Mahashivaratri Puja (India)

Mahashivaratri Puja, Pune (India), 15 February 2004
Hindi Talk followed by English Talk
(Hindi transcript to go here)
English Talk
This is a subject which you can only explain in Hindi language. Which says that this Guru pad (state of Guru) you get from somebody else. But that somebody else is itself, is endowed with, the power, the power of peace of mind, to begin with, and also the power to overcome all kinds of earthly problems, […]

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, […]

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. […]

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.  […]

Mahashivaratri Puja, Surrender (India)

Mahashivaratri Puja. Delhi (India), 14 March 1994.
It’s a great pleasure that from all over the world people have gathered to worship Shiva. Actually we should say it is Sadashiva that we are going to worship today. As you know the difference between Sadashiva and Shri Shiva. Sadashiva is the God Almighty and He is a witness of the play of the Primordial Mother.
The combination between Sadashiva and the Primordial Mother Adi Shakti is just like a moon and the moonlight or the sun or the sunlight. […]