Renowned Yoga teacher Guru Jagat, who was known for inspiring some of the biggest faces in Hollywood, has sadly passed away at the age of 41.
The news regarding her demise was shared by Colleen Wachob, the Co-CEO of MindBodyGreen on August 2. The statement revealed that the spiritual leader breathed his last on Sunday, the 1st of August.
What happened to Guru Jagat?
Colleen has revealed in her post that Guru died “suddenly from a pulmonary embolism.”
“Jason and I are heartbroken by the loss of someone who has left an incredible legacy in the well-being world and was a life-changing visionary to so many leaders and experts,” the memorial message further read.
Guru Jagat, during her journey as a Yoga instructor, had gathered the following of celebrities like Kate Hudson, Alicia Keys and Kelly Rutherford.
A look at the spiritual leader’s life
Guru Jagat, a Sanskrit name that translates to “Bringer of Light to the Universe”, was a businesswoman and a teacher who was known for infusing Kundali Yoga techniques into different aspects of her life.
She founded RA AM Institute, located in Los Angeles, New York, and in Spain. She was also the author of the bestselling book Invincible Living. Guru Jagat made an advent into the fashion industry in 2019, by presenting her collection of demi-couture gowns at the Paris Fashion Week.
Besides her accomplishments in the world of Yoga and fashion, Guru Jagat also conducted guest lectures at Harvard Divinity School, started her own business school and launched RA MA Records.
According to reports, she is survived by John Wineland, who is a motivational speaker. It is unclear if they were married.
Twitter pays tribute
Guru Jagat’s passing at a young age has left her followers devastated. Remembering her for her contribution to Yoga and other aspects of life, Twitter users have shared their condolences on the platform.
One tweeted: “GuruJagat was amazing and prolific at 40 years young—and I only experienced her on Zoom classes, not in person. A beautiful soul on the other side now.”
Another wrote: “Venice Kundalini Yoga Leader Guru Jagat Has Passed Away at 41 The celebrity yogi and serial entrepreneur suffered a pulmonary embolism following surgery over the weekend! I will miss you! Thank you for believing in my work and I honored Your Voice! We lost an Angel @gurujagat11”
“Your light shines on eternally now Guru Jagat,” wrote another on Twitter.