A space for spiritual solaceJeevan Vigyan, a wellness organisation based in Chabahil, Kathmandu, offers diverse programmes on meditation, yoga and spirituality.
Jeevan Vigyan, a spiritual organisation, is dedicated to helping individuals of all ages find true happiness and inner peace. It was established in 2011 by Ramesh Nepal and LP Bhanu Sharma and since then, the organisation has positively impacted a number of individuals all over the country.
Combining spirituality and prosperity, Jeevan Vigyan offers diverse programmes encompassing meditation, yoga, psychology, and more. Nepal emphasises the role of selflessness in attaining happiness. “If a person doesn’t have selfishness, they can have happiness,” he says. Inspired by his lifelong interest in spirituality, Nepal left the trade business as a textile importer to open Jeevan Vigyan to share his knowledge and insights with others.
Sharma, who is the former principal of Apex College, is both a spiritual guide and educator. Dedicated to Jeevan Vigyan, Sharma believes in empowering individuals to unlock their potential and leadership skills.
Homnath Acharya, a former student turned instructor, underscores the importance of giving before receiving. “Whatever you want to get from others, give that to others first,” he says. He reveals that his life underwent a transformative change after joining Jeevan Vigyan, instilling a sense of purpose and kindness in his day-to-day life.
Deepa Poudel, an instructor at Jeevan Vigyan, also has embarked on her personal journey of healing through meditation. Previously reliant on medication for various health issues, Poudel found relief and learned valuable life lessons through the organisation. Now, she is committed to giving back by guiding new members.
Radha Subedi, once plagued by arthritis—both physically and mentally—found hope and healing through the organisation’s ‘Chakra Vigyan’ programme, after which her health improved drastically. “I used to freqent hospitals all too often, but with excerise and meditation, I am able to manage my health,” she says.
The organisation offers several courses such as ‘Bishow Maitri’, ‘Saurya Kanti’ ‘Jeevan Amrit’, ‘Jeevan Umanga’ and ‘Chakranadh’ meditation techniques. These programmes are available online free of charge. However, they do ask for donations.
Jeevan Vigyan’s commitment to personal growth and well-being extends beyond the valley. They are constructing an International Meditation Centre in Dhadhing to promote spiritual tourism and provide a meditation space for Nepalis.
Empowering the young is another core focus for the organisation. ‘Aishwarya Vigyan,’ a course tailored for young individuals aims to build leadership abilities in the participants.
According to the instructors, Jeevan Vigyan’s overarching mission is to give back to society. Through their teachings and practices, the organisation wishes to teach individuals to embrace a positive outlook, cultivate inner peace, and make a meaningful impact on the world around them.