Chandigarh, April 3, 2008:A four-day spiritual workshop on ‘Inner Engineering’, hosted by the Punjab IAS Officers’ Association and Confederation of Indian Industry, commenced here today at CII convention centre.
Inner Engineering program is a live process designed by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, founder of Isha Foundation, as a unique process for self-discovery through a synthesis of holistic sciences, instils professional and personal excellence, enhances leadership qualities, accentuates business acumen, and creates meaningful and fulfilling relationships at work, home and in the community.
The program to be conducted by one of the disciples and corporate trainer of Isha Foundation, Swami Ullasa, combines interactive discussions, meditations, and a balanced set of simple but powerful practices including the Shambhavi Maha Mudra, to establish health, vitality and enhance mental calm and clarity, and instills a deep sense of joy within an individual, thereby helping one lead a stress-free and high performance life.
Swami Ullasa, born and brought up in Brooklyn, New York, USA, is a graduate in environmental sciences from Brown University, Rhode Island, and worked with Rockfeller Foundation in Manhattan, before joining as a full-time volunteer in 2001, and is now devoted to promoting the science of inner engineering in India.
For those seeking professional and personal excellence, this program offers the key to enhance leadership qualities, accentuate business acumen, and create meaningful and fulfilling relationships at work, home and in the community.
Some of the participants in the recently concluded workshop include Mr. R.K. Choubey, Additional Secretary, Income Tax, is all praise for its impact on both physical and mental levels that has helped him in attaining stress-free living, recommends the practice of Shmbhavi Mahamudra, which can transform one’s life.
Mr. Raj Kumar, IAS, Financial Commissioner and Principal Secretary to Govt. of Haryana who also attended the first workshop, said, "Coming from an enlightened Master, Isha Yoga course is a wonderful package for multidimensional growth, and Shambhavi Mahamudra kick-starts the process of energy. The discourses by Sadguru purify and transform the thought process, and are great stress busters. The concept of volunteering and selfless social service not only dissolves ego but changes the self-centric focus of community, and this is the key to joy and happiness. With my 17 years of experience and knowledge in this field, I can say that Isha Yoga is the best programme for a person seeking higher spiritual aims in life. Even for those looking for peace, joy, happiness, relief from stress and good health, the inner engineering course is a wonderful programme."
Mr. J.M. Balamurugan, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Karputhala, who had attended the program four years back said, "Isha has given me a powerful tool – to cherish and live in this moment, accept the past and to respond sensibly to the future as the situation warrants. The cluttering of mind and unawareness is replaced by clarity of the mind and awakening. The physical and the mental well being that the daily practice gives are of immeasurable value. With Isha, my search has ended and journey begun
In continuation of Isha Foundation’s on-going work with the government and corporate sector, Sadhguru, the founder of Isha Foundation, had recently conducted Inner Engineering workshops at the Bombay Stock Exchange and for IRS Officers at their national conference in Bangalore. He is widely sought after by prestigious economic conferences worldwide such as the Australian Leadership retreat and the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in 2006, 2007 and 2008 in Davos.
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a not-for-profit public service organisation supported by over a quarter million volunteers, in over 150 centres in India, US and other parts of the world. Isha Foundation is associated with the Department of Public Information of the United Nations, and is devoted to the cause of empowering people around the world through self-realisation.
Isha Foundation runs several humanitarian projects including Isha Vidhya to empower disadvantaged children in rural areas by providing them quality education, Inner Freedom for the Imprisoned for reform of prisoners, Isha Rejuvenation Centre, Isha Home School, Project GreenHands, and Action for Rural Rejuvenation.