Based on the Panch-Kosha, a vedic philosophy where the focus perpetrates into the mind, not just the body – is what Jigyasa is all about.
This concept, launched in the form of a health club will focus on holistic well-being of the participant, where pure bliss envisages pure consciousness.
Jigyasa has been launched under the auspices of ISKCON Udaipur and will be directed towards giving its members a life style experience consisting of yoga sessions, mantra meditation, lifestyle/nutrition tips, soothing light kirtans, light snacks and health drinks during its weekly Sunday window from 6am till 8pm.
The faculty at Jigyasa consist of Meera Upadhyay, a MA in Clinical Psychology, Yoga and Medidation and Yoga trainer at Taj Lake Palace and Hotel Leela; Pushkar Pandey, a MA in Yoga Science, Yoga instructor with BN College besides working as a free lance personal Yoga instructor and Dr Shobhalal Odichya, MA in Yoga, PhD in Ayurveda Yogacharya and a National Awardee.
A monthly life management seminar will be held at Jigyasa, which will be based on vedic philosophy. The speakers at these seminars will be from amongst – Gopal Krishna Goswami – MBA from McGill University and a GB member at ISKCON; Atul Krishna Das – President ISKCON Karvar and a motivational speaker himself; Gauranga Das – BTech IIT Mumbai and Director at Goverdhan Eco Village; Kamallochana Das – BE Marine Engineering and President ISKCON Mira Road; Dr Vivek Bindra, Corporate Trainer and Business Coach and Madan Govinda Das – Ex Director at Hindustan Lever also having worked with IIM Udaipur. These monthly management seminars will be free for members.
Jigyasa members will also be treated to monthly free magazine delivery (Back to GodHead), a transcendental library with free access to transcendental literature; live performances by Madhavas Rock Band and Vraj Gandharvas from Vrindavan which will be open to public, chargeable but with discounts for members.
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Children camps, consisting of fun games, tattoo art; Pottery; Slokas recitation; dance and drama shows; movie shows; mantra; meditation and story telling to drive home values in children plus Jagannath Yatra will be held for children as a part of Jigyasa.
Management Committe at Jigyasa is constituted of Madan Govind Das, Dr Mukesh Garg (Head – Neuro Surgery at Ananta Institute of Medical Sciences); Gaurav Dua – Head of Exploration at Hindustan Zinc; Daivi Radha Devi Dasi; Tanay Mandowra – MBA and founder of CurveIT and Tuhini Mandowra – ex HR Associate at Deutsche Bank.
Participation fee is a nominal Rs 6,000 per annum (with an early bird discount of Rs 1,000 for the first 100 members.
Membership queries can be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org OR 7426878758 (Tuhini Mandowara) | 7073622369 (Tanay Mandowara)
Venue of activities by Jigyasa will held at Inder Lok Garden at Rani Road.