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Address: Isha Yoga Center | Semmedu, Coimbatore 641 114, India
Phone Number: 914222515345
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

The Dhyanalinga is set amidst the foothills of the Velliangiri Mountains,...

The Dhyanalinga is set amidst the foothills of the Velliangiri Mountains, the first of its kind to be completed in over 2000 years. This powerful meditative space does not ascribe to any particular faith or belief system nor does it require any ritual, prayer, or worship. In June 1999, Dhyanalinga was consecrated by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, a realized master, mystic and yogi, after three years of intense process of prana prathista (process of energizing an object using one's own life energies). Measuring 13' 9", Dhyanalinga is the largest mercury-based live linga in the world. All the aspects of life are enshrined in the form of seven chakras, energized to the very peak and locked to prevent dissipation over time. It is expected that the energies of the Dhyanalinga will not suffer dissipation for at least 5000 years. THEERTAKUNDS The Dhyanalinga features two Theerthakunds, which are subterranean tanks with solidified mercury lingas immersed in water, built as preparatory tools to enhance one's spiritual receptivity before entering the Dhyanalinga. The Theerthakunds, are very powerful by themselves. It straightens out the energy or the pranic imbalances in a person, which leads to physical and mental well-being. Above all, it creates a tremendous receptivity to imbibe the energies of Dhyanalinga. They are open for Gents and Ladies from 7:30AM to 8:00PM NADHA ARADHANA An offering of sound to the Dhyanalinga, Nadha Aradhana is an etheric blend of vocals, singing bowls, drums and various other instruments amplified within the reverberating Dome, transporting one into the timeless space of the Dhyanalinga. The offering takes place twice a day, from 11:50 am to 12:10 pm and from 5:50 pm to 6:10 pm. These times are recognized as special sandhya kalas for meditators. A sandhya kala is a phase when nature undergoes certain transitions and makes a person more receptive to inner possibilities. AUMKAR MEDITATION Visitors to the Dhyanalinga can further deepen their experience by attending this daily introduction to the timeless and powerful mantra "Aum." This meditation is known to have transcendental qualities. It can bring peace and balance to one's system, and is known to relieve people from numerous physical and mental ailments when practiced regularly. Aumkar meditation is offered daily from 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm.

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A good place for a relaxing out. But not spiritually

If you are taking the family for a day out, this is a good place, in the mid of a forest. But the place is not so great for a spiritual visit. The western ghats and the falls... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are taking the family for a day out, this is a good place, in the mid of a forest. But the place is not so great for a spiritual visit. The western ghats and the falls nearby are a must visit

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you would like to enjoy peace do visit on your next visit to Coimbatore . Hardly less than hours drive from airport it's a perfect place .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are no words can describe, the experince we had. This is one of the place in these planet can feel the vibrant at the place we sit. The place well maintain with great volunteers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous experience to visit this place and sit in silence at Dhyanalinga temple. Great place to meditate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place to visit, very peaceful. Visiting in weekend is the best option. Must visit place in Coimbatore

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a 40 min to 1 hr drive from coimbatore city, this place is done up very well and is idle for meditation practices. The temple inside is a must visit as during the prayer you feel the power that persists here. Temple closes by 1.30pm so plan your visit accordingly. I took a dip in the famous mercury water... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

here we need to walk a lot and follow their whole round to reach the meditation hall which is not so good otherwise the place is cool and calm restaurants is also fair

Thank Khushboo1512
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

it's indeed hard to find a space that is dedicated to pursuing one's ultimate liberation, which at the same time has the variety and vibrancy that Isha Foundation and it's various projects cover. Apart from the magnificent scenic beauty, the magic behind this place is the joy that the people bring to it, all volunteers inspired by Sadhguru's vision..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to be,wonderful architecture,big Lord shiva statue thick slab granite walls are excellent,inside dhyana linga is the highlight,whereas there is linga bhairavi where mantras are chanted.a big pool containing 3 shiva lingas inside water is unique experience where devotees can take bath and touch the lingas and offer prayers to the Lordship very closer.the pool is between big walls... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overwhelming experience. Lost myself completely in that atmosphere. Architectural marvels. Powerful soul stirring music. Beautiful ponds. Suryakund bathing point is a must enjoy resource. Polite humble staff and volunteers

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