Makar Sankranti. Pratishtan (India), 2008. (English/Hindi)
Today is Sankranti. Sankranti means that today something new is going to happen. Kundalini has awakened within you, and you have become a new person compared with what you were before. But on the day of Sankranti, you should know that you have to please the Goddess who is sitting within you. What should you do to make Her happy? You distribute sesame seeds and jaggery. That is for love. […]
Makar Sankranti Puja, translation from Hindi
Today is considered to be very important in the Northern part of the earth because the Sun comes from South to the North. This happens on the same day every year. So if we try to see why every year the Sun does the same work, we consider it so important, why we are so happy that the sun comes in the North every year.
The thing is that only from the Sun all our work is done. […]
Makar Sankranti Puja Talk (translated from Marathi). Pratishthan, Pune (India), 14 January 2002.
The meaning of Makar Sankranti is “Sankram” [“transition” in Sankrit], i.e. the day that brings about some change. On this day the sun starts its movement towards the northern hemisphere. In India all the festivals are according to the position of the moon. That’s why their dates are different in different years. Makar Sankranti is based on the position of the sun and that is the reason this festival is celebrated every year on 14th January. […]
Sankranti Puja (excerpt). Pratishthan, Pune (India), 14 January 2001 .
For India, today is a very important day because the Sun is coming from the South to the North side. The most important thing in Sahaja Yoga is that you have to change & that’s what you should do to the Goddess with changed heart, full of love, affection and kindness. Therefore, hope you will spread Sahaja Yoga. It is very important – because you know my vision is too big and you have to really work hard to fulfill my vision. […]
Makar Sankranti Puja 14 Jan 1996, Pune , India (Hindi/English/Marathi)
Translation from Hindi:
Today, we have assembled here to perform Pooja of the Sun God on the day of Sankranti. In our country a lot of importance has been given to the pooja of the Sun God and there is a custom to offer Arghya (water offering) to the Sun God and even in the foreign countries Sun has been given a lot of importance. Their astrology and other scriptures is dependent on the Sun. […]
Makar Sankranti – Shri Surya Puja, Kalwe (India), January 14th, 1990
Today’s auspicious occasion is being celebrated everywhere in India. The reason is that the Sun which has left us, has left India, and had moved towards the Tropic of Capricorn, has now returned. And along with the movement of the Earth and the Sun all the vegetation, all the crops, fruit and other things are growing. The time has come for their growth. […]
Makar Sankranti – Shri Surya Puja. India Tour, Bombay (India), 10 January 1988.
It is a very unique opportunity, I think, for Me to meet you again in Bombay when you are all leaving this country, and this kind of a special type of a puja that we are having today. This is the puja done to the sun, and is called as Makar Sankrant. “Makar” is the tropic of Capricorn, Capricorn is Makar. So now the sun is moving from the tropic of Capricorn towards the tropic of Cancer, […]
Makar Sankranti Puja. English part and Marathi part, 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, […]
Sankranti Puja (English and Marathi). Rahuri, Maharashtra, India, 14 January 1986.
Please be sited.
Today is a sad day for you people, 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. […]
Makar Sankranti Puja in Suryavanshi hall at Mumbai (India), 14 January 1985.
[Starts at 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. […]
Makar Sankranti Puja, The Internal Revolution, Mumbai (India), January 14th, 1984
I welcome all the Sahaja Yogis from abroad to this great country of yoga. It gives me immense pleasure; I have no words to express, to see Sahaja Yogis coming from all over the world, all over the country to celebrate this special occasion today. It’s so auspicious today that you all should be here; because you are the chosen ones, the soldiers who are going to fight till Satya Yuga is established on this earth. […]
Makar Sankranti Puja, Pune (India), January 1st, 1981
[Shri Mataji speaks first in Marathi; English starts at 24:51]
I’m sorry I’ve not been able to speak to you in English language – and I’ve spoken some time. This special day today is the day of Sankranta. San, you know. ‘San’ means “good, holy” and ‘krant’ means the – [Shri Mataji speaks in Marathi] . When I speak Marathi I forget English.
Sahaja Yogis: Revolution.
Shri Mataji: Revolution. […]