliament.
The Minister for Tourism, Govt of Kerala, inaugurated the session by sharing the Government’s priorities for the Post-Covid World. “Now is the opp
Swami Isa interviewed on Anand TV's Talking Point
( 2020-06-11 )
His Holiness Swami Isa was interviewed on Anand TV’s “Talking Point” regarding COVID-19. What is COVID, and what is its cause?
Swami Isa explains clearly the unknown science behind Covid, using his unique science of energy, the I-Theory. Mr. Sreekumar interviews him from London.
Watch the Anand TV interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwdimkMEbtM
New Program to build Emotional, Physical, and Intellectual Immunity
( 2020-04-15 )
To overcome the Coronavirus crisis, Jagadguru Swami Isa says that one of the most important things we can do is to build up our immunity. Swamiji recommends building up three categories of immunity: Physical, Intellectual and Emotional. (See his related article.)
Under the guidance of Swami Isa, the Global Energy Parliament is offering a free online course f
Swami Isa interviewed on JaiHind TV about Covid pandemic
( 2020-04-13 )
Swami Isa was recently interviewed on JaiHind TV, regarding his views on the Covid-19 pandemic and what practices everyone can easily do at home.
See it at: https://youtu.be/gNN3uGpfOUw (Malayalam language)
Prime Minister of India and President of Spain welcome Swami Isa's COVID Solutions
( 2020-04-06 )
Jagadguru Swami Isa recommends a daily practice to build the three types of immunity (physical, intellectual and mental/emotional) during the Coronavirus epidemic. These recommendations have been communicated to the Governments of India and Kerala as well as other countries around the world through the Global Energy Parliament.
The Prime Minister of India’s Office spoke by phone to the Global Energy Parliament welcoming the initiative. The President of Spain
Mahashivaratri Yoga Camp 2020
( 2019-12-08 )
His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa’s Mahashivaratri celebration is always a time for intensive sadhana, purification, learning, and life-changing experiences. Swami Isa initiates seekers directly into a personal practice and spends the 6 days preceding auspicious night of Mahashivaratri preparing us for the experience.
Participating in the daily yajna, puja and worship makes the sacred site of Isalayam Ashram a place radiating peace, truth and divinity.
Living in Harmony with Nature: 9th Global Energy Parliament held in Thailand
( 2019-11-06 )
The 9th Global Energy Parliament was held in Chiang Mai, Thailand on November 5, 2019 with participants from 21 countries and interfaith leaders from the Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, and Baha’i communities. It was co-organized with the Christian Conference of Asia and the World Council of Churches’ Eco-School.
GEP 2019 focused on the theme "Living in Harmony with Nature." GEP Founder Jagadguru Swam
Help extended to flood affected in Alappuzha
( 2019-08-24 )
Volunteers from the Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust and the Isa Viswa Vidyalayam journeyed to Kainakeri, Alappuzha District to distribute flood relief materials. By boat they were able to reach flooded places and witness firsthand the situation there. Most people have been sent home from the evacuation camps back to partially flooded houses. As the rains have mostly stopped and water has receded, they are trying to regain what has been lost. Efforts are being ma
Isa Viswa Vidyalayam donates flood relief materials
( 2019-08-20 )
The students, parents and teachers of the Isa Viswa Vidyalayam have been busy collecting relief items for those suffering due to the floods. Today a team of students and teachers brought more than 25 bags of materials to the authorities who will distribute them in places like Wayanad. The bags contained rice, tea, non-perishable foodstuffs, soap, and cleaning detergents.
The Assistant District Collector of Thiruvananthapuram, Smt. Anu Kuma
World Humanitarian Day
( 2019-08-19 )
Today is World Humanitarian Day. The IVPT wishes to spread the message that we are all humans, and when one suffers, we all suffer.
"When somebody's pain becomes our own pain, kindness is the natural result," says Swami Isa.
The devastating floods of 2018 are still keen in our memory and again torrential rains and floods have struck Kerala, exactly one year later. IVPT has reached out to the slum dwellers to provide relief to those whose houses are
IVPT visits slums, provides relief during rains
( 2019-08-09 )
Torrential rains are striking Kerala, and IVPT has visited housing colonies (slums) in Thiruvananthapuram to provide some relief. Over the few weeks, volunteers distributed food kits, clothing, bedding, sanitary items and household items were later provided to residents.
The Isa Viswa Vidyalayam has also done a collection drive and collected many materials. Please contact the IVPT if you have materi
Global Energy Parliament submits proposal to Govt. for Coastal Sustainability and Sustainable State Model
( 2019-07-18 )
The Global Energy Parliament had last year formulated an international consortium of scientists and researchers who had researched the land use patterns in Kerala State and designed a Susatianable State Model, based on the I-Theory. A proposal was submitted in March to the Government of Kerala, at a function in which the Minister for Tourism received it. The first phase of the Model concerns redistribution of land for agricultural purposes and proposes an urban fruit
IVPT presents Vidya Award to Dr. A. Sukumaran Nair
( 2019-07-16 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust’s Vidya Award was given to Dr. A. Sukumaran Nair in honour of his lifetime of outstanding contributions to the field of education. The Minister for Tourism, Shri. Kadakampally Surendran, presented the award to Dr. Nair at the Education for Total Consciousness International Conference on July 16, 2019 at the Isa Viswa Vidyalyam, Thiruvananthapuram.
An esteemed educationalist, Dr. Nair is the former Vice-Chancellor of Mahatma Gand
'Education for Total Consciousness' International Conference
( 2019-07-16 )
On Guru Poornima Day, July 16, IVPT held an international conference on the pathbreaking method of education hailing from the modern-day Guru, His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa.
The Hon. Minister for Tourism and Devaswom, Shri. Kadakampally Surendran, inaugurated the conference. Dr. A. Sukumaran Nair, former V.C. of Mahatma Gandhi University, was the Chief Guest and recipient of the IVPT’s Vidya Award. Prof. N. Radhakrishnan, President of the Indian Council fo
International Yoga Sadhana Camp in July
( 2019-05-02 )
Isalayam Ashram is hosting a Yoga Sadhana Camp from July 16-21, 2019. This Camp offers a special opportunity to receive initiation directly from His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa during Guru Poornima (the full moon in July).
Personalised diksha, opportunities to ask questions regarding your sadhana--and time devoted to your practice in the peaceful setting of the Ashram, away from all other concerns....
- Celebration of Guru Poorni
Kerala Minister Praises IVPT for its Initiatives
( 2019-03-29 )
“Contrary to the belief that spiritual attainment and scientific aptitude are mutually exclusive, I must say that the Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust has been successful in blending both,” the Minister for Tourism of Kerala said on March 29th. “We all know that Swami Isa is relentlessly engaged in programs to give a greater scientific awareness about the self and the universe. I sincerely wish that his vision leads to greater achievements,” he said.
Shashi Tharoor Congratulates our School
( 2019-03-29 )
The 21st school year of the Isa Viswa Vidyalayam was drawn to a brilliant close with the Annual Day Celebrations on March 29th, which was inaugurated by Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament, Former Under-Secretary-General for the UN, former Minister of State for the Government of India, and best-selling author.
“You get an entire generation of students coming through the school in 21 years. Equally important is the fact that all of
International Integrated Healthcare Consultancy Initiated
( 2019-03-29 )
The diseases of modern world are far more complex than before, brought upon us by human activity and excessive growth. Medicine must also adapt itself. For this reason the IVPT has launched an International Integrated Healthcare Consultancy project, which will share knowledge from experts in all branches of medicine in a case-by-case basis.
“Rather than adding to competition between the branches of medicine, this Consultancy is emphasizing integrated coordina
Massive Flood Relief Coordinated
( 2018-12-21 )
Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust coordinated 9 tonnes of flood relief materials from Mauritius. The container, which arrived in early December by ship, held food items like rice, flour and lentils, clothing, shoes, cleaning and sanitary supplies, and school materials.
Idukki Special Needs School Visit
( 2018-12-21 )
IVPT volunteers visited the Carmel Jyothi Special Needs School in Idukki on December 21st to interact with the children and distribute flood relief items. A public function was held with the Vicar, Father Thomas, the Ward Counsellor, the Adimali Village Officer Mr. Jayan, and officials from the school and IVPT representatives. Packets containing food and household items were distributed to each of the children.
The children were very happy to also celebrate Chr
International Peace Day 2018 Celebrated
( 2018-09-21 )
International Day of Peace was celebrated by IVPT at a function held at the Isa Viswa Vidyalayam on September 21, 2018.
His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa gave a discourse called "Peace Is Not Outside, But Inside." He highlighted the need today to focus on the positive, in order to create the world we all want to live in. He said, “Peace is not outside but inside. All problems start from thoughts. Thought becomes emotion, and action is according to that. When
IVPT focuses on Slums in Kerala Flood Relief
( 2018-08-20 )
Since the floods began in Trivandrum, the Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust has been distributing food and mateirals to hundreds of affected people in the housing colonies (slums) of Trivandrum. There are dozens of slums in the capital city alone.
Many houses in the slum areas have been destroyed by floods, most possessions lost or damaged by water, and these too are highly vulnerable to transmission of disease. (See photos below of houses which were damaged by the 15
Kerala Floods Hit Trivandrum, IVPT responds
( 2018-08-15 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust is reaching out to the flood-affected people in Kerala. Today we distributed hot food, water and bread to stranded houses, and arranging supplies for the camps in Trivandrum. We will be working especially in the slum areas, which are usually the most deeply affected by natural calamities.
Kerala has been hit with torrential rains the past few days with floodin
GEP Mauritius Launched
( 2018-08-02 )
Prof. Armoogum Parsuramen, the former Minister of Education for Mauritius, launched the Global Energy Parliament (GEP) Mauritius Centre at a function in Trivandrum, Kerala which was inaugurated by the Hon. Governor of Mizoram, Kummanam Rajasekharan.
Prof. Parsuramen was presented with the GEP Mauritius Charter Certificate by GEP Secretary Dr. M.R. Thampan. He expressed his delight in the mission and vision of the GEP in education, sustainability and world peac
Yoga Teacher Training Course (Non-Residential) - Accepting Applications
( 2018-07-28 )
Isalayam Ashram is now accepting applications for its 6-month Yoga Teacher Training Course for non-residential students. Sri. Kadakampally Surendran, Minister for Tourism & Devaswom for Kerala inaugurated the program on Guru Poornima.
The course will be held on Sundays for 6 months starting on October 28, 2018 at Isalayam Ashram, Anayara. 25 seats are available.
The Isalayam Ashram was founded by Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa, and has been conductin
Guru Poornima 2018
( 2018-07-27 )
Isalayam Ashram celebrated Guru Poornima with dignitaries, devotees and students at the Isa Viswa Vidyalayam on July 27, 2018. The Hon. Governor of Mizoram came by to inaugurate the program and to pay his respects to Swamiji.
“Today’s society sees a sad increase of neglect and disrespect of elders, owing to a lack in proper education. Education institutions should not be for making engineers and
International Day of Yoga 2018
( 2018-06-21 )
The Isalayam Ashram celebrated International Day of Yoga with a group of yoga teacher training students from various countries including Italy, Spain, West Indies, Switzerland, Canada, Azerbaijan, Malaysia, France and Germany, and school children. His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa gave a discourse on "Patanjali's Ashtanga Yoga for Children."
In a written message delivered in the morning at the Inauguration of IDY at Jimmy George Stadium with Sivananda Ashram
Free Yoga Day
( 2018-04-02 )
Learn the fundamentals of yoga and stress management with His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa.
This Free Yoga Class is open to all, held on April 15, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Isa Viswa Vidyalayam, Anayara, Thiruvananthapuram.
Please email or call to register in advance. firstname.lastname@example.org, 9497859337
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Yoga Retreat with Swami Isa in France
( 2017-12-31 )
The Center Isalayam France is offering a two-week retreat with His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa in the beautiful seaside centre at Etretat, Normandy, France.
The retreat is centered on the practice and deepening of Swami Isa's yoga and meditation technique, "Life for Total Consciousness." It integrates the 1st module of the LTC Teachers Training Program (LTC TTC
A New Orientation Given to Science at GEP 2017
( 2017-12-11 )
The 8th session of IVPT's Global Energy Parliament was conducted on December 9-10, 2017 at the Kerala State's first Assembly Hall in Thiruvananthapuram. More than 350 people from 16 countries participated in the GEP 2017.
The event was graced with the presence of many distinguished individuals including the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha (India's Upper House), Prof. P.J. Kurien, who chaired the first session and inaugurated the parliament. The Minister for
Talks in New Delhi's GNSS and Sree Narayana Guru Temple
( 2017-10-22 )
His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa was the Chief Guest at two events hosted in New Delhi on October 22, 2017. Swamiji inaugurated the Global Nair Sevak Swamaj's “Jyothirgamaya” Program and also held a talk on education at the Uthara Sivagiri Sree Narayana Gurudeva Temple, Greater Noida, New Delhi.
In his inaugural address at GNSS, Swami Isa outlined his vision of a world composed of humane being
His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa visits Bodh Gaya
( 2017-10-18 )
His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa visited Bodh Gaya on October 18, as part of a tour of north India. The Mahabodhi Society of India's Ven. H. Saddhathissa Theor, the Bhikku-in-Charge, welcomed Swamiji along with the venerable resident monks of the centre. His Holiness was invited to light a lamp in their temple, and chanting of sacred Buddhist texts took place. His Holiness was presented with books and gifts. His Holiness' own books were presented also to the vene
Ashram conducts Jnana Yajna on 'Connecting Science and Spirituality'
( 2017-07-01 )
The Isalayam Ashram invites you to a 41-Day Jnana Yajna on “Connecting Science and Spirituality” with His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa. Each day a new topic will be covered by His Holiness, ranging from questions about cosmic theory, to DNA, to karma.
Please join us for this very auspicious occasion to remove our doubts and ignorance in the presence of the enlightened master.
First day is July 8, with pujas beginning
Free Yoga Camps for International Day of Yoga
( 2017-05-01 )
The Isalayam LTC Yoga Centre is offering two FREE Yoga Camps in celebration of the International Day of Yoga!
Every morning, learn the real essense of yoga in a simple practice developed by His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa, called "Life for Total Consciousness." All ages and abilities are invited to come closer to your real nature: happiness, truth and love.
Next Batch: June 7-June 21, 6:30 -7:30 a.m (now enrolling)
Honouring our Sevaks on World Social Work Day
( 2016-03-21 )
We honour our selfless IVPT volunteers and sevaks on World Social Work Day. Service to others is the surest way to purify the heart and selfishness. As our Founder His Holiness Swami Isa says, "Give to the world what you desire from the world."
Some of their wonderful work is benefitting victims of natural disaster, disadvantaged residents of colonies, those who cannot afford medication or medical treatment, children who cannot afford to go to school, and peo
New book on Education by His Holiness
( 2017-01-04 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust has brought out an English edition of His Holiness Jagadguru Swami Isa's book, Education for Total Consciousness. The book is an extremely thoroughly developed explanation of His Holiness' philosophy and approach towards education. He points out the failures of the modern educational system, and provides extremely practical methods for rectifying it, which can be adopted by any school and integrated into any curriculum.
Christmas service in the slum
( 2016-12-25 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust (IVPT), with the assistance of Ananthapuri Hospital, conducted a free medical camp for the residents of Padassery Colony, a slum area in Trivandrum, on Christmas day.
The camp was inaugurated by Dr. K. Prasanna Moorthy, Ret’d HOD, Dermatology, Trivandrum Medical College. Ward Counsellor Smt. Beena was the Chief Guest.
“These patients are mainly suffering because they don’t continue their medical treatment after the f
Prime Minister of Sri Lanka opens GEP 2016
( 2016-12-11 )
The Global Energy Parliament, co-organized by the Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust and the Interfaith Coalition for Peace of Sri Lanka, held an international session of parliament in Colombo. The Hon. Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe, inaugurated the function at his residence, Temple Trees.
This 7th session of Global Energy Parliament was conducted on the theme, “Habitat Harmony,” following the UN Habitat III conference in Quito, and inc
Minister flags off "Mobile Knowledge Unit" serving slum areas
( 2016-09-07 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust is implementing a “Mobile Knowledge Unit” visiting selected slums in Trivandrum, under a CSR scheme from the Central Railside Warehouse Company (a Govt of India enterprise). The unit will provide healthcare, health awareness classes, and children’s skill development for selected slums in Trivandrum.
Hon’ble Minister Shri Kadakampally Surendran inaugurated the project on September 7, 2016 at the Rajiv Gandhi Auditorium, Che
Serve, Love, Be an (Organ) Donor
( 2016-08-13 )
On National Organ Donation Day, IVPT is pleased to announce it is launching an organ donation campaign called "Serve, Love, Be a Donor."
The Youth & Students branch of the Global Energy Parliament is taking up this campaign in colleges and schools throughout the country. It will sign up organ donors and spread awareness about organ donation and transplantation.
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Kollam Temple Fire Relief
( 2016-04-19 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust wishes to provide relief to the homes and families who were affected terribly by the Kollam Temple Fire.
110 persons were killed and close to 400 injured on April 10 when a huge stash of firecrackers exploded at the Puttingal Devi Temple in Kollam, Kerala. The blast and subsequent fire caused extensive damage to nearby buildings.
Donations to palliative patients in flood-affected Chennai
( 2016-03-25 )
As part of its commitment to the relief of vicitms of natural disasters, the Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust donated wheelchairs, tricycle handmovers, walkers, beds, and other medical supplies to economically disadvantaged palliative and pain patients in Chennai flood-affected areas. These items will improve the quality of life for the terminally ill and pain patients, increase their mobility and reduce their suffering.
Patients received the don
All-India Students Energy Parliament
( 2016-02-25 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust and the State Institute of Languages, Govt of Kerala conducted the 2016 GEP All-India Students Energy Parliament on February 25, 2016 at the State Secretariat Assembly Hall, Thiruvananthapuram.
Students and faculty from universities across India attended as Ministers and parliamentarians. The participants were overjoyed to be given the opportunity to speak in the historic monument, to interact in the parliamentary style and to
Speech on Education at United Nations
( 2016-02-13 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust was given an opportunity to speak at the United Nations on February 12, during the final day of the 54th Commission on Social Development convened on the theme, 'Rethinking and Strengthening Social Development
IVPT congratulates the UN on the Sustainable Development Goals
( 2015-12-06 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust congratulates the United Nations on the historic adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals. "Sustainable living, sustainable happiness, and a sustainable universe, are the Trust's vision," said the Trust Secretary. "We are delighted that the UN has adopted these very practical and far-reaching goals, and as an NGO in consultative status to the UN, we are committed to working to promote these goals in India and in our network countries
( 2015-12-05 )
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Swami Isa's 61st Jayanthi Celebrated
( 2015-10-23 )
The Isalayam Ashram and Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust held the 61st Jayanthi Celebrations of His Holiness Jagad Guru Swami Isa on October 23, 2015 in Trivandrum.
Dr. Kiran Vyas, Former UNESCO consultant and Founder of the Tapovan Centres, an open university and Ayurveda care centre in France and Switzerland, inaugurated the function. Dr. Vyas is associated with the activities of His Holiness in the capacity of Chairman of the Global Energy Parliament-Fr
IVPT celebrates 15th Anniversary
( 2015-08-31 )
Happy Anniversary, Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust! On August 31, the Trust celebrated 15 years of service to society.
Onam Season a Little Brighter for the Disadvantaged in Trivandrum
( 2015-08-23 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust distributed "Onam Kits" containing food items (rice, oil, jaggery, tea, potatoes, paisam, etc.) to disadvantaged communities at the Global Energy Parliament Commemoration Meeting of the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam held on August 23.
“Providing this happiness to the members of our community who might not have a way to celebrate Onam is our priority and our duty,” said the IVPT Secretary. “Celebration should only come after we en
Rajeswari improves after medical donation from Trust
( 2015-08-09 )
The previously parially paralyzed Rajeswari was unable to move most of her body or speak, and cried in pain. But now, she is smiling and mobile after undergoing medical treatment donated by the Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust last November.
Her condition came to our knowledge last year through stories in the newspapers, as the partially paralyzed young woman was facing great hardships both personally and financially. On November 1, 2014, the Isa Viswa Prajnana
IVPT receives Consultative Status to UN's ECOSOC
( 2015-07-23 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust has been granted consultative status to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations, as of July 2015.
Consultative status with ECOSOC enables nongovernmental organizations (NGO's) to interact with the ECOSOC as well as the United Nations Secretariat, programmes and agencies. Currently, 4,045 NGO's enjoy consultative status with ECOSOC.
"The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is the United Nations’
International Yoga Day
( 2015-06-21 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust held 3 courses on International Yoga Day:
* Yoga Day with Swami Isa at the Akademie Klausenhof in Dingden, Germany -- where Swamiji conducted a special class on Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation), and the inner science of yoga. Students young and old participated and enjoyed themselves very much as they aligned their bodies, thoughts and emotions to universal happiness!
* Children's Yoga at the Isa Viswa Vidyalayam in Trivand
GEP 2015 in Madrid
( 2015-06-12 )
The 6th Global Energy Parliament was held in Madrid on June 12, 2015 in the presence of His Holiness Swami Isa, on the topic of "The Art and Science of Governance." His Excellency the Ambassador of India to Spain, Mr. Vikram Misri, inaugurated the event.
His Holiness Swami Isa opened the session by addressing the need for a more complete scientific awareness in global leaders about the interconnected web
Symposium on the Science of Rebirth and the Afterlife
( 2015-06-20 )
His Holiness Swami Isa spoke at the Symposium on "The Science of the Soul, Karma and Rebirth" organized near Bonn, Germany on June 20.
The Symposium drew together Germany's most well-known experts on scientific studies about what happens after life, Prof. Walter van Laack (Medical Doctor), Dr. Dieter Hassler (Engineer and Researcher), Dr. Ulrike Vinmann (Psychologist) moderated by Thomas Schmeltzer, a spiritual TV personality, and Dr. Dirk Seeling, founder
New Centre in Normandy, France
( 2015-06-05 )
Isalayam now has a centre in Normandy, France, on the cliffs overlooking the ocean. The beautiful space is being converted from a farm into a centre for Life for Total Consciousness and agricultural projects.
They plan to include fruit tree nursery for the IVPT's "One House, One Fruit Tree Project," where volunteers will grow fruit trees to distribute to residents of urban areas.
Swami Isa visited in early June 2015 and held the first Life for Tota
Swami Isa talks at the Christian Conference of Asia
( 2015-05-25 )
Swami Isa was invited to Jakarta to speak at the 16th General Assembly of the Christian Conference of Asia on May 25, 2015. The Interfaith Panel on which he participated had talks by representatives of the Muslim, Buddhist and Christian faiths, and Swamiji represented the Vedic (Hindu) tradition.
"Aarsha Samskara" was Swamiji's main topic, and the 4 pillars of the vedas: Dharma, Aartha, Kamaa and Moksha.
He explained these in the light of the "I the
IVPT Relief Fund for Nepal
( 2015-05-03 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust has set up a Nepal Relief Fund to provide disaster-relief to the victims of the Earthquake which struck Nepal earlier this year. The Trust will be sending donations and relief materials, working with the Government of India and reputable NGO’s on the ground in Nepal.
Swami Isa says, “Serve your fellow human beings any chance you get. Only when their suffering becomes your suffering, and their happiness your happiness, can yo
Swami Isa meets Mr. Prakash Hinduja
( 2014-09-06 )
Swami Isa met with Mr Prakash Hinduja, Ajay Hinduja and KD Lamba at the Hinduja's residence in Geneva.
Subjective Cleaning Campaign
( 2015-01-09 )
The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust is spreading awareness about proper internal and external cleaning methods as part of its “2015 Subjective Cleaning Campaign.” Mr. D. Sasi, Mass Media Officer of the Department of Health inaugurated the campaign at the Isa Viswa Vidyalayam on January 9, 2015.
Mr. Sasi and campus physicians taught members about proper hand-washing techniques. Volunteers and students are visiting houses to teach residents about hand-wash an