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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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Accessing Pure Intelligence on the Path of Gnana Yoga

Accessing Pure Intelligence on the Path of Gnana Yoga

Is the mind a miracle or a mess? Sadhguru speaks about gnana yoga, the path of “knowing”. Read Article

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How to Take the Practices to a New Level

How to Take the Practices to a New Level

Sadhguru discusses the inner workings of the spiritual process. One’s yogic practice, he explains, is an energy code that is calibrated to evolve and adapt… Read Article

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Samadhi – A Taste of “That Which is Not”

Samadhi – A Taste of “That Which is Not”

When one has crossed the boundary and tasted “that which is not,” Sadhguru says, this is called samadhi. Read Article

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Struggling with Daily Yoga?

Struggling with Daily Yoga?

In this musing, a seeker questions Sadhguru on the struggle to maintain a daily regimen of yoga. Read Article

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Yoga – A Technology for Ultimate Flowering

Yoga – A Technology for Ultimate Flowering

On the yogic path, Sadhguru explains, God is not seen as the source of life, but as its ultimate flowering. Read Article

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The Meaning of Colors for a Spiritual Seeker

Meaning of Colors and Their Role in Your Life

Sadhguru looks at the role and meaning of colors for a spiritual seeker, and how colors can have a significant effect on our lives. Read Article

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Neither Good or Bad – Just Silent!

Neither Good or Bad – Just Silent!

When life is divided into this and that, good and bad, one will never know silence, explains Sadhguru. Read Article

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Just Doing It: Expectations in the Spiritual Process

Just Doing It: Expectations in the Spiritual Process

Sadhguru responds to a seeker who feels frustrated and stuck on the spiritual path. Read Article

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The Two Ways to Open the Third Eye

The Two Ways to Open the Third Eye

Sadhguru discusses the two ways of opening the third eye, and the pitfalls of trying to follow a “middle path”. Read Article

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Who Was the First Enlightened Being?

Who was the First Enlightened Being?

Sadhguru looks at how human consciousness was placed 15,000 years ago, when the first yogi appeared. Read Article

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Nataraja – Becoming the Cosmic Dance

Nataraja – Becoming the Cosmic Dance

Sadhguru explains the significance and symbolism behind Nataraja, the form of Shiva as lord of dancers. Read Article