Sadhguru explains what Hatha Yoga is and the real meaning behind the Yoga postures that are commonly being perceived as stretching exercises.
Questioner: Namaskaram, Sadhguru. What is the significance of the spinal twisting postures that we do after the sarvangasana series? You could compare the spine to the suspension of a car. If you have seen certain luxury cars in India, they will be in the garage half the time simply because they have multi-link suspensions, while [...]
Question: Namaskaram, Sadhguru. There is a part of my head where there seems to be some kind of blockage. This impedes my ability to focus and be totally involved. I can feel the rest of the body much more vividly. What can I do about this? Sadhguru: Hatha yoga is a way of paying attention [...]
Within the fundamental principles of yama and niyama, one important aspect is Ishwara pranidhyana, which means to constantly acknowledge an intelligence beyond yourself. It means to know where your will ends, and where another dimension, which nurtures us, which is the basis of our existence, begins. Yoga is about seamlessly playing between these two – [...]
Questioner: I have a hard time memorizing. Being receptive to oral transmission is very challenging for me. Could you say something on this? Bringing precision into life We have to work on clarity. What is it that gives us clarity of mind? A simple thing you can do to improve clarity is to handle everything [...]
Hatha Yoga, Sadhguru explains, is one doorway to liberation, offering the possibility to transcend compulsiveness and move towards consciousness. Questioner: Is there a connection between meditation and hatha yoga? You said hatha yoga is a path by itself – can you elaborate on that? Sadhguru: There are many dimensions to hatha yoga. One fundamental aspect [...]