27 Quotes of wisdom by Sadhguru:

Sadhguru Quotes

Sadhguru is an author, and the founder of the Isha Foundation.

Jaggi Vasudev was born on the third of September 1957 in Mysore, Kamataka, India.

Now he is better known as Sadhguru. He was the youngest of four children. His mother stayed at home to raise the children while his father worked as an ophthalmologist for the Indian railways.

When he was 12 years old Jaggi met a yoga teacher who taught him some body postures known as asanas to still his mind, and body.

At the age of 23 he had a spiritual experience while meditating, and became enlightened to the oneness of everything. Sadhguru would sit in quiet meditation for hours, but to him it seemed as though only minutes had passed.

He called this “Flipping of time”, and would frequently experience this time flip. In 1983 after practicing yoga, and meditation for many years he decided to start teaching to share his wisdom with others.

Here are 27 Quotes of wisdom by Sadhguru:

1: “Your body is on loan from the planet. All the countless numbers of people who have lived on this planet before you and me have all become topsoil, and so will you. This planet will collect back atom by atom what it has loaned to you.” ~Sadhguru

We must be mindful of the fact that all things are impermanent. Enjoy your life. Give to those in need. Do not become attached to things, or your life. None of us are getting out of this life alive.

2: “Today, if you have one depressing thought in you, you will sit depressed. Why? The whole cosmos is going on phenomenally well today, but that does not matter. In your mind there is one thought, not too many, just one that is bothering you. That thought will depress you and put you in the dumps.” ~ Sadhguru

Our thoughts create our reality. Every thought that we give our attention to is creating our future. Focus your thoughts on positive outcomes, and let go of negative ones. Choosing to focus your thoughts positively will bring more positive experiences into your reality.

Choosing hateful, or depressing thoughts only brings you more negative experiences. This is a universal truth. It can be no other way.

~ Sadhguru

4: “If your body goes in search of a relationship, we call this sexuality. If your mind goes in search of relationships, we call this companionship. If your emotion goes in search of relationships, we call this love. If your energies go in search of relationship, we call this yoga.” ~sadhguru

5: “By consciously getting your body into a certain posture, you can also elevate your consciousness, you can change the very way you feel, think, understand, and experience life simply by sitting in a particular way.” ~Sadhguru

6: “I understood that being loving and compassionate is not an idea. To live in empathy is not some esoteric principle. This is the way a human being is made. If you do not identify with anything you have accumulated over a period of time, including your body and mind, you will be able to experience this.” ~ Sadhguru

7: “When your happiness is dependent upon what is happening outside of you, constantly you live as a slave to the external situation.” ~Sadhguru

8: “If you think you are big, you become small. If you know you are nothing, you become unlimited. That’s the beauty of being a human being.” ~Sadhguru

9: “Every moment there are a million miracles happening around you: a flower blossoming, a bird tweeting, a bee humming, a raindrop falling, a snowflake wafting along the clear evening air. There is magic everywhere. If you learn how to live it, life is nothing short of a daily miracle.” ~Sadhguru

10: “If you tell yourself you don’t want to think a certain thought, that is precisely the first thing your mind will produce! That is the nature of the human mind.” ~Sadhguru

11: “Money is definitely needed, but how much money do we really need? If we would change our idea of a successful life to a joyful life, we would find our need for money would dramatically decrease.” ~Sadhguru

12: “If you really pay attention to life, life will blossom within you. If you do not pay attention, you are somewhere else, and then life could go wrong.” ~Sadhguru

13: “When I say spiritual, I am talking about you beginning to experience that which is not physical. Once this spiritual dimension is alive, once you start experiencing yourself beyond the limitations of the physical and the mental, only then there’s no such thing as fear. Fear is just the creation of an overactive and out-of-control mind.” ~ ~Sadhguru

14: “One should use information and logic as a drunkard would use a lamp post, only for support, not for illumination.” ~Sadhguru

15: “You can be deeply involved with everything, but still not be identified with it anymore.” ~Sadhguru

16: “Every day, if you are reminded that you will die, then naturally you will move towards knowing higher dimensions of perception.” ~Sadhguru

17: “If you ask a tree how he feels to know that he's spreading his fragrance and making people happy, I don't think a tree looks at it that way. I am just like that, and it is just my nature to be like this.” ~Sadhguru

18: “The way you eat not only decides your physical health, but the very way you think, feel, and experience life. Trying to eat intelligently means understanding what kind of fuel this body is designed for and accordingly supplying it, so that it functions at its best. ” ~Sadhguru

19: “Eating natural foods, in their uncooked condition, when the cells are still alive, will bring an enormous sense of health and vitality to the system.” ~Sadhguru

20: “Intuition is not a different dimension of perception, as people usually try to make out. Intuition is just a quicker way of arriving at the same answer. Intuition is just a way of making use of the data and jumping the steps.” ~Sadhguru

21: “The contradiction within a human being is simply because he is trying to mentally figure out things that he has not experienced.” ~Sadhguru

22: “Too many people are hungry not because there is dearth of food. It is because there is dearth of love and care in human hearts.” ~Sadhguru

23: “The only thing that stands between you and your well-being is a simple fact: you have allowed your thoughts and emotions to take instruction from the outside rather than the inside.” ~Sadhguru

24: “If your sadness is reminding you that you are incomplete, it is good. Make use of your sadness to grow. When sadness sets in, if you become more compassionate, more caring, and more loving, you have some sense in you.” ~Sadhguru

25: “I am not talking about you being a spectator, I am talking about involvement. I am talking about involving yourself into life in such a way that you dissolve into it.” ~Sadhguru

26: “The sign of intelligence is that you are constantly wondering. Idiots are always dead sure about every damn thing they are doing in their life.” ~Sadhguru

27: “Right now, you don’t have the necessary faculties to know anything which is beyond the physical. If you recognize this, if you understand this, if you accept this absolutely, only then the other dimension opens up.” ~Sadhguru

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