Mahashivaratri Puja (India)

Shivaratri Puja, Pune (India), 16 March 2003.
Shri Mataji is silent for about six minutes before speaking.
Today we are going to worship Shri Shiva, Sadashiva. His quality is that He is forgiveness personified. The amount of forgiveness He has, has helped many of us to exist, otherwise this world would have perished, so many would have been finished because you know what is the condition of human beings. They don’t understand what is wrong, what is right. […]

Mahashivaratri Puja Pune (India)

Shivaratri Puja, Pune, India, 5 March 2000.
First, I’ll speak in English language, because we have so many people from foreign countries, and especially from Madras (Chennai) and also from Kerala, Hyderabad and Bangalore. All these people have come here, and I don’t know what other people are here, who have come from South and who do not yet understand Hindi language.
This Shivaratri has a special meaning, I think, because there is so much – if you read any newspaper in the morning, […]

Birthday Puja (India)

Birthday puja (Hindi). New Delhi (India), 21 March 1999.
(English starts here)
I have told them in Hindi language that love, you can see one person’s love manifested in so many eyes here. And when I saw the enthusiasm also My heart got filled with great love, greater love.
So one can see how powerful is this love. All kinds of bad feelings, negative thinking and also self-destructive elements can be corrected and controlled very simply in Sahaja Yoga, […]

Mahashivaratri Puja (India)

Shri Siva puja. Delhi (India), 14 February 1999.
TRANSLATION:
Today we have assembled here to do the puja of Shri Maha Deva – Shri Shiv Shankara. Because of Adi Shankaracharya’s emphasis people have taken up the Puja of Shiva in a big way. In Southern India two sects have come up: one is Shaivites and the other is Vaishnavites. Shaivites are the worshippers of Lord Shiva and the Vaishnavites are those who worship Lord Vishnu. In our country we are very expert in dividing ourselves. […]

Christmas Puja Ganapatipule (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, […]

Birthday Puja (India)

Birthday Puja. Delhi (India), 21 March 1997.
[first part of the talk, in Hindi]
I have to tell you thank you very much for this celebration, for all these beautiful balloons; but, looking at these balloons, we have to also see some of them who have lost their air completely. This is another problem we face in the West because to have ego itself, according to the Western culture, is a very great achievement. And when we start living with our ego I know how one looks like. […]

Mahashivaratri Puja (India)

Shivaratri Puja (English part), Delhi (India), 16 March 1997.
First, I speak in Hindi language and then in English.  We are such a cosmopolitan people that I don’t know what language to take to.
[Shri Mataji speaks in Hindi]
I am talking to them about Shiva’s worship – what should happen to you.  But today, I am going to tell you about the internal happening within us when you get your realization.  There are eleven rudras placed here – eleven rudras.  […]

Shri Ganesha and Christmas Puja (Ganapatipule)

Shri Ganesha and Christmas Puja. Ganapatipule (India), 24 December 1991.
[Talk in Hindi]
In short, I told them what is so special about today, tonight, is the time when, this is Tuesday, on Tuesday Shri Ganesha was born. So they celebrate every fourth day of the moon as the Shri Ganesha’s birth date because He was born on the fourth. But when this fourth falls on a Tuesday then they think it’s a tremendous yoga, because on Tuesday He was born. […]

Shri Ganesha Puja (India)

Shri Ganesha Puja. Pune (India), 15 December 1991.
Today we are really sitting in very close relationship with the nature.
The whole thing, as you can see very clearly, is done by villagers and in a very simple way and I’m sure you must all be enjoy-ing it very much.
Today being the first puja in Maha-rastra, we have to do Ganesha Puja, but one has to understand how it is so impor-tant in Maharastra that people worship Ganesha. […]

Puja (India)

India Tour Puja. Shrirampur (India), 12 December 1990.
We have come to this place with the idea that we’ll be comfortable in the other place as we were before, but you must have known that there’s a man who is quite devilish, and he has tried to make this funny arrangement just to extract some money from us for doing nothing.
What I have to tell you, that we should remember that when we are doing right in this Krita Yuga, […]

Puja (India)

Puja in Pune (extracts), India, 3 December 1990.
So, welcome to all the Sahaja Yogis from abroad. So we start from today our Maharashtra Tour, which you can see is full of these hills and dales. Also, the atmosphere is going to be extremely rustic. Of course the comforts of this place have not been up to the mark, but next year it will be much better, I’m sure. We have decided to purchase even this plot of land, […]

Makar Sankranti Puja (India)

Shri Surya puja. Kalwe (India), 14 January 1990.
Today is the day for us to celebrate in India very much. Because the Sun is now in Capricorn and from Capricorn it then comes to Tropic of Cancer. When the Sun comes back to this Earth then all the creativity of mother earth starts acting and she creates such beautiful things like flowers, nice nourishing things and fulfilling things like fruits and she makes our eyes cool down with the greenery she has and the way she blesses us is manifold with the advent of the Sun. […]

Puja, Who is the God and Who Is the Goddess Ganapatipule (India)

Puja at Ganapatipule. Ganapatipule (India), 7 January 1990.
I’m sorry today for being late, but actually I was ready and all this police case, this, that, I tell you, unnecessary waste of time. It had to be this time.
In India we believe that God Himself takes incarnations with His Vishnu principle, whenever there is the decline of righteousness, and tries to elevate. Every incarnation has done lot of work – [ Shri Mataji speaks aside in Hindi] – and have done also work within ourselves. […]

Puja, Complete Your Realization (India)

Puja in Aurangabad (India), 19 December 1987.
English Part
I’m sorry I was dealing with some newspaper people, journalists, and they came very late, whatever it is. I found them to be very sensible and very understanding.
All of us have come to Aurangabad, and it seems this place is full of vibrations. Maybe here Shalivahana has ruled in this area, but also there have been many saints who were born on this side of Maharashtra, […]

Welcome Talk at India Tour (India)

Welcome Talk at India Tour, Alibag (India) 13 December 1987.
Welcome to all of you. This is a great country, it is also passing through a crisis. Nowadays I feel there are so many things that are happening which you could never dream before and at this time you all have arrived bringing peace and joy to all of them. So I thank you for that.
The strife and the pain which is on human beings is perhaps because they are not yet worthy of God’s blessings, […]

Makar Sankranti Puja (Rahuri)

Makar Sankranti Puja. Rahuri (India), 14 January 1987.
Today is the day where we celebrate the change of the axis of the Sun and that He moves towards the tropic of cancer. Tropic of cancer is the one which represents the motherhood, the motherhood of the earth.
This tropic of Cancer has passed through quite a big area of land while the tropic of Capricorn has not. And the area through which it has passed it has created different beautiful manifestation of the motherhood qualities on this earth. […]

Shri Nirmala Devi Puja, The Duties of a Guru Ganapatipule (India)

Talk to yogis, Ganapatipule (India), 3 January 1987.
Today is the third day of the Moon. Third day of the Moon is Tritiya, is the special day for the virgins. Kundalini is the virgin desire. It is virgin because it has not yet manifested itself. And also, on the third center of Nabhi, the virgins appear as shaktis of Guru.
As we have got ten Gurus which we regard as the main Gurus they all had either their sister or daughter as their shakti. […]

Puja by the Krishna’s river (India)

Puja at Brahmapuri. Brahmapuri (India), 27 December 1986.
This is a special month in India and it is nice that we are organizing this program during this month called as the Marga Sheersha, means where Marga means the road and Sheersha is the head, which leads you to the Epitome, that’s the month. And in this month they worship Guru because of His birthday of Dattatreya and also they worship Mahalakshmi. That means this is the month of Shushumna, […]

Makar Sankranti Puja Rahuri (India)

Sankranti Puja (English/Marathi). Rahuri, Maharashtra (India), 14 January 1986.
English Part:
Today is a sad day for Me because we’ll be now parting. I may not be able to meet you in Bombay. Maybe for a year this may not happen for some of you, and I would like to give you a little advice about the growth within yourself.
It is believed by people that God is helping us and we are in His kingdom. […]

Shri Mahalakshmi Puja (India)

Shri Mahalakshmi Puja. Sangli (India), 6 January 1986.
I hope you all enjoyed your stay in Ganapatipule. The problem was that we could not arrange the cooking nearer your stay when you were here to walk a lot. But that walking was, I think, quite nice and must have helped you. It’s good for diarrhea and other problems that you have.
Actually, I had seen the place but I hadn’t seen the, all the hostels and residential places. […]

Shri Mahaganesha Puja Ganapatipule (India)

Shri Mahaganesha Puja. Ganapatipule (India), 1 January 1986.
Today we all have assembled here to pay our respect to Shri Ganesha.
Ganapatipule has a special significance – because He is Mahaganesha. The Ganesha at Mooladhara becomes Mahaganesha in the Virata, that is the brain. That means it is the seat of Shri Ganesha. That means Shri Ganesha governs from that seat the principle of innocence. As you know very well it is placed at the back in the region of optic thalamus, […]

Devi Puja (India)

Devi Puja. India Tour, Brahmapuri (India), 27 December 1985.
(Ask her. Natalie, come here. Join hands with Danya. Are you all right, Ray, now? Put kumkum to everyone. Just take that, see, you can leave that here. All the ladies, put it on.)
Yesterday one boy stood up and asked Me a question, that “When we are such a yoga bhoomi, we are such a holy country, why is it that all the discoveries in the science are made in the West?”
“Very good question,” I said. […]

Puja (India)

Puja. Nasik (India), 17 December 1985.
Nasik, as you have come here, (towards someone) I think that you should stop now. For half an hour they are doing this. You should not make any noises.
This place, Nasik, has a special significance, that long time back, say about eight thousands years back, when Shri Rama went away for His exile, He came to Maharashtra and He passed through various places and He settled down in Nasik, […]

Birthday Puja (India)

Birthday Pooja. Bombay (India), 21 March 1985.
English Part:
Today is the day of Gauri. Gauri is the one who, as a Virgin, created Shri Ganesha. And in the same pattern you have got your realisation. In the same pattern!
So you have to use tbe same power within you, that is of Gauri, that you keep your heart clean. You must bave a clean heart. You must have a clean thinking. There should be purity in your mind. […]

Makar Sankranti Puja (India)

Makar Sankranti Puja in Suryavanshi hall at Mumbai (India), 14 January 1985.
9:13
Today we are celebrating here a special day called Makar Sankrant.
For the information of the foreign Sahaja Yogis, I will explain to you what it means. [Shri Mataji explains that She will speak first in English then in Marathi]. It means the day, today is the day the sun crosses over from the Tropic of Capricorn to the Tropic of Cancer. It is a very big day for us because, […]

Puja, Achieve the power of Spirit within (Rahuri)

Puja at Mula Dam, “Achieve the power of Spirit within”. Rahuri (India) 25 February 1984 .
I hope your journey has been comfortable so far and will be comfortable later on, as the source of comfort is your Spirit. And more you see to the comfort of your Spirit the problems of outside comforts drop off. You are not bothered as to where you live, where you sleep, what you eat, what you do. So allow these gross sensitivities to drop down so that the inner, […]

Shri Chandrama Puja (India)

Shri Chandrama Puja, Vaitarna (India), 18 February 1984.
Talk just before Puja
It was such a joyful procession today, in the evening hours when we call it as Goraj muhoorta in the Sanskrit language, meaning when the cows are returning home, the dust from their feet rises and makes a beautiful atmosphere, and we call it as Goraj muhoorta – is the auspicious time. And so today at a very auspicious time we have had a beautiful, […]

Devi Puja, What is expected of Sahaja Yogis and where are we, Advice to Brides (India)

“What is expected of Sahaja Yogis and where are we?”. Bordi (India), 13 February 1984.
[A Sahaja Yogi reads the mantra “Pasayadan” written by saint Gyaneshwara and Shri Mataji translates it.
It is the last hymn (Ovi) of the “Gyaneshwari” (or Dnyaneshwari), which is an interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita written in Marathi by Saint Gyaneshwara (or Dnyaneshwara).
Video and audio start here]
Sahaja Yogi: “Ata vishwatmaké dévé yéne vagyajné toshave”
Shri Mataji : Now it says that all of you, […]

Shivaji the Anchavatara (India)

Puja in Satara: Shivaji the Anchavatara. Satara (India), 7th February 1984
It is not proper, but He was not just a mere king, you see He was a Devi bhakta and an ansha avtara and His Mother was also an ansha avtara. What is the sign of an ansha avtara is that they have extra powers over themselves and over others, and they have no temptations, no mistakes.
[Shree Mataji speaks in Marathi to the sound technicians about the sound system problem.]
So, […]

Devi Puja Rahuri (India)

Devi Puja, January 26, 1984 Rahuri, Maharashtra, India
Shri Mataji : Who forgot the bag to be brought in ?
Sahaja Yogi: Magda
Shri Mataji: Magda. You should be careful.
Talk starts at 2:38
Rahuri has a special significance in the history of the Goddess, that when the horrible rakshasa, called Rahu, started ruling this area and devastating it, the whole suffered, all the God-fearing people. Then the Goddess took Her incarnation here and She killed this man, […]

Shri Ganesha Puja and Havan (India)

Shri Ganesha Puja. Nasik (India), 18 January 1983.
Please be seated …. (May God bless you …. It’s all right) …. [Marathi]
08:38
It is such a fortunate day today that we should come on the birth of Shri Ganesha – today is Vinayak Chaturthi, today – that we should celebrate this puja. Also, it is so fortunate to have people like Dr Sangavi, his wife and his son, his daughter-in-law, who are so much dedicated to Sahaja Yoga. […]

Advice to visiting Sahaja Yogis (India)

Advice to visiting Sahaja Yogis
It’s good for Hamsa Chakra, it’s a, that’s why it’s good for Hamsa Chakra. for all of you not to catch cold and all that. It’s already very late and I think now we are proceeding towards Maharashtra in the real way because this was a seminar and today is a concluding day for you. I’ll be leaving early in the morning tomorrow there’s a program for Me fixed there. So you know My… […]