Saturday, June 9, 2012

GREAT QUOTES FROM = SADHGURU JAGGI VASUDEV = & Events at Isha = Post Dt (09-06-2012)




Readers will find below some of the latest Quotable Quotes of Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev. Some of the key words in each quotation (the action part) are highlighted in Red.

This time, below the quotes, I have also given, very briefly, some of the interesting events at Isha and the major activities of Sadhguru in particular.  For readers’ benefit, I have also given the relevant URL Nos. so that, they can see the full details  themselves.

Please do enjoy the same. I will be grateful for your suggestions, comments (& criticism).

1.   Irrespective of what the nature of their immediate business may be, in reality there is only one business – the business of human wellbeing. Whatever you are doing, fundamentally, you are doing it for human wellbeing, it is just everyone’s scale and scope that is different. For one person, human wellbeing means their wellbeing alone. For another person, it includes their family; for another, it includes their community, nation or race. For another, it includes everyone and everything on the planet.
2.   With what you get, you can make a living. Only with what you give, you can make a life
3.   A decision should not be in terms of what you like and what
you do not like, it should be in terms of what works.
4.   If we are serious about saving the environment, we need to adjust our population growth to the natural resources that we have
5.   "Trees are our closest relatives. What we exhale, they inhale. This is a constant relationship that no one can afford to live without.
6.   Every society needs individuals who go on planting mango trees without thinking whether they would get to eat the fruit or not.
7.   If no matter what is given to you, you can make something
out of it, that is intelligence.
8.   If you think one thing is sacred but you cannot stand the other, if you love the creator but hate the creation, that is vulgarity.
9.   The essence of Isha Yoga is to make every aspect of your life a
stepping stone for a higher possibility.
10.        Your personality is something that you created. Once you are
aware of that, you could create it whichever way you want.
11.       When you came into this world, you came without a single
investment. So whatever happens in your life, anyway you are in
12.        Destiny is the result of all your actions and the impressions that
you have taken in.
13.        Fear has essentially come into human life because of lack of
clarity. Wherever there is clarity, there is no fear.
14.        Meditation means to know life beyond the sphere of the physical; to know and experience life not just at the surface but at the source.
15.        The most beautiful moments in life are moments when you are
expressing your joy, not when you are seeking it.
16.        Problem is not with the content of your life. You have simply missed the context of your life!


(I)          May 29th, a group of 75 business owners, entrepreneurs, investors and managers with a wide variety of skills and talents came together at iii, to explore a new method of supporting Isha’s mission of creating wellbeing through raising human consciousness. Key projects were discussed that would support Isha’s objectives while also allowing the entrepreneur, investor and business professional to achieve the right returns for their effort and investment. (See Details at :

(II)        After Houston been a blitz of activity including Bhava Spandana, Sathsang in Atlanta and of course the Federal Aviation Authority certification that included cross country tests and a check ride. Well, now I can fly by myself without an instructor – at least in the USA. There are a few more hurdles to be crossed in India.-Says Sadhguru (6th June 2012)- (see :  )

(III)      Indian Politician Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan, Member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly and President of the Lok Satta Party, in conversation with the Mystic Sadhguru Vasudev,  Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 8:00 PM (GMT+0530)-Readers can register for the event. (see details at :
(IV)      for the householders, generally, the full moon is considered more suitable to do anything spiritual because it is gentle on them. And generally, what is gentle is also slow. Amavasya is for the ascetic, for those who are in a rush, for those who don’t have much time……  The idea of becoming a householder is to organize your survival, so that you don’t worry and struggle with it on a daily basis.- Sadhguru talks beautifully  about the householder or the Grihastha :
(V)        Once you are identified with something that you are not, the mind is an express train that you can’t stop. Do what you want, it won’t stop. So you put the mind on full steam and you want to apply brakes – it doesn’t work like that. You must take your leg off the throttle first, before you brake any vehicle….says Sadhguru, examining whether the Mind is a friend or enemy (see at :
(VI)      A hollow bamboo can
turn the passing Wind
into a Sweet Song.
– this is the part of a beautiful poem by Sadhguru (see it in full at :
(VII)    If you look at it closely enough, there isn’t one thing in creation, without which you can exist. So I want you to look upon everything as a mother. Today is the tree-mother’s day, tomorrow is the mountain-mother’s day, next day is your biological mother’s day.- says Sadhguru, examining the concept of mother’s day (see at :
(VIII)  we just concluded an Inner Engineering programme with 964 participants, the largest for USA till date. A wonderful group of people and an outstanding level of organization; hats off to our teachers and volunteers. They have been working for this for the last two months. This effort to conduct Mega Programmes is a serious attempt to ignite a silent revolution of self-realization. –says Sadhguru on 09th,May,2012 (see at :
More details of the program are at :
(IX)      What is Good & what is Bad-why are good people suffering (enjoy sudhguru’s talk on this at :
(X)        Indian Express releases a new list of the 100 most powerful Indians each year, reflecting the social, economic and political change in India. Included in the list for the third straight year, Sadhguru was named last week to the Indian Express Most Powerful Indians List for 2012. ( details at : 

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