Isha Kriya Yoga

Isha Kriya is part of the eternal knowledge of Yoga science. Sadhguru introduces Isha Kriya is a simple and powerful method. Isha means “the source of creation” and kriya means “inner work.”

The main purpose of Isha-kriya is to help the individual to make contact with his being. By doing this one can create life as per his wish.

With daily and regular practice of Isha-kriya, one experiences greater emotional balance, concentration, focus, stability, and better health in life.

In fact, there have been many scientific studies that measure the various benefits of regularly practicing Isha Kriya—in relation to brain activity during Kriya, as well as statistical research into how it affects people’s health and well-being.

Isha Kriya Yoga (IKY)

Introduced by Sadhguru – Isha Kriya Yoga is a simple yet powerful process rooted in the timeless wisdom of science.

It has the power to change the lives of all those who are willing to take out just a few minutes a day.

Isha Kriya is a simple and powerful medium to go from untruth to truth. Isha Kriya Yoga is part of the eternal knowledge of science.

The purpose of Isha yoga is a technique to bring the body and mind to the pinnacle of their abilities by dealing with the hectic pace of modern life.

Through Isha Kriya meditation, one gets the power to allow one to live life to the fullest according to one’s desire and vision.

How to Do Isha Kriya Yoga?

Sit facing the east direction with a cross. Keep your back comfortably straight. Your hands should be open on the thighs, palms facing up. Sit with your eyes slightly raised with your face raised. Keep a slight focus between your eyebrows.

Isha meditation

This meditation will happen in three-stage.

The first stage:- Breathe in and out slowly and relax. Each time you breathe in, say in your mind: ‘I am not this body and keep breathing with this thought. Every time you exhale, say in your mind: ‘I am not even this mind and keep breathing with this thought. Do this for 5 to 12 minutes.

The second stage:- Keep the mouth open and make a long sound of ‘Aa… (A’). The sound should come from just below the navel. You don’t have to say it very loudly, just so that you can feel its vibration. This has to be done 7 times. Exhale completely while making this sound each time.

The third stage:- Keeping your face slightly raised, sit for 5-6 minutes keeping your attention between the eyebrows. This entire exercise will take between 12 to 18 minutes.

Shambhavi Maha Mudra

In the Isha Yoga program, the primary program presented by Sadhguru, one is introduced to Shambhavi Maha Mudra which is a simple yet powerful act of deep inner transformation.


The Bhava-Spandana program designed by Sadhguru provides an opportunity for people to experience higher dimensions of consciousness, beyond the limits of body and mind. It provides an opportunity to experience boundless love and joy.


When you meditate, a distance is created between you and your mind, and you begin to feel peaceful.

The result is a drop in stress and anxiety, an increase in mental alertness and focus.

By doing Isha Kriya, the mind gets peace, life remains healthy as well as enthusiasm in life increases.

The practice of Shambhavi Mahamudra increased self-awareness.

It is also clear that regular exercise benefits heart health and reduces it significantly for a number of ailments, including at least high blood pressure, depression, and menstrual issues.

In last, Every breath becomes an important possibility in your life, because your existence is no longer influenced by your past. When you sit here, you are life to the fullest. Life becomes easy.


In Isha-kriya, Isha means ‘the one who is the source of creation, and Kriya means ‘inner work’. The main purpose of Isha-kriya is to help the individual to make contact with his being.


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