Give up everything that is destructive Teatro Astral, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Public Program, Buenos Aires, 1994-1020

I bow to all the seekers of the truth. At the very outset, we have to know that the truth is what it is. We cannot change it, we cannot describe it, but unfortunately, at this human awareness, we cannot know it. Something more has to happen to our awareness. I have to tell you that truth is to be known through the real experience of it, that to all your central nervous system. […]

Talk to Sahaja Yogis Athens (Greece)

Talk to Sahaja Yogis, Athens, Greece, April 25th, 1993

Sahaja Yogi: We are working very hard there, all of them are working very hard for your coming here, Mother.
Shri Mataji: Very sweet of you.
Sahaja Yogi: With a lot of love.
Shri Mataji: Very sweet of you really. Because there are so many seekers in Greece, I was sure about it. You have to tap the real people. And all these false Gurus did not come here, […]

Medical Conference New Delhi (India)

1993-0325 Medical Conference, New Delhi, India

Host announcer: I am sure friends that you must be wondering that we all doctors have been talking and the doctor of doctors who is sitting amidst us has been sitting quite listening to us, we have learned that her being here and we have taken the liberty of speaking before her.

[Talk starts here] 00:23

Here we have many doctors who are Sahaja Yogis and also abroad. The common point is that quality I have found, […]

Yoga Yukti Girls Guide Hall, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

Public Program Day 2, Kuala Lumpur, 1990-11-02

I bow to all the seekers of truth. As I told you yesterday, that the truth is that you are the spirit and the second truth is that when you become the spirit you can feel the all pervading power of God’s love. Yesterday so many of you have felt and now we have to know that unless and until we are connected to that power which is “Yoga”, […]

The truth cannot be known at human awareness Fêtes de Thônex, Thônex (Switzerland)

Public Program Day 1, Switzerland, September 18, 1990

I bow to all the seekers of truth.

At the very outset, we have to understand that truth is what it is.We cannot organise it.We cannot regulate it and we cannot conceal it.Also, we have to realise that truth cannot be known at human awareness.Truth has no pretensions and no drama.Whatever I am going to talk to you today, you have to listen to it with a scientific mind, […]

Collective Benevolence New York City (United States)

Public Program. New York (USA), 7 June 1990. (Q&A transcript missing)

I bow to all the seekers of Truth. At the very outset, I have to say that Truth is what it is. And we cannot change it, we cannot purchase it, we cannot transform it; also, we cannot know it only at a human level. You have to be something more to know the Truth, and the Truth is that: we are not this body, […]

What Is All Pervading Power? Porchester Hall, London (England)

Public Program

[note – transcript copied from 1989-0814 Saffron Walden (England)]

I bow to all the seekers of truth. Just now you were listening to a folk song which was written by a great saint called Nama Deva about 1200 century. This great poet has written in this poem about asking the mother for the yoga, is the union with the divine power. In many ways he has promised that he will give up all the bad relationships he has had with greed, […]

Shri Hanumana Puja: You Are All Angels Butlins Grand Hotel, Margate (England)

Shri Hanumana Puja. Margate (UK), 23 April 1989.

It is such a joy today, and the whole atmosphere seems to be bubbling with it, as if the angels are singing.  And the speciality of Hanumana was that He was an angel. Angels are born like angels.  They are angels, and they are not human beings.  They’re born with the angelic qualities. But now, you all have become angels from the human beings. It’s a very great achievement of Sahaja Yoga. […]

Birthday Felicitations Mumbai (India)

1986- 0324 BIRTHDAY FELICITATION AND CONCERT, BOMBAY, INDIA

I feel so proud
to hear the great musician playing here on the adivadya such
beautiful ragas and melodies to enthral us with spiritual ascent. It
proves that this is the adivadya we can say primordial instrument
because it emitted the maximum number of vibrations. I wish other
people also learn this great instrument. This integration between
different styles of music in India must take place and I am so very
happy he has so much knowledge of north Indian music as well and that
all north Indian musicians who were sitting have appreciated this
great music and have realized that such lot of wealth is lying in our
country which is to be mutually appreciated and understood. […]

What is the criteria that we are realized souls? The Community Church of New York, New York City (United States)

Public Program Day 3

If Rama came to be the greatest example of kingship, of fatherhood and who gave society a tremendous base upon which to establish the quality of dharma and family life, then there had to be a power to sustain. That power was none other than Radha, than Sita. If Lord Krishna came to do the job of establishing within us the potential consciousness that we have to become the witness to the [drama] of life, […]

Radio 74 Interview Geneva (Switzerland)

Excerpts of 1983-0824 Radio 74 Interview – 2

(09:55) Interviewer: I’m quite interested in the idea of reincarnation that I believe. It is not … and it is not in the Indian religions and what do You believe an think about that?

Shri Mataji: Reincarnations of human beings has to be there. We can understand it that, if you are born say – today as a Jew or you are born as a Christian or you are born as a Muslim, […]

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], […]

The Knowledge of Self Within Kingston upon Thames, London (England)

Public Program, “The Knowledge of Self Within”. Kingston-on-Thames (UK), 11 June 1980.

Today we have gathered here to know something about ourselves. If the knowledge is from the books, or from some person who says that he knows about the self, how far will it reach us? It can only go up to mental level, and we can only understand it through our mental understanding. The mental understanding comes to us through our rationality, through our intellect, […]

The first three Chakras or How to approach Sahaja Yoga Caxton Hall, London (England)

Public Program (partially transcribed)

It gives us, our evolutionary ascent.
This central force, as I’ve shown you here,

is, first in a residue form,
kept in a triangular bone, and it’s called Kundalini.

The word, ‘Kundalini’, in the Sanskrit language,
is, ‘Kunda’ means, it means, is a, coil.
It means coil: Kundalini.

When it is a feminine of ‘Kundala’,
‘Kundala’ means: a coil,
Like the, as you can say, the ‘curl’ or a ‘coil’.

When the feminine is used, […]

Evolution Beyond organised Religion Caxton Hall, London (England)

Evolution Beyond organised Religion, public programme, Caxton Hall, London (UK), 13 November 1978.

…experience it is, [to just] and it starts mesmerizing you. And this is the greatest faltering point .You have to mature. And it is not like this, that, like a toothpaste, I say, “All right, [you’ve] got this toothpaste. Your teeth will be shining.” It’s not like that, because you have problems; you are complicated. You must know you are complicated. And the Kundalini though it catches, […]

Easter Seminar and unknown Public Program Finchley Ashram, London (England)

Easter seminar, Finchley Ashram, London (England), Sunday, March 26th, 1978

Today is Easter and all of you celebrate it. It’s rather surprising, you see, there are people giving it science and everything is [inaudible] that they should be in trust or they should believe in his resurrection. It’s absolutely unscientific but we accept it without asking “why?” and “how?”.
You all pursue Easters. But certain things, when they appear new to us, we start questioning and want to bring it to the science, […]

Workshop and discourses Finchley Ashram, London (England)

“Workshop and discussions with Shri Mataji,” Finchley Ashram 3 November 1977

Tape 1

Tape 1

(43 mins)

Shri Mataji: See, the Sahaja is such a sweet thing that in the beginning it makes you touch that. You see, you get the vibrations alright. And in the beginning it doesn’t give you the feeling of heaviness so much as it would to these people (yogis). It doesn’t make you feel nervous. Because supposing the first day, only, […]

Workshop Finchley Ashram, London (England)

Workshop, Part 1,Finchley,Ashram 28-10-1977

[Indistinct conversation]

[12:56]

Finchley the 29th of October 1977. Questions and discourses after the first Caxton Hall lecture, 24th October 1977.

Man 1: I was lying on the bed [Unclear]. I was fighting with someone [Unclear on the bed]. I was totally [Unclear fid] off and I was fighting to [Unclear get away from him]. But at the same time, I had to hold on to him. So that he couldn’t get away from me. […]

Kundalini and Self-realisation London (England)

Public program, 1977-0731, Kundalini and Self-realization

So, when you get your Realization, first and foremost thing you must know about your physical self which is not known to you so far. As soon as you jump into the Unconscious you have witnessed it that you come to know about your physical being: first about yourself. You come to know what is your physical problem, where are you suffering. Automatically you know that this is what you are suffering from, […]

How the Divine is working within us? Cowasji Jehangir Hall, Mumbai (India)

Public Program, day 1 Jehangir Hall, Mumbai 23-03-1973

Shri Mataji: For example, if you discuss with a medical doctor, he will not be able to tell you what is a libido, which is the basis of many psychological findings. If you ask the psychologist, he may not be able to tell you what are the symptoms of the sympathetic and the parasympathetic nervous system.

Then, “yogashastri” (yoga experts) are regarded as something out of place. Perhaps we have never realised that all these knowledge springs from one source, […]

Birthday Puja (date unknown) (India)

Birthday Puja Mumbai (Date unknown)

I bow to all the seekers of truth. It is very kind of you all to have come to celebrate my birthday. 

It’s all your goodness. In modern times; who looks after the mother? One of the signs of modern times is that the parents will be neglected by the children. They may have to stay in an orphanage. BUT I find all of you here with such love, with such affection, […]