'Shi-va' is 'that which is not', a primordial emptiness; Shiva is also the first-ever yogi, Adiyogi, the one who first perceived this emptiness. Adiyogi is symbol and myth , historic figure and living presence, creator and destroyer, outlaw and ascetic, cosmic dancer and passionate lover, all at once.
A bok like no other, this extraordinary document id a tribute to Shiva, the Adiyogi, by living yogi; a chronicle of the progenitor of mysticism by a contemporary mystic. Here science and philosophy merge seamlessly, so do silence and sound, question and answer – to capture the unspeakable enigma of Adiyogi in a spellbinding wave of words and ideas that will leave one entranced, transformed.
About the Author
Ranked amongst the fifty most influential people in India by India Today, Sadhguru is a yogi, mystic, visionary and bestselling author.
Probing and passionate, insightful, logical and unfailingly witty, Sadhguru's talks have earned him the reputation of a speaker and opinion-maker of renown. With his astute and incisive grasp of world affairs, as well as his unerringly scientific approach to human well-being, he has been a primary speaker at the United Nations World Headquarters, a regular at the Worlds Economic Forum, and a special invitee at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, Australian Leadership Retreat, Indian Economic Summit and TED. He has also been invited to speak at leading educational institutions, including Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Wharton and MIT among others.
With a celebratory engagement with life on all levels, Sadhguru's areas of active involvement encompass fields as diverse as architecture and visual design, poetry and painting, ecology and horticulture, sports, music and aviation.
Three decades ago, he founded Isha Foundation, a non-0profit organization with human well-being as its seven million volunteers in over 250 centres worldwide.
|Before The Beginning||1|
|Part One: Adiyoga|
|A Biography of Emptiness||28|
|When Source Becomes Symbol||43|
|The Eternal Outlaw||51|
|The Kailash of The South||64|
|Part Two: Chronicles|
|From Asceticism to Eroticism||76|
|The Power of One||84|
|Sound, The Source||88|
|The Sidekicks of Shiva||104|
|Unity of The sexes||115|
|And Now, Yoga||117|
|The Science of Sound||139|
|The Dance of Light||146|
|Part Three: Dialogues|
|When The Market is Right'||155|
|The Kailash Conundrum||172|
|On The Road With The Mystic||177|
|Face-To-Face With The Axis of The World||199|
|When You Are in Desperate Need'||206|
Item Code: NAM200 Author: Sadhguru & Arundhathi Subramaniam Cover: Paperback Edition: 2017 Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers ISBN: 9789352643929 Language: English Size: 8.5 inch X 5.5 inch Pages: 230 Other Details: Weight of the Book: 210 gms