Sadhguru Tips: In an interview, Sadhguru sits down with the renowned Indian actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu for the Save Soil event in Hyderabad—the two converse on various topics ranging from Karma, life and ego. Sadhguru imparts knowledge to the actress‘ questions on many topics including a question on spiritual ego.
Sadhguru talks about ego
Samantha asks Sadhguru about spiritual ego among the different types of egos such as material ego, success ego and so on. Sadhguru begins by saying that ego and person are not two entities. The nasty aspects of us cannot be diminished by calling it our ‘ego’. However, Sadhguru says that our nasty and good aspects are all parts of us.
Sadhguru on Spiritual Ego
When Sadhguru gets asked about spiritual ego, he clarifies that it is Jargon. However, he talks about how loosely people use the term spiritual worldwide. He gives an example of the time someone googled ‘spirituality’ and the first result was a Salon and the second was a call girl from California. Therefore, Westerners can advertise spirituality using proper SEO. However, the true meaning of spirituality is brought by the Eastern cultures. At the same time, the spiritual ego is something that is a part of us and is who we are. Therefore, the only way of getting rid of it is by acknowledging it and working on it