Guru Nanaka Jayanti (India)

Guru Nanaka Jayanti
“…They didn’t talk of Kundalini; that’s the only trouble. And they all, that time they were all fighting. Because of that fighting nature nobody had patience to tell them ‘baba, you don’t fight now’. because when there is fight going on you can’t talk to them. But with Sahaja Yoga.., Sahaja Yoga has given you a complete freedom.”
Hindi: – “there were many true nice saints but nobody ever talked about the Kundalini, […]

Birthday Puja New Delhi (India)

Birthday Puja, New Delhi (India), 21 March 2004.
[Shri Mataji speaks in Hindi:]
I thank you all for giving Me this welcome. With such great love and respect you all have given this programme, I don’t know how much I have to thank you all, I don’t understand.
[Shri Mataji speaks in English:]
I wanted to thank you all for giving Me such a hearty welcome to Me today. I don’t know what words to use to thank you. […]

Inauguration of Vaitarna Music Academy (India)

Inauguration speech for the opening of the new Music Academy (transcr. only English part). Vaitarna (India), 1 January 2003.
I’m sorry I spoke in Hindi language, because to talk about My father in any other language is very difficult, though he was a master of English language and he used to read a lot. He had a big library of his own where I also learned English, because my medium of instruction was Marathi. I’d never studied Hindi or English. […]

Holi Puja (India)

Holi Puja, Palam Vihar, Gurgaon, Delhi, India, 29 March 2002.
(translated from hindi)
Holi was started during the time of Shri Krishna. Before Him in the time of Shri Rama …. He was very austere. Because of that the society became very peaceful but people were devoid of all joy. So He thought that there should be a way by which people should be able to laugh freely and be joyful. And like it happens to all such ventures it happened in the case of Holi also that it produced an opposite effect. […]

Birthday Felicitations (India)

Birthday Felicitations (English part), Delhi (India), 22 March 2000.
Our honored guest, our respected Home Affairs Ministry is here, Mr. Advani, who has been always a very great dezabhakt [patriot]. I admired him because he loved his country; he is very patriotic. And this is – [Big applause]
And as you know, My father and mother both were very patriotic. They sacrificed everything for the country, and I also was always condemned by everyone as being a very patriotic person. […]

Address to IAS Officers, Stress and Tension Management Mumbai (India)

Address to IAS Officers, Mumbai (India), 11 March 2000.
I bow to all the seekers of truth. That’s a very interesting subject that has been given to Me to talk to you people because I have been always worried about the IAS, IPS, and other Government servants, very much worried because I have known the kind of life My husband was leading. And I used to think: if these new people, who have come to the services, […]

Christmas Puja (India)

Christmas Puja. Ganapatipule (Maharashtra, India), 24 December 1998.
First, I’ll speak in English and then in Hindi.
Today, long time back, Christ was born. You all know the story of His birth, and of all the sufferings He had to go through. He’s the One who has given us the model of Sahaja Yoga. For He didn’t live for Himself, in no way, but He lived for others, working out the Agnya Chakra.
You may be Divine, […]

Public Program (India)

Public Program, Ramlila Maidan, Delhi (India), 4 December 1997.
[Talk in Hindi ends and English starts]
I am sorry I have to speak in Hindi language because there are so many people who know only Hindi. But I am sorry for you because I wont be able to meet you again as you are going away on the tour.
What I was telling them that whatever maybe taught through religion and whatever they might frighten you, […]

Arrival, Welcome Meeting Boryspil International Airport, Boryspil (Ukraine)

Welcome Meeting, Borispol Airport, Kyiv, Ukraine, July 21, 1996
You have so many now Sahaja Yogis, ah?
(The interpreter, “Yes, Shri Mataji. They are all Sahaja Yogis”)
So many!
(The interpreter, “Yes, Shri Mataji”.)
I’m amazed to see so many Sahaja Yogis in Ukraine. That shows how people are sensitive to spirituality, that they are taking to it so easily. They have been waiting I think, seeking all these years and suddenly now they have found the way. […]

Shri Rajalakshmi Puja (India)

Shri Rajalakshmi Puja, Nizamuddin Scout Ground, New Delhi (India), 4 December 1994.
[Shri Mataji (in Hindi: Sorry I am late, my granddaughter is a little sick and I stayed back to make her better. First I will speak in English and then in Hindi].
Today we are going to worship Rajalakshmi, means the Goddess which rules the kings. It’s a very important thing today to understand that something has basically gone wrong in the working of our political systems and why the people have lost their sense of justice, […]