The What & Why of Sadhana

What is sadhana, and what role does it play on the spiritual path?
 
The What & Why of Sadhana
 

What is sadhana, and what role does it play on the spiritual path? Sadhguru answers this question.

Sadhguru: When we say sadhana[1], we are not talking about any particular aspect. We are talking about using every aspect of life – both internal and external – so that it is a continuous nurturing for your life. Because the very nature of a human being is such, unless there is some dynamism, some movement in his life towards betterment within and outside of himself, he will feel frustrated. He has to keep moving to a newer and newer possibility. Sadhana is that which facilitates that.

Everything can be sadhana. The way you eat, the way you sit, the way you stand, the way you breathe, the way you conduct your body, mind and your energies and emotions – this is sadhana. Sadhana does not mean any specific kind of activity, sadhana means you are using everything as a tool for your wellbeing.

 

[1]means, instrument, practices for spiritual growth

 
 
 
 
 
 
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5 years 10 months ago

[...] Sadhguru: When we say sadhana, we are not talking about any particular aspect. We are talking about using every aspect of life – both internal and external – so that it is a continuous nurturing for your life.  [...]

5 years 10 months ago

[...] When we say sadhana[1] , (means, instrument, practices for spiritual growth)  we are not talking about any particular [...]

5 years 9 months ago

what if i don't do any sadhna other then listening to those mantras of the series VAIRAGYA?... will that be just enough?....

5 years 8 months ago

can anyone listen to Aum namah shivaya ?

3 years 7 months ago

interesting point of view

2 years 7 months ago

"Everything can be sadhana. The way you eat, the way you sit, the way you
stand, the way you breathe, the way you conduct your body, mind and
your energies and emotions – this is sadhana. Sadhana does not mean any
specific kind of activity, sadhana means you are using everything as a
tool for your wellbeing."

So true, Sadhana is not only doing Asanas.
Sadhana is for most a way of thinking and acting.

Thank you Sadhguruji!