Avahana for the marriage of Catherine and Gregoire Rahuri (India)

Avahana on the occasion of the marriage of Catherine and Gregoire, Rahuri, India,  (from Nirmala Yoga, Issue 1, page 1)
In Sahaja Yoga, all the religions are respected because all the incarnations and previous prophets are in us. We know it for definite that they exist within us on our Centres. First, before starting the marriage, we had to ask them to come and be present on this function. This is called “avahana” [invitation; invocation].
Now, […]

Conversation of Shri Mataji with Ratna (see also MAHA AVATAR, ISSUE 2, OCT-DEC 1980, PAGES 21–22) New Delhi (India)

OM SHRI MATAJIShri Nirmala Devi Namo NamahThe moving finger writes, and having writ it moves on, Nor all they piety nor wit can scratch a single word down.A young girl of sixteen fascinated by these lines so much that she lived on then for twenty-six years. If there was a “Moving Finger” who could control your lives, then what was the need for temples, churches and worship ? A question which haunted her for many many years to come.Then one day she heard a saying “Arise, […]

Message (THE LIFE ETERNAL, 1980 ISSUE, PAGE 1) London (England)


As prophesied in the scriptures, the phase of ‘Last Judgement’ has started. The testing ground is of great “illusion (Mahamaya) . Kundalini is the indicator of our balance and wisdom. She will evaluate, correct and evolve us. Sahaja Yoga gives you a chance to be fully your meaning. Take Full advantage of it. Establish your attention in the Absolute (Atman) and achieve the eternal life in the Kingdom of God. This lies more in the capacities and subtleties of subtler people. […]

Release of Advent, FICCI HALL (ANANT JEEVAN, ISSUE 1, July 1979) New Delhi (India)

Release of Advent, FICCI HALL (ANANT JEEVAN, ISSUE 1, July 1979)

Our respected leader Shri Gulzari Lai Nanda, author of the book‘THE ADVENT’ Mr. Gregoire, members of the Sahajyoga Society of Delhi and Bombay and you all the seekers of Divine.I am so very thankful to all of you for giving me this opprtunity to stand before you and say a few words about Divinity and about God’s compassion and love for all the humanity that He has created. […]

Message (THE LIFE ETERNAL, 1979 ISSUE) New Delhi (India)

The whole creation of God is Sahaja and the ultimate is the Sahaj Yogs. God has crested man with His Shakti and he has to know Him and recogonise Him through Kunaalini awakening Blossom time has come and many ancient seekers are today getting their self realisation.
My heartiest congratulations to all the Sahaja yogis for enlightening the path of self realisation for the seekers of truth.
New Delhi
March 1979 […]

Sahaja Yoga a Unique Discovery (THE LIFE ETERNAL, 1980 ISSUE, PAGES 3–8) (Location Unknown)

Sahaja Yoga – A Unique Discovery
by Her Holiness Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi, 1979
The beautiful article, A Unique Discovery was written by Shri Mataji Herself in 1979, and appeared in a magazine called “Yoga Today”, which does not exist any more. The image shows what it originally looked like in the magazine.

MAN in his search of joy and happiness is running away from his Self, which is the real source of joy. He finds himself very ugly and boring because he doesn’t know his Self. […]




Quote on Shri Agni (ANANT JEEVAN, ISSUE 4, FEB-APR 1980) (Location Unknown)

Remark: Quote possibly from 1979 Holi Puja

Main Texts:
“Agni is the best purifier. It also enlightens, glows and destroys the evil. It is the best of all earth elements and the worst also.
It can burn you as well”
Mataji […]

Message (MAHA AVATAR, ISSUE 1, JUL-SEP 1980) (Location Unknown)

“Today, Sahaja Yaga has reached the state of Mahayoga, which is en-masse evolution manifested through it. It is this day’s Yuga Dharma. It is the way the last judgement is taking place. Announce it to all the seekers of truth, to all the nations of the world, so that nobody misses the blessings of the divine to achieve their meaning, their absolute, their spirit.” […]

Two quotes (MAHA AVATAR, ISSUE 1, JUL-SEP 1980, PAGE 11) (Location Unknown)

Two quotes (MAHA AVATAR, ISSUE 1, JUL-SEP 1980, PAGE 11)

“The New revolution in your awareness has to take place otherwise all human achievements have no meaning. It would be like arranging all the electrical decorations for the marriage without the electrical current But when the light be ON, you will seethe Bridegroom and the Bride.”

“My children, you must know I am beyond insults and Pain. Do you know that when Christ was crucified he was a witness to his pain ? […]

Quote (THE LIFE ETERNAL, 1980 ISSUE, PAGE 13) (Location Unknown)

“Nothing is easier than turning on the light in a room. You must press the switch button. But there is a big mechanism that works it out – wires, power houses and the whole process of scientific discovery which mastered the use of electricity, there is a long history behind the discovery of electricity. In the same way there ·is a great dynamic organisation that works out Self Realization, let us first switch on your lamps and in their light we can understand the mechanism much better.” […]

Quote (THE LIFE ETERNAL, 1980 ISSUE, PAGE 48) (Location Unknown)

“This. is the era of Enlightenment; One can see and feel the bubbling of new idioms in our creative world of Art, Music and all that is beautiful and joy giving. Integration is the key note of this new regeneration of universal tones. These tones are ripples of the harmonic, dynamic undercurrent music of the Universal Divine Love.” […]

Ushering in the Satya Yuga (THE LIFE ETERNAL, 1981 ISSUE, PAGE 1) (Location Unknown)

Human beings have various sources through which he constructs the picture of God Almighty. His ideas about truth are also based on these different sources. Before realization it is .not possible to know what is the real source and which is the imaginary plight. When people construct on their own and write books it gets confirmed by the masses as the authentic version.

For a real seeker it is necessary to open the mind to receive the light of self-realization. […]

Two quotes from “The Origins of the Nervous System” dated 1993-1106 (Location Unknown)

It must be mentioned that Sahaja Yoga is not for curing people but for achieving Self-realization. Thus as a by-product one gets physical, mental and spiritual well-being in totality.
The Spirit is reflected in the heart but the seat is above the fontanelle bone area. […]

Quote 1 from Nirmala Yoga, Issue 13 (Jan.-Feb. 1983), Pages 23 and 25 (Location Unknown)

Magnanimity of mind is very pleasing and it attracts others. This magnanimity lies within human being and is awakened by Kundalini. But how can those people have this joy of spontaneity who are living in artificial atmosphere ? Although Kundalini has been awakened and She has pierced Brahmarandhra yet heart must be pierced. But some Sahaja Yogis have hearts like stones, absolutely devoid of love; they use sarcastic words while talking to others and want to show that they are great. […]

Handwritten Notes on Leadership (Location Unknown)

Handwritten notes by Shri Mataji on Leadership. (Advice to leaders)

To sense how the natural process work through the Principle of Kundalini. For this knowledge the leaders must meditate and follow their vibration’s dictation about themselves. First before meditation give 7 time bandhan. Have an open mind. First locate the conditioning and your preferences & prejudices.Prejudiced leaders when they are not deep see in others what fits their prejudice.To know how things happen do not use your mental projections or deliberations. […]

Ego and Superego, from Nirmala Yoga, Issue 5 (Sep.-Oct. 1981), Page 4 (Location Unknown)

Man is still in a transitional stage. Little more he has to jump and he becomes that, for which he has been created. Human brain and heart are the most evolved things. Human heart also has to be correlated with the brain. From our stomachs fat rises into our brains passing through all the centers, evolving to be cells of the brain. The fat, to become brain, has to evolve, i.e., to achieve certain amount of charges of human awareness. […]

Quote from Nirmala Yoga, Issue 12 (Nov.-Dec. 1982), Page 25 (Location Unknown)

Quote from Nirmala Yoga
All should clean their inner beings. You should think “why have we come to Sahaja Yoga ? What benefits have we got and what can we get? Where do we go wrong ? What should we do further ? Where are our pitfalls ? What have we left and taken for our growth?” I find, even after coming to Sahaja Yoga, in most of our wakeful time, we think of external things. […]

The Essence of Sahaja Yoga, from Nirmala Yoga, Issue 19, Jan.-Feb. 1984, Pages 28–32 (Location Unknown)

In today’s talk I will dwell on the essence of Sahaja Yoga. I am sure that it has been explained to you before. Besides, most of you are from Sahaja Yoga itself. So I need not go into details.
First of all we need to understand that we are passing through an extremely serious time pregnant with unpredictable consequences. When we look at life we do not seem to understand that if we miss this opportunity which has come our way, […]

Advice to Western Women from Nirmala Yoga, Issue 20 (March-April 1984), Pages 33–38 (Location Unknown)

Advice to Western Women from Nirmala Yoga, Issue 20 (March-April 1984), Pages 33–38
Now, this is in the West. Now, the women are intelligent and the women of the west being intelligent and educated have developed a kind of a very complex situation around themselves. These things have made them a kind of a man without manliness, and that is why their whole behaviour becomes extremely odd. Sometimes I just don’t understand, but now I’ve started understanding, […]

Extract from souvenir, Dignity of Art (India)

Extract from souvenir, from the site Sahaj A-Z. India, 1961.
Artists have to raise the public eye to their standards of taste; and not to stoop down to the cheap demands of the public, thus surrendering their freedom.
This can be done by contacting of educational and social institutions, by the enlightened artists.
Through articles in magazines and newspapers, the ideas of such artists can be propagated.
Through dramas, films and radio talks, people can be educated for the understanding of real art. […]

Poem by Shri Mataji at the age of 7 (India)

Poem by Shri Mataji at the age of 7
I want to be smaller, Like a dust particle.
Which moves with the wind
It goes everywhere, can go, Sit on the head of a king
Or can go
And fall at the feet of someone.
And it can go
And sit everywhere.
But I want to be a particle of dust That is fragrant, That is nourishing
That is enlightening.
Nirmala Salve […]