Sadhguru quotes are insightful, thought-provoking, and inspiring. He is a spiritual master with a lot of wisdom to offer.
In this collection of quotes, Sadhguru covers a variety of topics, from the nature of existence to the importance of self-awareness.
If you’re looking for some guidance in your life, or just want to learn more about spirituality, then these Sadhguru quotes are a great place to start.
Sadhguru Quotes on Life
Your thoughts and emotions may keep you fully engaged right now, but they are just small offshoots of life – they are not life itself.
“The fear is simply because you are not living with life, you are living in your mind.”
“Are you here to experience life or to think about it?”
If you choose, you can be joyful every moment of your life. It’s time you made your choice.
“Nothing in life is a problem – everything is a possibility.”
“If you want to have deep insights into life, other people’s opinion of you should not mean anything to you.”
“Life is at ease. Only the mind can be at tension.”
Once your life is an expression of your blissfulness, you will not be in conflict with anyone.
“People try to create an outwardly perfect life, but the quality of life is based on the inward.”
The unfortunate reality is that most people will know peace only with death – “Rest in Peace.” It is time we do something about it in life.
“If you live joyfully until the last moment, you do not have to worry about death – that will also be a joyful process
Don’t be dead serious about your life – it’s just a play.
“The most beautiful moments in life are moments when you are expressing your joy, not when you are seeking it.”
“Life is just a certain amount of time and energy. Putting this time and energy to maximum use for everyone’s well-being is all that matters.”
“I am not talking about you being a spectator… I am talking about involving yourself in life in such a way that you dissolve into it.”
Sadhguru Quotes on Happiness
Sadhguru is a yogi, mystic, and spiritual master with a unique ability to articulate the deepest aspects of mysticism and enlightenment in a way that is both easily accessible and deeply profound. His quotes on wisdom offer a glimpse into the mind of a master and provide insight into the nature of spiritual awakening and true liberation.
“A human is not a being, he is a becoming, he is an ongoing process, nothing is fixed. You can be whichever way you want to be.”
The mind is a powerful instrument. Every thought, every emotion that you create changes the very chemistry of your body.
“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.”
“When your happiness is dependant upon what is happening outside of you, constantly you live as a slave to the external situation”
Frustration, discouragement, and depression mean that you are working against yourself.
“The whole art of being a Guru is just this: to constantly puncture people’s egos and still manage to remain their friend.”
“Incredible things can be done simply if we are committed to making them happen.”
“The contradiction within a human being is simply because he is trying to mentally figure out things that he has not experienced”
A snake knows more about what is happening around than any other creature because it has no ears to listen to gossip, only direct perception.
“Learning is a natural human trait. When you learn something that you did not know, it should make you joyful. But if learning is making children miserable, then we have not understood how to impart learning.”
People try to create an outwardly perfect life, but the quality of life is based on the inward.
“Your thoughts and emotions are the drama that you create in your mind. You must be able to end it somewhere.”
“The quality of your life depends on how well you manage your body, your mind, your emotion, your situations, your home, your communities, nations, your life in general and the world.”
“Most people are investing their whole lifetime just for their material well-being. Dying to live, this is called.”
“Man needs entertainment simply to hide his madness. If he was perfectly sane, he would not need entertainment. He could just sit and watch this bamboo grow. He does not really need entertainment.”
“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”
“There is no such thing as ego; it is empty talk. The nasty part of you, you call it ego. Whenever you get nasty, you don’t want to see, “It is me who is nasty.” You want to say, “Oh, it is my ego.” This is another way of passing the buck. There is no ego. There is just you, and you, loid and you alone.”
“If you handle your entire life with logic alone, you will end up a mess.”
“You can be deeply involved with everything, but still not be identified with it any more.”
Sadhguru Quotes on Religion
“Religion is poison.”
This is one of Sadhguru’s most famous quotes on religion. He has said that religion is poison because it creates division among people. It encourages people to see the world in black and white, good and evil, us and them. Religion also encourages people to believe that they are right and everyone else is wrong.
“Religion is an inward step, but if it is only about belonging to this group or that group, it is very unfortunate. That has only brought hatred, conflict, and separation among people.”
“Religion is the arrogance of assuming things that you do not know.”
“Someone else’s belief system looks absolutely ridiculous to you, but they are laughing at your belief system too.”
“It doesn’t matter which religion, which nonsense you belong to, the moment you get God’s stamp on what you believe in, that’s it, you don’t have to apply your intelligence and see what you are doing with life.”
“It is not that belief is blind. It is just that belief blinds people.”
“Be it nationality, religion, or brand of clothes – people identify themselves with just about anything. In trying to bring stability to their lives, they only celebrate their limitations. That is not the way of life”
“Religion is the Opium because it puts people to sleep. Sleep is comfortable, nothing wrong with it, Death is even more comfortable (but there is no progress in it)”
“Religion should have made people Divine, but it is not even making them human.”
“In this culture, you not only have the freedom to choose your god but to create the sort of god that you can relate to.”
“When people are alone, they become spiritual. When in company, they become religious.”
Sadhguru Quotes on Positive Thinking
Sadhguru’s quotes on spirituality are both insightful and inspiring. He has a lot of wisdom to share on the topic, and his words are a reminder that the spiritual path is not always easy, but it is worth the journey.
“Spirituality means you don’t try to find explanations for your nonsense – you are willing to face it.”
“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 is no such thing as fear. Fear is just the creation of an overactive and out-of-control mind.”
“By going to the temple, mosque, or church, you do not become spiritual. You become spiritual only by turning inward.”
“The whole effort of the spiritual process is to break the boundaries you have drawn for yourself and experience the immensity that you are. The aim is to unshackle yourself from the limited identity you have forged, as a result of your ignorance, and live the way the Creator made you—utterly blissful and infinitely responsible.”
“Don’t think spirituality means having a nice, quiet life – it means being on fire.”
“Spirituality has nothing to do with the atmosphere you live in. It’s about the atmosphere you create within yourself.”
“People think spirituality is about looking for god or truth or the ultimate. The problem is you have already defined what you are looking for. It is not the object of your search that is important. It is the faculty of looking.”
“Spirituality does not mean looking up or down – it means looking at your life in the most profound way.”
“Your life and how you experience it is entirely your making. Only if this absolutely sinks in, will you become a genuine seeker.”
“Spirituality is ultimate greed. You don’t just want a piece of creation – you want the source of creation.”
“Unlike biological evolution, which happens without our conscious participation, spiritual evolution can happen consciously. All it takes is willingness.”
“Mysticism is a possibility in every human being’s life. It just demands attention, involvement, dedication, and commitment.”
“Spirituality is not about becoming special – it is about becoming one with everything.”
“Spiritual process is not for the dead or the dying. It is for the living who want to become fully alive in all dimensions of life.”
Sadhguru Quotes on Relationship
Sadhguru is a profound spiritual teacher who has spoken extensively on the topic of humanity. He says that the most important thing is not to be inhuman. If you are inhuman, you are finished. If you are human, everything is possible. He goes on to say that the quality of humanity is the most important thing. It is what makes us different from other creatures. It is what makes us special. And, it is what allows us to create a better world.
Sadhguru’s teachings on humanity are a reminder to us all to be kind, compassionate, and understanding towards one another. We are all in this together. Let’s work together to create a better world for all.
“A human is not a being; he is a becoming. He is an ongoing process – a possibility.”
“How Human beings are, that’s how the society will be.”
“Human beings become who they are not necessarily because they are endowed with tremendous knowledge, capability, or talent. It is simply because they are devoted to what they are doing. “
“You don’t raise human beings. You have to cultivate a human being by giving space, love, and support so that a human being grows.”
“Unleashing human potential is not about reaching the peak. It is a trajectory, a combination of a certain amount of time and energy.”
“Human experience may be stimulated or catalyzed by external situations, but the source is within. Pain or pleasure, joy or misery, agony or ecstasy, happens only inside you.”
“The world will never happen 100% your way. It’s a little bit my way, a little bit your way, a little bit somebody else’s way. That’s how the world should be.”
Sadhguru Quotes on the Universe
“You are just a speck of dust in the universe. If you understand the context of your existence, you will naturally become silent.”
“The universe is not human-centric. Every life form has a role to play – that is the beauty of it.”
“In this cosmos, our galaxy is a small happening. In the Milky Way, this Solar System is a speck. In that tiny speck, planet Earth is a super-tiny speck. In that, your city is a micro-tiny speck. In that speck, you are a big man! People have lost perspective of who and what they are.”
“Attention is the key to open up anything in the universe”
“You cannot exist without the universe. You are not a separate existence.”
“My work is to bring clarity. Once you clearly see that the whole universe is one, everything about you and your relationship with existence will change.”
Sadhguru is a spiritual teacher with a unique perspective on the universe.
He says that the universe is much bigger than we can imagine and that our understanding of it is limited by our perspective.
Sadhguru invites us to explore the universe beyond our everyday perspective and to see the infinite potential that exists within it.