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Yoga

What is yoga, exactly? Is it just an exercise form? Is it a religion, a philosophy, an ideology? Or is it something else entirely? The word “yoga” literally means “union”. In these articles, Sadhguru explains that yoga essentially means “that which brings you to reality.”

Bhakti Yoga: The Nature of Devotion

Bhakti Yoga means using the intensity of one's emotion to transcend one's limitations.Sadhguru explains how being a devotee is the most intelligent way to exist.

Banish Depression from Your System

Sadhguru speaks on how to handle yourself in such a way that you can banish depression from your system: “In yoga, depression is handled at the level of the body, mind and the energies. If the necessary balance and vibrancy is brought about in the physical, mental and energy bodies, to be blissful is very natural.”

Pay Attention!

Sadhguru speaks about the importance of paying attention, and bring our attentiveness to a peak.

What Is Karma Yoga and Why Is It Needed?

Sadhguru demystifies the path of Karma Yoga and explains how one can use their actions to either liberate or to bind themselves. Read on to learn how one can make their actions into a process of spiritual growth.

A Beginner's Guide to Learning Yoga

Want to learn yoga, but don’t know where to start? Sadhguru answers some common questions from “yoga beginners.”

Mudras in Yoga, The Meaning and Science behind it

Sadhguru looks at the science of mudras and the capability of human hands to function as a “control panel to everything.”

Kundalini Yoga – Is it Beneficial or Dangerous?

Sadhguru looks at the dangers and benefits of Kundalini Yoga. He explores how this powerful spiritual process should be approached with utmost responsibility and reverence.

Yoga for Weight Loss – Is it Appropriate?

Sadhguru looks at how with yoga, the body naturally comes to its optimal weight. However, doing yoga for weight loss isn’t the best use of this phenomenal system, he reminds us.

Yoga: Finding Ultimate Expression to Life

Though the benefits of yoga are well-known, the fundamental purpose of yoga is often overlooked by many modern practitioners. Sadhguru reminds us that far beyond merely bending the body, the science of yoga provides the ultimate tool for enhancing human capabilities and functioning at the highest peak of body and mind.

What is Yoga?

Sadhguru says, yoga essentially means finding the keys to the nature of the existence. Yoga is not about bending and twisting your body or holding your breath. It is a mechanism and a technology to get you to that state of experience where you see reality just the way it is. Everything Becomes One Is […]

Why Are There So Many “Rules” in Yoga?

For a new practitioner, adopting a yogic lifestyle may seem to come with many new rules. However, Sadhguru explains, understanding the geometry of the human body is not a manmade rule, but a method of living with the least amount of friction. Q: I’m in the Hatha Yoga teacher training. Here, we are looking at […]

Yoga – Being a Part of Everything

Q: You defined yoga as a state – presumably a state of being, or state of consciousness. Most people think of yoga as something they do – they say, “I’m going to do my yoga today.” Can you distinguish between these things? And in the Yoga Sutras, right at the beginning, Patanjali defines yoga with […]

Why is Yoga Becoming So Popular?

Sadhguru: There are many reasons why yoga is becoming popular. One thing is that it makes you realize some fundamental facts about yourself. Once in a kindergarten school, the teacher asked the students, “If I stand on my head, you will see my face will turn red because blood flows into my head. But that […]