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For many years, Ma Jaya has written daily messages to her students.This column is a selection from recent writings.

Sep 25, 20121 Comment

A Story about the Beauty of Satsang

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

Apr 11, 2012No Comments

Transcend Unhappiness

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

Apr 10, 2012No Comments

Trusting Yourself

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

Apr 6, 2012No Comments

Good Friday

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

Apr 4, 2012No Comments

Come Toward your Beloved

Originally posted on the Darshan Line on March 27, 2006

Namaste,

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

Mar 30, 2012No Comments

Intuition

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

Mar 27, 2012No Comments

Chela’s Ego

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

Mar 22, 2012No Comments

Preventing Chaos

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

Mar 20, 2012No Comments

The Beloved’s Essence of Love

From Ma’s Darshan Line teachings 11/20/2007

Namaste,

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

Mar 17, 2012No Comments

Listen to Your Breath

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

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