About Yogaathma Foundation

Yogaathma Foundation, founded by Sri Soham in 2009 and holding Special Consultative Status with UN- ECOSOC since 2013, is an entirely volunteer-run, non-profit organization dedicated with the aim of serving people and to create World Peace by achieving Sustainable development goals. The Yogaathma Foundation’s mission is to uplift society by strengthening the individual through programs that create a sense of belonging, restore human values, develop life to its full potential and encourage people from all backgrounds, religions, and cultural traditions to come together in celebration and service. In Yogaathma Foundation, activities are designed to create an inclusive culture that is the basis for global harmony and progress. This approach has gained worldwide recognition. The Yogaathma Foundation movement has spread peace across communities through diverse humanitarian projects, including disaster relief, sustainable rural development, empowerment of women, prisoner rehabilitation, education for all, and environmental sustainability. The Foundation regularly organizes different trainings, courses and camps which includes Yoga, Pranayama, Meditation, Naturopathy, Ayurveda, Spiritual activities, Personality development, Life skills training, Theatre workshops, Cultural activities, Nature care, Awareness Programs, and Peace conferences.

Organizational Structure- 

Yogaathma Foundation is a multi-faceted organization headquartered at Bengaluru India and having its branches throughout India and many countries, operated by over thousands of peace and yoga ambassadors, coordinators and volunteers worldwide. In Yogaathma Foundation’s organizational structure, Guruji Sri Soham is the Life trustee and there are many boards of trustees with a term of two years. Two thirds of the trustees change every two years. Previous trustees are allowed to nominate a new board and there is a provision for an advisory board that monitors and guides the organization. All the accounts are regularly audited by an external auditor. Other than expenses, no trustee is entitled to benefits in terms of salary etc. The Yogaathma Foundation programs directly help to fund its humanitarian projects and social initiatives.

Every single action and activity of the organization throughout worldwide is done on a volunteer basis. Hence volunteers are welcomed throughout the year wherever they are held.

Registration/Membership:

  • Holds Special Consultative Status with UN- ECOSOC since 2013.
  • Holds registration under Indian trust Act.
  • Holds registration under Income Tax 80G exemption and 12A certification.
  • Holds registration under FCRA certification (Foreign contribution regulation act)

Sister Organizations

Yogaathma Foundation has few sister organizations with the same mission of uplifting the society by organizing many activities which are designed for imparting global harmony and progress. Some of these sister organizations are Soham Ayur Yoga Ashram (SAYA), Soham Divine Store (SDS) and Daddy Care Trust

                                               About Soham Ayur Yoga Ashram

Soham Ayur Yoga Ashram (SAYA) is a sister concerned organization Established under of Yogaathma Foundation®, an nonprofit organization holding special Consultative Status with UN- ECOSOC since 2013

Under Yogaathma Foundation, Soham Ayur Yoga Ashram which started from Feb 3rd 2010 was the dream project of our founder Sri Soham Guruji. Keeping the mission of imparting and spreading awareness of Yoga, Vedanta, Ayurveda and Naturopathy to every common person, till now it has made a tremendous contribution for society by organizing regular Yoga Therapy camps, Ayurvedic and Nature cure camps, Yoga Teachers Training, Vedanta study and research, and many more. In SAYA, activities are designed to create an inclusive culture that is the basis for global harmony and progress. This approach has gained worldwide recognition. Presently SAYA is operating at Soham Yoga Center Ramamurthynagar Bengaluru, and the International Soham Ayur Yoga Ashram is situated at Aladhakatte Village, Near Solur, Bengaluru- Mangalore highway (50 km from Bengaluru).

SAYA is operated by over thousands of Peace and Yoga ambassadors, coordinators and volunteers worldwide. ​Every single action and activity of the organization throughout worldwide is done on a volunteer basis.

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