The Pink Lotus Yoga Festival will be raising money for the following charities – North East Sensory Services and The Arunachala Trust.

North East Sensory Services


Everything that NESS does aims to support people who are blind and/or deaf to achieve independence. NESS delivers personalised support to meet individual needs and circumstances.

Everyone experiences their sight loss and hearing loss differently, and may need different support at different times. Getting the right practical and emotional support will help you make sense of your sight and/or hearing loss and find ways of managing day to day life and maintaining your independence.


  • Practical & Emotional Support

    Services providing practical, social and emotional support to people living with a sensory loss to be independent and confident

  • Daily Living Aids and Technology

    Adaptive and assistive technology can transform the lives of people living with a sensory loss.

  • Support for Young People

    The Young People’s Sensory Service (YPSS) supports children with a sensory loss to build confidence, self-esteem and life skills.

  • Support for Older People

    Social support for older people living with a sensory loss to help reduce social isolation

  • Audio Library & Magazines

    Extensive collection of over 4,000 audio books, and weekly audio magazines

  • Service User Forum

    Forum for all service users to discuss items of interest, pass on information and for mutual support.


The Arunachala Trust – Sri Ramana Matriculation School


The Sri Ramana Matriculation School provides quality education to disadvantaged children in the rural communities surrounding the sacred mountain Arunachala.  Established in 1988, the school is funded by the nonprofit Arunachalam Trust that was founded in the guiding light of the world proclaimed sage Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi.

Each of the science, mathematics, computer science, social studies, moral science and geography curriculums are taught in English. Students also receive instruction in their native language, Siddha (traditional herbal medical treatment), dance and music. The Trust provides students with books, school uniforms, daily lunch and transportation.