Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev Biography,Wiki,Age,Family and Amazing Facts

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev Biography,Wiki,Age,Family and Amazing Facts

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, often referred to Sadhguru is Indian yogi, visionary, poet and auther. Also known as spiritual master with a difference. Sadhguru is Pround founder of Isha foundation, a non-profit organisation. Sadhguru’s words have earned him reputation of preacher all over the world. Lets known more about Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev Biography,Wiki,Age,Family and Amazing Facts



Full Name Jagdish Vasudev

Nick Name

Jaggi, Sadhguru(Not to be confused with Satguru)

Landed on Earth 3 September 1957
Birthplace Mysore, Karnataka
Age 62 Yrs(as on 2019)

Alma Mater

Qualification BA[English Literature]
School Demonstration School and Mahajana Pre-University College, Mysore
College/University University of Mysore
Profession Yoga preacher, Poet, Author


Father Dr Vasudev(An Ophthalmologist)
Mother Susheela Vasudev
Brother 1
Sister 2

Marital Status, Affairs & More

Marital Status Married
Husband/ Spouse

Vijaya Kumari(Banker, died on 23 Jan 1997 at the age of 33)

Marriage Date 1984
Children 1
Daughter Radhe Jaggi(Born in 1990 and married to Sandeep Narayan, a Carnatic Classical Singer)

Physical Stat 

Height in centimeters- 172 cm
in Feet Inches- 5’8″
in Meters- 1.72 m
Weight 70 kg
Eyes Color Black
Hair Color Grey

Traits & Trivia

Nationality Indian
Religion Hinduism
Caste Brahmin
Zodiac/Sun Sign Vergo
Handed Right-Handed
Food Habit Veg
Smoke No
Drink No

Interests & Favorites

Hobbies Playing games, Trekking

Money Factor

Net Worth $ 3 Million
Bike Collection

Royal Enfield

Some Unknown Facts about Jaggi Sadhguru


  • Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev was the youngest of four children – two boys and two girls.
  • At the age of 10, he learnt simple yoga from Malladihalli Sri Raghavendra Swamiji.
  • During college years, he was very fond of motorcycles.
  • When he was 25 years old, he sat on a rock on Chamundi Hill and he had spiritual experience.
  • He conducted his first yoga class in 1983, with seven participants in Mysore.
  • In 1993, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev established the Isha Foundation, a nonreligious, non-profit organisation entirely run by volunteers.
  • In 1999, Sadhguru established Dhyanalinga, a yogic temple and a space for meditation. Dhyanalinga was established in Isha Foundation premises itself.
  • Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev is  designer of 112-foot Adiyogi Shiva statue, which is located at the Isha Yoga Center.


  • He organised holy journey to Mount Kailash and the Himalayas for spiritual aspirants. He led a group of 514
  • In 2012, he was voted among the hundred most powerful Indians for his contribution in the field of environmental protection and for encouraging public participation in ecological issues.
  • Sadhguru Jaggi was conferred the Padma Vibhushan civilian award by the Government of India in 2017 in recognition of his contribution to the field of spirituality.
  • He has also spoken at various educational institutions and companies including, Oxford University, Stanford University, Harvard University, Yale University, The Wharton School, London School of Economics,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Google, Microsoft, Headquarters of the United Nations, World Economic Forum, Australian Leadership RetreatIndian Economic Summit and TED.

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