Jaggi Vasudev

Person from India

Jaggi Vasudev Jaggi Vasudev (Kannada: ಸಧ್ಗುರು ಜಗ್ಗಿ ವಾಸುದೇವ್ Tamil: சத்குரு ஜக்கி வாசுதேவ் Hindi: सदगुरु जग्गी वासुदेव Telugu: సద్గురు జగ్గి వాసుదేవ్ ) also known as Sadhguru, is an Indian yogi and mystic. He founded the Isha Foundation, a non-profit organization which offers yoga programs around the world, including India, United States, England, Lebanon, Singapore, Canada, Malaysia, Uganda and Australia. The Foundation is also involved in various social and community development activities, which have resulted in the Foundation being granted special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. Born into a Telugu family in Mysore, Karnataka on 3 September 1957 to Susheela and Dr.Vasudev, Jagadish was the youngest of the Vasudev's four children – two boys and two girls. A traveling fortune-teller, who was asked to predict the child's future, predicted that the infant would have a fortunate life and named the infant Jagadish which means lord of the universe. Sadhguru's father was an ophthalmologist with the Indian Railways and as a result, the family moved frequently. At a young age, Jagadish, or Jaggi as he came to be known, developed an interest in nature and  ( Wikipedia article )


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University of Mysore

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