How to say โ€œNOโ€? – Sadhguru

What to do when you are finding it difficult to say NO to people

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  1. Every thing is a yes or no. I trust you (know) when to say it. Lol ๐Ÿ™โค

  2. You must send a WhatsApp message saying no๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

  3. Saying Yes or No is only like saying Black or White.
    To what we say Yes or No is like whether we see Light or Darkness.
    We try to be on the enlightened side as much as possible. But the truth is that nature did light and shadows.

    1. Agree with few people here in comments, Sadhguru did not give answer to her exact query (nature of query)

    2. Mj same goes with all answer of sadhguru. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

    3. Yes I felt the same too. Question not answered but just diverted. Sometimes we might have to say no to our closest family too knowing it might harm them. But we end up saying yes just to make them happy.Would be glad if there is a straight answer.

    4. She should have put it in this way… "how not to be hesitant while saying no to something or someone ?"
      Then hesitant nature would have been the subject!!!

  4. Here we are again. Again he enlightened me some more โค๏ธ lovely guru

  5. Does this mean that every possible question (at the core) essentially asks: ''are you free''?

  6. sadhguru is absouletly right you must create a environment around you that you don't feel to say no to anything comes at you (by creating environment means if you say yes no one will misuse you or exploit you of your yes) because if you say no you are missing the life out there be open to everything because life is all about possibility you might get to know a different experience if you say yes to everything all the time. I know this might be hard to understand what sadhguru says and you people are also right you should say no to things which will harm you or affect you negatively because we have not created a environment in which we all could say yes.Just listen again to his video you will know what he is talking about but it is the ultimate answer to the girl's question no better answer could be there

  7. Living in a fear of exploitation is a way more damaging than exploitation itself ๐Ÿ™ Sadhguru

  8. The woman was asking in regards building confidence to say No but she says Yes but wants to say No. I think its important not to betray yourself. If No is the first answer that comes to your thoughts then say No. Dont say Yes just to please others, please yourself first , protect you !!

    1. Precisely, he could have said that and answered her instead of drawing it out for 6 minutes and stkll not giving her an answer lol

    2. Sadhguru wants to say that we should always be prepared to help others. If someone is asking you something like some kind of help, your "No" will not be kind, and we should live a life full of kindness. That is why we should learn to say "Yes". Yes in terms of gratitude, generosity and kindness. If you think that person is trying to "exploit" you then the "no" will be reasonable but if you are saying no just because you "don't want to help" that person then this is not what we were supposed to do. No to exploitation and yes to kindness.

    3. @San Jana GS then please get rid of the caste system, we are equal under God

    4. Yes, we are all equal. If you think the caste system is exploiting people, then you should protest. "Say yes to equality and no to exploition" The concept is the same, you just need to interprete and apply it in your life in a good way.

    5. gary of the family fitzpatrick this is the answer that I was looking for, thank you

  9. Everybody tries to sell u something with their mumbo jumbo …..everything on sale from happiness to underwear just the method of selling is different

    1. May be… but some times the mumbo jumbo is truth… this is life. Sadhguru promotes to see things as they are, not as you want to see them, and that is the spiritual path… makes perfect sense. The rest is experiential and up to you to decide.

  10. Food: Anything, that kills bacteria(cell, life) would damage bodycells. Example: spices. Thumps up, so everyone can read it.

  11. Thanks beloved Master!Osho my beloved Master, I heard saying: say yes, to u no!

  12. "Create a little world where you don't have to say no." It might take saying "no" a few times to get you there ๐Ÿ˜‰ but I think this is a very profound truth.

  13. There is point which can't understand easily. . .You need to deeply involve with guruji words. . . Than only. . .

  14. No no no no no. Thank you. โœจ๐Ÿ™โœจ I will continue to practice. ๐Ÿ˜Œ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜Š

  15. 31 Dislikes!!๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ช
    Kaun hai ye log?
    Kaha se aate hai ye??๐Ÿ˜…

  16. living in fear of exploitation is much worse than the exploitation itself. so true.๐Ÿคœ

  17. Well ,how to say no to oneself when you don't want to do something ??
    Like mumma cooks gajar ka halwa and you are on diet and you know that you are not that honest to exercise the next day if you eat it ?

    1. Practical problem ๐Ÿ˜€ . Eat a spoon and skip. Skipping for a count of 100 burns 50 calories ๐Ÿ™ƒ

  18. Saying 'No' is saying 'Yes' to something more true to you – always say 'Yes' to the truth in you, even when 'No" is the best reply to something outside of you

  19. Yes the master in me is observing the master in you.๐Ÿ™๐Ÿปโค๏ธ

  20. Going through life with blinders on like a donkey is the easy path; the lazy path. And unfortunately, the saddest path. I say as much in my vid, 'I really don't care…'

  21. Sadhguru I am not scathing on you but I didn't get proper answer for that girl's question

    1. He is guiding people to make their choices wisely, he never gives answers per say. ๐Ÿ™‚

  22. Americans definitely know how to straight up say "No!" No means no!!

  23. "no where else it happens, only in india" uhm…. no, love sadhguru but ive traveld the world, and it happens on like 50% of the planet

  24. i was wrong! yep you are right ! a yes cocoon is hard to build but can be built and within it life will eventually flourish! ( depending where you live in the world because some country are very protective of their value so you have to respect that too . so its situational

  25. But this is not an answer to her question , wn u say yes to one , it means u r saying no to many , tat no can hurt many , she is asking about that , can anyone give a better answer?

  26. The wall is essential but leave the door open. That way the this and the that have to come in such a way you can process everything without overload.

  27. We are those who cannot day no… Even if it comes back and bite us. The tongue mind and heart says No….. But something overwhelms us and we UTTER YES. Then you should know you are a natural spiritualous person.

  28. In short he meant to experience everything by saying yes . As all are possibilities of learning .

  29. I apoloize for any domatic messaes. We are infinite in our eneries and possibilities. Healears work with many different uides and our eneries chane and row throuhout our lives. I dont want to be an incorrect emphatic messener. xxx Sai Ram

  30. Sadhguru told about how to say Yes, but in a normal human life we encounter many situations in which we have to say No.

    So it's my humble request to Sadhguru team, to explain the question asked by the girl. I would love to know the answer.


  31. Here in the Philippines we also say NO numerous times. Iโ€™m one such example.

    And Kyabje, I personally think that there is nothing wrong with Self-Preservation. It is natural in every living being. I understand your message about opening possibilities but that is entirely up to the individualโ€™s choice and decision whether if he or she is open to it or not. We should never force them to open themselves up especially if they have experienced any sort of trauma. PEOPLE LIKE THAT NEED TIME. And even then it is their right whether they want to stay in those walls or get out of them. WE HAVE ABSOLUTELY NO RIGHT TO JUDGE OR CONDEMN THEM BECAUSE OF THEIR DECISIONS. WE CAN ONLY SHOW THEM THE WAY.

    Just because you follow someone devotedly does not mean you agree to each and every word he or she says otherwise you lose your own Sense of Way. Yet I still prefer to be with him, because it works. ๐Ÿ™

  32. Sadhguru, thank you so much for sharing your knowledge and making us laugh. Wish I could return your favor with more than mere words. ๐Ÿ™

  33. Iโ€™m 32. First time I heard about Sadhguru was about a year ago. Since then I try to spend every day a bit of time to listen to him. I come from a different culture (hun minority in romania, heart of transylvania, where the last big forests of eastern europe are – disapearing because of the coruption). What i like about him is…. that i always feelt lost, alone because of the way i think and look at the world. I was a silent kid, more of a observer then a doer…lots of toughts all day every day, no studying or tons of bookโ€™s read..only my imagination. But since i found him i feel encouraged, i feel more safe. Iโ€™m not alone with my thinking anymore…there are big things happening! I feel enpowered now, i feel like i was right my whole life..i feel like hes my voice i always took part of the belief system he shares with us now…even from a different culture, thousends of km-s away.

    1. I'm also follower of sadguru like you, along with listening if do inner engineering we feel and experience the life in different dimension itself. And it not depend upon any culture or colour. Just experiencing life as human . Have happy life…

  34. "No, no, no, no" Not only in India, it also happens in Colombia. We tend to say that. I strongly believe that every human being says so

  35. It is important to say yes in at least your small world to lead your life fearlessly and with confidence as you have already addressed important ones and things in that world that matter the most to you.

  36. Create the wall of YES — "of that good people who will not let you exploit/ruin you but those who will lead to the path of your destiny and success"

    Don't create the wall of NO because this could be imprisonment for you — " avoid bad friendship , avoid that people who will leading you one step behind success"

    IN SHORT — create the small world of yes where you can live freely…โ€ฆ.

    do like my comment if you agreed!!

  37. Same problem i am facing ……..

  38. I usually find solution in his words but this time frankly speaking I am not satisfied with his response.
    ๐Ÿ‡ณ ๐Ÿ‡ด Am not satisfied!!!

  39. Why u makes fun of each and every thing? And turns the question to other side..

  40. What is the answer to that question? You are just fooling around.

  41. I have to say 'No ' to egoic toxix people who rule & misuse others situation, house owners, parents, laws & relatives

  42. When everyone was expecting Sadhguru to tell about the framework of how to say no , but as usual he gave THUG LIFE explanation. That's Sadhguruji..