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Old 20-06-2021, 03:57 AM
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There are vested interest working to defame #Sadhguru for sure
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Old 23-06-2021, 02:42 PM
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I took the Sadhguru webinar a few weeks ago, and watched some of his interviews on YouTube. My impression was that the ISHA foundation was quite genuine. As well, from the interviews I've seen, he doesn't avoid questions by talking nonsense. The webinar was free and at the end they offered a full course for $150, which doesn't seem unreasonable to me.

There are a lot of spiritual leader who get paid for their stuff. Look at Teal Swan, Abraham, Tony Robinson etc. What gets to me is that people write them off as fake. Who are we to judge. If something resonates with you, it resonates. That does not mean they are fake. It simply means it is not for you. It is up to people to decide to pay for it. When something doesn't work for them, people say they are fake and try to tear someone down. Eckhart Tolle does not resonate with me, does that mean he is fake. Calling someone fake is being superior to them. I like Sadhguru and my watched his videos among with other spiritual leader but I will never pay for going to see them or take their course. No matter how much I like them. If you enjoyed the webinar and want to take the course then do so. It is not about how wee see someone, or think they are fake. It is about you and what you resonate with.
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Old 24-06-2021, 02:46 AM
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The main problem with being a guru is so many expect you to know everything that you start pretending you have all the answers. People tend to idolise and revere etc, and diminish themselves in reflection and fabricate a hierarchy that puts the power in the guru, like royalty. I don't really need to like someone, let alone revere anyone, to have basic respect, and I don't expect too much from people, so it's OK and who am I to judge? I liked the show when Gordon Ramsey visited his ashram. That was my favorite one. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7Fvt7TOaPQ
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Old 24-06-2021, 09:24 PM
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Yes, many people are prone to revere, elevate and worship another human. They start to imagine that the guru's are god men who know the answer to everything.

This is all ENCHANTMENT! We enchant other people, their role, their expertise, the world itself, everything. We may not realize that it all starts in our own minds. And all of the enchantment is bunk, it is only there because you aren't using your nature given 'blessing' of reason. Because you are trained or told (by guru or scripture) to avoid that, you make yourself prone to believe just about anything and question nothing.
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Old 26-06-2021, 11:41 AM
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Time will tell, and it depends on the ethical foundations. If the organisation is built on a strong moral framework, it'll be more or less fine, but if there are cracks in the foundation, corruption will seep in and start to fester - and its very hard to create enduring ethical frameworks that don't become diluted as an organisation scales. I just hope Sadguru's school has the mettle that's required.
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Old 23-10-2021, 04:37 PM
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I am following Sadhguru since years now and it has changed my life completely and I am on the path of spiritual awakening.
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Old 23-10-2021, 05:32 PM
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I investigated the Isha Foundation and attended a session in NYC. Sadguru is entertaining and his disciples are nice. He seems to do good works through his foundation.
I was not personally drawn to him, but others seem to benefit from his teachings. That's all I choose to say.
Here is a link to the Wikipedia article on him:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaggi_Vasudev
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Old 23-10-2021, 06:40 PM
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Sorry, this is a living ''celebrity''. We shouldn't be talking about him here.
Good and bad things have been said...more good.
We will leave it at that, gang.
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Old 25-10-2021, 10:37 AM
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Talking about celebs is not allowed and no one should be named


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