March 26, 2020
Extending support to the Tamil Nadu government in its efforts to contain Coronavirus (COVID-19), Isha Foundation has offered the use of its buildings and premises in Coimbatore for medical purposes.
Jaggi Vasudev, Founder, Isha Foundation, said that if needed, Isha volunteers will also provide support in government hospitals.
Jaggi Vasudev stressed upon the fact that hunger and starvation has the potential to cause a civil unrest and lack of employment would lead to starvation of daily wage earners and their families.
To support this vulnerable group, Isha Foundation has also requested millions of its volunteers across the world, especially in India, to take care of at least two such people and ensure they are properly nourished.
In an appeal to the volunteers, Jaggi Vasudev said, “Wherever you are, ensure that suffering and death should not happen due to starvation.”
“In this challenging times, it is the responsibility of every citizen to stand up and do what best we can do in individual capacities and assist the local administration in fulfilling their responsibilities,” he added.
Last week, the Isha Yoga Centre suspended all its programmes at all its centres around the world to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Jaggi Vasudev has also postponed his engagements in Mumbai, Paris, London, Johannesburg, Durban, Atlanta, San Francisco, Zululand and Nashville which were to take place in March and April.