If I give you a belief system, you may believe it, you may not believe it. If I give you a teaching, you may like it, you may not like it. If I give you a philosophy, you may agree with it, you may not agree with it. Now I give you a technology. All you have to do is learn to use it. Whoever learns to use it, for them it’ll work. It’s as simple as that.
from Crafting Destiny, Exploring the Unknown (2021)
Jaggi Vasudev, known publicly as Sadhguru, is an Indian yogi and author who has been teaching yoga in southern India since 1982. In 1992 he established Isha Foundation, one of the world's largest volunteer organizations, which runs an ashram, hosts a yoga centre, and has been involved in various activities in spirituality, education, and the environment.
Vasudev is the author of several books, including Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy. As a public speaker he has spoken at the United Nation's Millennium World Peace Summit, the British parliament's House of Lords, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the International Institute for Management Development. He has also spoken at the annual World Economic Forum in 2007, 2017, and 2020. In 2017, he was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian award, by the Government of India for his contribution to social services.
June 2, 2021
Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey asks Sadhguru about karma, crafting one’s destiny, the connection between yoga and religion, and exploring the unknown. Sadhguru offers insights on how we should not confuse our lifestyle (a consequence of the times we live in) with life, the real thing!
October 3, 2016
Renowned yogi, mystic, and visionary humanitarian Sadhguru addresses points and concerns around inclusiveness raised by a panel of VPs and Google employees, explaining how individuals can create a quality of inclusiveness within themselves. By elaborating how such an attitude can impact our work places, homes, and communities, he provides practical thoughts and tools to create a more inclusive consciousness—the most important aspect that’s needed in the world today.