Volunteering in the ashram is a unique opportunity to involve yourself in various activities while being soaked in the sacred space of the Isha Yoga Center.
Isha Yoga Centre welcomes thousands of visitors every week, and ashram support volunteers are crucial in making this possibility available to the public. The range of activities which serve as the backbone of the centre include volunteering in Dhyanalinga, Linga Bhairavi, Biksha Hall (dining), Akshaya (kitchen), Guest Care, Isha Yoga Programmes, among others. No specific skill set is required and the duration can vary anywhere from a few days to several months, based on your convenience.
Ashram support volunteers are provided the unique opportunity to stay at the Isha Yoga Center and imbibe all that the space has to offer. One can come to the centre at any time of the year to partake in these activities. It is open to all, irrespective of whether you are an Isha meditator or not.
What are the facilities for stay at the IYC?
▵ In case you wish to visit the Yoga center and spend time there, cottages are available. One may book a room in advance and stay at reasonable cost
▵ If one intends to volunteer, then dormitory accommodation is available free of cost.
Is it possible to provide individual accommodation?
▵ Individual accommodation can be provided based on availability, for a nominal rent.
What kind of food is served in IYC for volunteers?
▵ A vegetarian meal made from natural / organic resources is served twice a day for all inmates including volunteers and program participants.
Life at Isha
“The organization, it’s activity, ashram all are too phenomenal. It has transformed my life in major way. It’s a bliss to be at ashram.”– Soumallya Paul
“The last few days of volunteering have been immensely powerful and liberating. Part of its power for me, was working through some really painful emotion and physical blocks. Yet, all of this was done silently and I feel much more free and lighter.”– Jennifer Grant
“Sitting there for 15-20 minutes put me on a wonderful and beautiful mystical spiritual path to the ultimate. This a very very special place.”– Andy M
“Linga Bhairavi is the feminine form of divinity. Very powerful consecrated space. One can feel the grace of the divine mother.” – Rakesh Chilshetty
I have been a volunteer with Isha offering my web development services, and I find the experience to be fulfilling and gratifying.– Kathirvel