Public Program Massey Theatre, New Westminster (Canada)

Public Program. Vancouver (Canada), 11 June 2000.
I bow to all the seekers of truth. (Shri Mataji folds both HER hands, closes HER eyes and bends HER head little down to bow) At the very outset, we should know what is the truth? And what are we seeking? In all the scriptures, it has been said that “Know thyself”. You have to know yourself. If you do not know yourself, your seeking will go on for ever. […]

Press Conference Vancouver, Sutton Place Hotel (Canada)

Press Conference. Sutton Place Hotel, Vancouver (Canada), 27 June 1999.
QUESTION: My first question to you is what is yoga?
Shri Mataji: Yoga is actually it means that union with the Divine, with the Divine Power which surrounds us. We are not aware of it, but it is described in all the religions that there is an all-pervading power of Divine Love and that is what one has to get connected to. That is real yoga. […]

Public Program Hindu Temple Burnaby, Burnaby (Canada)

Talk at the Hindu Temple (Hindi). Vancouver (Canada), 27 June 1999.
Translation from Hindi:
My salutations to the seekers of Truth. We go to the temples to see the God. And we want to achieve him. Not only that, we have several desires in our heart, which we think that god will fulfil. We go to Temples, for several reasons, thinking that the environment of that place will give us peace and satisfaction. It is true that all these things can happen, […]

Public Program Toronto (Canada)

Public Program, Toronto canada
I bow to all the seekers of the truth. It is very important for us to know what is the truth .instead that we get lost because we are all seekers.we are seeking because we are not satisfied with our life , with life of others ,with the life around ,some or other reasons .I donot know what is the matter. Now some have become the ardent seekers very ardent seekers and they are trying to find out what should they do ?how should they find out the truth .There are also so many people in this world who come down from all over the world to tell you about the truth ,to talk about the truth,Some are not real Most of them are not real atleast [unclear] they are into some sort of business even the religion has become the business if you see every religion is nothing but a business. […]

Public Program Toronto, Convocation Hall (Canada)

Public Program. Toronto (Canada), 19 September 1996.
Unless and until you become the pure Spirit, you will not know the truth. Only through the purity of your Spirit you can know the truth. We see here beautiful flowers, [unclear: very] beautiful flowers, and we take them for granted. We never even think how miraculous it is that different kinds of flowers are grown by the Mother Earth and how she has created all these colors and how they maintain their heights, […]

Arrival Toronto, Toronto Pearson International Airport (Canada)

Arrival at Airport Toronto, September 19th, 1996

[Yogis waiting for Shri Mataji]
[Shri Mataji arrived]
[Yogis giving flowers to Shri Mataji]

Yogi: Shri Mataji, this is “Welcoming letter” from our prime minister

Yogi: I am sure Shri Mataji you will get it peace award, we all pray for it

Shri Mataji: They were really very open, and Mr.Shrivastava talked to them, that is what we want, all the superficiality is useless, Mr Shrivastava said to me nobody done work like you around the world. […]

Arrival Toronto, Toronto Pearson International Airport (Canada)

1995-1014 Arrival at Airport Toronto

[Yogis singing a welcome song][Shri Mataji arrived]Shri Mataji: I must say we had a very good meeting yesterday, and so many people, very surprised, they all got their realization in 5 minutes. I hope this will happen again here as well. [Hindi]Shri Mataji: How are you all?Yogis: Very good![Yogi giving flowers to Shri Mataji.][Hindi][Shri Mataji working on some yogis.]

[After greeting finished Shri Mataji going toward her car and leaving the airport.]

[Yogis farewell to Shri Mataji.] […]

Public Program Vancouver, Robson Square Media Centre (Canada)

1994-09-26 Public Program in Vancouver
I bow to all the seekers of truth at the very outset We have to know that Truth is what it is You cannot change it You cannot describe it Unfortunately at this human awareness, you cannot know it Whatever. I am going to tell you today Please do not accept it Blindfolded We have had lots of problems With this blindfolded failed so far so best is to keep your mind open like scientist and Treat my talk as a hypothesis and if you find it That what I am saying saying can be proved then you must accept it Because it is for your benevolence It is for the benevolence of your family It is for the benevolence of your city many Valence of Your country the Benevolence of the whole world So what is the truth the truth is? […]

Public Program Toronto (Canada)

Public Program. Toronto (Canada), 5 October 1993.
[Tape began in mid-sentence] You cannot change it, you cannot transform it, you cannot conceptualize it, unfortunately, at this human state you cannot know it. Whatever today I’m going to tell you, you have to listen to it, please don’t believe blindfolded. Keep your mind open as a scientist. If it is proved, then as honest people you have to believe, because it is for your benevolence, it is for the benevolence of your country, […]

Hamsa Chakra Puja Vancouver (Canada)

Hamsa Chakra Puja, Vancouver (Canada), 13 September 1992.
Today we are going to worship the Hamsa Chakra. So far we have been always worshipping a Deity and this is the second time you are worshipping this centre of Hamsa. Now this chakra is, it is, you know, placed between the two eyebrows and two eyes represent the left and the right side. So this centre is very much guided by our eyes, by our ears, by our nose, […]

Canadadesha Public Program (Evening) Vancouver, Vancouver Academy of Music (Canada)

Public Program “Canadadesha”. Vancouver (Canada), 11 August 1990.
Some people who cannot sit can come down here if they want, could be comfortable. Please. I think Sahaja Yogis should give them way. Please come, there’s lot of room here, on the stage please.
I bow to all the seekers of truth. At the very outset we have to understand that truth is what it is. We can not conceptualize it. We can not organize it and we can not know it at human awareness. […]

Shri Saraswati Puja, Vishnumaya a very fiery personality (Afternoon) Lions Bay, Ashram in Lions Bay (Canada)

Shri Saraswati Puja. Vancouver (Canada), 11 August 1990.
When they asked Me what puja we should have in Vancouver, I had heard about this ashram that it is placed in very beautiful surroundings of nature and, as nature is being created by the power of Saraswati, I thought best would be to have the Puja of Saraswati here. Another thing is that when people live in nature, they become extremely creative, their delicate feelings are preserved and they are never in a rush; […]

Public Program, Seek the Eternal Vancouver, Vancouver Academy of Music (Canada)

Public Program, Vancouver (Canada), 17 June 1989.
We have to be the Spirit, we are not this body, we are not this channels either, we are not the subconscious and we are not the supraconscious. We are not this ego, or these conditioning and these habits because we say, ” I have got habits.” So who is this I? ” I have got children”, who is the I? “I have got two eyes”, who is this I? […]

Shri Mahakali Puja (Morning) Vancouver, Ambleside ashram in West Vancouver (Canada)

Shri Mahakali Puja, Vancouver (Canada). 17 June 1989.
So today in the city of Vancouver, we have gathered here to pray for, the country of Canada, and also for the Canadian people. Also we have to know that, there are lots of negative forces working, and there has to be some puja to be done, to the Mahakali Force. And so I thought today: ‘Let’s have the puja for Mahakali’. So Mahakali Puja is the same as you do the Devi’s Puja, […]

Puja and Havan for new yogis Toronto (Canada)

1983-10-10 Puja and Havan for new Yogis, Toronto, Canada
Shri Mataji- Now Shri Ganesha prayer first, just the names, just the prayer will do, just tell them that we have to first establish the innocence and innocence is Shri Ganesh who incarnated on the earth as Jesus Christ.
SY- perhaps you would like to tell them Mother
Shri Mataji- aah
SY- maybe you would like to tell them
Shri Mataji- alright, we do 2 things today only because there is short of time. […]

Shri Ganesha Puja Vancouver, West Vancouver ashram (Canada)

Shri Ganesha Puja, Vancouver (Canada), 6 October 1983.
(TRANSCRIPT Partial; 7 minute video transcribed. Transcript does not contain the recitation from Devi Mahatmyam, Divine Essence of the Prayer by Warren. Also not transcribed yet: Soundcloud Track 2) Transcribed: Vlad/Svetlana (Romania) Proofed: Madhukar (USA)
(Shri Mataji instructs on raising Kundalini) Now raise your Kundalini. All of you raise your Kundalini and tie it up so that it’s up there. Just raise it like that. No. This way. […]

CBC Radio Interview “The Planet” Vancouver (Canada)

CBC Radio Interview “The Planet”
Presenter: [Missing part] come to Vancouver. But unlike some others this one is not after your money. As a matter of fact, She brands those gurus or teachers that are after your money as fakes. Shri Mataji Devi lives in London with Her husband, the United Nations diplomat. As a child in India She knew She was different, and Her character trait Mahatma Gandhi also recognized when he asked Her to stay and worked with him. […]

Public Program Vancouver, Kitsilano Secondary School (Canada)

Public Program. Vancouver (Canada), 9 October 1981.
It’s very kind of you, all of you to have come today, to meet me. It was really a very short visit, the shortest that I have ever done, because somebody told Me that in Canada there is an ocean of seekers, there are many, many seekers here and very true seekers.
So I just wanted to see what was the situation, to have a look at it. I did not expect. […]

Morning Radio CJOR Interview with Rafe Mair Vancouver (Canada)

Presenter: Well, I have a very interesting last hour for you, and I should tell you that if you hear strange noises coming over your radio, is because I am surrounded by private television set, or television recorder, that’s recording this interview, and we have all kinds of people here that we don’t normally have. Reminds me of my first day in the year. My listeners may remember when they had all the television cameras in here; […]