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Midnights With The Mystic

A film and discussion presented by the ISHA Foundation

Join the ISHA Foundation for "Midnight With The Mystic" on Tuesday September 22 at 7:00 pm.  The evening will focus on topics presented in the book by the same title and the ideology of Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, founder of the ISHA Foundation.  There will be a 60 minute film screening followed by a 20 minute discussion session lead by ISHA Foundation members and volunteers.

Founded by Sadhguru in 1992, ISHA is an entirely volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. The Foundation is a human service organization that recognizes the possibility of each person to empower another - restoring global community through inspiration and individual transformation.

About Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev is a yogi, mystic, and visionary. He is a spiritual master with a difference. An arresting blend of profundity and pragmatism, his life and work serve as a reminder that inner sciences are not an esoteric discipline from an outdated past, but a contemporary science, vitally relevant to our times. Probing, passionate, and provocative, deeply insightful, devastatingly logical, and unfailingly witty, Sadhguru’s talks have earned him the reputation of a speaker and opinion-maker of international renown.

With speaking engagements that take him around the world, he is widely sought after by prestigious global forums to address issues as diverse as human rights, business values, and social, environmental, and existential issues. He has been a delegate to the United Nations Millennium Peace Summit, a member of the World Council of Religious Leaders, and a special invitee to the Australian Leadership Retreat, the Tallberg Forum, and the World Economic Forum at Davos in 2006, 2007 and 2008. Listeners have been ubiquitously impressed by his astute and incisive grasp of current issues and world affairs, as well as his unerringly scientific approach to the question of human well-being.

About the Book

Cheryl Simone had tried everything.  After looking into Judaism and Christianity, she investigated Islam, and hobnobbed with Tibetan monks. Yet nothing “worked” for her. Cheryl still felt an insatiable thirst for answers. She knew there was more to life than what she could sensibly, tangibly see, yet neither religion nor sex nor even LSD pushed her closer to the truth—until she met Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev.

Cheryl wasn’t looking for a guru, and actually resisted the idea. She definitely wasn’t looking for someone to tell her what to do, and felt that gurus always seemed to be surrounded by Kool-Aid-drinking cults. The last thing Cheryl needed was another self-proclaimed “master” in her life.

But when Sadhguru walked into the room, Cheryl felt like she was recognizing an old friend she had known all her life. She slowly came to know and trust him, and after only three months of practicing the breathing-oriented Isha Yoga Sadhguru uses in his teachings, Cheryl Simone found her health dramatically improved. Her thyroid came back under control, her chronic fatigue vanished, and she began to feel alive, aware, and engaged. Midnights with the Mystic: A Little Guide to Freedom and Bliss (Hampton Roads Publishing Co., ISBN 978-1-57174-561-3, May 2008) delivers a personal experience of enlightenment as Sadhguru answers Cheryl’s questions about money, soul mates, love, reincarnation, stress, and how to achieve enlightenment. Wise, compassionate, and witty, Sadhguru will teach you, as he taught Cheryl, how to realize your full potential. Enlightenment is open to everyone, and Sadhguru will help you get there.

Midnights with the Mystic includes a forward written by Richard Voigt, aka “Richard from Texas,” the character in Elizabeth Gilbert’s bestseller Eat, Pray, Love that Oprah dubbed the “surprisingly wise cowboy” when he appeared as a guest on her show.

About the Author

Cheryl Simone is a lifelong student of human potential, a spiritual seeker, an entrepreneur, a wife, a mother, and the CEO of several businesses. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. She can be reached at For more information on Cheryl’s experiences and to download a free introductory talk by Sadhguru entitled Inner Engineering, please log on to:


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