Jigme Khyentse Rinpoche at Vana | August 2015

December 15, 2015

Born in 1963, Jigme Khyentse Rinpoche is the third son of Kangyur Rinpoche. He was recognised by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Dudjom Rinpoche and His Holiness the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa as one of the reincarnations of Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö ...

James Jayasundera at Vana

October 5, 2015

James Jayasundera is the Founder and Managing Director of Ampersand Travel, United Kingdom. In this video, James shares his experience of wellness, cuisine and life at Vana. Click here to visit Ampersand Travel’s website.

Retreat activities at Vana

July 15, 2015

Every week, Vana offers guests a selection of retreat activities, mindfully curated to enhance a guest’s retreat.

Created to be as valuable as our treatments and private sessions, retreat activities at Vana include yoga, tibetan meditation (gom), raag therapy, ai chi, ...

Angus Hutcheson | Ango for Vana

July 3, 2015

Angus Hutcheson is an architect by background who creates light pieces and installations using innovative natural materials including silkworm cocoon, rattan, mulberry tree ...

Sketchbook at Vana

May 22, 2015

Sketchbook is one of the unique spaces at Vana that offers the opportunity to reflect and ideate.

The space has three studios which serve as inspiring meeting spaces. Sketchbook is meant for those wishing to workshop and create in Vana’s unique ...

HOW INDIA IS SQUANDERING ITS TOP EXPORT: THE BUDDHA By Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse

April 6, 2015

Vana believes that India’s greatest gift to the world could be its healing traditions and spirituality.

The smiles on the faces of its people, the chaos and complexity of its culture and society, that bring people to India, all stem from ...

Abraham & Thakore for Vana

January 28, 2015

Vana and Abraham & Thakore’s collaboration on attire distils the essence of both brands, featuring a variety of exclusively crafted garments created on simple and practical lines.

Abraham & Thakore’s design philosophy pays homage to traditional Indian techniques and crafts and ...

Cuisine at Vana

December 12, 2014

Mindfulness is at the heart of cuisine at Vana, where Vana's chefs find the delicate balance between carefully sourced ingredients, natural flavours, changing seasons and distinct personal palates, creating food that is nourishing, inspiring and always satisfying.

Kuntal Kumar, the Retreat's ...

Wellness at Vana

December 5, 2014

Vana's wellness offering provides a path to greater personal wellbeing. Bringing together Ayurveda, Sowa Rigpa, Yoga, Natural Therapies, Spa, Fitness and Yoga, Vana has the unique ability to participate in the wellbeing journey of almost anyone.

In this video, the Retreat's ...

Art at Vana: Siraj Saxena

September 26, 2014

Art at Vana has been conceptualised and created by Siraj Saxena with support from Antoni Esteva and Veer Singh. Siraj has worked tirelessly on the project for the last four years and has created almost 500 pieces of bespoke art ...

Architecture at Vana: Antoni Esteva

September 19, 2014

Vana has been designed by Esteva i Esteva Arquitectura, a boutique design studio from the Balearic Islands in Spain. The studio was founded and is led by Antoni and Bartomeu Esteva, a father and son team that work closely together ...