Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, the founder of Isha Yoga
and Isha Foundation, is a world famous yogi, mystic and a poet.
His stated mission in life is to help people in manifesting their
own spirituality. Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev has several yoga centers,
set up in the various cities of India as well as the United States.
He was a delegate to the United Nations Millennium World Peace Summit
and even participated at the World Economic Forum in 2006 &
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev was born in Mysore city of India. At the
tender age of thirteen years, he started yogic practices, like Pranayams
and Asanas. When Vasudev was twenty-five years old, he witnessed
an unusual incident that led him away from the material things in
life and towards renunciation.
In the year 1992, the guru and his followers founded the Isha Yoga
Center and Ashram. It is situated at the foothills of the sacred
Velliangiri Mountains at Poondi, near Coimbatore. The center is
spread over an area of 50 acres and houses a massive 13 ft Dhyanalingam,
a meditation shrine. Isha Yoga Center also houses the Isha Foundation.
Started by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, the foundation administers more
than 25 yoga centers, a medical center and an orphanage in India,
apart from three yoga centers in the United States. The main aim
of Isha Yoga is to cultivate and promote best possible health, along
with peace and calmness. It intends to assist the natural process
of unfolding in each and every person. The inner chemistry of a
person is changed to release the physical, mental and emotional