How to Reduce Sleep Quota and Increase Sleep Quality? – Sadhguru in a Darshan at Isha Yoga Center



Sadhguru explains that what the body needs is rest, and not necessarily sleep. If the body is at ease while you are awake, the sleep quota will go down. He also looks at how the quality of sleep is connected to the quality of life. If you wake up well, you will sleep well he says.

Sadhguru Talks @ Darshan, Isha Yoga Center, Oct 2012

नींद कम और गहरी कैसे करें?

सद्गुरु समझा रहें हैं कि कैसे शरीर को नींद की नहीं बल्कि आराम की ज़रुरत है। अगर जागते हुए भी
आपका शरीर आराम की अवस्था में है, तो आप देखेंगे कि आपकी नींद का कोटा अपने-आप कम हो
जाएगा।
वह यह भी बतातें हैं कि अगर जीवन की क्वॉलिटी में सुधार लाया जाए तो स्वाभाविक रूप से बढ़िया नींद
आएगी। अगर आप सुबह अच्छी तरह सो कर उठेंगे, तो रात में भी आप अच्छे से सोएंगे।

****************************************

Transcript: http://isha.sadhguru.org/blog/video/how-to-reduce-sleep-quota-and-increase-sleep-quality/

Questioner: No, no, I want more actually. About compulsions and evening person and morning person, I was wondering how can I decrease my hours of sleep and how can I improve my sleep quality?

Sadhguru: You want to increase the quality of your sleep means you want to reduce the quantity, is that what you’re saying?

Questioner: Yeah somehow both; my need for hours I want to decrease and I want to improve the quality. Thank you.

Sadhguru: Okay. See, sleep is not a requirement in one’s life. What the body requires is rest. Sleep is just one form of rest. Lot of people are beginning to think… in Tamil Nadu if somebody says, ‘He is resting,’ means they’re sleeping. (Laughter) Need not be. You can sit and rest, isn’t it? Yes? You can stand and also rest. You’re running – if you stand, doesn’t it feel like rest? You’re standing, if you sit down, doesn’t it feel like rest? There are many ways of resting. The most important thing is rest means you’re changing the energy equation where consumption is lowered, production is going on at the same pace. So after a period of time, you feel rejuvenated because consumption has been lowered. Essentially you’re managing the energy equation. If you’re on acute activity, the consumption is more; whatever you’re producing it’s not enough, after some time you feel exhausted because the consumption has been heavy. If you lower the consumption and increase the production, after sometime you feel energized. Suppose you’re running, if you run a mile, after that you can’t take another step, let’s say. Oh, many of you have been running for Isha marathons, Isha Vidya marathons, forty, forty-two kilometers, all right, whenever – after a mile or two you can’t take another step, don’t eat anything, don’t drink anything, just sit down for ten minutes, again you’re fine, rejuvenated, isn’t it? All you have done is lowered the consumption, production is still at the same level.

Read Full Transcript: http://isha.sadhguru.org/blog/video/how-to-reduce-sleep-quota-and-increase-sleep-quality/

****************************************

More Videos & Blogs on Website

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev – The Founder of Isha Foundation

Yogi, mystic and visionary, Sadhguru is a spiritual master with a difference. An arresting blend of profundity and pragmatism, his life and work serves as a reminder that yoga is a contemporary science, vitally relevant to our times.

Subscribe to our channel here:
https://goo.gl/WsNNGr

Free Guided Meditation by Sadhguru at
http://www.ishafoundation.org/Ishakriya

Free Yoga Tools For Transformation at
http://isha.sadhguru.org/5-min-practices/

Official Facebook Page of Sadhguru
https://www.facebook.com/sadhguru

Official Twitter Profile of Sadhguru

Download Sadhguru App ?
http://onelink.to/sadhguru__app

source

48 thoughts on “How to Reduce Sleep Quota and Increase Sleep Quality? – Sadhguru in a Darshan at Isha Yoga Center

  1. The kind of ease or rest he is talking about, one can only achieve through spirituality and meditation after a lot of practice. For a common person, doing a hectic private job who hardly gets time for family, he has to rest his brain through proper sleep only….

  2. I want to talk to him face to face as I have many questions to his explanation as I sometimes find it contradicting. Not sure, if I will then remember those questions because not sure if I will meet him

  3. I have listened to many Gurus, But you are the Best Guru that makes sense in what you say,you are Educating us with your Knowledge how to Think for oneself and become a better person in this World.
    It is all about HOW to THINK correctly the Principles & Concepts of Life.
    Thank You.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe to get this amazing Ebook for Free

Loading

By subscribing to this newsletter you agree to our Privacy Policy

Skip to content