1996-09-01 Shri Krishna Puja, Sahaja Culture, Cabella Ligure, Italy
Today, we are going to worship Shri Krishna. See how cold it was about 3 o’clock. Now the reason is this, that Shri Krishna did little mischief with Indra. Indra, who is a God, or you can call semi-God, for looking after the rain. So, Indra got very angry. You see, all such semi-Gods are very sensitive people, at the smallest thing they get angry and irritated and they start using their powers to express their anger.
So, he started pouring rain on all the Gopas and Shri Krishna, who were looking after the cows. And the rain was so heavy that they thought that the whole land will be completely submerged. So, Indra was very happy to spoil the game of Shri Krishna. And he thought he was very successful. So, Shri Krishna lifted a mountain on his finger, and all these people who were getting drowned, went under that mountain. This is Shri Krishna’s style.
My style is different. I told Indra that you can’t misbehave with Me, you can’t. So far, I’m not – I’ve not harmed you in any way and I’m not irritated you. Of course, it’s going to be Shri Krishna’s Puja, but that doesn’t mean that you should try to show off your powers before Me. Sometimes, I wonder, these Devas – semi-Gods, they are Realized souls or not, because why do they get angry like this for small things. Whatever it is, he could be reconciled and now it’s become warm, I must say.
With Sahaja Yoga, you can do many many things, but you must know what you can do. For that, Krishna is a very good example. He started Sahaj culture. Culture, I’m saying. He didn’t give Realization to anyone, but he gave the idea of Sahaj culture. How?
Before him came Shri Rama, who was Maryada Purushottama, who was a man very particular about everything. I mean, like He threw out his wife because He was a king and a king cannot have a scandal, especially from His wife. So He threw Her out – it was not Kali Yuga, that’s why. And His father ordered Him to go, not only His father so much as His stepmother, to go to, go in an exile into a forest. So He agreed, after all He was Maryada Purushottama. So whatever His father said, He agreed, whatever His mother said, He agreed, and went into the forest, stayed there fourteen years. This is the obedience to the father. There was no need, His father was not God. He was God. But in those days, it was important to make people not only respect the parents, but also to obey them, that was the time.
In His time, there were many munis, and many saints and many also Hatha Yogis. And these, even before Him, used to make people practice very strict type of discipline and if they did not practice the discipline, they had to do lot of penance. And so many people who tried also, never reached the goal, because of the strictness and complete discipline about following the path of spirituality.
Recently, I was reading a book called “Peaceful Warrior”. There they have described an American seeking the truth, and the guru of that fellow really, really takes him to such a horrible severe task – that My granddaughter said, “I’m very angry with such a Guru”, she couldn’t bear it.
So, ultimately he finds that he is the existence. So that was the practice followed after Shri Rama. People would leave their wives, children, go to Himalayas and sit there and practice meditation. It was a very rigorously followed, we should say, a very moral society – so very moral. But it was out of fear, the whole morality came through fear, which is also repeated in other religions.
I would say that Islam, today, has taken that form, is the fear. They are not doing it out of freedom. Also Christians, same things, and Hindus – I don’t know – half-way this side, and half-way that side. Even among Sikhs there’s terrible disciplining. So much so that as punishment you have to clean the shoes of all the people. I don’t know if it is to beat yourself with shoes or another. But quite a lot of punishment is there.
Then came Shri Krishna and He saw the situation – that the way people are really now fasting. If you really go through the rituals of Hindu religion, out of one week, you will be fasting for six days at least. One day you might eat some sort of a food, then you’ll have to visit all kinds of places. Now, recently they had to go, as you know, to Amarnath, and so many died there. So now they said “We have got Nirvana, we died while doing this, so we have got Nirvana”. This kind of a very funny idea was existing. That we have a Nirvana now, we have achieved whatever we wanted and now we are dead”, so many are dead, so those who were not dead were repenting why they were not dead –would have been much better, they would have got their Nirvana.
So, even in this Kali Yuga, these ideas are prevalent. Even in India, people have very severe types, especially in South I have seen, they do all kinds of nonsense for the atonement or maybe for something they are asking for.
All this nonsense was too much for Shri Krishna. He couldn’t understand that they are going to destroy their lives with this kind of ritualistic gruelling, then what will be remained out of them for Sahaja Yoga. So he’s the One who started Sahaj culture. He said: “Let just – let us enjoy, we must have enjoyment, ‘Nirmal Ananda’, pure joy”. How do we have pure joy by?
He had this rakhi bandhan by which, apart from your wife, everybody is your sister or mother. I must say it’s quite true about Indians. Not in the North so much because of Islamic influence, but in the South it is so. In Maharashtra it is so.
And then He started also this Holi, in which you should play with colours, maybe to get rid of the colour barriers we have, maybe. In America it’s a very good idea to play with colours and put some black on the whites and some whites on the black and they can see for themselves how stupid it is to fight in the name of colour.
He used to play with children who were looking after cows, just like a very ordinary person. He never tried to show off His powers, never tried to stand out, never would dress up in a very special way, never. Just like an out ordinary cowherd. And His relationship with His mother, Yeshoda – She was not His mother – was also extremely beautiful. There are so many beautiful poems written about His childhood. That He is the One who is in charge of the whole universe – as a little boy, He used to put His finger into His mouth wondering. How can a Divine Virata do that? What is His thinking like a child?
All His actions of children. Yesterday’s song, as you heard it, is this. All these little, little actions are described very well. Especially by another very great poet, Surdas, who was blind. His childhood is described in a very beautiful manner and the description of His relationship to His mother is very natural and very sweet. It was not like this, as in modern times, a carpet is spoiled, “Oh, the carpet you have spoiled, I’ll hit you hard, this carpet you have spoiled”. They have more interest in their things than in their own children. But according to our culture, if the child breaks anything, we have to say: “This very good you have broken, some badha has gone away”. Never to scold a child for doing anything which you think is destructive – because then he’ll definitely become destructive.
So to understand a child, I think you must read those poems, beautiful poems which are written about Shri Krishna. I don’t know how their imagination reached that beautiful height of pure joy. So towards our children also, we have to be extremely sweet and nice and forgiving.But some children, of course, I meet are difficult, but they also can be corrected if you really apply Shri Krishna’s methods to him.
Now when he went to college, or we can say into the school of a Sandipani Muni, the guru. The guru’s wife was very kind. But the guru was strict. And his wife used to look after Him and when she gave Him something for food when they would go and bring some woods from the forest. It’s very subtle, you know the whole thing is. He went there and His friend was carrying the food. His friend was carrying the food and Shri Krishna was busy cutting the wood, imagine? Shri Krishna was cutting the wood for the mother. I mean, for the mother he could do anything, he was God. So no work for the mother was menial or lower. But the other fellow, the friend of His, he was very hungry, so he ate all the food and nothing was left.
So, when he came down, he got very much worried. They went and told his guru that “I ate all the food, I didn’t share it with Shri Krishna”. Guru got very angry, very angry and he said: “Now, you will be cursed with permanent poverty”. But the mother said “No, not permanent – till you meet Shri Krishna again”. That’s how she tried to give – we call ‘upashaap’, in that you give another curse which can neutralize partly.
The same friend, was Sudama, and he was very very poor. Now see the Sahaj ways of Shri Krishna, he always used to remember Sudama and he told His wife that “I really I don’t know, he’s cursed, I don’t know what must be his condition, where he must be”. Now the friendship – He was a king, such intimacy of feeling with a friend. He said: “I used to go with him, I used to collect the woods”. I mean, imagine all these little, little things had such a big importance for Him. So, He was not only worried about the whole world, as He should have been, but also about Sudama – “When will I meet him? When will I see him again? Where must be his house? How he must be living?”. All these very delicate feelings He had for His friend. Just like a Sahaja Yogi.
In the Sahaja style, we worry about the whole world and also individually we are worried. We come to know about one person who has fallen sick, who has a problem, something is serious. All the Sahaja Yogis think of him and are worried about him. They may have everything, but still they are worried, what is happening to such and such person. How many of us know each other’s names – I mean we know everybody’s name, practically. And how we care for them, how we respect them, how we love them and how we have pure relationships.
Today is also the day of Rakshabandhan, which is a very great thing that we should have pure relationships. I’ve seen in, say, Maharashtra, men won’t go and talk to women much and women won’t go and talk to men. And once, somebody remarked, “Then what are you women doing, talking to women only?”. So, I said, “What are we to talk to you? You are talking about your office, we are talking about our houses and homes. What is there to talk to you?”.
But the Western culture is different, they will force you. They’ll make one man sit here and next to him should be a woman, somebody else’s wife, then another man, then somebody else’s wife. How can you have intimacy? This kind of idea, which is a-sahaj, has slipped into immorality. There’s no need for men and women to sit like that, what is the need, I just don’t understand. Compulsorily you have to sit. I have had a bad time, I tell you, with My husband’s job, I never liked it.
What is there to talk to these men, after all? I don’t know anything about banking, I don’t know shares, I don’t know stock exchange, what it is. Or I don’t know profits, and this and that – that part is zero. Then, I don’t know about office, I don’t know many other things men talk about, so what is there to talk to them? So very difficult. And whenever I said something, I really dropped a brick.
Once in a party, they were offering drinks to everyone and this and that, so I said: “I’ll have some soft drink”. So the vali came and gave Me the soft drink. The vali was having a bow, and a white shirt, that’s all absolutely a-sahaj methods. Black bow, white shirt, black coat, black pant, all just the same – whether it’s an ambassador or a vali. You can’t make it out who is who. So, I drank, you know, and when it was finished I gave it to an ambassador, a very well-known ambassador. To Me there was no difference at all, I mean, they were just the same, walking the same way, talking the same way. So a-sahaj the whole thing is.
See, they say they have so many Embassies, for what I don’t know. And there what they have, always drinks, parties – shake hands, shake hands. Your hands will break, I tell you. Most a-sahaj method is to shake hands. Why not say Namaste? Is better. And you know Me, sometimes I used to get such heat. Like yesterday you have shown that the ice melted. Same thing used to happen to Me.
Mostly, they were very hot people and I didn’t know what to do, I used to stand on one side, you know, just feeling shy. But this method of hand shaking is absolutely a-sahaj. And worse than that is French method, is to kiss: I mean, you like it or not – you are kissed. Or to hug somebody. First time I gave realization to one English gentleman, he just lifted Me up like that.
I said “All right, it’s, it’s a – it’s just out of joy he has done it, it’s all right”. But there is no openness, there is no openness of heart. You go to a party, you have to be dressed up like this only. If you are not dressed up like that, then you are useless. If you go for a death also. Somebody died, a great friend, very nice man. So, I was told I have to wear black sari, black blouse, everything black. I said, “I have no sari, black without border, you know”. So they said “You don’t come”. I said: “Very good idea”. Because I don’t know these a-sahaj methods.
You are not supposed to cry or weep there, no, you have to keep quiet. Then when you go there, the body is lying there, and after a prayer is said, you are supposed to drink champagne. I mean, imagine it, how can you? No feelings, for that body which is lying there dead. And everybody very happy, and if somebody looked unhappy, they would ask: “What’s wrong, are you alright?”. No consciousness that we have lost a friend here.
This is the a-sahaj style when it comes to grief. When it comes to joy it is a-sahaj, when it comes to grief it is a-sahaj. We have to be ‘sahaj’, in the sense that whatever we do, we do it spontaneously. Not with deliberations.
We have some very anglicized people in India also. And the lady of the house died and I went to see – and in India the body is taken down on the ground. So, they were discussing what to do, what time to start the funeral and all that. So one lady, who is a very well-known person in India, she said, “You should not do it before 12 o’clock”. I said “Why”? She said, “Because I’ll have to wear white”. “That’s true”. “And I’ll have to go to the bank to get my diamonds to match with the white sari”. I said, “What does this mean?”. Such filth of materialism.
It is going too far. We are going away from our feelings, from our emotions, which are genuine, which are there all the time, you don’t have to think about them, they exist all the time. But you think: “Now, should I cry or not? Should I laugh or not?”. It’s so spontaneous. If you have joy, you are spontaneous. You express your joy spontaneously. Of course, not in an uncultured way, but in a very cultured way.
Now, what’s the meaning of the Sahaj culture? It’s culture, is something that is, you are groomed, you are brought up in a very natural manner, that you develop a culture. It’s more like a child-like, simple innocent behaviour. It is Shri Krishna’s introduction of idea of pure joy, ‘Nirmal Ananda’, which came as a great relief to Indian people because they were following Shri Ramachandra.
But then abandonment started. The problem is, if you make them strict, they become like starched clothes I think, that you can’t wear them. Or if you allow them – “No, no, you must enjoy, you must enjoy, alright, you allow them, do what you like”. If you allow them to do what you like, then they start doing all kinds of things.
I mean, in India, we had lots of horrible things, which I dare not even tell you – in the name of enjoyment. But Shri Krishna himself has been very much misrepresented by stupid people like Vidyapati. He was a great poet and he used Krishna and Radha as Romeo and Juliet. That’s the greatest insult to the purity of their relationship. You must have seen many pictures like that, in Kangrashaili, in this shaili, in that shaili. Is all nonsense. They could not show the reality of the relationship, but some sort of a very vulgar expression. Because I think these poets and these artists at that time had some hidden suppressed feelings within themselves and they used Shri Krishna for that. All kind of romanticism is attached. Sometimes I feel that people have not understood Shri Krishna.
But there’s a nice story about Him. That once, His wives – He had many wives, that is also another controversial point. He had many wives, because these were 16,000 powers of Shri Krishna, who had taken birth and were captured by one king and kept in the prison. So He had to release them, they were released. Now how are they to live with Shri Krishna, who was a young man? So He married all of them. That is the case of Mohammed Sahib also. He married all 16 of them, they were His powers. For a young man to keep 16,000 women like a harem, what people would have thought of Him. So, He married all of them.
And another point about His life is, that once these all these ladies – and He had also five wives. These five wives were the causal of the five elements. So He had to go – once, these ladies wanted to go to see one great saint. And the river which was there was all completely flooded. So, they came to Shri Krishna and told Him that: “How are we to cross? Because, you see, it’s overflooded”. He said: “That’s very easy to cross that river”. That river is called as the virgin river, Narmada, now they are having big fights over it in India nowadays, a big politics. “So you go and tell her that: “Oh river, if Shri Krishna is a complete celibate personality, perfect brahmachari, if that is the truth, you go down”. And river went down – and they crossed over.
Then they went and worshipped the saint and when they came back to the bank of the river it was again very much flooded. So they went to that saint and asked him: “Now, how are we to go back?”. He said: “How did you come?”. They said: “this is what Shri Krishna asked us to tell the river”. “All right, you go and tell the river that this saint has not eaten any food whatsoever, nothing”, while they saw him eating plates after plates. ”If this is the truth, then you better recede”. So, they went down and told the river, and the river went down. They were amazed that this man ate such a lot of things and this river has gone down thinking this is the truth.
That means – what has been their character? They are ‘abhogis’. Theyare abhogis means, they do not get – indulge into, they eat, all right, but they don’t care, they don’t have that feeling of eating, and feeling of enjoying the food, and nothing of the kind, they are just eating.
And this gentleman with 17, I should say 16,005 wives, is called as Brahmachari, because they are not involved. They are in ‘saha’ state. With such a great immaculate personality like Shri Krishna, the way they have created this nonsense of romanticism.
For America, I think they have gone too far with the freedom they have. As people with Shri Krishna’s blessings became free from all the rules, regulations and got abandoned. But America has gone much worse and not only that, but the films they are producing are very dangerous films and really damaging the whole world. They don’t know what sin they are committing, for thousands and thousands of people in the world have taken to all kinds of very destructive ugly ideas.
Freud, all right, he is ousted – finished, he’s done already a great harm. But what about these films? They are now very much impressing our Indian directors. I think all these directors are guiding Indians to hell. Whole thing is so absurd, is so dirty. For an Indian mind it is really inconceivable. Even, I have seen Americans can’t bear it, it’s gone that bad. Then other things have started with this freedom that we have.
Imagine, if Shri Krishna was here, he would never have put any oil in His head, he would have never combed His hair, You see, He must have His curls on. And He might have worn some modern dresses from America. Otherwise, you cannot exist. All the junk now has gone all over the world. Selling in Moscow, selling in all the developing countries. Only thing, when it was declared that they have AIDS – people used to buy even second-hand from the tourists – they threw away all that. They are carrying AIDS all over and drugs all over. It’s a destructive force. It’s a destructive force, which is very active in this Kali Yuga and so we have to have many Sahaja Yogis to fight this destructive force. And when they are destructive, they are not hypocritical, that’s they think is a very great quality. But at least with hypocrisy you can save some people; but when it’s just an open thing everybody starts doing that way.
So, when you think the time Shri Krishna lived and the beautiful time they had, of such clean life and how He killed all these demons, is something so beautiful, so energy-giving. But how many demons there are nowadays in this world – Is it one? Is it two? Is it ten? One is finished, another comes up like a mushroom, that is finished, third one comes up like a mushroom. And the most fertile land is America. So you all have to pay attention to this land of Shri Krishna.
Especially Shri Krishna should really start using his Sudarshan Chakra, will be a good idea. The time has come. That’s why I gave you the conch. To declare the time has come to clean this America. That is the thing we have to do.
Today, when we worship Shri Krishna, you must awaken within you yourself, that consciousness, that now Shri Krishna is within all of you. And by your communication, because He is collective, by your speech, by your songs, by all that you use to communicate with others, should carry the message of peace, of love, of compassion, of truth and above all of Sahaja Yoga.
May God bless you.
Sahaja Yogi: Shri Ganesha’s mantra.
[After 3 mantras of Shri Ganesha, Ganesha Atharva Sheersha is recited. Bhajan: Ganesha Sthuti.]
Sahaja Yogi: Hindi 49. (Bhajan: Namami Shri Ganaraja Dayala.)
Sahaja Yogi: Hindi 1.
(Bhajan: Jai Ganesha Deva.)
Sahaja Yogi: We are now going to have the hundred-and-eight names of Shri Krishna. We’ll say the name first in Sanskrit and give the translation, and then we’ll take it as a mantra, each name.
[Recitation of 108 Names of Shri Krishna begins.]
1- Shri Krishna. Shri Krishna: He is Shri Krishna. He sows and cultivates the field of spirituality.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Krishna namoh namaha.
2- Shridhar: He has the Shri Shakti.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Shridhar namoh namaha.
3-Venudhar: He plays the Divine flute.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Venudhar namoh namaha.
4-Shriman: He holds all wealth.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Shriman namoh namaha.
5 -Shri Nirmalagamya: He is accessibile only through Shri Mataji.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Nirmalagamya namoh namaha.
6- Nirmala Pujak: He worships Shri Mataji.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Nirmala Pujak namoh namaha.
7- Nirmal Bhakta Priya: He loves the devotees of Shri Mataji.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Nirmal Bhakta Priya namoh namaha.
8-Nirmal Hriday: He has Lotus Feet of Shri Mataji in His heart.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Nirmal Hriday namoh namaha.
9- Shri Niradhar: He who needs no support.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Niradhar namoh namaha.
10-Shri Vishwadhar Janak: He is the Father of Christ.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Vishwadhar Janak namoh namaha.
11-Shri Vishnu: He is Shri Vishnu.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Vishnu namoh namaha.
12- Maha Vishnu Pujita: He who is worshipped by Christ.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Maha Vishnu Pujita namoh namaha.
13- Vishnumaya Sughoshita: He is announced by Shri Vishnumaya.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Vishnumaya Sughoshita namoh namaha.
14- Shri Vageshwar: He who is the Master of language.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Vageshwar namoh namaha.
15- Shri Vageshwari Bhrata: He who is the brother of Maha Saraswati.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Vageshwari Bhrata namoh namaha.
16- Shri Vishnumayanuja: He who is the brother of Shri Vishnumaya.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Vishnumayanuja namoh namaha.
17- Draupadi Bandhu : He who is the brother of Draupadi.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Draupadi Bandhu namoh namaha.
18- Shri Partha Sakha: He who is the friend to Arjuna.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Partha Sakha namoh namaha.
19- Shri Sanmitra: He who is a true friend.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Sanmitra namoh namaha.
20- Shri Vishwa Vyapi: He who permeates the universe.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Vishwa Vyapi namoh namaha.
21- Shri Vishwa Rakshi: He who guards the universe.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Vishwa Rakshi namoh namaha.
22- Shri Vishwa Sakshi: He who witnesses the cosmic play.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Vishwa Sakshi namoh namaha.
23- Shri Dwarakadhisha: He who rules over Dwaraka.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Dwarakadhisha namoh namaha.
24- Shri Vishuddhi Prantadhisha: He who rules over the country of Vishuddhi.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Vishuddhi Prantadhisha namoh namaha.
25- Jana Nayak: He who leads the people.
Sahaja Yogis:Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Jana Nayak namoh namaha.
26- Shri Vishuddhi Jana Palak: He who protects the people of the land of Vishuddhi.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Vishuddhi Jana Palak namoh namaha.
[Here the 27th name is missing of “Shri Amerikeshwara”, the Lord of America – ed]
28- Shri Maha Nila: He who is blue.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Maha Nila namoh namaha.
29- Shri Pitambar Dhari: He who wears the pitambar, the yellow dhoti.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Pitambar Dhari namoh namaha.
30- Shri Sumukha: He who has a perfect face.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Sumukha namoh namaha.
Sahaja Yogi: Face, perfect face. Perfect face.
Shri Mataji (corrects the yogi): Sanmukha.
Sahaja Yogi: Ah.
Shri Mataji: Sanmukha, yes.
Sahaja Yogi: All right. Should we say? [Shri Mataji says something inaudible] Sanmukha?
Shri Mataji: Sanmukha is correct [unclear].
Sahaja Yogi: Sumukha?
Shri Mataji: Sanmukha.
Sahaja Yogi: Sanmukha? Shri Sanmukha.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Sanmukha namoh namaha.
31- Shri Suhasya: He whose laughter is beautiful.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Suhasya namoh namaha.
32- Shri Subhash: He who has perfect speech.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Subhash namoh namaha.
33- Shri Sulochan: He who has perfect eyes.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Sulochan namoh namaha.
34- Shri Sunasik: He who has a perfect nose.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Sunasik namoh namaha.
35- Shri Sudanta: He who has perfect teeth.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Sudanta namoh namaha.
36- Shri Sukesh: He who has perfect hair.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Sukesh namoh namaha.
[Here the 37th name is missing of “Shri Shikhandi”, the One whose head is adorned with a peacock feather – ed]
38- Shri Sushrut: He who listens to all that is auspicious.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Sushrut namoh namaha.
39- Shri Sudarshan Dhari: He who uses the Sudarshan to protect the seekers.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Sudarshan Dhari namoh namaha.
40- Shri Maha Vira: He who is a great warrior.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Maha Vira namoh namaha.
41- Shri Shaurya Dayak: He who gives valour.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Shaurya Dayaka namoh namaha.
42- Shri Rana Pandit: He who is the Master of the art of warfare.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Rana Pandit namoh namaha.
43- Shri Rana Chod: He who runs away from the battlefield to win the war.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Rana Chod namoh namaha.
44- Shrinath: He is the Master of Paramachaitanya.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Shrinath namoh namaha.
45- Shri Yuktivan: He who knows all the tricks.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Yuktivan namoh namaha.
46- Shri Akbar: He who is the greatest person.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Akbar namoh namaha.
47- Shri Akhileshwara: He is the God of the whole universe.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Akhileshwara namoh namaha.
48- Shri Maha Virata: He who is the Being of which everything else is part and parcel.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Maha Virata namoh namaha.
49- Shri Yogeshwar: He is the God of all the yogis.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Yogeshwar namoh namaha.
50- Shri Yogi Vatsala: He who has fatherly love for the yogis.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Yogi Vatsala namoh namaha.
51- Shri Yogavarnitha: He who describes Yoga as the destination.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Yogavarnitha namoh namaha.
52- Shri Sahaja Sandesh Vahak: He – He is the One through Him we can communicate the message of Sahaja Yoga.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Sahaja Sandesh Vahak namoh namaha.
53- Shri Vishwa Dharma Dhwaja Dharak: He who upholds the flag of Vishwa Dharma.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Vishwa Dharma Dhwaja Dharak namoh namaha.
54- Shri Garudarudha: He who rides on Garuda.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Garudarudha namoh namaha.
55- Shri Gadadhar: He who holds the mace.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Gadadhar namoh namaha.
56- Shri Shankhadhar: He who holds the conch.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Shankhadhar namoh namaha.
56- Shri Padmadhar: He who holds the lotus.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Padmadhar namoh namaha.
58- Shri Liladhar: He who holds the key to the cosmic play.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Liladhar namoh namaha.
59- Shri Damodar: He who is very generous.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Damodar namoh namaha.
60- Shri Govardhan Dhari: He who lifted Govardhan mountain to protect the Gopas.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Govardhan Dhari namoh namaha.
61- Shri Yogakshema Vahaka: He who looks after the benevolence of the Yogis.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Yogakshema Vahaka namoh namaha.
62- Shri Satya Bhashi: He who has all the truth within Himself.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Satya Bhashi namoh namaha.
63- Shri Hita Pradayaka: He who bestows the benevolence.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Hita Pradayaka namoh namaha.
64- Shri Priya Bhashi: He whose speech is pleasing to the Spirit.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Priya Bhashi namoh namaha.
65- Shri Abhaya Pradayak: He who creates fearlessness.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Abhaya Pradayaka namoh namaha.
66- Shri Bhay Nashak: He who destroys all fears.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Bhay Nashak namoh namaha.
67- Shri Sadhak Rakshak: He who protects the seekers of truth.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Sadhak Rakshak namoh namaha.
68- Shri Bhakta Vatsal: He who loves His devotees.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Bhakta Vatsala namoh namaha.
69- Shri Shoka Hari: He who destroys grief.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Shoka Hari namoh namaha.
70- Shri Dukha Nashak: He who destroys sorrow.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Dukha Nashak namoh namaha.
71- Shri Rakshasa Hantri: The Killer of rakshasas.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Rakshasa Hantri namoh namaha.
72- Shri Kurukula Virodhak: He opposed the Kuru family which upheld adharma.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Kurukula Virodhak namoh namaha.
73- Shri Gokul Vasi: He resides in Gokula.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Gokul Vasi namoh namaha.
74- Shri Gopal: He who looks after the cows.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Gopal namoh namaha.
75- Shri Govinda: He who enjoys cows.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Govinda namoh namaha.
76- Shri Yadu Kul Shreshtha: He is the highest of the Yadavas.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Yadu Kul Shreshtha namoh namaha.
77- Shri Akul: He who is beyond family attachments.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Akul namoh namaha.
78- Shri Vansha Dwesha Nashak: He who is the destroyer of disparities according to caste, creed and race.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Vansha Dwesha Nashak namoh namaha.
79- Shri Atma Gyan Varnita: He who gives the knowledge – He who describes the knowledge of the Spirit.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Atma Gyan Varnita namoh namaha.
80- Shri Ananda Pradayak: He who describes how to destroy ignorance and non-knowledge.
[The correct name is “Agnyana pranashaka” – ed]
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Ananda Pradayak namoh namaha.
81- Shri Nirakar: He who is beyond form. He is formless.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Nirakar namoh namaha.
82- Shri Anand Akar: He who is the joy personified.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Anand Akar namoh namaha.
83- Shri Ananda Pradayaka: He who is the joy of purity. (Correct translation is: “The one who gives joy to the yogis” – ed)
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Ananda Pradayaka namoh namaha.
84- Shri Pavitranand: This is actually “He is the joy of purity”.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Pavitranand namoh namaha.
85- Shri Pavitrya Rakshak: He who protects the chastity.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Pavitrya Rakshak namoh namaha.
86- Shri Gyananand: He who has all of the pure knowledge of joy.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Gyananand namoh namaha.
87- Shri Kalananda: He who gives the joy from the arts.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Kalananda namoh namaha.
88- Shri Gruhanand: He who gives the joy of the household.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Gruhanand namoh namaha.
89- Shri Dhananand: He who gives the joy from prosperity.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Dhanananda namoh namaha.
90- Shri Kubera: He who is the God of wealth and prosperity.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Kubera namoh namaha.
91- Shri Atmanand: He who gives the Spirit of God Almighty.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Atmanand namoh namaha.
92- Shri Samuhanand: He who gives the joy of the Sahaja collectivity.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Samuhanand namoh namaha.
93- Shri Sarvanand: He who has the joy of Sahaja collectivity.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Sarvanand namoh namaha.
94- Shri Vishuddhanand: He who gives pure joy.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Vishuddhanand namoh namaha.
95- Shri Sangitanand: He who gives the joy of music.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Sangitanand namoh namaha.
96- Shri Nrutyanand: He who gives the joy of collective dancing.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Nrutyanand namoh namaha.
97- Shri Shabdanand: He who gives the joy through words.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Shabdanand namoh namaha.
98- Shri Maunanand: He who gives the joy from silence.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Maunanand namoh namaha.
99- Shri Sahajanand: He who gives the joy through Sahaja culture.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Sahajanand namoh namaha.
100- Shri Paramanand: He who gives absolute joy.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Paramanand namoh namaha.
101- Shri Niranand: He is the source of absolute pure joy.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Niranand namoh namaha.
102- Shri Natya Priya: He who enjoys the play.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Natya Priya namoh namaha.
103- Shri Sangita Priya: He who enjoys the music.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Sangita Priya namoh namaha.
104- Shri Kshir Priya: He who enjoys the milk.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Kshir Priya namoh namaha.
[Recitation of the names in the video interrupts here. The final names are the following:
105- Shri Dadhi Priya: He who enjoys curds.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Dadhi Priya namoh namaha.
106- Shri Madhu Priya: He who enjoys honey.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Madhu Priya namoh namaha.
107- Shri Ghrut Priya: He who enjoys ghee.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Ghrut Priya namoh namaha.
108- Shri Matru Charanamruta Priya:
He who adores the amrut from the Holy Lotus Feet of Shri Mataji.
Sahaja Yogis: Om Twameva Sakshat Shri Matru Charanamruta Priya namoh namaha.]
Sahaja Yogi: Seven married ladies can please come up to do the puja to Shri Mataji? From the hosting countries, please. And also, if they haven’t been before especially.
Sahaja Yogi: Marathi 36. (Bhajan: “Tujhya Pujani”)
Hindi 73. (Bhajan: “Nirguna Nirmala Nishpapa Ma”. Then “Vishwa Vandita”)
[Then Aarti is performed and Mahamantras follow]
Shri Mataji: May God bless you all. May God bless you. May God bless you.
Sahaja Yogi: Let’s all say one prayer before we begin the photographs. As we the sahaja yogis of the world desire and pray for the Nobel Peace Prize for Shri Mataji, let’s say three times:
Sahaja Yogis: Shri Mataji, we, all the Sahaja Yogis of the world, desire and pray for You to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. (X3)
Jai Shri Mataji.
Bolo Jagan Mata Shri Nirmala Devi ki!
Sahaja Yogis: Jai!
Sahaja Yogi: Also, can we please keep the flashes to a minimum for the photographers.