Talk to Bridegrooms
I’m very happy that you all have decided to marry in Sahaja Yoga, but there are certain responsibilities which you must have. It’s not like other marriages – that today you marry, tomorrow you divorce, then you do this, do that. Nothing of the kind. You are marrying in Sahaja Yoga because we want to strengthen Sahaja Yoga.
You’ll have wife, she’ll look after you, she’ll be kind to you, she’ll be loving you because she is a Sahaja Yogini. […]
Marriages. Cabella (Italy), 23 September 2001.
Talk to brides
You are going to marry. I am going to just .. (the microphone is adjusted) .. and with full understanding.
It’s very important to understand your role in Sahaja Yoga as married women. We have had very funny types of women who got married because they wanted to marry, and they saw to it that the marriage is not successful. And they have been of such a trouble to Me that I don’t understand that before marriage why don’t they see that what they have to do. […]
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Weddings, Talk To Bridegrooms
Palazzo Doria, Cabella Ligure (Italy), September 17th, 2000
I didn’t give any lecture to the girls.
I think it is more the responsibility of the men to make their marriages successful.
Men have to understand that marriage is a very important part of your life. And your time and respect should be given for that. […]
Marriages, Canajoharie, United States, 03-07-2000
Talk to Bridegrooms:
(13:46) After you have [UNCLEAR – each] listened to my lecture yesterday, you have to now understand one thing that the basic problem in this country is that the women are not respected as [UNCLEAR]. They are respected as career women or running some sort of a show or maybe working in offices – anything. Such women are respected. As a result of that, it’s a basic problem that the children are neglected. […]
Marriages at Birthday Puja: “Talks to Brides and to Grooms”. Delhi (India), 23 March 2000.
I am very happy to see you all here, and you should know you are going for a little different life, that you are getting married in Sahaja Yoga.
There’s a difference between the other marriages and Sahaja Yoga marriage in which we understand that marriage has to be a special, as they call yagnya, means a special type of a holy alliance in which you have to lead a very Sahaj life with your wife and to understand her. […]
Talk to Brides, Ganapatipule (India), December 26th, 1999
[Starts at 5:21]On one [inaudible] is that, if you have accepted this marriage, you’ll have to make it a very successful and beautiful marriage. And as I told you that women are for the preservation, preservation of family, of their country, and preservation of all of the value system of Sahaja Yoga.
For that, you should be prepared. You may have to be [inaudible] sometimes hurt, sometimes people might try to say things to you which you may not like, […]
[Shri Mataji speaks at the end of the marriage ceremony]
Shri Mataji: You hear?
Shri Mataji: It was such a joyous and a beautiful occasion that we all enjoyed it thoroughly and all the brides and bridegrooms look so very happy. It gives Me great pleasure and I bless you from My heart.
Only I would say that after marriage try to make a loving successful marriage. It is very important.
For example, we saw from one country there were six to seven girls who misbehaved and took a divorce. […]
Talk to the Brides, The Responsibility of the Women, Ganapatipule (India), December, 28, 1995
You are all ready to get married and I bless you from My heart. Now, the duty of a wife I need not tell you, you know it very well. I’ve told you many-a-times that she is responsible to build the society of Sahaj. And as a result, she has [a] very great responsibility. She has to look after the whole family, […]
Marriages and Talk after Russian Award. Istanbul, Turkey. 6 November 1994.
Today, people have come here to attend the weddings of their brothers and sisters [unsure].It’s important to understand that marriage is a very important thing in Sahaja Yoga because the principle established in [inaudible] and our society is [inaudible] so it’s very good to have it. That’s why [inaudible] and that you should make good marriages.
But sometimes, people are very cunning [unsure] and they don’t understand what the marriage is. […]
Talk before award in Turkey at Diwali Puja (Istanbul, Turkey) 1994-1105
After two minutes, professor Voronov is here and he wants to give Me some special award from St Petersburg University. So, I will request you all to be sitted, it will take hardly ten minues for the whole thing.
So, before that, I must say the weddings went off very well despite the fact it’s Turkey and it’s very different from India where you can get everything very easily. […]
Advice to Brides and Bridegrooms in Ganapatipule (India). 28 December 1993.
Advice to Bridegrooms
This time we have the maximum number of people who are getting married. Still I don’t know the final number.
At the last moment some people come to me that I should tie their dhotis. Different thing in Sahaja Yoga doesn’t matter. Whatever it is, There is one thing I would first again ask. Those who don’t want to get married with the people whom we have selected and you accepted should immediately tell me today. […]
1990-01-10 Marriage Ceremony, Ganapatipule, India
Shri Mataji: Now those who are standing on this line, should, first of all, see that your number is all right. Please put your number all right. And stand facing this side, not facing me but this side …Do it fast …Arriving …Now try to remember that there will be a piece of cloth and you have to walk very very slowly …There are 7 stanzas that will be sung. And in the last stanza, […]
Marriages in Kew Ashram. Melbourne (Australia), 16 March 1985.
Shri Mataji: … ask all of them to stand at the back so all the people have to stand at the back so the girls can stand up. And bring their garlands and you have to … one garland to the boy.
[too much background noise to hear Shri Mataji]
They should all stand up and move back. All of you will have to stand this side. […]
Marriages, Bordi, India 14-02-1984
It is that you apply a mixture of turmeric and oil and all that to the body to the boy first and then is applied to the girl.
They feel better on the body and on the face, they feel soothed down. Its a kind of a jubilant thing, now they are in for marriage, now painted for marriage you can say. They are not supposed to talk to anyone They have to keep to themselves and to be very very quietly settled down. […]
Marriage Ceremony 1983-0206 Delhi India
Shri Mataji: Just tell these girls to open their veils. They don’t have their friend behind?Just bring it a little less.
Yogi: Mother, would you like grooms on the left or the right?
Shri Mataji: put it back, no no, take it out and put it here, but keep your neck down, so that the face can be seen.
Yogi: Some are sitting on the left and some are sitting on the right. […]
1982-0221, Marraiges, Delhi, India.
I am happy and the whole universe is bubbling with joy.Last time we had only six marriages and this time we have doubled, we have twelve marraiges. I hope you will go on with this progression.
Marriage is a very important institution for Sahaj Yogis, we don’t accept people who do not marry or who do not believe in marraiges. Also, we do not accept people who are Sanyasis.So for us marriage is a very important institution for various reasons because (unclear) of happy married life, […]
“Marriage is meant to give joy”. Hampstead, Temple of all Faiths (UK), 29 November 1981.
Marriage is an auspicious occasion, is the most auspicious occasion in the life of human beings. It is auspicious, that’s why its joy giving and the vibrations flow with that auspiciousness all over the world. The joy of Sahaja Yogis today in England, London should spread all over the world.
Marriage is meant to give joy, is meant to give cheerfulness, […]
Marriages – Chelsham Road Ashram, London (United Kingdom), September 8th, 1981
(INAUDIBLE) Hopefully Gregore?!
G:”Yes Mother”, you better announce (INAUDIBLE)
G: “The brides come in to wash the boys, and every body who is not…” Stand the brides, stand facing. G:”Each bride, if she can recognize her future husband…(INAUDIBLE) please try to make no mistake…
Please move in, move in the circle, all the brides… All right? And now, just place them, and now, […]