Liberty Radio Interview London (England)

Liberty Radio Interview. London (UK), 12 July 1999.

MODERATOR: (speaking clearly and enthusiastically) Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi, recognized world-wide for her pioneering work in awakening the natural healing energy that lies within every human being. Apparantly it’s called the Kundalini and we’ll be awakening yours hopefully this hour. Shri Mataji, that actually means Mother, was on GM TV [for a popular morning TV show] only last week and the switchboards were actually bombarded with calls. We wonder if Shri Mataji or Mother will have the same effect here today. […]

Public Program Kongresové centrum Praha, Prague (Czech Republic)

1994-0904 Public Program, Prague, Czech Republic
I bow to all the seekers of truth.
At the very outset we have to know, that truth is what it is. We cannot change it, we cannot describe it. It is what it has been, it will be what it is, so we must understand that, if we want to know the truth we have to go a little higher than the human awareness. At human awareness, you cannot know the truth, […]

Conversation on Islam Montfermeil Ashram, Montfermeil (France)

Conversation on Islam, Montfermeil ashram, Montfermeil (Paris), France, July 11th, 1994
Indians are ancient people; they travelled all over the world. They went to, even to England.
[Inaudible]
But the best part is the timing: six hours difference. And this six hours difference comes in with the exact timing in India and here. And another I will tell you, the way they give degrees to the studies, Bachelor of Arts. “Apne a brahmachary tatva”, masters of arts, […]

Public Program Křižíkova fontána, Prague (Czech Republic)

Public Program

I bow to all the seekers of truth. 

At the very outset we have to know that truth is what it is. If you want to know the truth, first of all you must know that through your evolutionary process you have become human beings. And if you have to go at a higher state, it has to be the same living process of evolutionary growth. We must also know that when we evolve, […]

Dinner with Ayatollah Rohani Paris (France)

Dinner with Ayatollah Rohani, Hotel in Paris, July 1993

PART 1

Shri Mataji: …About what’s
happening all around the world about Islamic people. And they said
that “Mother we will join you in every way because we will bring
peace.” I was very happy.

Ayatollah: Is it?

Shri Mataji: So they said they have had
lots of conferences and this and that, organisations but
nothing has worked out. And in Sudan, most of them are
Muslims. […]

Talk After Film Henry V Christchurch (New Zealand)

Talk After Film (Henry V). Christchurch (New Zealand), 25 February 1992.

If they take to modern writers, then they are really horrible and they just, very vulgar, extremely vulgar, very superficial. Sadly they are doing Shakespeare like this, [INAUDIBLE] be successful. And you see how he has avoided all the pomp and show of the courts and all that, just focusing on them, with the light and the, Rembrandt style, too much of…

Yogi: Mother, how did You cause the miracle? […]

Talk to Sahaja Yogis after Public Program Wamuran Ashram, Brisbane (Australia)

Talk to Sahaja Yogis after Public Program. Brisbane (Australia), 19 February 1992.

Only thing I have to tell that these people who will be coming to you now, they are very beautiful nice people. I think we have to, handle them very gently. That’s very important, and not to tell them: ‘You have got a bhoot in you and this and that.’ Then they get frightened, they can’t [INAUDIBLE] There should be very gentle handling of the whole situation. […]

About Divine Love Ashram of Pichini, Rome (Italy)

“About Divine Love”. Rome ashram (Pichini) (Italy), 22 February 1991.

You are singing so beautifully. It seems your heart has opened after this Puja very much and you’re singing like small children now. So sort of, all the conditionings we have had, all the ego also there, it seems now you have become very pure all these problems have gone away and you are enjoying yourselves. This is the best way, when we love ourselves, we know ourselves we become love. […]

Public Program Day 1, Truth is self-supporting Leningrad (Russia)

Public program. Leningrad (Russia), 18 August 1989.

I bow to all the seekers of Truth.

One has to realize that Truth is what it is. You cannot conceptualize it. You cannot organize it. And you cannot maneuver it. It is self-supporting. Now before you I have to put the theory, you can call it, or a hypothesis about what is within ourselves. In a subtle form, what we have inside and outside. We see everything – […]

You have to become a saint Geneva (Switzerland)

Public program, Geneva (Switzerland), 12 August 1988.
I bow to all the seekers of truth.
As I told you yesterday that we have to know the truth on our central nervous system. That is why in every scripture it is written that you are to be born again. You are to be born again, in the sense, a happening has to take place within you, and this happening should give you the self knowledge.
In every religion, […]

The Time of Resurrection Geneva (Switzerland)

Public Program. Geneva (Switzerland), 11 August 1988.
I bow to all the seekers of truth. The seekers of truth is a very special category of people. They’ve existed in all the centuries before also. And you find glimpses of that in many literary work. Today I read a book written by [Ayalahu ?] from Spain who was there in 1906. And he had described a seeker of truth how he became a saint.
William Blake from England, […]

Public Program Day 2, Absolute truth can be found after Self Realization Maison de la Mutualité, Paris (France)

Public Program Day 2, Paris (France), 8 July 1988.
I bow to all the seekers of truth.
As I told you yesterday that truth is truth, and cannot be changed, or cannot be molded and cannot be organized. And if we are the seekers of truth, we have to keep our minds open about it. Absolute truth you can only find after Self Realization. Because the self itself, your Spirit itself is the embodiment of truth. […]

Talk on marriage, Songs, Shri Mataji giving names Ashram in Le Raincy, Le Raincy (France)

Talk on marriage, Songs, Shri Mataji giving names. Ashram in Le Raincy, Le Raincy (Paris-France), November 4th, 1987

It’s nice to see you all here, to meet
you all. Now, we were very successful in these programs and so many
people came. I’m sure they will be coming again.

Some of them are such that they may not
have light, a particular statement of mind or maybe something like
that. Because one lady came and asked Me: “How do you say that
Hitler was the disciple of Dalai Lama?” […]

Talk to Sahaja Yogis, Criticism, Ego, Rightsided Dangers Ashram in Le Raincy, Le Raincy (France)

Talk to Yogis, ashram in Le Raincy, Paris (France), 17 August 1987.

So first of all, on behalf of my husband I want to thank you because he told Me he wants to thank all the French for giving such a nice time to him. But let be [inaudible] because you’ll feel embarrassed later on.
[Laughter]
All right. Come in.
And I must say I was really amazed how in such a short time you could arrange such a nice program and such nice music, […]

Public Program Day 2, Spirit is the reflection of God Almighty Within Us Universite Paris Diderot Paris 7, Paris (France)

Public Program. Medical College, Paris (France), 21 May 1986.
[partial transcript]
I bow to all the seekers of truth.
As it is, at length, Gregoire has told you about the chakras and about the three nadis which are within us. But what is the purpose of the mechanism within us? What is the purpose of getting self-realisation? People have been talking about the self, about the Spirit. But what is it? Spirit is the reflection of God Almighty within us in our heart. […]

Music and Talk, End of Marriages Ganapatipule (India)

Music and Talk, End of Weddings
Shri Mataji: In your presence, they are also very much inspired. I think the artists are playing so well, so beautifully blending with the whole atmosphere of joy and peace. I [know/note] all of you are enjoying it so much, and we cannot have you very close, but as many as you want, you can come and sit this side or this side just to hear them. There’s no harm in moving [round/out]. […]

Informal talk after Public Program Kingsley and Ruth Flint's flat, Strasbourg (France)

Informal talk with Sahaja Yogis, in Kingsley and Ruth Flint’s flat, Strasbourg (France), 1985, October 9th.
[Sahaja Yogis say the three great mantras]
Om twame wa sakshat Shri Mahalakshmi, Mahasarasvati, Mahakali,
Trigunat mika Kundalini sakshat
Shri Adi Shakti Mataji
Shri Nirmala Devi namoh namaha
Om twame wa sakshat Shri Kalki sakshat
Shri Adi Shakti Mataji
Shri Nirmala Devi namoh namaha
Om twame wa sakshat Shri Kalki sakshat
Shri Sahasrara swamini moksha Pradahini Mataji
Shri Nirmala Devi namoh namaha
Shri Mataji: May God bless you all. […]

The Priorities Are To Be Changed Chelsham Road Ashram, London (England)

The priorities are to be changed, 44 Chelsham Rd, Clapham London (UK), 6 August 1985.
Now My stay in England is completing its 12th year and that is the reason I wanted to talk to you people about Sahaja Yoga. How far it has gone and where are we lacking.
The greatest thing that has happened is that we have established our religion: Nirmala Dharma as we call it, the Vishwa Nirmala Dharma. And you know the meanings of the words, […]

Departure Talk Charles de Gaulle Airport, Roissy-en-France (France)

Departure Talk, Charles de Gaulle airport, Roissy-en-France (France)
Monday, July 1st, 1985
[All the attempts that have been done to create a trade by Sahaja Yogis for Sahaja Yoga have failed, but the ones that exist before]…Established shop is alright, like she has, but otherwise.
So everybody must take up a job and should go on working on his job, not to change, it’s ego, absolutely ego that: “I’ve given up my job.” It’s ego, 100% it’s ego. […]

Public Program Day 1, Seekers of the beyond TU Wien, Vienna (Austria)

First Public Program in Technische Hochschule, Vienna (Austria), 6 May 1985.

I bow to all the seekers of truth.

It is very important at this time to know that human beings are not complete, that there is something more to be achieved to be complete. Whether you go to the north or south, east or west, you do not find people joyous. So the conclusion should be that whatever has been our so-called achievements, has been of no avail. […]

Nirananda Vienna (Austria)

“Nirananda”, Vienna Ashram (Austria), 2 May 1985.
It is so joyful to be with you all again here in Vienna.
A poet came to Vienna long time back from India, he said that walking on the streets of Vienna the heart starts beating in a poetic rhythm and the ripples of poetry start flowing.  So, there have been people who have been seekers before in this place definitely and that they are again sort of reborn. […]

Public Program Day 2 Sydney Masonic Center, Sydney (Australia)

Public Program Day 2, Australia, Sydney 11-3-1985

I bow to all the seekers of Truth. I explained to you yesterday that seekers are a special category of human beings, and they have to first seek their Self. They are to be blessed first and then the rest of the world will follow them. Dr. Warren has explained to you at length the connection between the gross and the subtle, how the different centers are related to different plexuses, […]

Public Program Day 1 Sydney Masonic Center, Sydney (Australia)

1985-0310: Public Program, Sydney, Australia

I bow to all the seekers of truth. I bow to you because you are the epitome of the evolution, because you have risen above the rest of the creation of God to seek something beyond. Maybe there have been mistakes. Makes no difference. But you are the people who are the special categories described by William Blake as “men of God” who will become prophets and will have powers to make other prophets. […]

Interview on Radio Enghien Marie Rouger’s flat, Paris (France)

Interview on Radio Enghien, Marie Rouger’s flat, Enghien, suburbs of Paris (France), September 29th, 1984, 29/09/1984
Interviewer [speaks in French]: She is known in India as the greatest woman of these days. She comes to propose to Westerners as well as to Orientals a new stage in their conscience which was promised by Jesus-Christ himself. We can ask Shri Mataji how to achieve this new state of conscience and what will it bring to us?
Marie: The question is how to reach this new state of consciousness and what will t bring us? […]

Talk to Yogis Founex Ashram, Founex (Switzerland)

Talk to Sahaja Yogis in Ashram

Shri Mataji: That is directed, that is ultimate time has reached [unclear], na? [unclear], [German lady].

Sahaja Yogini: I don’t know the translation in English, Mother.

Shri Mataji: But intellectuals like Rajneesh.

Sahaja Yogini: Yes.

Shri Mataji: Is that true?

Sahaja Yogini: And he send them to the third [mantra].

Shri Mataji: So I don’t think the lady should have the child with her [unclear]. So somebody else should look after the child. […]

Conversation on traditions Ashram in Le Raincy, Le Raincy (France)

Conversation with Sahaja Yogis, in ashram Le Raincy, Paris, (France), 1984, May 7th

[Shri Mataji is working on the Agnya of a Sahaja Yogi]Sahaja Yogi: His father is from Vietnam.Shri Mataji: Where is he from?Sahaja Yogi: Vietnam.Shri Mataji: Ah.
Sahaja Yogi: Mother, there’s so much pressure on Vishudhi.Shri Mataji: Hum?Sahaja Yogi: Vishudhi Mother.Shri Mataji: There’re no vibrations coming out.Hum, better.Ah, again. Are you feeling in the hands?Ah! Lao Tze was [inaudible].[Laughter].Shri Mataji: Well done, you see? […]

Talk To The French Sahaja Yogis (India)

Talk To The French Sahaja Yogis, Bordi, 1984
End of seminar after weddings; each group of countries was taken apart
Shri Mataji: Only for the French. Only for the French, only the French. Now, I’ve told about the French you see. The problem with the French is that they are very individualistic. Can you translate?
Sahaja Yogi: Yes.
Shri Mataji: And they can’t bear leadership. In your country, you know how many times you changed your President. […]

Talk to Austrian Sahaja Yogis (India)

Talk to Austrian Sahaja Yogis, Bordi (India), 13 [or 14?] February 1984.

Now Austria is very strategically placed in Sahaja Yoga, it’s a bridge. It’s a bridge between the left and the right. Austria is a bridge between the left and the right or we can say that now all the Western Europe is becoming “leftish” because of the influence of alcohol and frustration from aggression and they’ve done their level best, now they are fed up with themselves. […]

8 questions to Shri Mataji in Mulhouse Mulhouse (France)

Interview de Shri Mataji, 8 questions to Shri Mataji, Mulhouse, France, September the second, 1983

Interviewer: ….L’éveil du Soi et la Kundalini, le Sahaja Yoga était ces jours derniers à Mulhouse, effectuant une tournée de conférences en Autriche et en Suisse, notamment à Genève, Lausanne et Vienne. Shri Mataji, et c’est assez étonnant, a choisi comme 1ère ville régionale française, Mulhouse, métropole Haut-Rhinoise. Mais justement, pourquoi ce choix, pourquoi le Sahaja Yoga ? Et un certain nombre d’autres questions, […]

Public Program Day 3, God is above us Société d'Encouragement pour l'Industrie Nationale, Paris (France)

Public Program 3, Paris (France), 18 June 1983.
To all the seekers of joy I bow.
I already told you that joy has no duality. It does not have happiness and unhappiness. It should never be confused with pleasures. Because the pleasure that looks today the pleasure, tomorrow will turn into remorse.
The joy is absolute and eternal. It does not change. Only thing that, how far we have been able to allow the Spirit to shine in our attention, […]

Newspaper Interview Ashram in Le Raincy, Le Raincy (France)

Newspaper Interview, Ashram in Le Raincy, France, June 17th, 1983

Shri Mataji: I beg your pardon?

Journalist:
[Inaudible]

Shri
Mataji: All right, she will translate it. Thank you.

Journalist: Alors ma Mère, je représente un journal d’Alsace, L’Alsace, à Mulhouse et je suis Réalisé à Mulhouse mais je viens vous parler en tant que journaliste.

Marie [translator]: I represent a newspaper in Mulhouse. I come to talk to you as a journalist but I got my Realization in Mulhouse. […]

Talk to Sahaja Yogis, Creation, Incarnation New York City (United States)

Talk to Sahaja Yogis on Creation, Incarnation, New York,USA, October the 29th, 1982
Shri Mataji: They may be quite shocked when I tell you all these. [Laugh]
But you will, can find out on the Kundalini whether it is true or not, you see. The thing is, the Kundalini the only One, which is going to tell you that whether it is true or not. So now, we, to begin with, let’s see, when God Almighty, […]

Conversation, Evening Gregoire's Flat, Vienna (Austria)

1982-0927 Evening at Gregoire`s flat Vienna, Austria
Many people mother were very interested and asking and Mother, many people were asking and very interested and they wanted to know more about you and they are going to come tomorrow.
Vibrations were so cool.
Shri Mataji: very cool vibrations. They had come today after ___0:29__ I must say it was very great the translation, because I speak quite complicated.
Gregoire: first of all the picture too much, […]

Advice to Women, Shri Vishnu Vienna (Austria)

Advice To Women, Shri Vishnu 1982-09-27
Shri Mataji: A real Lakshmi.
Sahaja Yogini: Hum.
Shri Mataji: Innocence, just see the innocence of this, it has such innocence.
Sahaja Yogini: This is in Portugal Mother, just before the-
Shri Mataji: Ah, this is a sanyasi, really, I tell you. Now the camera is taking the freshness, it is remarkable.
I must say the camera is great.
Sahaja Yogi: I guess the English have a good camera [Inaudible] [Laughter]
Shri Mataji: Or the cameraman. […]

Public Program Day 3 Brussels (Belgium)

Public Program. Brussels (Belgium), 21 September 1982.

… of these things, they can fall a trap to all these people who practise this kind of black magic. But an intelligent man must understand that what you have to get is your realization. That means the power of your Spirit must manifest, not the powers of some dead spirits which makes you … also they can take your body and travel, astral travelling and all that. They can do all kinds of things. […]

Talk to Sahaja Yogis, Western Woman Bianca's House, Versoix (Switzerland)

1982-0825 Talk to Sahaja Yogis, Western Women, Bianca’ House, Versoix, Switzerland

Gruhalakshmi hee?Sahaja Yogini:Shri. Mataji.:Sahaja Yogini:Shri. Mataji.: I might say the camera is great.Sahaja Yogi: [Laughter].Shri. Mataji.: [Laughs.] Or the cameraSahaja Yogi:Shri. Mataji.:Sahaja Yogi:Shri. Mataji.: Now, this is in the West.Sahaja Yogi: I know.Shri. Mataji.: Now, the people, 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.Sahaja Yogi: Ya. They also can earn money, […]

Conversation with French Yogis Brompton Square House, London (England)

Conversation with French Yogis, Brompton Square, London, UK, June, 15th, 1982

Shri Mataji: To Me? What’s that? Alexandre: Some cherries. Shri Mataji: All right, thank you very much. Thank you, very kind of you. So, I’m very happy with the French for the way you people have done it. And I want you to be the same here now. Somehow, you’ll have to work it out and I don’t know how, how will you work it out. […]

Ego and Humility Nirmala Palace - Nightingale Lane Ashram, London (England)

“Ego and Humility”. “Nirmala Palace” Nightingale Lane ashram, London (UK) – 7 June 1982.

We had a very good session, I should say, and a very successful trip in Portugal and even better in Spain. Portugal is a place where gurus have touched very nicely because people are too simple I think, and because they are too simple they are affected too hard. And I was really confronted with so many sick people there who have been to gurus, […]

Sahasrara Puja, Opening the Primordial Sahasrar Ashram in Le Raincy, Le Raincy (France)

Sahasrara Puja. Le Raincy (France), 5 May 1982.
Today, it’s a great day for all of us, the seekers, that the last work of the Divine, of opening the last centre in the Great Primordial Being, was done on the 5th of May 1970. It is the greatest event of all the spiritual happenings of the Universe. It was done with very great care and great adjustments.
It is not in the limits of human understanding, […]

Meeting with French Yogis Cambridge (England)

Conversation, songs, with Shri Mataji, Cambridge, England, 24/03/1982

FIRST AUDIO

Shri Mataji: May God bless you.

Beautiful.

So, you hurried
up too much. Will you have something to eat or not?

Sahaja Yogi: No,
Mother.

Shri Mataji: You
had your breakfast?

Sahaja Yogi: Yes,
Mother.

Shri Mataji:
Sure?

So, I wanted to
talk to you about France, the programs.

Oh God! What is it here? It’s a tree! It’s a tree, is it?

Sahaja Yogi: A
very small tree. […]

Prophecies of Acharya Bhujender, World War III Solapur (India)

Prophecies of Acharya Bhujender. Sholapur (India), 30 January 1982.
Shri Mataji: Khandhavara, [Unclear].
Sahaja-Yogini: You choke it a little bit. [It seems that they are cooking]
[Laughter]
Shri Mataji: The median one, that means [unsure], that is based on the Moon. See, the Moon is the moodiest thing. And so we, we the Indians, follow the Moon. And here they have tried to establish how astrology is so correct and whatever is predicted 14000 years back is also today coming up. […]

Christmas Puja Chelsham Road Ashram, London (England)

Christmas puja. Chelsham Road Ashram, London (UK), 25 December 1981.

[TAPE BEGINS WITH CHRISTMAS CAROLS SUNG BY THE YOGIS]

I wanted to be with you people on a Christmas day, but it never happened before. It has so chanced that I have to be here with you today and on the New Year. Something good has to happen I hope next year, some good luck has to come.

Christ’s work was very unique. The whole thing was a very unique thing, […]

Public Program Lille (France)

Public Program, Lille, France, 12/09/1981
I’m sorry I do not know how to speak French. But I have got my children all over the world and I do not know how many languages I have to learn to talk to them in their own language. But love, knows no language, there is no mental activity in the working of the Divine. Like a flower becomes a fruit or a butterfly comes out of the cocoon, a bird comes out of an egg, […]