Concert & Inauguration of Vaitarna Music Academy Vaitarna (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. […]

Puja Talk, Ascent Vaitarna (India)

Puja Talk, India Tour. Vaitharna (India), 3 December 1988.
This program has been arranged by Vaitharna and Bombay Sahaja Yogis to welcome you all to India. Give them a hand. (Applause)
All the way you all have travelled to come to this Holy Land, I should say, for your spiritual growth. Every country has been blessed by God Almighty, it’s not only that India is a specially blessed one. But the people in India are definitely are very much blessed that they are even blind to seeking. […]

Shri Bhoomi Devi Puja: The Land of Yoga Vaitarna (India)

Puja on the shores of Vaitarna river, India Tour, December 15th, 1985

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English Transcript

We have come to the land of Yoga and in Yoga one has to receive the blessings of peace and truth. So this land is the land where peace must reside. And you are the one who are going to create that atmosphere of peace, here and abroad.

The nature in this land, […]

Procession and Public Address Vaitarna (India)

Music, dance, Public Address at Vaitarna Temple (Marathi/English). Vaitarna (India), 18 February 1984.

[About the video: The first 15 minutes of this recording covers Sahaja Yogis on India tour and locals preparing for Shri Mataji’s arrival at Vaitarna (a small picturesque village situated at Vaitarna river near Mumbai, which is also a source of water to the city). This is followed by a 30-minute video of a public procession with Sahaja Yogis and the locals of Vaitarna village. […]

Shri Chandrama Puja Vaitarna (India)

Shri Chandrama Puja, Vaitarna (India), 18 February 1984.

[Shri Mataji speaks in English]

To organize. Yes, but I praise Indians very much and I also praise with you. But we have certain very bad qualities, and one of them is that we are very extremely untidy people. Our aesthetics are so horribly made that we don’t understand the difference between a plastic bag and a silver jug, such jumbled up things we have. And I think I would request you to insist on arranging things yourself, […]

Spontaneous Talk Vaitarna (India)

1984-0118 Spontaneous Talk, Vaitarna

(…unclear…) so anybody does like that, remind it, that’s the problem is this is a very different style of life they’ll never, have you ever heard any Indian shouting at you? See it’s a very different style of life, try to understand that, they have to say then they will just go and tell them, whisper in the ears that please don’t talk and they will keep quiet. But then if you shout anyone, […]

Devi Puja: “Keep Your Mother Pleased” Vaitarna (India)

“Keep Your Mother Pleased”, Devi Puja, Vaitarna (India), 21 January 1983.

So now we are coming to the end of our first half tour. Now we have to look back upon ourselves and try to find out what have we achieved out of this.

We must understand that Sahaja Yoga is not done through brain activities. Like many people think that if you just tell yourself, “You have to be like this”, it will work out. If you have to all the time inform yourself that, […]