Jagadish "Jaggi" Vasudev (born 3 September 1957), known by the honorific title Sadhguru, is an Indian yoga guru and proponent of spirituality. He has been teaching yoga in southern India since 1982. In 1992, he established the Isha Foundation near Coimbatore, which operates an ashram and yoga centre that carry out educational activities. Vasudev is the author of several books and a frequent speaker at international forums. In 2017, he received the Padma Vibhushan, India's second-highest civilian award, for his contributions to social welfare.