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Isha Yoga
Founder Sadhguru
Established 1992
Practice emphases
several programs which include pranayama, Hatha Yoga, Samyama and meditation

Isha Yoga is a series of yoga programs offered by Isha Foundation and founded by Jaggi Vasudev. The programs include Inner Engineering, Bhava Spandana, Shoonya, Hatha Yoga, Guru Puja and Samyama programs. The introductory program, Inner Engineering, also goes under the nomenclature "Isha Yoga program" when taught in Tamil and Hindi languages.

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Sadhguru conducting an Inner Engineering class at BSE Mumbai.
Sadhguru conducting an Inner Engineering class at BSE Mumbai.

Isha Yoga practices include Hatha Yoga, pranayama and meditation. The word Isha means the formless divine,[1] and Isha Yoga is described as "a comprehensive system that integrates the core of yogic science," where "yoga is taught in its full depth and dimension and communicated on an experiential level."[2]

Isha Yoga's introductory program, Inner Engineering, includes initiation into meditation, pranayama and the Shambhavi Mahamudra, a 21-minute kriya.[3][4] Other programs include the Shakti Chalana Kriya, which involves pranayama, combined with Shoonya meditation, "an effortless process of conscious non-doing for 15 minutes,"[5] the 7-day Samyama residential program in which practitioners maintain complete silence,[6] and Hatha Yoga, which also includes a 21-week teacher training course.[7]


Isha Yoga teachings by Sadhguru reads;

“You can go through life untouched, you can play with life whichever way you want, and still life cannot leave a scratch upon you. That is the miracle that Isha Yoga can manifest in everyone’s life.” – Sadhguru[8]

Medical research

The health benefits of Isha Yoga that have been studied include its effect on short-term Heart rate variability. A small-scale study of 14 Isha Yoga practitioners with a matched control group of 14 non-practitioners concluded that Isha Yoga practitioners were more tolerant of exercise, with reduced risk of hypertension and better cardiac response to everyday stresses. Premature cardiac events like ischemia or infarction were also postulated to be less likely among practitioners.[9] A study on the effects of Isha Yoga on menstrual disorders including Dysmenorrhea, Premenstrual syndrome and irregularity of menstrual flow and cycle was conducted involving 128 practitioners who responded through a survey questionnaire. The researchers concluded that the symptoms showed a reduction in severity after the respondents began regular practice of Isha Yoga. They also noted that respondents declared a reduced need for medical or surgical interventions and reduced impairment at work. The researchers recommended that Isha Yoga could serve as an adjunct therapy for menstrual disorders.[10] A study focusing on sleep pattern benefits derived from practice of Isha Yoga was conducted with 15 male Isha Yoga practitioners with a matched control group of 15 non-practitioners. The study concluded that REM sleep, sleep efficiency and total sleep time was higher in practitioners, who also had fewer awakenings.[11] A study of 89 practitioners before and after a 3-month meditation retreat concluded that a comparatively better performance was seen after the retreat in the Stroop task and in attentional blink task, suggesting improved attention span.[12] Sadhguru, in his interviews, talks about inner engineering as a process of knowing the immense capabilities your body has that you never thought of. Once you attain a balance of mind, mind becomes a useful instrument, following your orders, and you can achieve any height of success. You reach a state of unabated bliss and ecstasy, something we have been long deprived of.

See also


  1. ^ Khan, H.R. Mohd (2005). Applied Indian Psychology: New Perspective. Global Vision Publishing House. p. 350. ISBN 9788182201101.
  2. ^ "Isha Yoga Homepage". Retrieved 25 September 2013.
  3. ^ "In pursuit of peace of mind". Daily News and Analysis. 20 January 2011. Retrieved 25 January 2011.
  4. ^ "Inner engineering to get rid of maladies". Times of India. TNN. 25 April 2011. Retrieved 25 September 2013.
  5. ^ Susarla, Ramesh (30 May 2009). "The peak of well-being". The Hindu. Retrieved 25 September 2013.
  6. ^ Arya, Sobit (January 2002). "Spirit Centers – Silent revolutionaries". Life Positive. Retrieved 25 September 2013.
  7. ^ Baer, Sandy (17 July 2013). "Yoga For All Ages". Dayton Daily News. Retrieved 25 September 2013.
  8. ^ Practices of Isha Yoga in India. Retrieved on 15 April 2016.
  9. ^ Muralikrishnan, Krishnan; et al. (Apr–Jun 2012). "Measurement of the effect of Isha Yoga on cardiac autonomic nervous system using short-term heart rate variability". Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine. 3 (2): 91–96. doi:10.4103/0975-9476.96528. PMC 3371565. PMID 22707866.
  10. ^ Needhirajan, Thenmozhi Priya (September 2011). Effect of Isha Yoga on menstrual disorders (PDF). 9th International Scientific Meeting of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Athens, Greece. Retrieved 25 September 2013.
  11. ^ Vinchurkar, S; et al. (September 2010). Impact of Isha yoga meditation on sleep: a matched controlled trial. 20th Congress of the European Sleep Research Society. Lisbon, Portugal.
  12. ^ Braboszcz C, et al. (2011). "Is meditation improving attention? A study on eighty-nine practitioners following a three-month retreat". Perception. 40: 207. doi:10.1068/v110448 (inactive 2018-10-13).

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