“The past experience of life is ruling you from within. Unless you break this karmic grip there is no such thing as freedom in thought and action.”- Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

An Indian yogi, poet, mystic and Humanitarian leader Jaggi Vasudev is a best selling author in New York Times. He is the founder of Isha Foundation- a nonprofit organization which offers yoga programs around the world.

A multi-faced personality- Jaggi Vasudev is also an author, philanthropist and motivational speaker. He is an internationally renowned figure who has spoken at the United Nations Millennium World Peace Summit in 2000. So, if you wanna know five interesting facts about Sadhguru then just be with us.

Five Interesting Facts You Need To Know About Jaggi Vasudev

Jaggi Vasudev was born on 3 September 1957 in Mysore, Karnataka and was the youngest of four children. He was honored with the highest civilian award Padma Vibhushan award by the Government of India.

1. Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev is Enlightened

Enlightened is referred to as Dwijas which means twice-born and Jaggi Vasudev is also included in the name list of an enlightened spiritual master and is living an Enlighted Spiritual Master.

Gautam Buddha, Osho, Eckhart Tolle, Adyashanti, Mooji etc are the person who got enlightened.

Youtube: Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev Biography 

2. Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev Established Isha Foundation

Isha Foundation is a non-profit organization founded by Sadhguru. The main motive of this organization is to create an inclusive culture toward global harmony.

Isha Foundation Isha Foundation, Source: ishayoga.org

He established this foundation to run several projects to improve people’s physical and mental awareness and the main project is Isha is Project Green Hand, which aims to plant 114 million trees throughout Tamilnadu State.

3. Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev fell in love with motorcycles

As a youngster, Jaggi Vasudev fell in love with the motorcycle and had a great interest in adventures. When he was young, he traveled many places in the country on his motorcycle with his friends.

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev  Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Source: innerengineering.com

Jaggi Vasudev started doing Yoga at the age of 12. He did a short course with his teacher Malladihalli Sri Raghavendra Swamiji and continued practice as he thought that it changed his life.

4. Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev and Rishi Prabhakar- A curious connection

There was rumored that Jaggi Vasudev betrayed his guru Rishi Prabhakar but the fact is: Sadhguru’s guru Rishi Prabhakar will not claim him to be his student as Jaggi has not lived up to his word and there is no secrecy in these matters.

Rishi Prabhakar Rishi Prabhakar, Source: feedfloyd.com

Rishi Prabhakar, never himself said anything about Sadhguru but he disciple Raviji did go on record and wrote a blog in 2007:

“The arguments and counter-arguments about Jaggi and his life are interesting. One fact I wish to share is we both got trained by Guruji Rishi Prabhakar in the years 1984-86.”

He added:

“We did SSY classes together and we started the Hyderabad center of Rishi Samskruti Vidya Kendra under Guruji. Then he was sent by Guruji Rishi Prabhakar to Coimbatore to start center there. He renamed himself as Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev and became popular.”

5. Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev- A New York Times Best-Selling Author

Sadhguru is a very renowned author. He has written many books in different languages and among them, Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy, was the New York Times best-selling books in 2016.

Inner Engineering- A yogi's guid to Joy Inner Engineering- A yogi’s guide to Joy, Source: YouTube

Sadhguru and his fellows conduct many workshops in different parts of the world. And if you are interested to read his book then you can read online.

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