“Shiva - I am not a devotee of Shiva, but Shiva is my life breath
I am not a worshipper. I have never prayed to Shiva or to anybody
in my life - not even once; but he has been my breath and being always.”
Shiva, the Adi Guru according to the yogic tradition, and Sadhguru’s “ 50 % partner”, as he refers to him half-jestingly, has always played a pivotal role in Isha. In celebration of the glorious ways of Shiva, Sadhguru created a unique, one-off program - Vaibhav Shiva.
A carefully selected cultural program with aesthetic and expressive fusion of classical Indian and modern dance, traditional cultural performances, and the pristine music by Sounds of Isha set the right mood. Embedded in this elaborate framework, Sadhguru intertwines the rich legends around Shiva with powerful meditation processes - each one revealing another essential truth about life itself. In this experiential exploration, he delves deep into the abysmal nothingness, the unbounded universality and the glaring paradoxes that Shiva embodies, defines and reconciles within himself.
The way Sadhguru not just presents the ultimate yogi during the program, but literally transforms himself (and his surroundings) into Shiva’s each and every aspect, leaves no doubt about his true lineage - there is one with us who is truly eligible to say “Shivo Ham” (I am Shiva)…