Arrival and Talk to Sahaja Yogis Rome Ashram - Nirmala House, Magliano Sabina Ashram, Magliano Sabina, Rome (Italy)

Advises in Rome ashram, April, 15 1992

All the Sahaja Yogis: Bolo Adi Shaki Shri Mataji Shri Nirmala Devi ki Jai, ki Jai, ki jai!Shri Mataji: Ah. All right. All right. Sit down, sit down. All the children sit down. Here. All right. All right. It’s such a surprise.

Shri Mataji [ to the children]: You are happy?Children: Yes.

[cut in the video]Shri Mataji: It’s such a surprise to see you. So, many people coming from the outside Rome. […]

Bhajans and Talk about Children and Indian School (Evening) Ashram of Pichini, Rome (Italy)

Transcript, Talk About Children and Indian School, 1991-02-14 or 1986-05-04

[note for 1986-05-04 date – I would suggest that the date of the talk would be later than that attributed to it as the children are already in India when Shri Mataji is speaking, and I think they first went to India a little later than this]

I wanted to tell you about our schools in India and what is our idea is about those schools. […]

Bhajans and Talk 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. […]

Mother’s Day Celebration, Short talk on creativity and Shri Mataji playing harmonium Rome Ashram - Nirmala House, Rome (Italy)

1990-05-10 Mother’s day at Nirmala House: Creativity


Today is mother’s day and I think this country has tremendous respect for mothers and mothers are also very loving in this country. It is very fortunate to be here on such a day, as Mother’s Day. Today we went out to see how Italy has become so creative and the mother earth gives you the creativity. She gives you. You learn from her how beautiful things she has produced and you try to reproduce it. […]

Public Program Rome (Italy)

1990-0507 Public Program, Rome, Italy

Please be seated.

I bow to all the seekers of Truth. At a very outset we have to understand that Truth is what it is. We cannot organize it or imagine about it. But we have to unclear(treat) and knowing about your central nervous system. You can see clearly that I am very unclear() see with your eyes. but for an animal, he, what his understands is very limited quietly a human being has much greater sensitivity. […]

The Myth of Leadership Rome (Italy)

“The Myth Of Leadership” May 9, 1988
Now this one is a praise of Mahalakshmi tattwa, Mahalakshmi principle. And as you know that, Lakshmi principle is the power of Shri Vishnu, which first establishes within us when we start paying attention to dharmic material life, dharmic financial life and dharmic family life.
After that, seeking starts, seeking into higher realms: there it is manifested by the Mahalakshmi principle within us. That’s why in affluent countries people start seeking; […]

Media Interview Rome (Italy)

1987-10-27 Media Interview, Italy

Interviewer: Welcome, Shri Mataji. Good morning.

Shri Mataji: Good morning.

Interviewer: We have some questions for you. The first is that you have this modern Sahaja Yoga. What is your method and how it’s different from other yoga methods around the world?

Shri Mataji: This method of awakening of the Kundalini existed in the ancient times, thousands of years back, in India. But only very few people got their realization. The reason was there were very few people ready to get their realization. […]

Revolution of Love Rome (Italy)

“Revolution of Love”, Public Program. Rome (Italy), 26 October 1987.

I bow to all the seekers of love and joy.

When we talk of love and joy we have to know that it comes from reality, from the truth. Anything that is false or unreal cannot give you eternal joy. But truth is what it is. You cannot say with your own intelligence, “This is truth and this is not truth.” Everybody when they see the truth has to be the same. […]

Advice to Swiss Yogis Rome Ashram - Nirmala House, Rome (Italy)

1987-0420 Advice to Swiss Yogis, ROME Ashram-Nirmala House, Rome (Italy)

Shri Mataji: Some breakthrough has to be found out. What is it you think you can do there?

Sahaja yogi: It is maybe to contact the people and kind of search in this direction, maybe we have no success now but this time we have success.

Shri Mataji: See the people are searching all right. People are searching no doubt, and there, must be so many searching there, […]

Advice to Austrian Yogis Rome Ashram - Nirmala House, Rome (Italy)

Advice to Austrians yogis, Nirmala House, 20 April 1987.

And that’s why it’s working out that way. Because if it was one sided, it should not have worked that way. It’s both the sides are there. Come in, come in, come in, move forward.

[Inaudible ?]

How are the children? Are they all right? Yeah. Come on. Hamid is there or gone?

Yogi: Hamid is on the way. He is here.

Shri Mataji: He is here. I wanted to know about his experiment, […]

Easter Puja: Materialism Ashram of Pichini, Rome (Italy)

Easter Puja,  Ashram of Pichini, Rome (Italy), April 19th, 1987

Happy Easter to all of you!

It’s a great day to come to Rome to celebrate the Resurrection of Christ. Now we have to do the Resurrection of Christianity, which is just moving in the opposite direction of Christ’s Resurrection.

As you know that Christ was just Chaitanya, but He came in the body of Chaitanya. The whole body was made of Chaitanya, and He resurrected Himself to show to the world that you can resurrect yourself also, […]

The problem lies with human beings Rome (Italy)

Public program, day 2 – Rome Italy, 10-05-1986

I bow to all the seekers of truth.

I am also very sorry today that because of some procession we got delayed and I hope you don’t mind. And that it was for peace. It’s very surprising that by agitating how can we have peace? If you stop one thing they start another thing. First they will have wars then at the peace time they will prepare for wars. […]

Now the time has come for you to experience the Truth Rome (Italy)

Public Programme Day 1, Rome, Italy 09-05-1986

I bow to all the seekers of Truth.But you have to ask only for the Truth and nothing else.Our idea about Truth is also based upon our concepts that we have got from somebody else. Also, it might be due to some sort of our ego-oriented concept that we have created ourselves.But Truth is what it is and you cannot make it.So, if I say to you something, you don’t have to blindly believe me. […]

Two powers within Rome (Italy)

From 30:27sec Shri Mataji speaks

Shri Mataji:

 I bow to all the seekers of truth. As I said yesterday the seekers of truth are a special category of people in the evolutionary process of human beings. Those who are seeking reality see clearly that whatever we have known so far is not the reality, but whatever is unknown is not reality also. Human beings have been made especially with great care, delicately to ascent to the highest state of the spirit and there are many things which are kept away absolutely from their awareness just to keep them peaceful.  […]

Achieve the Absolute Rome (Italy)

Public program, day 1, Rome, Italy, 20-05-1985

I bow to all seekers of Truth (Shri Mataji folds her hands and bow to the audience) First of all, we must know, what are we seeking. What is the Truth? The truth is very simple, that in our evolutionary process we have not yet completed our journey. We have become human beings, but we have to still get to a position which is absolute. A state where we’ll have joy, […]

Shri Ganesha Puja: You Should be Prepared to Change Rome Ashram - Nirmala House, Rome (Italy)

Shri Ganesha Puja. Rome (Italy), 19 May 1985.
It’s a great day for Me to come to Italy to celebrate Ganesha Puja. The nature which we see around is the blessing of the Ganesha only, because He is the one who prays to the Mother Earth that She should grant Her blessings upon human beings.

It is He who moulds all the elements of the nature and moulds them to create life. As you call them, […]

Musical Night, Evening Program, Eve of Shri Ganesha Puja Rome (Italy)

Musical Saturday’s night before Ganesha puja, in Rome, Italy, 18/05/1985

Transcript incompleteMusic and bhajans.

31:55Shri Mataji: And now, we must really thank Guido for organizing so beautifully the whole thing and his wife who’s working very hard here, and all the Italian Sahaja Yogis.[Applause]And in Milano must thank also Gulio, the way he organized, it was a beautiful thing and other people like Ernesto, and Adriana, who took so much interest in organizing and specially I must say about our Bolivian friend who’s name is rather difficult, […]

Press Conference Rome (Italy)

Interview, Press Conference, Rome (Italy), 18 May 1985.

I’m sorry, very sorry to be late but I was in tv interview there, very sorry. 

I’ll ask all of you to sit down.

[Shri Mataji speaks aside to Sahaja Yogis, also about offering refreshments to the journalists who have been waiting for quite a long time.]

[Introduction in Italian until 07:38]

Interviewer: What is the difference between Sahaja Yoga and the other kinds of yoga that we know in Europe? […]

Interview by Gregorie Ashram of Pichini, Rome (Italy)

1985-0518. The Interview was recorded in the Pichini ashram the day before the Ganesha puja 1985. It was an interview to be passed later on in a private TV

Shri Mataji: You can remove this. 

Gregorie: He will also a bit too mysterious. Unclear (Greudo), So, listen Laura you can sit on that.

So, Shri Mataji, the idea is the following is that I would perhaps just introduce a little bit the thing and then I would ask you the question of the theme of the relationship of motherhood and spirituality. […]

Discussion on Progress in the West Rome Ashram - Nirmala House, Rome (Italy)

Discussion on Progress in the West, Rome Ashram, Italy 1985 -05-17

How we are destroying ourselves, I think that is the ideal thing one can do. The real shock is this we should not worry about population or anything. I think you should all sit down and think about it and make a, this thing, and then you should give confessions and stories about someone Sahaj Yogi told me horrible story about his own father that when he got his confirmation and he was about 16 years of age you see. […]

Short Conversation on Arrival Rome Ashram - Nirmala House, Rome (Italy)

1985-05-16 Arrival, Rome Ashram, Italy

Shri Mataji: Oh! Who has done this painting here? Very good idea.Guido: This is a copy of the one that has been made by Herbert.Shri Mataji: Ah.Guido: In Vienna.Shri Mataji: But it’s big work, much bigger, much bigger.Guido: Yes. And also, there is the deity on his eyelash.Shri Mataji: Yes. And everything is so beautiful, I tell you, really.It’s really beautiful. Please, be seated. Extremely beautiful. A very nice place, Feels so fresh here, […]

The Channels Rome (Italy)

1984-09-20 Second Public Program in Rome

[An Italian speaker (Antonio) gives an introduction in Italian before the arrival of Shri Mataji.]

[Shri Mataji speaks from min 19.04]

[Self-Realization experience starts at min. 1.45.00, incomplete by the end of the first part of the video]

Thank you, thank you [Shri Mataji thanks for the flowers received]. Sit down.

Now tell me what has he said, so far what did he talk about? He talked about what?

He talked about the Spirit being a Mother. […]

Experience the Spirit on your central nervous system Rome (Italy)

I bow to all the seekers of truth.

In life, we must be thinking about the reality that we have not known so far. We must have asked questions to ourselves, why we are on his earth? What is the purpose? And what is the truth is a  very important thing we should try to find out. So far in the human awareness, whatever we know, is on our central nervous system. But we have not had the experience of the Spirit on our nervous system. […]

Milan/Rome Events, Conversations, Interview Rome (Italy)

1984-09-17, Milan/Rome Events, Conversations


Shri Mataji: “Now, it’s too loud”.

Yogi: “Shri Mataji take to Milan Her message. This is the title, the great….”.

Shri Mataji: “I didn’t hear, again;”

Yogi: Shri Mataji take to Milan Her message, and the title, the big title is – “The Great Mother leads to discover the seed of the Spirit”.

Shri Mataji: The seat of the…

Yogi: The seed, Seed, seed.

Second Yogi: The seed.

Shri Mataji: The seed…lead, […]

Ruth’s appartment Rome (Italy)

 Conversation in Ruth’s appartment, Rome, Italy, April the 26th, 1984

Shri Mataji: [to be convinced that] what we have to expect, what should happen to you, what Christ has said. Not what the churches are talking. What Christ has said, if you are a Catholic. Catholic means, I don’t know what you know of Catholic. What does it mean?

New person: No, I was brought up as a Catholic.

Shri Mataji: No, no, what I am saying, […]

Seekers of Joy Auditorium RAI del Foro Italico, Rome (Italy)

Third Public Program Day 3, “Seekers of Joy”. Rome (Italy), 10 September 1983.

I bow to all the seekers of joy. I’ve had many, many questions from the last lecture. And gradually in my own lecture you will find, I have tried to answer some of them. But only possible to divert all my today’s lecture on those, because I want to tell you about the spirit. It seems there is someone who is a learned man about Indian philosophy and I was happy to know that he has also studied that. […]

Talk about Christ Sala Borromini, Biblioteca Vallicelliana, Rome (Italy)

Second Public Program, Day 2, “Talk about Christ”. Rome (Italy), 9 September 1983.

I bow to all the seekers of reality. To know the reality is only possible if you’re connected with your spirit. Without that, whatever you know is all on human level.

Now, somebody asked Me a question, that if you just say, “’Hail Mary’ or if you say Lord’s Prayer, then will it not also allow the plants to grow?” Now it is our experience that it did not do anything by saying, […]

Whatever is the truth is to be known through the light of your Spirit Sala Borromini, Biblioteca Vallicelliana, Rome (Italy)

Public Program Day 1. Rome (Italy), 8 September 1983.

I bow to all the seekers of truth.

Today is a great auspicious day where I’m here on the birthday of Mother Mary, but today I am going to talk to you about reality and about truth. Whatever is the truth is to be known through the light of your Spirit.

You can see in this world, in these modern times, we have developed so many sorts of things which proclaim that they know the truth. […]

The Heart and Hamsa Centers Rome (Italy)

Public Program Day 3. Rome (Italy), 29 April 1982.

All the seekers of truth, I bow.I have told you before during last two days, about the different energies that run within us and also the subtle centers who manifest with those centers outside, except for two. Today I will tell you about the remaining two centers and about what to do after realization. As you know, today is the last day and tomorrow I have to leave and next time I’m sure I’ll come for a week to meet you all again. […]

The aspect of the deities on the chakras Rome (Italy)

2nd Public Program April 28th 1982 Rome, Italy

bow to all the seekers of truth.

I gave you an introduction to the spontaneous happening of
Self-realisation through Sahaja yoga. There is no other method than
the spontaneous and the living process. As all the seeds sprout the
same way, in the same manner, your awakening also takes the same way.

especially as asked by someone, I would like to tell you about the
aspect of the deities on these centres. […]

Liver, Mantras Rome (Italy)

Public Program Day 1. Rome (Italy), 28 April 1982.

YOGINI: ( says some words in Italian, she translates the whole speech )

Shri Mataji: Now to cure this liver we have to take lots of carbon-hydrates. And best is white sugar, if it is vibrated. Now Doctors always say that ‘don’t take sugar’. You cannot have a general treatment like that for everyone, because everybody is different and different problems. Those people who have liver-trouble must take sugar – which is vibrated. […]

Conversation Ruth’s Apartment, Rome (Italy)

[The William Blake song, “Jerusalem”, is sung.]
[unclear] prediction. Specially it’s a prediction about the house. I don’t know if you have read all that, this house that we are going to be building is says that at the back of Kensington Garden, then there’s a brook there who was called as so Twyburn which flows just under our house. Somewhere there, used to flow. A house will be decorated and the earth like humility will give the base as sort of very good [unclear] the whole thing is. […]

Conversation, About Children Ruth’s Apartment, Rome (Italy)

Conversation about Children, Ruth’s apartment, Rome, Italy, 24-04-1982

Shri Mataji: [unclear] I thought there was a big gap in my travelling now. Coming from India, I had some rest. [Where has Wilson gone?/It’s very nice and warm] London was very warm. How are you? I asked her. She said she’s here. How are you feeling? May God bless you.

Am I supposed to sit there?

Sahaja Yogi: Yes, Mother.

Shri Mataji: It’s too much, beautiful all right. […]

At Gregoire’s Flat Rome (Italy)

1981-11-24 At Gregoire’s Flat

[UNCLEAR]Yogi: Mother, [UNCLEAR] with the Italians.

What are your [UNCLEAR]? Even before realization, I have a feeling that during this whole programme there was certain attitude of respect. Maybe two or three are useless but the group. There was a kind of respect and they say, “Madre” and you know. this kind of right attitude right away.Yogi: Well, this is the place where the Virgin Mary is most respected in the whole of Christian [UNCLEAR] This is the place where [UNCLEAR] and [UNCLEAR] were.Shri Mataji They may not [UNCLEAR] the church. […]

At Gregoire’s Flat, Before Program Rome (Italy)

1981-11-21 At Gregoire’s Flat – Before Program in Rome

Shri Mataji: How is your child?

Yogi: [She?] is doing fine

Shri Mataji [UNCLEAR] It’s been a long time since I saw him.

Shri Mataji Hello, I have come to meet you all the way. How are you?

Shri Mataji There is a child, [Annika? ], she is about, I think, 3 years or so, 3 and a half and she comes to see me in the [UNCLEAR]. […]