Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev is a prominent spiritual leader and yogi from India. He was born on September 3, 1957, in Mysore, Karnataka, India. His birth name was Jagadish Vasudev, and he was the youngest of four children born to his parents. His father was a doctor, and his mother was a housewife.
Sadhguru had a deep interest in spirituality from a young age, and he began practicing yoga and meditation when he was just 12 years old. He went on to study at the University of Mysore, where he earned a degree in English literature.
After completing his studies, Sadhguru began teaching yoga and meditation to people in his community. Over time, his teachings became increasingly popular, and he founded the Isha Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to spreading spiritual knowledge and helping people achieve inner peace.
Today, Sadhguru is widely regarded as one of the most influential spiritual leaders in the world. He has written several books, including “Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy,” which has sold millions of copies worldwide. He has also given numerous talks and lectures on spirituality and the importance of inner transformation.
If you can look at everything lovingly, the whole world explodes into a beautiful phenomenon.
If your energies go in search of a relationship, we call this yoga.
Love and hate are two sides of the same coin. Any moment, it can flip the other way.
Love is your quality. Love is not what you do. Love is what you are.
Make yourself in such a way that you are always looking at how to make someone else’s life beautiful.
When you love, you settle down; nothing more is needed.
Are you here to experience life or to think about it?
Confidence without clarity is always a disaster.
Destiny is not a fixed destination – it is what you create.
Don’t hold back your love, your joy, and your exuberance. Only what you give becomes your quality, not what you hold back.
Too many people are hungry not because there is dearth of food. It is because there is dearth of love and care in human hearts.
Ecological sustenance and the inclusive nature of the spiritual process are inseparable.
Fear is simply because you are not living life – you are living in your mind.
How deep you touch another life is how rich your life is.
Human beings suffer their own memory and imagination; that is they suffer that which does not exist.
I am not talking about you being a spectator… I am talking about involving yourself into life in such a way that you dissolve into it.
If it is conditional, it is not love.
If you choose, you can be joyful every moment of your life. It’s time you made your choice.
If you learn how to live it, life is nothing short of a daily miracle.
If you live joyfully until the last moment, you do not have to worry about death – that will also be a joyful process.
If you think hundred percent logically, there is really no possibility of life.
There is so much adventure that only a youth can experience. Youth is not the time to languish in pleasure – youth is the time for exploration and adventure
If you want everyone to fall in love with you, the first thing is, you must fall in love with all of them.
If you want God as a tranquilizer, it is okay as an idea, but if you want the Divine to be an awakening process in your life, an idea is not good enough.
If you want to have deep insights into life, other people’s opinion of you should not mean anything to you.
It’s easier to love God because it’s always easy to love somebody who is not here now, it’s so easy. But if you have to love somebody who is sitting next to you right now, it costs life.
Learning to listen is the essence of intelligent living.
Life is at ease. Only the mind can be at tension.
Love, bliss, and peace are all human qualities. Why export them to heaven?
Mind is not in any one place. Every cell in this body has its own intelligence. The brain is sitting in your head, but the mind is all over the place.
Most of your desires are not really about yourself. You picked them up from your social surroundings.
Negative energies can’t touch you if you are in a state of meditation.
People have fallen in love with words and lost the world. It’s time to regain it.
Nothing in life is a problem – everything is a possibility.
Once your life is your expression of blissfulness, you will not be in conflict with anyone.
People try to create an outwardly perfect life, but the quality of life is based on the inward.
The fear is simply because you are not living with life, you are living in your mind.
The important thing is not that people love you but that you are loving.
The joy of being one with everything will never be known to a person who is clinging to something or the other.
The most incredible thing is that you can know everything you wish to know with your eyes closed.
This planet will collect back atom by atom what it has loaned to you.
To live totally means to explore life in its full depth and dimension.
Too many people are hungry not because there is a dearth of food. It is because there is a dearth of love and care in human hearts.
Krishna says in the Gita, “The worst crime in the world is indecision.
Totally involved but unentangled – this is the quality of the Divine.
What the body really needs is restfulness not sleep.
When pain, misery, or anger happen, it is time to look within you, not around you.
When you do not know what to choose, show total involvement in everything.
When you love someone, it is a privilege to do something for them. Service is poor substitute for love.
You cannot play a game half-heartedly. A game is life at full throttle. Are you game?
You have too much social influence upon you. You are not going by your own nature.
Do you understand? Man needs entertainment simply to hide his madness. If he was perfectly sane, he would not need entertainment. He could just sit and watch this bamboo grow. He does not really need entertainment.
I am not talking about you being a spectator, I am talking about involvement. I am talking about involving yourself into life in such a way that you dissolve into it.
If you resist change, you resist life.