Sadhguru explains the significance of burning incense, a common practice in many cultures around the world, and also warns us of the harmful effects of certain kinds of modern incense.
Sadhguru explains that action should always be the way the situation requires it, but whatever our action, we can remain joyful within us. Life is not a trap, "everything that you do is actually an act," Sadhguru says. Either you do it consciously or compulsively. If you do it compulsively, you think it is real. If you do it consciously, then it becomes beautiful. #SadhguruOnLife
If you?re finding yourself asking, ?Who am I??, Sadhguru explains, don?t be quick to conclude ? just seek.
Gautama Buddha?s intense seeking led him on an extreme path which nearly destroyed his physical body. Illustrated through striking visuals, Sadhguru narrates the story of Gautama Buddha?s intense sadhana, which culminated in his Enlightenment.
In the Yogic tradition, different deities were consecrated for different purposes and one could approach a certain deity to address a specific dimension of life.
Sadhguru answers a question about finding true love, and describes the difference between love and relationships while explaining how having sweet emotions is necessary for an individual to flower.
In response to a question from Her Royal Highness Princess Noor of Jordan, Sadhguru describes how deeply women?s clothes today have been influenced by men?s expectations.
Sadhguru talks about the nature of the human energy form, and how rearranging its geometry can transform a mass of human flesh and bones into a divine entity. He also narrates an incident from Gautama Buddha?s life ? a prediction about his future that came true.
In this eye-opening conversation, Sadhguru and Dr. Vasant Lad discuss how eating 100-year-old ghee can have immense health benefits, and the role of ojas in maintaining one?s health.
Sadhguru speaks about the importance of spiritual sadhana, which enables one to use one?s body, mind, emotions and energy as tools to live an effective and impactful life.
Sadhguru narrates the story of Shiva?s arrival for his marriage to Parvathi. After making a shocking entrance with his Ganas in tow, at Parvathi?s request, Shiva took on the Sundaramoorthy form and became the most beautiful man.
Sadhguru explains one aspect of being a yogi, and gives us a process to become a mrityunjaya, a deathless being.
Sadhguru speaks about the dimension of Shiva called Mahakala, the Lord of Time, and looks at how the Mahakaleshwar temple was consecrated to propel one powerfully towards ultimate liberation.
Sadhguru describes how Shiva established the process of Bhairavi Yatana, a process which destroys lifetimes of karma in a few moments.
Sadhguru speaks about a certain dimension of consciousness which can go beyond time, and how Markandeya came in touch with that dimension to become a master of time.
Sadhguru explains the symbolism of Shiva?s third eye and narrates a story related to how Shiva burnt Kama with his third eye.
Sadhguru narrates the story of Bhrigu, one of Shiva?s direct disciples and a great devotee, for whom Shiva became Ardhanari or half-man, half-woman. Sadhguru also explains the significance of nurturing the masculine and feminine equally within oneself to become a full-fledged life, and to know the ultimate nature of existence.
Responding to a question on whether the youth should celebrate Mahashivratri, and whether it is an outdated religious ritual in modern times, Sadhguru speaks about the science and significance of Mahashivratri. He looks at why one should stay awake on this night to reap the maximum benefits of the natural upsurge of energy that takes place in the Northern Hemisphere.
The story of the very first yogi to walk the planet, told in amazing inkmation. Learn about the Source of Yoga in the first of the Adiyogi Chronicles.
Listen to this rarely told story of how Rama rendered justice to a dog.
Here are four simple tips from Sadhguru on how to shower the right way, for improved physical and mental health
Answering a question on why enlightened beings choose to leave their body, Sadhguru explains that the moment of realization is also the moment of leaving the body for most enlightened beings. He elucidates this with a story about Ramakrishna Paramahamsa?s obsession with food ? a trick that he used to hold on to his body after his enlightenment.
How To Manage Time Effectively? Time management is a big deal in people?s lives. But is it really possible to master time? In this video, Sadhguru explains how one can effectively utilize time in day-to-day life.
Sadhguru talks about Ayahuasca and other hallucinogenic substances that are used in some cultures to purge harmful parasites, and the possibilities and dangers of employing such substances.
Sadhguru decodes the science behind sitting cross-legged in consecrated spaces and while eating food. He explains how a cross-legged posture closes the lower part of the body and enables one to receive energies from higher dimensions of life.
Sadhguru talks about the importance of being committed to success and looks at the ingredients that make one successful in any aspect of life.
As machines and Artificial Intelligence becomes more capable, the line between machines and humans seems to be disappearing. Will machines eventually become human, or is there something about being human that is ?un-programmable?? Sadhguru answers a student?s question.
Juhi Chawla and Sadhguru look at the fundamental nature of love and how to bring it into our daily lives. Sadhguru explains that instead of trying to love a thousand people on Facebook, there is a possibility to become loving by our own nature.
Sadhguru answers a question on dealing with self-doubt, when confessing your love for someone.
This Valentine?s Day, we bring you Sadhguru?s answers to some of the most popular questions on love and relationships that school and college students have asked him over the years.
Sadhguru underlines three symptoms of an ill mind which do not allow people to explore their full potential and experience life to the fullest. He also gives us tips for keeping the doors of the mind open and bringing alive various dimensions of intelligence within oneself.
Sadhguru speaks about ojas ? a nonphysical energy which lubricates one?s passage through existence, so that life happens effortlessly.
Sadhguru speaks about the significance of squatting in Yoga, which exercises the spine and enhances one?s clarity and in turn one?s intelligence. He also gives us a simple practice which results in overall wellbeing of the body.
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Sadhguru gives us four tips to make our experience of life spectacular.
Here?s the inside scoop on another highly pranic food that is not only good for your brain and heart, but also enhances psychological stability.
What happens after death? Can ghosts haunt you? Is there heaven & hell? Sadhguru answers these questions in this compilation of short excerpts from the Sadhguru Exclusive series ?Disembodied Beings?. Watch the full videos from the whole series plus lots more exciting content on Sadhguru Exclusive. Register at https://isha.sadhguru.org/Sadhguru-exclusive
Responding to a question on whether inanimate objects like gemstones can affect one?s life, Sadhguru explains the impact of inanimate objects on human beings, and whether we can go beyond these influences to shape our life and destiny the way we want.
Sadhguru speaks about the most nutritious, wholesome food that one can nourish themselves on.
Answering a question on the leadership styles of Rama and Krishna, Sadhguru explains the difference in the times and situations in which they lived, and emphasizes the need to be relevant to the situations in which one exists.
Sadhguru speaks about the point on the body through while life enters the fetus in the womb, and how this spot also becomes active when one?s life energies are exuberant.
This session brings together a bouquet of diverse questions – on post-death rituals, women as gurus, cultural policing, the role of a parent and the spiritual paths opened up by Gautama the Buddha and Shiva, the first Yogi. In response, Sadhguru touches upon a wide range of subjects – from prarabdha karma to the degrees of commercialization, from the unique yogic culture of Tamil Nadu to the prodigious contribution of Shiva to the spiritual heritage of that land.
Most of us are so busy with survival, trying to keep death at bay, that we forget to live life. Sadhguru tells us that one who does not embrace death does not know life at all. Shiva – who has been symbolically associated with the Third Eye, the phallus and being ash-smeared – embodies an awareness of the simultaneity of the processes of life and death. The truth, says Sadhguru, lies beyond the easy oppositions of life and death, this and that.
Sadhguru sheds light on the conflict within a human being between the compulsions and limitations of body, mind and emotions, and the longing to go beyond. Deeply rooted in the spiritual dimension, but equally versed in worldly matters, Sadhguru aptly enters into seeker's?? questions of any kind and clears the confusion about the spiritual quest, past life memories, homosexuality, and energy healing system.
During this conversation between Sadhguru and K. V. Kamath, chief of the New Development Bank of BRICS countries, the discussion topics revolve around the “Business of Business”, from <a href="http://isha.sadhguru.org/blog/lifestyle/success/ambition-to-vision-more-to-all/" target="_blank" title="Ambition to Vision: From “More” to “All"">business expansion by embrace rather than conquest</a>, to India’s position on the threshold of great economic possibility.