at the Abode of Yoga, USA
Feb 24, 2017 | 6 PM – 6 AM

An exuberant night-long festival of
tremendous spiritual possibility

The night before second new moon of the year is known as Mahashivratri. A gift from nature, the unique planetary positions on this night initiate an upsurge of energy in the human system. By staying awake and keeping the spine erect one can reap immense benefits. Spending Mahashivratri at the The Abode of Yoga can be a profound experience and step towards one’s inner growth.

Celebrated with great fervor and enthusiasm at the Isha Yoga Center in India, one million people join from around the world to spend this spiritually significant evening in Sadhguru’s presence.

All are welcome to spend this evening at the Adi Yogi: The Abode of Yoga at the Isha Institute in Tennessee.

This celebration is open to anyone, free of charge.

Schedule for celebration at the Isha Institute

6:00pm – Assemble at Abode of Yoga for Arathi

6:20pm-7:15pm –  Aarthi with Mahashivaratri opening video discourse by Sadhguru

7:30pm-9pm – Dinner

9pm-11:00pm – video stream from India

11:00pm-12:30am – Midnight meditation and discourse video stream with Sadhguru

1:00am-4:45am – video stream from India

4:45am-5:15am – Sadhguru’s closing video discourse

5:30am (Saturday, Feb 25th) – Guru Pooja in Abode

Abode will be open through out the Night.
Click Here to Register for Mahashivratri at Isha Institute, USA

For those unable to join the celebration at the Isha Institute, there are two additional options for participating in Mahashivratri:

Attend a celebration in local cities across North America

Click Here to View City Centers and Contact Details

Celebrate at home

Visit this link on the February 24th for a link to archived video and instructions for how to join.


Prepare for Mahashivratri with 40, 21, 14, 7, or 3 consecutive days of sadhana.  Click here for more details.


Individuals and families can make an offering of certain materials (e.g., flowers, neem) that would be needed for the Mahashivratri celebration. For those who are unable to attend the event in-person, these offerings allow you to touch the life of a loved one by making an offering on their behalf.

One can also offer food to those joining the Mahashivratri celebration at the Isha Institute in one’s own name or in honor of another. Traditionally this is known as Annadanam.

The tradition of making a sacred offering is an important part of Mahashivratri, allowing this auspicious occasion to be available to all.

Click Here to Make A Sacred Offering