About Our Founder
Satchidananda Jothi Nikethan International School has been founded by His Holiness Swami Satchidananda Maharaj, who was a disciple of Swami Sivananda was an Indian religious teacher, spiritual master and yoga adept, who gained fame and following in the West. Hailing from Chettipalayam, Coimbatore, Swamiji took sanyas and taught Hatha Yoga and according to him Yoga is one way of making the body Easeful, mind peaceful and life useful. He also established Integral Yoga Institutes all over the world and LOTUS (Light Of Truth Universal Shrine) at Yogaville, Virginia, USA was his brain child where in people from all over the world could visit and follow his main teachings Truth is One; Paths are Many. Disciples across the world revere him and he was the author of philosophical and spiritual books such as The Golden Present, Beyond words, Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, Know Yourself, Living Gita speak highly of his scholarly wisdom.
“The future of our country and the world depends on children. And as adults, it is our responsibility to mould them, give them direction, sound moral values and a proper education environment. That is why we need good educational institutions with eminent teachers and superior facilities. This is how we can prepare our young people to become better citizens who in turn will build a better world”
INTEGRAL YOGA INSTITUTE
The Integral Yoga Institute, Coimbatore, India is located at R.S.Puram, a very prominent location in the Coimbatore City, of Tamilnadu. This yoga Institute is the nerve centre for all yoga activities for the people of Coimbatore and around. It has a meditation hall and a few rooms to accommodate disciples of Swamiji and Guests. ‘Satsangs’ and yoga sessions, are held on regular basis. Yoga teacher training classes are also held. It is a perfect place for those who believe than an easeful body, peaceful mind and useful life can be possible through Yoga.
For more visit : www.integralyogaindia.org
The Light of Truth Universal Shrine (LOTUS), India is located at Chettipalayam, Coimbatore, India the birth place of His Holiness Swami Satchidanandaji Maharaj. Built to the 2/3rd size of its original version at LOTUS, Virginia, USA, this all faith monument, brings people from all walks of life to experience one-ness in all. A meditation hall and all religion symbols, with their relics on display, add tranquillity and peace. The ‘dome’ designed as petals of a lotus flower’ and its ambience has been a crowd-puller for those who seek peace and Quietness in the otherwise, busy City of Coimbatore.
For more visit : www.lotusindia.org
The Light of Truth Universal Shrine (LOTUS) is unique temple dedicated to the Light of all faiths and world peace. Emanating from the vision, design and inspiration of H.H. Sri Swami Satchidananda (Sri Gurudev), the LOTUS was dedicated in 1986. Nestled in the peaceful countryside of Virginia, its doors are open to people of all faiths. In fact, anyone would feel at home at this universal shrine, for its individual altars represent and honor all the world’s many faiths.