Author - Sadhguru

Cleansing With Fire (Klesha Nashana Kriya)

We've all taken a wash with water before, but how about a fire wash? Here, Sadhguru offers insight into the elements of fire and space, and describes processes of cleansing one's body using fire. Sadhguru offers insight into the elements of fire and space, and describes processes of cleansing one's body using fire.Sadhguru: Have you noticed that when you have a shower – or a bath as we say in India –which is not a dip but involves water flowing over your body, if you pay attention, especially if [...]

The Power of Water

Sadhguru and Ed Begley, Jr. discuss the importance of keeping the elements cleansed for optimum health, longevity, psychological balance, and meditative possibilities.Ed Begley: The reverence and regard for the five elements in the Eastern cultures led to some very specific lifestyle choices for the citizens. Can you give us some specific examples of how that manifested itself for sleeping and eating and farming and parenting and … What are some specific examples of how they lived in sync with nature?Sadhguru: When you say five elements, these are the ingredients [...]

What is the Significance of the Number 108 and Why is it so Important?

What is the significance of the number 108 in the yogic system? Sadhguru explains the relationship to one's chakras and the cosmic geometry. Yogi, mystic and one of the foremost authorities on yoga, Sadhguru is a spiritual master with a difference. An arresting blend of profundity and pragmatism, his life and work serves as a reminder that yoga is a contemporary science, vitally relevant to our times.Sadhguru: Yoga essentially understands aligning your system with the cosmic geometry. There is a certain geometry to the physical existence and to the [...]

How to Detox and Cleanse Your Body Naturally at Home

Cleansing the body and making it available for greater possibilities can start right at home. Sadhguru gives us simple methods to cleanse the five elements of the system. Sadhguru: Essentially, the body is a play of the five elements – water, earth, air, fire and space. It is very common in India to refer to the body as a puppet made of five elements. By composition, the body is seventy-two percent water, twelve percent earth, six percent air, four percent fire, and the remaining six percent space or akash. How these [...]

Washing off the Memories of the Body

Sadhguru elaborates on how the body acquires memory and what are the ways to cleanse the system of the past impressions.The body has its own memory. Today, there is research happening in this direction. To put it in a simplified way, let us say for example, your father, when he was a child, liked to play with round objects, round pebbles, and things like that, and he developed a certain level of involvement with them. As his child, without knowing why, you will tend to choose similar things. It [...]