Music and Conversation on Sahaja Yoga School Project Jaipur (India)

Music and Conversation on Sahaja Yoga School Project
SY: He is chairman of Housing Board Land allotment he has done.
He is sardarji.
Shri Mataji:They eat money (take bribe) every where.
SY: In this case, they didn’t take bribe. Shri Mataji, Government gave the rebate. In this case they gave the rebate. They did not take the money. NOT CLEAR […]

Conversation on Quran Swiss Hotel, Istanbul (Turkey)

Talk at Swiss Hotel. Istanbul (Turkey), 23 April 2001

SHRI MATAJI: So, the religion should be inside. That’s Sufizm. “Sufi” word comes from “saf” [clean].

Yogi: Mother, Mr. Emin is teaching at the Marmara University and teaching the interpretations of Holy Quran.


Yogi: Yes.

SHRI MATAJI: But, you see, Quran also is very much recent.

Sufi : There is a verse in the Quran. It says that if the people were abstain of Allah’s prohibitions and namely, […]

Conversation with Princess Nun Bangkok (Thailand)

1995-03-15 Conversation with Princess Nun Bangkok

Shri Mataji: I am very happy you are taking interest in this andPrincess Nun: I have no experience on this one, (laughs). I like to learn about(Mixed audio)Shri Mataji: That’s what Buddha had said that you have to have experience. Without the experience whatever you believe is is not that. It has to have connection. But Buddha’s mission was finished like that abruptly. He had really worked very hard. No doubt. […]

Conversation on Islam Montfermeil Ashram, Montfermeil (France)

Conversation on Islam, Montfermeil ashram, Montfermeil (Paris), France, July 11th, 1994
Indians are ancient people; they travelled all over the world. They went to, even to England.
But the best part is the timing: six hours difference. And this six hours difference comes in with the exact timing in India and here. And another I will tell you, the way they give degrees to the studies, Bachelor of Arts. “Apne a brahmachary tatva”, masters of arts, […]

Picnic Maroondah Dam, Melbourne (Australia)

Picnic , Maroondah Dam, Melbourne (Australia) 31-3-1994

That time I used to be so happy that you people all have joined together, the collectivity is good and that you are helping the leader, who is very capable, I must say, you are so lucky to have such a leader who is so capable, educated, wise and I can’t understand how people do not enjoy his leadership.

If you have any problems, tell Me – no harm. […]

Dinner with Ayatollah Rohani Paris (France)

Dinner with Ayatollah Rohani, Hotel in Paris, July 1993


Shri Mataji: …About what’s
happening all around the world about Islamic people. And they said
that “Mother we will join you in every way because we will bring
peace.” I was very happy.

Ayatollah: Is it?

Shri Mataji: So they said they have had
lots of conferences and this and that, organisations but
nothing has worked out. And in Sudan, most of them are
Muslims. […]

Conversation with Sahaja Yogis around Bucharest, Elisabeta Palace (Romania)

Yogini: We hoped you really like that Shri Mataji.

Shri Mataji: So Beautiful.

Yogi: Thank you, Mother.

Shri Mataji: It’s beautiful. Thank you very much. This cannot be opened out?

Inaudible, laughter.

Shri Mataji: I see, so this you can bring it.

Yogini: Yes.

Shri Mataji: This is for yourself?

Yogi’s: No, (unclear).

Shri Mataji: How much time more?

Yogini: Ten minutes after them, ten minutes after them.

Another Yogini: Ten!

Yogini: So we have to not leave in one hour. […]

Conversation with Sahaja Yogis About Politics Canberra Ashram, Canberra (Australia)

Conversation with yogis about current events and international politics, Canberra ashram (Australia), 12 February 1992.
Yogi: But there is a room here with a bathroom attached!
Shri Mataji: Would be better to be with you all! But in Melbourne I would like to stay in a hotel – would be better – just to show a little resentment at the way they are behaving.
How many came for follow-on last [time], after my programme?
Yogi: Fifty people. […]

Informal gathering Vienna (Austria)


[Transcript starts from 1:12:00. A few unclear informal exchanges from start to 45 minutes. Mother and Sahaja Yogis may be working on chakras and catches. Sounds of people and children moving in the background. There is a sitar instrumental performance playing from 45 minutes to 1:10:00].

Shri Mataji: What do you say?

Sahaja Yogi: Mother, I feel both the Vishuddhi, both the Agyna, Nabhi, Central Heart, Swadishthan.

[Long pause in conversation]. […]

Departure Conversation with Yogis Sydney airport (Kingsford Smith), Sydney (Australia)

Conversation with Yogis, Departure Sydney Airport, Sydney (Australia), March, 21st, 1990
Now you have to be very careful, alright. And don’t allow collectitivty to be broken by anyone. I now feel that [Gibs?] was a very evil person, very evil man. He has harmed so many people, he has made so many people get out of Sahaja Yoga, also he tortured some people, he beat some people, not only he wiped himself but he was not a very good man, […]

Conversation with Sahaja Yogis on buying the Ashram Brisbane (Australia)


Sahaja yogi:        [Inaudible: Place
of work?]

Shri Mataji:         You can go for your work. Staying in the
city is not so good for Sahaja Yogis. You see, vibration-wise and also not good
for your lungs, you see. It’s better to be little away if you want to meditate.
First and foremost thing is you have to ascend. For that you should be in a
place which will help you to ascend. Otherwise, if you live in the city, […]

Conversation with a journalist and yogis after the walk on the beach Ashram in Cairns, Cairns (Australia)

Conversation with a journalist and Sahaja Yogis after the walk on the beach (on cricket, saris, etc.)
Is it…(INAUDIBLE) too much for you? (Unclear)
Shri Mataji: No, I mean we Indians have too much of sun in our body. So we perspire a lot compared to you people.
Journalist: and your next stop from here is where?
Shri Mataji: I think we are going to Brisbane.
Journalist: Brisbane?
Shri Mataji: (Mother nods her head as a yes and cont. […]

Conversation with Sahaja Yogis, Mooladhara and the qualities of Indians Aurangabad (India)

Talk to yogis at India Tour. Aurangabad (India), 7 December 1988.
Sahaja Yogi: “Our ascent Mother.”
Shri Mataji: “What?”
Sahaja Yogi: “Our ascent.”
Shri Mataji: “That’s very general.”
Sahaja Yogini: “Enjoy tapasyas.”
Shri Mataji: “Enjoy what? Chapathi?”
(All Sahaja Yogis laugh)
Shri Mataji: “Enjoy What?”
Sahaja Yogini: “Tapas.”
Shri Mataji: Tapas! Is it any tapas in this? Doesn’t seem to. No, no, no, no, no, no. We are all having a nice time I think. Tapasya doesn’t mean this. […]

Conversation and Dinner with Shri Mataji Gleißenfeld (Austria)

1988-06-10 Dinner, Gleissenfeld Austria

Shri Mataji: …. poor line all that. which is has got regular very artistic 

Yogi: But this Shri Mataji it is also very freshen again in Europe. We are going back with the two handles with old style…

Shri Mataji: Because they are not so complicated. 

Yogi: Yes, we can easily very pears

Shri Mataji: That’s why I thought the two things that can be declared and also I think I unclear() they have eternal values. […]

Conversation Before Public Program Madrid (Spain)

1988-05-17 Before Public Program, Madrid Roncali, Spain

Shri Mataji: Yes, Good, Let us see- If my sound also comes into it…That would be best if the sound is there …Because the one Ganesh has done was very beautiful, very nice, beautiful photographs…I think you have to be a good Sahaja yogi to get good photographs… Is it? That’s important …Is that send you this? This thing …Garland …Sahaja yogi: No idea, I don’t knowShri Mataji: Ganesh did …He said it …Give them all the things …Beautiful…See the light at the top of the Agnya …Sahaja yogi: HmmShri Mataji: Very beautiful photos has come …Very Motherly!This is the another one …2 of them are shining …[unclear]Very beautiful! […]

Conversation, Treatment of virus infections Pune (India)

Conversation with yogis, Pune (India), 1 December 1987.

So whatever we condition ourselves, becomes a kind of our subconscious. That we have been doing, say for example, all the time something, so it becomes our conditioning, because we have been doing it repeatedly for so many times it becomes a conditioning and is also, what you call, is the habit. And also the habits are also given by our subconscious. So this is the nearest to the present, […]

Conversation Kew Ashram, Melbourne (Australia)



Shri Mataji: Really?

Sahaja Yogi: Can’t… can’t focus Yes.

Shri Mataji: The whole mind is conditioned.

Australian Sahaja Yogi 1: I mean, absolutely. It is like a record. Like a gramophone record going round.

Shri Mataji: Yes. I have seen this in China when, I went there when Mao was there. See, the girl used to tell us anything as if it was a record – she was just saying it, […]

Conversation with Dr. Talwar Mumbai (India)

English translation of Shri Mataji’s talk in Hindi. Conversation with Dr. Talwar and other Sahaja Yoga leaders on February 26 and 27 1987 on the occasion of Shivaratri puja in Mumbai.

Sahaja Yoga was known to me all along.

It is a unique knowledge with which I was born. It was not so easy to reveal it and I wanted to find out how to reveal it. First of all, I thought that the seventh chakra must be opened, […]

Garden Reception New Delhi (India)

Garden Reception, 1986-11/03, New Dehli, India

No, in that, so many dimensions have been shown.I am SHE knows Yantra Vidya, Tantra Vidya, Yagnya Vidya. SHE knows Adhyatma Vidya. SHE has mentioned all the qualities of Devi. There is not even one such quality in these gurus, not even one! Except Economics, they don’t know anything. They are modern gurus.Sahaja Yogi: How do they establish themselves even for a short period?Shri Mataji: Don’t know! You people only establish them. […]

Conversation about Chastity Armonk Ashram, North Castle (United States)

Excerpt from conversation at New York Ashram. New York (USA), 9 September 1986.
One thing is Mooladhara is good. Indians have one advantage; they have a good Mooladhara, you see. Eyes are good. That’s what Salim [?] was telling me that they do everything that [sounds like: Sagaricles] are doing are doing but not chastity. That part they don’t compromise. Naturally, the attention is good.
Once you know the Mooladhara is so important for everything, even for material gain, […]

Music and Conversation on Sainath of Shirdi Los Angeles (United States)

Music and Conversation on Sainath of Shirdi

[Somebody is playing guitar, a Marathi song]

Shri Mataji: Hai, Mathe. 

Sahaja Yogis: Hai, Mathe.

[End of the song]

Shri Mataji: Wow, beautiful, very beautiful, very, very beautiful, beautiful. 

A Sahaja Yogi: Thank you, Mother.

Shri Mataji: Hmm, just tremendous. How did you do it?

Everybody’s laughing. 

Shri Mataji: Marathi kaha se aa gaya? 

Sahaja Yogi who was singing: Ma, English main likha hoga, translation Madhuri [unclear]. 

Shri Mataji: Marathi is a very difficult language to pronounce, […]

Sahaj Behavior Los Angeles (United States)

Sahaj Behavior, Seminar Part 1, Los Angeles (USA), 1985-05-28

So, that’s a very good stanza if you can remember it by heart, I’ll say it again: [Sanskrit stanza from Adi Shankaracharya] “Pratah smarami hridi samsphura ta twam Satchitsukham paramahansa gatim turiyam” The second part of it: “Yat swapna jagara sushupta mavaiti nityam Tad Brahma nishkalamaham na cha bhuta sanghaha.”

So, the second part is – So, the first part, as I told you, is the Spirit which we must bow to, […]

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, […]

Conversation Auckland (New Zealand)

Informal Talk, Centre in Auckland, New Zealand 1985-03-04

[UNCLEAR] very close to Left Swadishthan, very close to Left Swadishthan.

See this [UNCLEAR N INAUDIBLE] – We’ve felt quite often we have our open right heart. – Right heart? Right heart will be those people, who came and killed many people This was a major center of colonizing [UNCLEAR] – the organizing for the colonizing of countries started from this. It was all… – Did they come here to the Spaniards or…? […]

Talk to Sahaja Yogis, Children and Other Topics, Ashram Perth (Australia)

Talk to Sahaja Yogis on education, ashram of Perth, Australia, 2 March 1985.
[Tape 1]
Shri Mataji: … or any sleeping of what?
Sahaja Yogini: No, he has had.
Shri Mataji: He?
He must be tired, poor thing, you see, he’s been with Me for such a long time. I’m all right because I know how to manage, but for him it is too much marathon.
Shri Mataji: The [inaudible] is at home.
[Shri Mataji is laughing]
Some I got for the Sahaja Yogis there, […]

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, […]

Conversation After Shri Krishna Puja New Jersey (United States)

Talk After Shri Krishna Puja, New Jersey (United States)  Sunday, August 19th, 1984

Shri Mataji : Like Christine, I should say, Mary came here, with her fiancé, big objection, imagine French having objection to Mary coming with her fiancé, you see, can you imagine the French going to the other extreme, (laughing). I mean it is absurd, and big telephone calls to me that Mother, this has happened and this is going to happen and that is. […]

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, […]

Conversation About Indian Projects Vienna (Austria)

Conversation. Vienna (Austria), 7 September 1983.

Sahaja Yogi: [asking about taking drugs & punishment – mostly inaudible]

Shri Mataji: So I think, when they come outside, they do it. He was outside in London, in Brighton he met Me, this boy. And then he was better, but again he took to it, I don’t know why. You see, for that you must keep the company of Sahaja Yogis to get rid of your bad habits to – […]

Conversation Kegelgasse Ashram, Vienna (Austria)

Conversation with Sahaja Yogis. Kegelgasse, (Edith’s house), Vienna (Austria), 3 September 1983.

Shri Mataji: A great Sahaja Yogi has come. He’s a great Sahaja Yogi.

Gregoire: Would you like a cup of tea, Mother?

Shri Mataji: No, water. Actually, you said you’ll introduce them to Me.

Gregoire: Should I do it now, Mother?

Shri Mataji: Yes, please.

Gregoire: So, this is Edith.

Shri Mataji: I know, I know.

Gregoire: We are in her house. Then we have among the Sahaja Yogis, […]

Short Conversation on Marriages New Delhi (India)

Short Conversation on Marriages, India, Dehli, December [Before 1985].
Dr Warren: (inaudible) (I think we just needa little more time?)
Shri Mataji: Now, you see the thing is, how many are really settled for marriage? Raise your hand.
Sahaja Yogi: It’s Chandra and Matti.
Shri Mataji: Not yet.
Sahaja Yogi: Not yet.
Shri Mataji: Not yet. That’s not yet settled, because told you, if he has a problem, is a problem. I am telling you very frankly:  unless and until you fully sort it out, […]

Tales of Shivaji Maharaj Sajjangad - Ram Das Temple, Satara (India)

Conversation at Swami Ramdas Temple, Satara (India), 30 December 1982.

In the music score, I must say the Western people have done so much better. What about the Indians? When are they going to take to music? I mean, there is no progress as far as music is concerned. We have great musicians in this Sahaja Yoga group like Mrs. Venugopalan and all that, but somehow or other, I find that the music is not coming up. What’s the reason?

In Maharashtra, […]

Conversation with Rustom on cold liver and horoscope London (England)

Conversation with Rustom on Shri Mataji’s horoscope, cold liver, London, 1982-10-13

Shri Mataji [reading her horoscope]: I must say, the things they have written, if anybody reads. I mean, just, one sentence I must read it [Laughter; inaudible].He will be happy to know. I don’t know, so many complications of course, this and that, and that house in that and this one.Indians life of course … [incomprehensible][Laughter]Dr. Rustom I hope he saw that humour about You.Shri Mataji: He has proved little be of a [inaudible], […]

Conversation (Evening) Gregoire's Flat, Vienna (Austria)

1982-0927 Evening at Gregoire`s flat Vienna, Austria

Many people mother were very interested and asking and Mother, many people were asking and very interested and they wanted to know more about you and they are going to come tomorrow.

Vibrations were so cool.

Shri Mataji: very cool vibrations. They had come today after ___0:29__ I must say it was very great the translation, because I speak quite complicated.

Gregoire: first of all the picture too much, […]

Conversation, These Are the Days of Confusion Freiburg (Germany)

Conversation, These Are the Days of Confusion
[Missing part]
Shri Mataji: [Fraud] he is?
Sahaja Yogi: Very, very, very, very.
Sahaja Yogis: Devil. Devil.
Shri Mataji: Devas.
Sahaja Yogi: Devil.
Shri Mataji: Oh, devil. He is a devil himself. Why should you work with him? He’s, he is Ravana, who had said to Sita that, “I’ll molest the chastity of women of India.” But he could not do it much.
Sahaja Yogi: No.
Sahaja Yogini: Mother, […]

Conversation, The Sects Lausanne (Switzerland)

The beginning of the talk tape is not one the tape
“Sahaja Yogi : …[…feel they are send by France]
Shri Mataji: Now another great [Christian country], Swissland. Now England are the people who dominated all over the world. Ended up in China and see who are they to get out of that place [their island]?
They went everywhere; in India they stayed for 2 hundred years. And now they don’t allow an Indian to stay for three months. […]

Talk to Sahaja Yogis: Western Woman Bianca's House, Versoix (Switzerland)

1982-0825 Talk to Sahaja Yogis, Western Women, Bianca’ House, Versoix, Switzerland

Gruhalakshmi hee?Sahaja Yogini:Shri. Mataji.:Sahaja Yogini:Shri. Mataji.: I might say the camera is great.Sahaja Yogi: [Laughter].Shri. Mataji.: [Laughs.] Or the cameraSahaja Yogi:Shri. Mataji.:Sahaja Yogi:Shri. Mataji.: Now, this is in the West.Sahaja Yogi: I know.Shri. Mataji.: Now, the people, the women are intelligent and the women of the West being intelligent and educated have developed a kind of a very complex situation around themselves.Sahaja Yogi: Ya. They also can earn money, […]

Talk to Doctors, Hormones Derby (England)

Talk to Doctors, “Hormones”. Derby (England), 10 July 1982.
Sahaja Yogi: Mullerian duct is something new about these two main lines that are in the [embryo].
Another Sahaja Yogi: Yes, it is the, reproducts it and the…
Sahaja Yogi: They reproduct in the kidney, they reproduct and [unclear] I would [unclear]. I have no idea. You see [unclear] in the embryo Shri Mataji, the first thing they develop, it’s very interesting, is the, the brain. Not the brain but the neuron placement. […]

Conversation with French Yogis Brompton Square House, London (England)

Conversation with French Yogis, Brompton Square, London, UK, June, 15th, 1982

Shri Mataji: To Me? What’s that? Alexandre: Some cherries. Shri Mataji: All right, thank you very much. Thank you, very kind of you. So, I’m very happy with the French for the way you people have done it. And I want you to do the same here now. Somehow, you’ll have to work it out and I don’t know how, how will you work it out. […]

Conversation With Joseph At Lunch Madrid (Spain)

Conversation With Joseph At Lunch, Madrid (Spain)
[The seeker Joseph will be speaking in Spanish and a Sahaja Yogi will translate]
Shri Mataji: Hello.
Joseph (seeker) : Hello.
Shri Mataji: Yes, yes. You give him bandhan. Something or you give the booklet.
May God Bless You.
Shri Mataji: Just a minute. We’ll come, we’ll come. Now the second center of Swadishthan. Swadishthan, second center moves all over.
Shri Mataji: No, No. That is third center. You see the second center. […]

Conversation about jewels and false gurus Madrid (Spain)

Morning conversation with seekers about jewels and false gurus, Madrid, Spain, 1982, June 2nd

Seeker Joseph: Yesterday, there was a person who studies Buddhism, A person not too much tall, older. Do you remember who he is? Brownish, short with moustache.Sahaja Yogini: Yes.Seeker Joseph: Suddenly I got a smell of sandalwood, and I thought it came from him, but no, he did not smell like sandalwood, but there was a moment when Shri Mataji passed by me and she smelled sandalwood, […]

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. […]