25 Guru Purnima Quotes From Sadhguru

Here are 25 profound quotes from Sadhguru on Guru Purnima, the nature and role of a Guru, and on a few of the fantastic Gurus who have graced the planet with their presence.
The 112 ft statue of Adiyogi at the Isha Yoga Center | Guru Purnima Quotes from Sadhguru

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Guru Purnima Quotes

Guru Purnima celebrates the human ability to rise beyond physical nature, and the Greatness of Adiyogi, who made this possible. – Sadhguru

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May you realize the true purpose and potential of life. On this Guru Purnima, my Grace is upon you. – Sadhguru

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Guru Purnima Quotes: The Adi Guru or First Guru

In the yogic culture, we do not see Shiva as a god. For us, Shiva is the Adiyogi – the first yogi, and the Adiguru – the first Guru. – Sadhguru


He offered the science of yoga – tools for self-transformation that have endured not because of enforcement, but because of their sheer efficacy. – Sadhguru


Adiyogi represents an ancient, state-of-the-art technology, predating religion, for inner well-being. – Sadhguru


The significance of Adiyogi is he provided methods to evolve human consciousness that are relevant for all times. – Sadhguru

Adiyogi is a symbol, a possibility, and a source of tools to transform yourself and create your own life. – Sadhguru

Adiyogi is here to liberate you from disease, discomfort, and poverty – above all, from the very process of life and death. – Sadhguru


Adiyogi does not belong to the past. He belongs to the future. – Sadhguru



Adiyogi does not spell religion. Adiyogi spells responsibility – our ability to take our very life process in our hands. – Sadhguru

Human beings desperately resort to chemicals in the form of drugs and alcohol, not realizing that all the ingredients for a blissful chemistry lie within us. There is a way to be utterly intoxicated and fully aware at the same time from within. This is the essence of Adiyogi. – Sadhguru

I want the world to know that the originator of yoga is the Adiyogi, Shiva himself. – Sadhguru



Adiyogi is an iconic presence to orient the world towards liberation. – Sadhguru

Adiyogi predates all religion; in celebration of the universality of his methods, this glorious face of 112 ft height. – Sadhguru


The spine of knowledge that the Adiyogi created is the source of almost everything you can call spiritual on the planet. – Sadhguru


In the yogic culture, Shiva is seen as the Adi (first) Yogi – the source of knowing and liberation. – Sadhguru

If you want to step into the next moment as a completely new being, Shiva is the way. – Sadhguru

The ultimate possibility that we refer to as Shiva is very alive and accessible, and it has always been. – Sadhguru


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Guru Purnima Quotes: The Significance of a Guru

The job of a Guru is not to interpret the scriptures but to take you to another dimension of life. – Sadhguru

A Guru is a doorway to the Beyond. The Guru is only important because what is beyond him is important. – Sadhguru

A Guru is not someone who holds a torch for you. He is the torch. – Sadhguru


A Guru is not a crutch but a bridge. – Sadhguru

A Guru is a catalyst. His presence activates, enhances, and hastens the spiritual process. – Sadhguru


Guru Purnima Quotes: On Gurus

The same dimension that made Krishna or Jesus who they were, exists within you and people around you too. It just needs your attention to blossom. – Sadhguru

Jesus said, “The kingdom of God is within you.” Yoga is about experiencing it. – Sadhguru


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