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Inner Engineering

A Yogi's Guide to Joy
Narrated by: Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Achieve absolute well-being with the classical science of yoga

The practice of what is commonly known as hatha yoga is but one of eight branches of the body of knowledge that is yoga. Yoga is a sophisticated system of self-empowerment that is capable of harnessing and activating inner energies in such a way that your body and mind function at their optimal capacity. It is a means to create inner situations exactly the way you want them, turning you into the architect of your own joy. A yogi lives life in this expansive state, and in this transformative book Sadhguru tells the story of his own awakening from a boy with an unusual affinity for the natural world to a young daredevil who crossed the Indian continent on his motorcycle. He relates the moment of his enlightenment on a mountaintop in southern India, where time stood still and he emerged radically changed.

Teachings and tools for a life of joy

As Sadhguru explains, the term guru means, "Dispeller of darkness, someone who opens the door for you. As a guru, I have no doctrine to teach, no philosophy to impart, no belief to propagate. And that is because the only solution for all the ills that plague humanity is self-transformation. Self-transformation means that nothing of the old remains. It is a dimensional shift in the way you perceive and experience life." The wisdom distilled in this accessible, profound, and engaging audiobook offers you time-tested tools that are fresh, alive, and radiantly new. Inner Engineering presents a revolutionary way of thinking about our humanity and the opportunity to achieve nothing less than a life of joy.

©2016 Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev (P)2018 Sounds True

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Best book ever, indeed the most value for money

If you're not familiar with Sadhguru I recomend to watch him on YouTube if you are unsure to buy this book.
This book gives answers you have been seeking

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The Ultimate GPS for Well Being and Living Well

I’ve listened to this at least 6times now and will continue to listen to it again and again. Every word, every phrase, every chapter carefully stitched together reverberates of Truth and the opportunities of Being Unlimited as a Human. I now realize what it really means to be Human, that being Human is Super and that Love, Peace and Joy are our birth rights. Inner Engineering is a must read for all whole deal with Stress on a daily basis.

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So much knowledge and wisdom is shared here. A positive wisdom for everyone. Sadhguru's voice over is excellent.

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Modern day bhagavadgeeta

This is a book I need to read/listen over 100 times. Amazing book with a lot of guidance. Thank you for the book Sadhguru, please write more books

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loved it

loved it, gave me bit of clarity. i wish to keep unraveling mystics of life. i wish to see what you see. thank you sadguru.

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  • Ag
  • 24-08-2018

Perfect summary of East meets West, a brilliant masterpiece worthy of endless praise. Read it now!

A highly practical, wholesome work fit for the betterment of the entire human race. It touches on every aspect of life and brings into light many of the misconceptions of ancient eastern traditions into a highly understandable useful information which can be easily applied here and now. It is absolutely packed with golden goodness! if it were up to me, I would make it a staple textbook in the classroom. SadhGuru is no ordinary being and deserves great honour for giving humanity this brilliant piece of work. I hope this book catches on and people realise its beauty and potency for much time to come. Thank you

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wonder full<br />every single word is miracle. <br />thank y

loved it
breath of life is explained in this book
god bless sadgrugh
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  • TRANG
  • 05-02-2018

A must read book

love it. a must read for all human being. mind opening, knowledge challenging and personal growing

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  • Joe
  • 02-02-2018

A Profound Exploration of Life!!!

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Sadhguru is a yogi and mystic with a deep understanding and realization of the nature of creation. His insightful perspective challenges us to look at life in ways that break through our conditioned views, while offering a scientific approach and technology for transforming ourselves into our highest possibility.

I am an engineer by profession and when I first heard the term "Inner Engineering" I thought it sounded like a stretch to apply the term "engineering" to aspects of life that are internal, experiential and subjective... but I was a mistaken. My initial perspective was coming from a limited understanding and ignorance of the profound depth of the ancient science that was being explored and offered by Sadhguru.

In this book Sadhguru begins by sharing his story of deep experiential realization of life, and how that experience has transformed him and everything he has done ever since. Utilizing all aspects of who we are (body, mind, emotion and energy) and their direct connection, he offers technology and methods to develop and transform ourselves into our highest possibilities.

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  • heath l wood
  • 19-03-2018

Listen Carefully

You cannot imagine the blessing that awaits you once Sadhguru has entered your life. He is a True Living Master. An Authentic Guru. This book is an introductory masterpiece beneficial for both experienced and novice seekers. Blessings to you

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  • Pranitha
  • 28-04-2018

The best book for people who wants to be spiritual

Narration by Sadhguru was the best part of the audible. I read this book multiple times but listening through Sadhguru was the best.

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  • VR
  • 22-04-2018

A doorway to incredible adventure & self-discovery

What did you love best about Inner Engineering?

This audio book has become a companion and roadmap for me. It's opened up doors to new possibilities and enhanced my capabilities in a way I would not have imagined; offering a way out from the confines of conclusions, a chance to re-look at everything around us to the very air we breathe; showing that the outer workings are no different from the workings within, it is a doorway to incredible adventure and self-discovery that requires nothing from the external.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Inner Engineering?

Every chapter has something invaluable that you can take away from and use right there.

Have you listened to any of Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes I have. Sadhguru is one of the most poignant speakers I've ever heard on any given topic; the kind of clarity, wit, humor, precision and resonating truth with which he answers any question thrown at him is remarkable and catches my attention every time. When it came to hearing this audio book, it wasn't in the usual way I hear Sadhguru on youtube, because everywhere captured in every video, he is rapid fire on the spot and here, he too was reading the book for the sake of making an audio book. After a chapter or so, I was immediately accustomed to his reading style, tone and tempo and was hooked.

What did you learn from Inner Engineering that you would use in your daily life?

One needs to go about this book on their own in order for it to become live and transformational. There is something to take away at the end of each chapter and 'sadhana' offered that I have already incorporated.

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After what I've experienced and the journey it has led me on, this is like one of those once in a life possibilities or doorways, if you somehow walk through it, you could look back and say it was so simple, but it's so simple you could miss it too. One must walk through it and make the journey. It's an adventure inward and every moment once embarked is of great story and suspense. Happy Journey's to one and all. May it lead you to the source.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 18-07-2018

insightful book.

if u like sadhguru you will like this book. Check him out on YouTube, well worth the time. honestly I went and got the physical copy it's not a book u need to read cover to cover the last half is more a group of advice and tips, that I thought would be more accessible in book format.

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  • Pauras
  • 08-03-2018

Source of inspiration to walk the spiritual path.

this book has a lot of substance to it. immense value it contains. read by the enlightened one, rare happening. so many questions answered, many myths debunked, said in a very understandable way. there is less room for interpretation. better than reading the book yourself. highly recommended :)

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  • Manny L
  • 14-01-2019

life changing

An enlightening blueprint for the engineers. will read this at least 7x. This book is the beginning of a new life

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  • Clint Littlefield
  • 13-01-2019

great book

so many insights, I have learned that I need to feel who I am and put aside any thoughts of who I think I am.

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  • ma
  • 07-01-2019

Spectacular

Truth in its simplest form, beautifully narrated. What a gift, I hope to meet him one day.

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  • KW
  • 04-07-2018

A brilliant guide to the Yogic system

I've watched many of Sadhguru's videos on Youtube but this audiobook is on another level. There's infinite wisdom in his words and the way he explains certain concepts made me really 'get' some of these ideas and provided a much deeper understanding of what spirituality is (and is not).

For anyone already on this path or even just curious about spirituality/yoga, this is a must listen. Perfect for beginners or even more advanced practitioners. I'm on my second listen, it's one of those audiobooks that will never get old because there's so many 'aha' moments.

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  • Tyler Tahir
  • 15-06-2018

really got to give this audio book time.

picked up so many things that I have used to changed my life for the better.

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  • splashman
  • 11-04-2018

One of my favourites.

A joy to listen to. An inspirational book full of mystical knowledge and insights. Highly recommended.

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  • Mr
  • 18-09-2018

love this guy

Whilst some of the concepts in the book are difficult to follow particularly when listening to audio,Sadhguru is an inspiration.He describes himself as contemporary and I would describe him as relevant.He makes spirituality fun against the dull backdrop of other dogmatic religions.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-12-2018

My guru, Sadhguru!

What a great honour to listen to Sadhguru's book read by himself. He is so witty and he speaks with so much depth and calm. The chanting is a real plus! I highly recommend this book if you are seeking spiritual guidance from the best. Thank you!

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  • BigBear
  • 31-05-2018

an inspiration

sadhguru writes with a directness and confidence which enable him to bring clarity to the most abstruse concepts. a must-read for any person on the spiritual path.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 17-01-2019

i love it.. this book is so inspiring and real.

i love this book. true, full of knowledge and hope, realisation and so much more. . i hope i can learn something from this book. welldone

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  • Heiða
  • 15-01-2019

A must buy!.....for our future!

It's a lot to take in and I had to take time to process after finishing half the book. I will definetly listen over and over again and start practicing what is taught in this book. Very enjoyable!

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  • Michelle
  • 13-01-2019

Authentic, a vivid listening experience.

I enjoyed listening to this audiobook,and would recommend as an listening experience that is very vivid and expansive in its content. All the more authentic because it is narrated by the author who draws upon his own visceral experiences!
I will be having another listen to this at some point.

The Path is Joy, Joy is The Path..............

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  • Brendon Paul Tyree
  • 11-01-2019

awesome book, cool guy with a lot of knowledge!

loved it... really cool narrator reading out his own mind sending you the vibes you probably didn't know you needed 👌