For many years, Ma Jaya has written daily messages to her students.This column is a selection from recent writings.
From Ma’s morning pujas & prayers, February 25, 1999
One time there was a wonderful kirtan being sung by the chelas of a well known and wise Guru (and gorgeous and thin, and size 2, well Its my story and I can lie if I want to). One of the chelas played the ektara like a sweet breeze from the …more
From a darshan with Ma 08-11-1999
When you begin to analyze your life and you begin to ask the question “Who am I,” you realize that you are not bound within the limits of a mind and the senses. When you realize this, you transcend unhappiness.
Unhappiness is nothing but the perception of a certain limitation within your own being. …more
From a darshan with Ma Jaya, September 25, 2008
Namaste my chelas,
One of the greatest gifts I can give you is the ability to trust yourself. It is the Shakti of worthiness that dispels darkness, the darkness that has you clinging to your old habits. As the ego surrenders to your trusting the Universe and yourself, you can observe …more
This is a repost of a darshan from March 25, 2005.
Today is Good Friday. There was a time my children would just sit in meditation and I didn’t come out on Good Friday. I was doing my pujas in my own solitude.
This whole week has the essence of Christ. It is not only for Christians to understand the …more
Originally posted on the Darshan Line on March 27, 2006
When you bring the Goddess into the heart, you become content in your day-to-day actions. You bring balance to your life. The breath becomes the breath of the Mother. The connection of the Soul Mother to the seeker brings the realities of daily living in perspective. The Divine Self …more
Taken from a darshan with Ma Jaya on June 9, 2006
Namaste my Chelas,
Deep down within everyone is a fountain of truth and wisdom. The wisdom that is the inner voice of every heart is called intuition. It is not learned; it is simply acknowledged.
Intuition is incredibly silent unless you are listening quietly in moments of searching your …more
Chela’s Ego: taken from a darshan, February 1982
Namaste my chelas,
Death to the ego comes painfully, like a dull knife cutting into your whole being. You know you can’t turn back. But I can teach you to dance, both in the world and out of it.
The dull painful knife comes only with resistance and non-surrender. Guru can only …more
Taken from a transcript of darshan at an Atlanta Intensive, March 31, 2006 titled Preventing Chaos
In the Vedic tradition, the great Sages and the great Sadhus many times climbed a mountain and their chelas climbed right after them. The sages would sit on rocks and their chelas would sit almost on the edge, never knowing if they were going …more
From Ma’s Darshan Line teachings 11/20/2007
There is no teaching like experiencing yourselves as whole and being part of the Beloved’s essence of love. To learn how to cherish the moments of meditation with the Beloved is to live with great gratitude in your heart. One experiences the natural state of wholeness, joy and peace. It is the awareness …more
Excerpted from Ma’s darshan line, November 20, 2007
Namaste my chelas all over the world,
One of our Baba’s greatest teachings is “Never throw anyone out of your heart.” You are truly blessed by all to whom you show love. Blessings come in the giving of your heart to others. This moment feel your breath coming in and out. Just …more