Gudi Padwa/Navaratri Puja Talk (India)

2000- 04-05 Gudi Padwa/Navaratri Puja Talk, India

Here, in India, two Navratris (nine nights of the Goddess) are celebrated. One is the Chaitra Navratri (the first month of the Hindu calendar)  when She is worshipped in the form of Shailaputri. This is Her first incarnation, and She had taken birth in the Himalayas. That is why She is called Shailaputri (daughter of the Himalaya). She has other names also.  But Shailaputri has special significance because it was the very first time that She took an incarnation.  […]

Dance and Shri Krishna Puja, You have to give, and give, and give. Camp Vacamas, New York City (United States)

Shri Krishna Puja. New York (USA), 29 September 1996.
[Video begins with musical evening program footage where a young Indian girl dances for Shri Mataji. She says: “Wa wa wa”. Then: “Now. (Hindi) We are all sitting like a family sitting together.
There should be a show there, eh?…
Done very well. They’re from Vienna? …
A composition which you yourself have made it into dance – … wa wa. Bring her to Cabella” (Shri Mataji laughs). […]

Public Program Congress Centre Paasitorni, Helsinki (Finland)

1992-0812 Public Program, Congress Centre Paasitorni, Helsinki, Finland

I bow to all the seekers of truth. At the very outset we have to remember that we are here to seek the truth. Its not sermon, its not lecture, its not fundamentalism. I am happy to see that there are so many seekers in this country. Truth is what it is. You cannot change it, you cannot transform it. You cannot ?? it. You cannot conceptualise it. […]

Conversation with Sahaja Yogis About Politics Canberra Ashram, Canberra (Australia)

Conversation with yogis about current events and international politics, Canberra ashram (Australia), 12 February 1992.
Yogi: But there is a room here with a bathroom attached!
Shri Mataji: Would be better to be with you all! But in Melbourne I would like to stay in a hotel – would be better – just to show a little resentment at the way they are behaving.
How many came for follow-on last [time], after my programme?
Yogi: Fifty people. […]

Shri Rama Puja Kolkata (India)

Shri Rama Navami Puja, Calcutta, India, 25/03/1991
Translated from Hindi.
First translation, second translation is below.
We have gathered here on the occassion of Ram Navami. Everybody has said, “Mother please tell us about Shri Ram.”
As you know that Shri Rama has taken a very important place in our chakras. He is sitting on our right heart. Shri Rama has taken a place of a father, so lack of father’s duty and love can cause a catch of this chakra. […]

Shri Ganesha Puja, How Far To Go With Children Les Diablerets (Switzerland)

Shri Ganesha Puja, Les Diablerets (Switzerland), 8 August 1989.
Today you have come here to worship me as Shri Ganesha. We have been singing the praise of Shri Ganesha before every puja. And we have such tremendous respect for Shri Ganesh, because we have found out that unless and until Shri Ganesha, who is the symbol of our innocence, is not awakened within us, we cannot enter into the Kingdom of God. And even to stay there and to enjoy the blessings of Shri Ganesha, […]

Advice at Armonk Ashram Armonk Ashram, North Castle (United States)

Advice at Armonk Ashram. New York (USA), 27 July 1988
So very nice to come and meet you all here! Very kind of you to have invited me to your ashram.
So you must have realised, from experience of these two days’ programmes that we had [that], though it looks formidable in the beginning, it’s not so difficult to achieve results and to get people Realised.
I find all of you have been very sensible and you worked it out very well. […]

Shri Krishna Puja, The 16 000 Powers of Shri Krishna Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (France)

Shri Krishna Puja. St Quentin (France), 16 August 1987.
It was very beautiful of [the] children to come and receive me in this beautiful manner. It can take you back to the days of Krishna when, in his childhood, he was very much respected by his friends and they tried to do all the honour that was possible. You know the story of his birth. And here we have the flowing of water, both the sides. […]

Press Conference, Time has come to become the Spirit Vienna (Austria)

Press Conference. Vienna (Austria), 7 July 1986.
Alright we are here to inform you about a power which is within us and the power that can give you what is promised by all the saints, scriptures and all the incarnations.
Today when you see the young people in every country – especially in the West – you`ll find they are not satisfied with their own atmosphere, their lives and they think that there is something missing and they are extremely confused. […]

Day after MahaSahasrar Puja, How to protect ourselves Château de Mesnières, Rouen (France)

Conversation the day after the MahaSahasrara Puja. Rouen (France), 6 May 1984.

Gregoire: How can we better protect ourselves if we work in an environment which is against Sahaj?

Shri Mataji: That’s the place you have to work it. So it’s difficult. But whatever things you can grasp and think this is Mother’s quality, try to imbibe that within yourself. That doesn’t mean you start shouting at bhoots first.

So first, what is the first quality of Mother? […]

Marriages Bordi (India)

Marriages, Bordi, India 14-02-1984

It is that you apply a mixture of turmeric and oil and all that to the body to the boy first and then is applied to the girl.

They feel better on the body and on the face, they feel soothed down. Its a kind of a jubilant thing, now they are in for marriage, now painted for marriage you can say. They are not supposed to talk to anyone They have to keep to themselves and to be very very quietly settled down. […]

Talk to Sahaja Yogis Paris (France)

Conversation in Le Raincy, before Public Program, Paris, France,1983-0616

Sahaja Yogini: Gaspar?
She really wanted to meet you.
She’s got her Realization.
Shri Mataji: Oh, I feel all of them are having vibrations in their hands

Sahaja Yogini: Yes
And the last one is Gunter
Shri Mataji: Yes.
Sahaja Yogi: Hello.

Shri Mataji: So now who has come from [inaudible] France? You?
Sahaja Yogi: Rome.

Shri Mataji: Who else?
Sahaja Yogini: Emma.
Sahaja Yogi: Emma.
Shri Mataji: Emma. […]

What is the need for Sahaja Yoga? Caxton Hall, London (England)

What is the need for Sahaja Yoga? Public Program. Caxton Hall, London (UK), 14 April 1982.
The other day, on the radio, they asked a very nice question, which I think I should handle first. The question was ‘What is the difference between other sects and Sahaja Yoga?’ It’s a very good question because it gives you a relative idea as to what is reality, and what is not.
First of all, we should see what is the need of Sahaja Yoga. […]

Public Program, Anahatha, Shri Lalita, Shri Chakra Maccabean Hall, Sydney (Australia)

1981-03-30 Anahatha Chakra – Shri Lalita – Shri Chakra (PP)

You want to ask a question which you like to ask.

[UNCLEAR CONVERSATION] Sahaja yog [UNCLEAR] – What is [UNCLEAR] – [UNCLEAR] – What is…. Are you [UNCLEAR] Hare Krishna? – because – I’ll talk about Krishna then we’ll [UNCLEAR – SOLVE?] the question. – [UNCLEAR] – What’s it? – You don’t go out – [UNCLEAR] – Annh? – [UNCLEAR] – What’s he saying? – He wants to ask me a question, […]

Mahashivaratri Puja, Utpatti – Adi Shakti aur Shiva ka Swaroop Mumbai (India)

1976-02-29 Mahashivaratri Puja: Utpatti – Adi Shakti aur Shiva ka Swaroop, Mumbai

told you about origin first because on the day of Shivratri when we
have to talk about Shiv ji, then it begins with creation therefore He
is the beginning. When the first form of God Almighty manifests- when
He becomes resplendent with Brahma, then He is called Sada Shiva.
That’s why Shiv ji is considered to be the beginning. One can
understand that before a tree takes its complete form, […]