Talk and Marriages Nirmal Temple, Cabella Ligure (Italy)

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. […]

Talks to brides New York City (United States)

Marriages. Canajoharie, New York (USA). 30 July 2001.
It’s a great thing to see so many of you looking very happy and looking forward for a very happy married life.
I’m to tell you that (it) is the woman who makes the marriage happy or unhappy. She should know how to handle the situation and to understand, because it’s a question of love. If you have love in your heart, you can win over anybody.
So first you must think of showing, […]

Marriages and Talk to Brides and to Grooms New Delhi (India)

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 on Marriage Vows at start of Marriages Ganapatipule (India)

Talk on Marriage Vows at start of weddings, Ganapatipule, India, 29 December 1996
So one should marry with a very open heart because you are marrying in Sahaja Yoga. Is no other binding force for you but your love and affection and care for each other.
Now as you have got a bride and you have got a husband I will tell you one thing that Sahaja Yoga will grow much more now because of you being there as couples who follow Sahaja Yoga, […]

Talk on Marriage, The Basis of Society is a Family – You Have to Respect Your Women Very Much (date unknown) Moscow (Russia)

Talk on Marriage, The Basis of Society is a Family – You Have to Respect Your Women Very Much
Today we have come here to attend a wedding of our brothers and sisters – Sahaja Yogis.
It’s important to understand that marriage is a very important thing in Sahaja Yoga because the basis of society is a family. And our society should have very good families. That’s why we are paying so much attention to these weddings, […]

Advice, Picnic Richmond Park, London (England)

Advice at yogis. Richmond Park, London (UK), 25 June 1995.
In the nature one goes absolutely thoughtless. For me it is such a pleasure to meet you all here under the trees. There is a beautiful atmosphere created by these trees. How much they work hard for us – think about that. All is built-in, in them, built in to produce this chlorophyll, this greenery. All that is built in, in them. But see how collective they are. […]

Marriage and Advice to Brides and Grooms Ganapatipule (India)

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. […]

Musical Program and Talk About Marriages Ganapatipule (India)

1993-12-24 India Tour: Talk About Marriages – After Music Program
I was very happy to learn that this morning the meditation was done very well collectively. My attention was there on you. We are now going to announce the marriages, the remaining ones today. Before that, I’ve to say the same thing which I’ve said many times, that there is no compulsion for anyone, not at all, to marry a particular person who we have suggested. […]

Talk during Marriages Moscow (Russia)

Marriages in Moscow (Russia). 14 November 1993.
[Applause] Thank you very much. [Applause] I don’t know how to thank you, Sir, for saying such beautiful things. [Applause] We have some scientists with us but they were never very sure that scientists will ever think of Sahaja Yoga. One scientist started writing a book for the science with the quantum theory and everything. So he said without transformation the scientist will not understand Sahaja Yoga. Just on a mundane level as human beings they cannot crossover, […]

Day after Mahashivaratri Puja, Talk to Sahaja Yogis Glenrock Scout Camp, Newcastle (Australia)

Day after Shivaratri Puja, Talk to Sahaja Yogis, Laguna of Glenrock, Newcastle, (Australia), March 1st, 1992
I hope you enjoyed yesterday’s puja very much. Today I wanted to talk to you about certain matters where people get quite confused. There are certain things we must understand in Sahaja Yoga.
First point there is no fundamentalism in Sahaja Yoga. Nobody should use My words or say: ‘Mother said so’, nobody should. That is how all this hierarchies have been built, […]

Talk Sydney airport (Kingsford Smith), Sydney (Australia)

Talk in transit to Canberra, Sydney Airport. 11 February 1992.
We had this Ganesha Puja, and I really spoke very nicely on equilibrium. And the rain, expressed its equilibrium, but when they were singing, it was very quiet. And when it stopped for a short time suddenly it came with a complete gusto and sang some songs and went away again. Just for the aarti to start with. It’s very beautiful it was. So dramatic. Very interesting. […]

Talk before Marriages Ganapatipule (India)

Talk before Marriages. Ganapatipule (India), 27 December 1991.
Today, the people from all over the world, forgetting their races, their caste, communities, religions, their nationalities, are singing together the praise of God, is My dream has come true today. We have to believe in the totality, in the universality. This universe is one. God has not made them separate. All religions are one; coming from the same Source. So we believe in every religion, we follow every religion; […]

Talk on Marriages Ganapatipule (India)

Talk on Marriages
About this I have to tell you last time we had this Christmas Puja and everybody became so left sided you see, I think they were missing their champagne or something. So I think this time we’ll just have Ganesha Puja, because singing carols immediately you think of champagne I think I don’t know. So they were very left sided and – we have to enjoy, these are your relations these are your brothers, […]

New Year Puja, Mother depends on us Sangli (India)

New Year Puja, Sangli (India), January 1st, 1990
Yesterday’s experience was that the whole day I had to spend it with police people explaining to them. And now I feel that in Maharashtra, there is a rule of Mafia. And that, it is for us to face it and we have to prove it.
I am sorry some people were hurt so badly and I’ll think after Puja they’ll take you to the hospital. Here there is a very nice hospital where we have very good doctors. […]

Adi Shakti Puja, Detachment Rahuri (India)

Adi Shakti Puja, “Detachment”, Rahuri (India), 11 December 1988.
The Puja has to start when it has to start. I’ve been waiting and waiting and waiting, then I realised that today was a very good time according to the calendar; but it is not in the morning, so it had to be the third day of the moon and as the moon is changing its phases in the day time, we had to wait till it started. […]

Evening Program and Talk, Brotherly Love Ganapatipule (India)

Talk in Ganapatipule. Ganapatipule (India), 7 January 1988.
Today is the parting day. With all the joy and enjoyment of our personalities, it has become a beautiful painting in My memory. But for a mother it is very difficult to understand that everyday I have to think of leaving some of My children somewhere and going to another place. I wish a day should come when all of us should live together all the time. (Applause). […]

Puja, Marriage and Nirvikalpa Kolhapur (India)

Puja. Kolhapur (India), 30 December 1987.
Today when I was coming from the shopping, I couldn’t get into the car. One foot was inside, and another would not leave it. So I came out of the car and then I knew that Mahalakshmi’s temple there were bells ringing and the aarti was on. So [INAUDIBLE WORD] Mahalakshmi didn’t want me to get into the car. I had to stand outside ’till the whole thing was over. […]

Evening Program with Conversation After Marriages Kew Ashram, Melbourne (Australia)

Talk After Marriages in Kew Ashram. Melbourne (Australia), 16 March 1985.
SRI MATAJI: Beautiful, beautiful, is really. It comes from the heart. The whole tune, everything so beautiful. Beautiful, absolutely. Is all the description, isn’t it? I don’t know what has happened to Christians now, where have they gone. Singing all these songs, feel so lost with them. It’s rather heavy, better take it out here.
DR. WARREN: No, no, I want to show you…
PETER COX: We wanted to show you Shri Mataji. […]

Marriages Kew Ashram, Melbourne (Australia)

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. […]

Talk to Sahaja yogis before Marriages Kew Ashram, Melbourne (Australia)

Talk Before Marriages, Kew Ashram, Melbourne (Australia), 15 March 1985.
Tomorrow we have decided to have the weddings in the evening time so, there are, how many people are getting married? Can you give Me the list of people? Yes. So many people are getting married. Now tomorrow, as the time is very short, as we have, they’ll be arriving tomorrow morning and they’ll be all be sleeping off, all the brides and bridegrooms, and I don’t know… […]

Raksha Bandhan and Maryadas Montague Hall, Hounslow (England)

Raksha Bandhan and maryadas. Hounslow, London (UK), 11 August 1984.
After the great tour of UK I feel very confident that Sahaja Yoga is taking its roots, and you can see some of the plants coming up. It’s surprising, when I declared that it may be the last tour I’ll be doing of UK that things have started working out. Everywhere we went it was very good and successful, specially certain places it was very miraculous. […]

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).
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Sahaja Yogi: “Ata vishwatmaké dévé yéne vagyajné toshave”
Shri Mataji : Now it says that all of you, […]

Discussion on marriage (India)

Discussion on marriage, India
I have to talk to you about few things. Sit down.
Firstly about marriages, [And/as] in Sahaja Yoga there is no force on anybody to get married, not at all. If you don’t want to get married, you don’t get married, at all; there’s no need. You see, this is a very ego-oriented attitude towards things. So watch it. Be very careful. Nobody is [asked/urged] to get married, nor anybody can [be indulged/forced] into that, […]

Marriages and Talk, Marriage is meant to give joy Temple of All Faiths, Hampstead (England)

“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, […]

Talk to Sahaja Yogis, Establishing your Marriage Chelsham Road Ashram, London (England)

Talk to yogis. Chelsham ashram, London (UK), 9 August 1981.
God is so kind, Who is bliss, Who is joy, Who has created this whole universe so beautifully. They miss completely because they do not know what is auspiciousness is. Auspiciousness comes from pure heart. With your pure heart, then it works faster that’s why I asked for these children forward. You can sit with them along. Then auspiciousness also comes from surrendering, who are surrendered. […]

Shri Gruha Lakshmi Puja Sydney (Australia)

Shri Gruha Lakshmi Puja, Sydney (Australia), 7 April 1981

Today is the anniversary day of the wedding, and I have allowed them to celebrate it because marriage is very important in Sahaja Yoga. It is one of the most important things for Sahaja Yoga, that one should get married.

Firstly, marriage always gives you a balance of understanding, if you have proper ideas about marriage. If you have funny ideas, and if you are just marrying for fun’s sake and you do not understand the value of marriage, […]

Adivce, Marriage and Collectivity Chelsham Road Ashram, London (England)

“Marriage and Collectivity”, advice at Chelsham Rd. London (UK), 5 December 1980.
….Marriage where you marry and next day you are running away with another man. It should be genuinely done. That means you must respect but genuineness should be there, there should be no deception nothing. You are partners for life.
Now one more point I want to tell you, that always I have seen in Sahaja Yoga marriages fail on one point, which is very important, […]

Advice on marriage, The Joy of Life Abbey Lodge, London (England)

Advice on marriage on the occasion of Tony (Cooly) Paniotou’s  wedding at Hesta Spiro’s mother’s house, Abbey Lodge, London (England), 4 July 1980.
For today, specially I am very happy with Cooly (Tony Paniotou), Cooly  is such an ardent Sahaja Yogi, and Dawn has done so much spreading of Sahaja Yoga, brought so many people from Brighton. Both of them are great Sahaja Yogis. You all have to be really thankful for all these great occasions. […]

The Value of Marriage Dollis Hill Ashram, London (England)

“The Value of Marriage”. Dollis Hill Ashram, London (UK), 8 March 1980.
..that Sahaja Yoga is first to start your germination, then it grows. In that growth, you have to become a wider personality and a wider personality. With the marriage you become even a better person, and you develop a better personality.
Now, why marriage is necessary for Sahaja Yogis?
First and foremost thing, it is the most normal thing to do, is to marry. […]

Talk to Yogis Bala's house, Birmingham (England)

Talk to yogis. Bala’s, Birmingham (UK), 16 June 1979.
Shri Mataji: Are you better now?
So all the centres which are in you or in anyone, are reflections of the centres of the Primordial being. Alright?
Supposing that Primordial Being takes a Human form, ?? That the completion of that was done when Krishna came ?? Sampurna?. But still for human beings it was necessary to be resurrected so his son was Christ, his own son, […]