Shivanga Sadhana

A powerful 42-day sadhana offered (only for Gents) by Sadhguru, to bring forth devotion within to enhance your receptivity to Shiva.
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The Shivanga Sadhana is about bringing into your awareness that you are a limb of Shiva, the very source of creation and the Ultimate Possibility. - Sadhguru
The Sadhana is an opportunity to bring forth devotion from within.
You can take up this Sadhana from the comfort of your home (online) or in-person. A trained Instructor will initiate you in to the Sadhana.
Benefits of doing Shivanga Sadhana
  • Initiation into a powerful 42-day Sadhana
  • Learn the sacred “Shiva Namaskar” yogic process
  • Pilgrimage to the Velliangiri Mountains (optional)
  • Provides a strong physical and psychological basis for inner exploration


Sadhana Dates
Open to men, this 42-day vrata begins on a Purnima and culminates on a Shivratri at the Dhyanalinga, with an offering to the Dhyanalinga and a yatra to the peaks of the beautiful Velliangiri Mountains.
Note: The initiation and culmination will be facilitated online. Culmination at the Dhyanalinga and yatra to the Velliangiri Mountains are both optional.
Culmination Date
Yatra Date
18 Dec 2021
30 Jan 2022
31 Jan 2022
17 Jan 2022
1 Mar 2022 (Mahashivratri)
16 Feb 2022
30 Mar 2022
31 Mar 2022
17 Mar 2022
29 Apr 2022
30 Apr 2022
16 Apr 2022 (Chitra Purnima)
28 May 2022
29 May 2022
15 May 2022
27 Jun 2022
28 Jun 2022
14 Jun 2022
26 Jul 2022
27 Jul 2022 (Adi Amavasya)
13 Jul 2022 (Guru Purnima)
25 Aug 2022
26 Aug 2022
11 Aug 2022
24 Sep 2022
25 Sep 2022 (Mahalaya Amavasya)
10 Sep 2022
23 Oct 2022
24 Oct 2022
9 Oct 2022
22 Nov 2022
23 Nov 2022
7 Nov 2022
21 Dec 2022
22 Dec 2022
7 Dec 2022
20 Jan 2023
21 Jan 2023


Sadhana Guidelines For Men:

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  • This Sadhana is only for gents.
  • Shiva Namaskar (a practice taught during initiation) should be done with devotion 21 times a day, either before sunrise or after sunset on an empty stomach.
  • Only 2 meals can be had during the day. The first meal should be taken after 12 PM / noon.
  • Soak 8-10 peppercorns along with 2-3 vilva leaves in honey, and a handful of groundnuts in water overnight. In the morning, on an empty stomach, chew the leaves. After completing the daily Shivanga sadhana, add lemon juice to the peppercorn-honey mixture and consume. Consume the soaked groundnuts also.
  • Shower/bath should be taken twice a day. Herbal bathing powder (snanam podi) can be used instead of soap.
  • Biksha must be received from at least 21 people. (optional for overseas partcipants)
  • Whites or light color clothing can be worn during the Sadhana period.
  • During the period of the Sadhana, smoking, consuming alcohol and eating non-vegetarian food are not allowed.


  • Registration is mandatory to attend initiation
  • The Shivanga kit is needed to attend initiation for the Sadhana. You can order your kit from Isha Life.


  • A trained Shivanga will initiate the participants into the Sadhana on Purnima. You can also participate online.
  • The Sadhana begins on Purnima (full moon day) and ends on Shivratri (day before the new moon), 42 days later.


  • It is optional for the Shivangas to come to the Dhyanalinga in Coimbatore on Shivratri.
  • Online Culmination is also facilitated for those who cannot do it at the Isha Yoga Center, Coimbatore
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