How To Deal With the Uncertainty of Life? – Sadhguru

How To Deal With the Uncertainty of Life? – Sadhguru

Sadhguru: You go and sit in the
auditoria, first few scenes and said, “This is it, he’s going to do this!” When the last scene came,
something totally different happened. Then you come out and say,
“Wow, what a wonderful movie!” What you are saying is, if all your
predictions go wrong, it’s wonderful. So don’t try to match-fix your life. Question: Namaskaram Sadhguru.
My name is Muskan Bhavna and my question to you is that many times in life,
we face situations where we don’t know what next, we don’t know what is going on right
now, we are completely blacked out and at that point of time, our friends, our parents,
we are given this one suggestion, “be positive.” But when I don’t know what is
going on, how do I be positive? And at that time, clarity seems more important
than positivity. So how do we place the two? Sadhguru: So, what they calling it as positive,
is confidence – “Have confidence, don’t worry!”. Confidence without clarity is
a disaster, okay (Laughter)? Yes. If you cannot see clearly, at least you must be hesitant. If you are confident, you’re
going to walk into something. By chance you may escape sometimes,
but what comes your way, you don’t know. So it’s not about being positive, negative, the important thing is at this stage in your
life, you just focus on enhancing this life, don’t worry about what it will yield. You should not worry about
what this life is going to yield, what it yields depends on times in
which we are, many other aspects of life. But if this is an enhanced life,
it will yield something worthwhile. Doesn’t matter what it yields, who knows,
maybe you won’t become an artist, maybe you will become an engineer,
maybe you will become a doctor, maybe you will become
something else, who the hell cares? As long as you enhance this life,
something worthwhile will come out of it. “What will happen in the end, what will
happen in the end” – the same thing. In the end as we told you… This happened, a hardcore criminal
was given death sentence in America. Death by electric chair. So, always the priest comes in the
end and the priest came and said, “My son, just tell me what do you want
me to do, whatever you wish I will do.” A very unrepentant convict said, “Father, when they
pull the plunger, please hold my hand” (Laughter). So, very positive (Laughter). There are various ways to look at this. I had a nasty joke, I am trying to scale it down,
so that it fits into the institution (Laughter). See… When I don’t know what is future, that’s a very insightful
statement, because nobody knows what is the future. Do you know what’s going to
happen in the next five minutes? No. “No, Sadhguru, my astrologer…” Well does your astrologer know what is going
to happen in the next ten minutes of his life? Does he know? No. He does not know ten minutes of his life, but he
knows your entire life, it’s a fantastic thing, you know? So you don’t know future, isn’t
that a great thing, fortunately. Suppose you know your entire future, would
you not want to commit suicide right now? Isn’t it wonderful that in spite of all your brains,
you can’t figure what is next moment? Hello? Isn’t it wonderful? Have you ever seen a suspense thriller movie? Have you? See, right now there is a very wonderful,
wonderful suspense thriller in the local theater. None of you have seen it. I have seen it, shall I tell you the story? Okay the whole story’s going to take too much time, so I’ll just tell you the last
suspense part of it, okay? Shall I? No. Why? Because suspense means like this – you go and see the poster, “Oh, this guy I think
he’s going to do this, that guy is going to do that. Oh this director, most probably
this is how it’s going to go.” Then you go inside see all
those still images, then you say, “Definitely this guy is going to do this, that
guy’s going to do this,” all kinds of projections. You go and sit in the auditoria, first few scenes
and said, “This is it, he’s going to do this!” But he did something different,
then you said “He’s going to do that!” And he did something different,
you said, “This’s going to happen!” And something else happened, half-way down the movie, you discuss with
your friend, “Last scene is definitely like this!” When the last scene came,
something totally different happened. Then you come out and say, “Wow,
what a wonderful movie!” Yes? You went there, sat, you saw the first scene
and you said, “This is what is going to happen.” And that’s what happened in the last
scene, as it happens in most movies, then you come out and said “This is no good,” isn’t it? So essentially, what you are saying is, if all
your predictions go wrong, it’s wonderful. If all your predictions come true, it’s no good. Then I am asking, what’s wrong with your life? Your life is fantastic, you can predict whatever,
it all goes wrong, goes wrong, goes wrong, Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. Only problem is, you lost your ability to enjoy
the suspense, that’s your only problem. Yes? You want to know the end, you are a match-fixer. Yes. You are a match-fixer, you want to
know the end before you play the game. Match-fixer or no? Today it’s a crime in this
country, match-fixing, you know. So don’t try to match-fix your life. Let’s see what the hell happens, hmm? Whatever happens, you came here with
nothing, you’ll go with nothing, so what the hell! The only thing is – did you make your life’s experience
profound enough, intense enough, that’s all there is. What’s there to happen? So what will happen tomorrow,
what will happen tomorrow? I’ll give you a simple thing, the best thing
about life is – tomorrow never happens. Yes? If you just know how to deal with what’s now,
you know how to deal with your entire life. This moment if you know how to manage
your thought, your emotion and your body, rest drama outside happens but if this is like this, this will be joyful and wonderful no
matter what’s the drama around you. Yes? “Oh what if this happens, what if that happens?” Yes all those things can happen, but you came
here to experience life, not to avoid life, isn’t it? Are we sure? Are we sure?
Participants: Yes. Sadhguru: You want to right now go into the museum? No, no, no. Oh you’re misunderstanding
my question, you are art students. No, no, I’m not asking you to
go for a visit in the museum. As an artifact, do you want to go
into the museum right now yourself? No, this is the time to live! To live means,
you don’t know what the hell is tomorrow. Anything. Either you must be excited about
it or you can be fearful about it. You are fearful about it because you
already fixed what should happen. You’re afraid what you think may not happen. But first of all I am asking you, why
are you thinking what should happen? If you’re dedicated to the process, depending upon what process we are doing,
accordingly life will unfold tomorrow. Yes? There are many dimensions to it. If you explore all of it,
if you just explore your biology, life will happen one way. In the sense, if you take charge
of your physical self, your body, fifteen to twenty percent of life and
destiny will happen the way you want it. If you take charge of your mind,
your thought and emotion, fifty to sixty percent of your life and
destiny will happen the way you want it. If you take charge of your life energies, one hundred percent of your life and
destiny will happen the way you want it. This is the choice you have. (Applause)


  1. Vivekanand Tiwary says:


  2. Blinkeanu says:

    "Tommorow never happens". This is so perspective changing.

  3. Ruche La says:

    I love the way he laughs with his whole body, not just with his mouth..:)

  4. M Amrutha says:

    Save this and watch it once every day… You will know what to do everyday to have a beautiful life ๐Ÿ˜Š

  5. superjokerrr says:

    Pajeet my son.

    your stomach hurt now.

    you must choose were to release.

    Beautiful and clean toilet,


  6. Verena Hilpert says:

    Soooo good. I was feeling a bit depressed today. Now I feel great again. Thanks so much.

  7. Vaishnavi Dasika says:

    Is he speaking about 'PRESTIGE'?

  8. Lessons In Life says:

    Learn to see failure as simply a learning experience, which will lessen your sense of self-doubt next time you're faced with a challenge. Once you do this often enough, you develop the intuition that you need to take confident action even in the face of uncertainty. Love you Sadhguru

  9. Progressive Ideologies says:

    We don't know about our next breath…life is so uncertain ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿ‘ป

  10. Progressive Ideologies says:

    Take charge of your mind ,body and life energy..

  11. Andre says:

    thank you

  12. Darika A. Urquiaga says:

    Wise and funny, love him, love listening to his videos.

  13. Alfredo Borges says:

    Music is just disturbing the message, be aware that silences between words are an important part of the message!

  14. Neo V says:

    Maybe he shudnt speak on every subject !!

  15. CaptainKarma1972 says:

    This is the best one yet ! In tears ! TRUTH !

  16. ooOmegAaa says:

    did the dry cleaners lose his clothes? haha

  17. Jessey Diaz says:

    Sadhguru is the greatest

  18. Hem Kumari Chettri says:

    Thank you for your motivation
    Sadhguru what we can do to get rid of stage fear

  19. Walter Hernandez says:

    Does anyone know if he has video in which he addresses illness? How to cope with the fact that one has to live with chronic illness.

  20. Arati's Life says:

    Nice video ๐Ÿ™‚

  21. Marcus Rakyat says:

    Thanks Guru as I going through the uncertain in life. Need the guidance.

  22. arav garg says:

    what life energies is he talkin about ..doesn" t tell that ..his answers are so vague always..

  23. Anusha K says:


  24. pareekshith rajah says:

    Thankyou so much Respected Guruji for this Talk. Its helping me. & Liked the way you cracking jokes in between.. With Respectable Pranamam. (Tks for the Video Uploading team)

  25. Nicole Spinelli says:

    I LOVE His Soul

  26. Ng Kai Jun says:

    What does he mean by enhance this life

  27. DoglinsShadow says:

    Thank you for this. I literally don't know what city or country I'll be in in the next month, for over a year now. Crazy life, sometimes fun, sometimes lonely, but this is relaxing

  28. Reagan Stark says:

    NOW is the only LIFE

  29. Seepersad Seepersad says:

    The simplicity of this teaching is important to youths around the world, his aura compels me to listen to the words used

  30. vashudha5 says:


  31. Real Kathy Kavanagh says:

    Phenomenal wisdom!!! Why couldnโ€™t we have this information 100 years ago? If we had it everything would have worked out๐Ÿ˜“ Grest young people gave this today to guide themโค๏ธ

  32. Rainbow Vibes says:

    Feeling good Sadhguru ji after listening to you

  33. Rainbow Vibes says:

    A lady ran away with a guy in hope of love, they loved each other for eight years and have a baby boy, after the kid now that guy kicked her off his life and married a different womam. This is uncertain life. When she ran away with him she didn't expect this. What happening is totally different.

  34. Prabhjyot Kaur says:


  35. anup kumar yadav says:

    How the life energies can be taken incharge

  36. Vishakh Pandey says:

    Sadhguru, how one should enhance their life?? ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
    I really want to know this

  37. K says:

    Why are artists more intelligent than other students? I have not heard others ask more intelligent questions.

  38. LRMCreative says:

    All high school and college seniors should be required to watch this

  39. WDN pazmo says:

    Life is not meant to be fix it is to be lived

  40. Michael Hudecki says:

    the Indian doctor phil

  41. Rohit Kalal says:

    Amazing sadhguru

  42. Sit Down! says:

    This man/soul/spirit is sooooooooooo lovable.๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿ’๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒทWonderful question. Masterpiece answer.

  43. Lukia says:


  44. jayesh lingayat says:

    Hat's off sadguruji

  45. M Bolger says:

    Not quite sure how you can have racist Epoch News advertising during Sadhguru's lessons of love and compassion.

  46. sumesh nair says:

    Thank๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’• you sadhguru……..

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