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  • Agna Chakra – Clarity beyond Color

    Agna Chakra – Clarity beyond Color

    In this part of our series about the seven chakras, Sadhguru describes the Agna chakra, its qualities, its connection with the state of vairagya, and its association with the Isha Yoga Center.


  • Vishuddhi Chakra – The Power of Blue

    Vishuddhi Chakra – The Power of Blue

    In this part of our series about the seven chakras, Sadhguru touches on the Vishuddhi. Find out why Sadhguru generally does not give Sadhana related to this chakra, what possibilities an active Vishuddhi holds, and how it is connected to Adiyogi and the color blue.


  • Shivanga Sadhana: A Tool to Rise

    Shivanga Sadhana: A Tool to Rise

    While speaking to a group of women participating in the Shivanga Sadhana, Sadhguru discusses the significance of completing such periods of sadhana. He describes sadhana as a tool to rise and to ride the surf of life. Though the sadhana may seem simple, he says, if you give yourself completely, the results can be miraculous.


  • Collective Karma – How Does It Affect You?

    Collective Karma – How Does It Affect You?

    Beyond an individual’s karma, says Sadhguru, there is also a collective karmic memory shared between families, communities, nations, and even across humanity. However, irrespective of this, how we experience our life is still determined by us.


  • Manipura – The Maintenance Center

    Manipuraka Chakra – The Maintenance Center

    Sadhguru throws light on the manipura (or manipuraka), which is essential for the maintenance functions of the body.


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How to Change Your Life: A New You for the New Year

It’s the new year. Do you need a new "you”? Sadhguru offers a powerful process to change your life, and create a powerful sense of… Read Article

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What Spirituality Means – Moving Towards Ultimate Freedom

What Spirituality Means – Moving Towards Ultimate Freedom

Oscar-winning filmmaker Shekhar Kapur asks Sadhguru what freedom really is. Sadhguru explains that spirituality essentially means breaking everything that limits us. Read Article

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Exploring How the Body and Mind Work

Exploring How the Body and Mind Work

Sadhguru answers a question on getting a grip on the mind, and looks at how asanas are a process of exploring how the body and… Read Article

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Why Focusing on the Breath is Essential During Asanas

Why Focusing on the Breath is Essential During Asanas

Sadhguru answers a question on why we should focus on the breath during asanas, and how the breath offers a possibility to experience the human… Read Article

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Vibrant Sadhana, Vibrant Life – Making Your Sadhana Grow

Vibrant Sadhana, Vibrant Life – Making Your Sadhana Grow

Sadhguru answers a question on how Inner Engineering is a process that can make us explode with a different dimension within ourselves, provided we set… Read Article

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Breathe Easy During Yogasanas

Breathing Easy During Yogasanas

Sadhguru looks at how the way you breathe is an integral part of yogasanas, and explains how the body gradually comes to ease with regular… Read Article

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Why Yogic Practices are Often Done in Sets of Three

Why Yogic Practices are Often Done in Sets of Three

Sadhguru tells us a story about Shiva, to illustrate why yogic practices are often done in sets of three. Read Article

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Fine-tuning Your Asanas

Fine-tuning Your Asanas

Sadhguru looks at various aspects of fine-tuning asanas, such as closing the eyes during practice to make sure the system reaches perfect alignment. Read Article

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Why Hinduism isn't an "ism" but a Way of Life - Hinduism not a Religion

Why Hinduism isn’t an “ism” but a Way of Life

Yogi and mystic Sadhguru explains the origin of the word "Hindu" and looks at why there is actually no such thing as Hinduism. Being Hindu… Read Article

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Why You Shouldn’t Speak During Asanas

Why You Shouldn’t Speak During Asanas

Sadhguru looks at why it is absolutely essential to stay silent and focused while practicing asanas. Read Article

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What is a guru?

The Meaning of a Guru – The Master’s Role in One’s Life

Sadhguru answers a question on trusting the Guru, and explores the nature of who and what a Guru is. Read Article