Interview at Swiss Hotel. Istanbul (Turkey), 24 April 2001.
Translator: How do you reach to all the human beings all over the world?
Shri Mataji: You see, there are many people in this world, in these modern times, are seeking the truth. So, there are so many false people also in this world who want to make money out of them.
Translator: Why the people prefers your way? Because of your innocence and the purity?
Shri Mataji: Yes, you have to have the truth, you see. So, they discard all that is not truth and come to me.
Translator: How is Turkish people for Self-realisation? You are coming to Turkey since last 10 years.
Shri Mataji: Wonderful people. They are one of the best I have seen.
Translator: When you compare with other countries in the world, how do you find Turkish people?
Shri Mataji: Very good. Excellent. They are very simple people, innocent. And they don’t accept nonsense much.
Translator: There is an economic crisis at this moment in Turkey. Can we overcome this crisis and how can we overcome this crisis?
Shri Mataji: By the grace of God, everything can work out. There are so many Realized souls in this country that they will be helped very much. Its most important thing is that you have to become peaceful, joyous and happy.
Translator: Minister who is responsible from the finance of Turkey, How do you see him? [Laughter]
Lady: His name is what?
Translator: Kemal Dervish, his name is Kemal Dervish.
Shri Mataji: Yes, yes, I have seen his photograph. He is nice man but very hard working. So, I think he should take little easy.
Because you see, this hard work can make your heart weak, you see, so, he is very precious man, he should look after him.
Translator: Tonight the- you have a big seminar. What will happen to the people who comes there?
Shri Mataji: I think they will all get their Self-realization.
Translator: Can I have my Self-realization? She is asking.
Shri Mataji: Of course, of course.
Shri Mataji: It’s a most important thing. You don’t have to pay for it. You don’t have to do anything. But you must respect yourself and go deep down into yourself to know what are your values.
May God bless you.
Lady: Yes, thank you.
Shri Mataji: What is it?
Translator: She says, she is feels positive energy and love from you while talking.
Shri Mataji: That’s the way it is, we have to love. Love is main force which has created this world, which has created us, but we have forgotten.