Sadhguru

Founder, Isha Foundation

Sadhguru is a Yogi, mystic, visionary and bestselling author. Sadhguru has been conferred the Padma Vibhushan by the Government of India in 2017, the highest annual civilian award accorded for exceptional and distinguished service. 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 current issues and world affairs, as well as his unerringly scientific approach to the question of human well-being, he has been a primary speaker at the United Nations World Headquarters, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, a regular at the World Economic Forum, and a special invitee at the Hindustan Leadership Summit, 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-profit organization with human well-being at its core commitment, supported by over nine million volunteers in over 300 centers worldwide.