I want to join Isha Ashram forever. My parents don't approve of it. What must I do to live there forever?

Updated on : January 17, 2022 by Gaige Martin



I want to join Isha Ashram forever. My parents don't approve of it. What must I do to live there forever?

  1. Congratulations.
  2. I am delighted to hear that you are joining Isha Ashram. It is a good sign that the younger generation is inclined towards spirituality.
  3. Everyone has the right to choose their path but, at the same time, parents also have the privilege of deciding what is good and what is bad for their children. This very fact can never be ignored because parents are experienced and know what is right and what is wrong.
  4. Indian ashrams are known to be notorious regardless of who runs them.
  5. Isha Ashram is no exception.
  6. I suggest you do an exercise and that is to sit in silence.
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  1. Congratulations.
  2. I am delighted to hear that you are joining Isha Ashram. It is a good sign that the younger generation is inclined towards spirituality.
  3. Everyone has the right to choose their path but, at the same time, parents also have the privilege of deciding what is good and what is bad for their children. This very fact can never be ignored because parents are experienced and know what is right and what is wrong.
  4. Indian ashrams are known to be notorious regardless of who runs them.
  5. Isha Ashram is no exception.
  6. I suggest that you do an exercise that consists of sitting quietly for only 10 minutes and thinking about what to do. Do you want to join an ashram?
  7. But before that, I would like to ask the following question that will provide you with the answer.

a Why do you want to join the Ashram?

b When do you want to join the Ashram?

c What do you think of the Ashram?

d What do you want to achieve by joining the Ashram?

e Who prompted / encouraged you to join the Ashram?

f Do you know anyone honest who has benefited from joining the Ashram?

g How long do you want to join the Ashram?

h What is your ultimate goal in joining the Ashram?

i Are you sure you will benefit from joining the Ashram?

j Are you sure that your sanctity and decorum will be protected in the Ashram?

8. Do you want to implement the principles of the Ashram in your life after Ahram?

9. What is the GOOD REASON you want to spend the rest of your life at ISHA ASHRAM?

10. What is the reason for choosing Isha Ashram and not any other Ashram?

Hey, I suggest you ask your parents to visit the ashram for a few days. This place will definitely leave you in a much more open state. My parents were also very against this, but I knew what I was doing and why I was doing it, and I did my best to make them understand, which they did to a great extent, although there is still a bit of resistance.

I was afraid of getting into a relationship. I felt that the bond is pain. I became delusional after my grandfather died. I wanted peace. He may not have gotten it anywhere, Sanyasa is not the only way to peace. You can still do seva even after marriage.

Think about why and what about your demise.

Are you sure you can lead a lonely and loveless life?

Will you be happy at 30, 40, 60, 80, etc.? Why? Why not?

What will you miss if you join isha and what will you miss if you don't?

Can you partner with isha even if you get married?

How does this decision change your life and your bond?

If you are 100% convinced

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I was afraid of getting into a relationship. I felt that the bond is pain. I became delusional after my grandfather died. I wanted peace. He may not have gotten it anywhere, Sanyasa is not the only way to peace. You can still do seva even after marriage.

Think about why and what about your demise.

Are you sure you can lead a lonely and loveless life?

Will you be happy at 30, 40, 60, 80, etc.? Why? Why not?

What will you miss if you join isha and what will you miss if you don't?

Can you partner with isha even if you get married?

How does this decision change your life and your bond?

If you are 100% convinced that you must join Isha, you can always leave your home and your ties. Join your free will. I guess you are a senior.

But may I urge you to once again evaluate all of your options?

Parents don't approve of it because they know what it would be like after a few years.

Many ashram cares for their members for life, and some pay very little for the work they do so that people can meet their basic needs. But the one you're talking about doesn't promise such things. They only give food and place and you must have your own money for your own survival because it is not mentioned anywhere that they pay for the work you do.

In this situation, you can guess what it would be like if you were thinking for a lifetime.

Believe in god and do your karma. The best practice is to serve your parents.

Hello there

I hope you are well.
Start off with a few days of volunteering first and see if that works for you. Then look for more full-time opportunities. Have you done an internal engineering program?

If not, do the show first and let your people see the transformation in you. If something bothers you, it will surely improve after internal engineering. That has been my experience.

This is the program link.

Inner Engineering Online Experience Inner Engineering with Sadhguru in your own space, at your own pace. Inner Engineering Online is comprised of seven 90-minute sessions that impart powerful tools from the ancient science of Yoga, with the potential to transform the way you live, conduct and experience your life.

I wish you the best. I hope you feel happy and joyful very soon. Just to start, smile after reading this.

Why do you want to join the Isha foundation?

If you go there looking for enlightenment / nirvana or something like that, drop the idea as you won't get it.

The divinity you are looking for is within you, so find it in yourself. You can join Isha to learn the ways to practice instead, but settling there permanently may not get the desired results. You have a karmic connection with your parents, so you must be with them as long as the quotas exist.

God is within you, find him.

Sadhguru once said and I quote, "You should not try to make the ashram your home, but you should try to make your home an ashram."

However, if you want to join the Ashram, a good first step will be to enroll in a program that the ashram offers (such as hata yoga) first. Then decide.

Your parents are right: heed their words and don't get brainwashed by cults like Saibaba (Puttaparthi / Shiradi), Ravishankar, Isha, etc.

I love the teachings of my guru Velukkudi Krishnan. I paid 700 rupees online to get his English lectures on the Bhagavadgita on a flash drive. I also paid 2500 to get the MP4 videos of his son Ranganath in Vedanta, Nyaya and Mimamsa Shastra.

I am relieved to hear her nectarine voice when I stay home.

Don't ruin your life by staying there. Your parents are right in this case. Get a good life outdoors.

Do your research and you will know why I say this.

The truth hurts!

First, stand on your own two feet. You will also suffer in the isha yoga center. They are not made to keep you happy. It is made to break you. Be strong before you break. Or if you are too eager to break up, why are you worrying about parents? That relationship will also be broken.

Sadhguru had a reason for being: the main purpose of existing, that is,

Establishment of 'The Dhyanalinga'.

That was the only important thing in his life.

… And he mentions that he did everything he had to do - to achieve it.

He says that in his previous lives, when he tried to establish it, he could not, due to social situations that did not support him ...

In his biography 'More than a life', I think he mentions that according to some ancient knowledge only a Grihasta (a married man) can establish 'The Dhyanalinga'. He also said that he failed in his two previous lives while trying to make it (and that he was single duri

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Sadhguru had a reason for being: the main purpose of existing, that is,

Establishment of 'The Dhyanalinga'.

That was the only important thing in his life.

… And he mentions that he did everything he had to do - to achieve it.

He says that in his previous lives, when he tried to establish it, he could not, due to social situations that did not support him ...

In his biography 'More than a life', I think he mentions that according to some ancient knowledge only a Grihasta (a married man) can establish 'The Dhyanalinga'. He also said that he failed in his two previous lives while trying to accomplish this (and that he was single during those two lives).

'My guess' is that he got married to help his purpose… taking care of every possible support system, big and small, available. Of course, later in the book, he mentions that it is possible that he probably would have made it through without getting married. But all of that was in hindsight. He probably did everything he did, because at the time, he wanted to use all the minor supports available.

As for having children. Once married, it is difficult to control the wishes of others. You must also attend to their requests, regardless of whether you are enlightened. Sadhguru in the same book mentions that his wife had firmly decided to have a child and that he could not change his mind through normal logic.

Now this is all what I understand from reading the book. But it is obvious that he did not want to hide anything at all. Either that he is married, or that he is enlightened, or that he had a child, or that he would do whatever it takes to fulfill his Guru's wish: Dhyanalinga. But I am glad that it is available to everyone and offers the yogic tools of well-being.

I, for one, have benefited immensely from using and practicing your Internal Engineering tools. Rest is not that important to me. We can't understand everything about why an Enlightened being or even any other Big Human behaved or acted in a particular way ... especially many decades ago ... ... at least I can't.

All I can do is try the Inner Engineering tools that he offers and see if they are helping me grow ... or rather lose my limitations.

I tried them .. and they are fantastic !!!

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