Inge – I was searching for Something Perfect that would Change the World

photo shared by yogis after the meditation during a sahaja yoga international seminar In my young years I was a "Seeker" - I was looking for something perfect, something that could change the world, something without inner contradictions, something that was not based on blind faith but could be scientifically verified. What exactly I was looking for I did not know. I tried all sorts of things - politics, feminism, environmental protection, nature, religions - but after an initial enthusiasm I was soon disappointed by the inadequacies and contradictions within these concepts. Then, I discovered Sahaja Yoga.…

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Antonia – My Journey to Living in the Present

For the first time in my life I wasn’t self-conscious. I wasn’t concerned about the future. I was happily enjoying the present as it is. - Antonia Antonia - enjoying the Cool Breeze flowing - Being in the Present I was a seeker from a very young age. I believed there was something more to this life than just conforming to social norms and surviving. I always admired people who accepted life like it is, and thought there was something wrong with me for wanting to experience something more. I felt like an outcast among people for…

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Rebecca – My Breakthrough

Photo from Burlington, Halton, Ontario, Canada (photo by Yogini) ; rivers of green vibrations flowing respectfully and thankfully towards Mother Earth I want to send out a big thank you to Shri Mataji, Ioana and all the Halton Region Sahaja Yoga family for their generous, loving commitment to helping each of us find our self-realization.  I know that it is a unique and individual ongoing journey for each of us, but I truly believe that the collectivity of this beautiful Sahaja family helped me to reach the milestone of feeling the cool breezes in my hands today.…

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Marta – I am set on an evolutionary path

I work as an architect and meditation has helped me a lot in my professional work with my attention and handling stress effectively.  Marta - Croatian yogini & friend of our "SYMN" family Marta by the cliffs The experience of self realization through the Sahaja Yoga technique has set me on an evolutionary path I have sensed my whole life. I can say I am a Seeker type of girl. Truth, meaning, and evolution were always important themes in my life. It was hard for me to have a spiritual or religious practice that is discriminating. Sahaja…

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Sorin – Born again

" It is so simple but the believing process it might be so complicated. What our world should look like if we would all live in this Truth ?! " Sorin :-) We come to this earth, from a mother, we live our adventure that is given to us, and then we return to another Mother, Mother Earth. Each of us experiences sooner or later, in the course of our lives, moments of solitude, no matter how many friends we have and how much loved we are. In such cases, some of us feel the sadness of…

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Rajinee – My journey from Being Afraid of the “G” Word to Finding God as per Confucius

Until my mid-thirties, I was so afraid of the “G” word.  I would avoid places, people or anything associated with that word.  You may be wondering what that word is, it is GOD.  Surely, I don’t consider myself anti-God or close-minded, but something about that word made me want to run away from it.  Can you blame me?  So many atrocities have taken place in the name of God, killing, conquering, segregating, and silencing those who didn’t fit into the box that the status quo defined as God worthy.For thousands of years, God has been used as…

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