Indian spiritual leader and author Sadhguru has often been in the news for making controversial statements. While some may find his musings incomprehensible, others try to decode his words to gauge the meaning behind them.
While the world celebrated raksha bandhan, Sadhguru tweeted a message that left desis online quite perplexed. Here’s what he had to say-
#RakshaBandhan is a promise to protect the Feminine – not because of Fragility but for the value of Fragrance. –Sg
— Sadhguru (@SadhguruJV) August 22, 2021
People online found his statement quite bizarre and racked their brains to uncover the meaning of behind his words. Here’s how they reacted to his cryptic tweet-
He means that girls are needed to be protected not because they are fragile, but because of the pleasantness they can bring.
— Abhish| 30Squad (@abhish_xo) August 23, 2021
All've Fragrance.Not Only Feminine but every undue "Oppressed Gender". Although in ancient times It started as Brother-Sister Festival but in modern world it should not be limited to Only Feminine. Protect every Genuine Person who need it.Make Every one feel safer by protecting.
— SUNIL PAREEK (@pareekindia) August 22, 2021
And what does he mean by the value of fragrance, anyway! Sounds weird, no?
— Ajay Kamath (@ajay43) August 23, 2021
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Sadhguru is also venturing into the perfume industry. Check out his first fragrance – protect the feminine (for women). Notes of bullshit, peppered with delusion. https://t.co/qhGPAbkjYK
— misandrist green biryani (@misandristbb) August 23, 2021
Unfortunately I was born in the wrong dimension hence couldn't understand https://t.co/dxNbHyOqsr
— ChaiDuck (@ChaiDuckToots) August 23, 2021
Chapter 3: How to sugarcoat your inherent misogyny
A. Make an all encompassing statement on protecting women
B. Announce that women are fragile
C. Follow it up with a stupid and patronising wordplay meaning nothing https://t.co/ajWKO2wrm9
— Vaibhav Vishal (@ofnosurnamefame) August 23, 2021
Sir, do you grow your poppies in-house or do you procure them? Mighty good stuff you have.
— Mostly Charmless (@asuph) August 23, 2021
Feminine is not same as fragility.
Matlab jo angrezi ka naya word dhyan me aya usse bina sar pair ka ek sentence bana ke post kar do bas.. Kaam dham to hai nahi kuch.
— SK (@srbh_kl) August 23, 2021
Take any #SadhguruQuote, put each word in a tumbler, shake and remove the words randomly, one at a time, to make a sentence. It will make as much sense as the first one.
— GarvSeSecular فخریہ سیکولر (@GarvSeSecular) August 23, 2021
Were you able to decode his cryptic tweet? Tell us!