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Death / Indian Culture
#1 of 36
May 17, 2021 • 5 min read
Importance of rituals for the dead
When someone dies, we may think they are 'dead', but as far as they are concerned, they just lost their body and along ...
Indian Culture / Yogic Science
#2 of 36
April 19, 2021 • 3 min read
Is wearing orange necessary for spiritual growth?
Monks and Orange have almost become synonyms - so much so that people think wearing Orange is a pre-requisite for walking ...
#3 of 36
February 26, 2021 • 8 min read
Significance of death rituals
The Indian Yogic science has looked at life and death in the most elaborate way. It is from this deep understanding ...
Consecrated Spaces / Indian Culture
#4 of 36
January 22, 2021 • 24 min read
kashi – is it just another city or something else?
Kashi, Varanasi or Benares - a city known by many names - is ancient than the legend itself. But is it just another ...
#5 of 36
December 25, 2020 • 3 min read
Namaskar – much more than just a greeting
The raging pandemic around the world has necessitated social distancing norms and 'Namaskar' - the Indian way of greeting ...
Indian Culture / Relationships
#6 of 36
October 12, 2020 • 6 min read
is arranged marriage better?
A successful marriage depends upon how responsibly both the partners are behaving. If you make yourself into a joyful, ...
Indian Culture / Lifestyle / Yogic Science
#7 of 36
October 2, 2020 • 9 min read
Sutra – a Power thread
A 'Sutra', literally means a thread. It is energised using certain Yogic processes to accomplish specific purpose. Different ...
#8 of 36
August 4, 2020 • 3 min read
Baalbek Temple in Lebanon – Does it have any Indian Yogic connection?
Sadhguru tells us about the incredible Baalbek temple in Lebanon. Local legend says that the temple was originally built ...
#9 of 36
February 10, 2020 • 8 min read
How To Be In an Indian Temple?
Unfortunately people today think that temples are places of prayer. Only in South India, people have still kept the ...
#10 of 36
November 27, 2019 • 3 min read
Are Superstitions Pseudo Science?
Is there no truth in superstitions? Not necessarily. They do have some scientific basis, but it has got distorted over ...
Great Masters / Indian Culture
#11 of 36
November 17, 2019 • 7 min read
Why Do We Worship Rama?
If we look at Rama's life, by all accounts it appears to be a big failure. He loses his kingdom and is banished to the ...
Indian Culture / Storytelling / Zen Stories
#12 of 36
July 30, 2019 • 3 min read
A Blind Man Carrying A Lantern – A Zen Story
Sadhguru narrates a short zen parable of a blind man carrying a lantern, and then explains what the parable is trying ...
Indian Culture / Physical Health
#13 of 36
July 29, 2019 • 5 min read
Why is Water Considered Spiritually Significant in India?
Soil becomes food, food becomes a body, and the body becomes soil again. It is the memory that is carried in the seed ...
#14 of 36
May 20, 2019 • 7 min read
What is Sanatana Dharma? Is it Relevant Today?
Sanatana means eternal, and Dharma means law. Sanatana Dharma are the fundamental laws that govern ...
India / Indian Culture / Yogic Physiology
#15 of 36
March 1, 2019 • 10 min read
The Significance of Indian Classical Music, And Activating The Chakras
Modern science tells us that the entire existence is a reverberation of energy - or in other words - an amalgamation ...
Education / Indian Culture
#16 of 36
October 19, 2018 • 3 min read
What is Vidyarambham?
In the Indian culture, education of a child is always started after a certain process, called 'Vidyarambham'. This is ...
#17 of 36
October 18, 2018 • 3 min read
Why Do We Celebrate Dussera or Vijaydashmi?
Dussehra or Vijadashmi is essentially about feminine goddess or feminine divinity. After nine days of Navaratri, the ...
#18 of 36
October 17, 2018 • 3 min read
What is the sgnificance of Ayudha Puja?
Ayudha Puja is one of the most significant aspects of Navaratri celebrations. The deep wisdom behind Ayudha Puja, is ...
Indian Culture / Society
#19 of 36
October 15, 2018 • 4 min read
How Important is Devi Workship today?
Unlike the past, when feminine worship was dominant across the planet, today masculine has become the way to be successful ...
Guru / Indian Culture
#20 of 36
July 25, 2018 • 9 min read
Why Do We Celebrate Guru Purnima?
The first full moon after the summer solstice (Dakshinayana) is Guru Purnima. It is the day the first Guru ...
#21 of 36
July 24, 2018 • 9 min read
How to Recieve Guru’s Grace on Guru Purnima?
On Guru Purnima, the position of the moon and planets is such that it creates a receptivity in people to the guru. ...
#22 of 36
June 16, 2018 • 4 min read
Are Traditions Important?
All traditions sprout from an inner experience. In order to share it with others, it becomes a system, then a tradition. ...
Indian Culture / Spirituality
#23 of 36
June 12, 2018 • 10 min read
What is a Pilgrimage?
Is there a difference between a pilgrim and a tourist? Both visit the same place! Sadhguru tells us that if you want ...
#24 of 36
May 29, 2018 • 3 min read
Did Buddhism Originate in Tibet?
Contrary to popular perception, Gautama Buddha mainly spent his time in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in India. In fact, Buddhism ...
#25 of 36
January 18, 2018 • 3 min read
Why Do Married Indian Women Wear Kumkum?
Every material has a certain property. Some of them will gather and retain energy easier than others. So, if you keep ...
Indian Culture / Life Wisdom
#26 of 36
October 28, 2017 • 3 min read
Why Do We Say ‘Mata, Pita, Guru, Daivam’?
In India there is a culture of saying mata (mother), pita (father), guru (teacher), daivam (divine). ...
#27 of 36
October 19, 2017 • 4 min read
What Is The Significance of Indian Temples?
An Indian temple is not a place to petition god. They are energized spaces. They are consecrated to create an energy ...
Indian Culture / Mysticism
#28 of 36
September 21, 2017 • 4 min read
What Is The Significance of Goddess Kali?
In India, yogis established different energy forms. Sadhguru says - "Certain yogis and mystics created particular forms ...
Indian Culture / Storytelling / Yogic Science
#29 of 36
June 22, 2017 • 7 min read
What Is The Significance of Tying Threads (Sutras)
Sutra means a thread. It also means a formula. Every material can be energized, however some forms and shapes ...
Indian Culture / Yoga
#30 of 36
May 18, 2017 • 7 min read
Can Classical Music Become Kriya Yoga?
Sadhguru tells us that kriya means internal action, sound or music is an external action. So, for most people, ...
#31 of 36
April 24, 2017 • 5 min read
Why Do Different Cultures Have Different Music?
This is an insightful article by Sadhguru on sounds and music. Sadhguru shares the significance of the sound 'shhh' ...
Indian Culture / Shiva The Adiyogi
#32 of 36
February 17, 2017 • 3 min read
Natesha – A Significant Dimension of Shiva
Sadhguru tells us that natesha is one of the most significant dimensions of Shiva. Shiva identified 84,000 ...