Sahaja Yoga Nederland Nieuwsbrief Dutch contributions to the Cabella school project
5 March 2009
As most of you know, Shri Mataji deci- Dutch Yogis agreed “en masse” to col-
ded last year that priority is to be given lectively participate in this and started
to the education of children in Sahaja sending their contributions to a special
Yoga. For that purpose a public school bank-account.
will be set up in Cabella.
We are very pleased to tell you that so
To fulfill this vision of Shri Mataji, the far the Dutch Sahaja Yogis have commit-
Sahaja Yoga World Foundation in Cbella ted to a total of € 12.050,-
had made an appeal for fundraising. In This amount will be sent to the account
Holand we decided to do this on a col- of the World Foundation very soon.
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Women’s International Day, 8th March 2009
stand now? you have to use another kind of force.
Extracts from Shri Mataji’s talk, “Mother Earth” in Surbiton, England, 21/8/1983
So there is no competition between men
Whatever you have used so far has to be
… I think this is the one of the biggest comes in, that once a kind of a thing has or women, but the style of work is differ-
endowed with another kind of force, and
problems of the West today, that men are been done, the another one that comes ent. If you understand that, then only this
that’s the feminine qualities of the
neither men and women are not women. I wants to do the same. Do you follow My kind of revolution will take place and not
women. But where are the feminine
find this quality so horrid that I don’t know point? turn out a rebellion. Actually women are
women? They dress up like women, they
how to deal with the mixture. You must rebelling against men, and a nonsense it
will try to be feminine and all that. That’s
So the whole energy is completely
understand this very simple thing in life, is! It is such a headache that you create
not the way. From inside, from the heart,
wasted. The whole preparation has been
that if you are hybrid stuff you can’t have something, allow them to grow, and the
a feminine heart. Christ showed that in
made for this Aquarius age to come in to
the quality of Sahaja yogi. If you mix it up another party comes which has to com-
His life – He forgave. Only a woman can
bring in the kundalini upward, and to
it’s a very funny thing, isn’t it? So a plete the job starts rebelling.
forgive, man can’t because he is aggres-
make the whole thing work out in such a
woman must try to be a woman, and a
So the revolution has to take place and sive, how can he forgive? …. He (Christ)
way that the left and right meet and you
man must try to be a man.
the revolution is only possible when we forgave to such an extent to show that He
all become ignited, enlightened. It was a
Now see, what is the situation of a man understand that what part is left out now is now giving a turn to the spiral, and now
question of our being, sharing the whole
as a masculine effect on the development to be done. Are you getting Me all right? a feminine quality has to be developed
job in a proper understanding.
of the consciousness? So, as the manli- … So that part is now realisation, our among human beings. But that doesn’t
ness was expressed we have developed Now see how Mother Earth herself was awakening of the kundalini. For that your mean that you start walking like women
science, we have developed all this created. It is also a very simple thing. feminine qualities are going to help you, or developing waistlines, because that’s
knowledge, all these things which are First, the movement of the energy started not your masculine qualities. So aggres- another stupidity. But to be motherly; not
outside. Now everything is ready. Now flowing. Now this is a combined energy, siveness must be given up by men. Also, to be fatherly, but to be motherly. That
the woman has to come up. I mean, I am all right? Then the combined energy went because they are Sahaja yogis now, they kindness, that gentleness should be in
saying in the very abstract way; don’t round and round and round like that, and have to take feminine qualities, not of your behaviour towards each other. .…
think of “woman”, but you can say the when it consolidated there was this big fighting. If women fight, they are no
We have to be like this Mother Earth who
feminine. The feminine nature has to rise. bang. When big bang took place – now women. You see, women are told that
allows you to do what you like with her. I
Now everything is ready, it has to just this the manly work, I should say in a “you are good for nothing”, so now they
mean, human beings have been so stu-
work. All the chakras are ready, now way, manly style, because still the Mother are trying to show, “No, we are also all
pid to exploit her to the maximum, not
awaken the kundalini. Now kundalini’s Earth is not produced – so then these lit- right. If you have eaten one crow we will
only that but also she bears a lot of non-
behaviour and mode of action is very dif- tle fragments again went round and eat three.” Now, this understanding and
sense upon it. But then a time reaches
ferent from the mode of action of the round. With the momentum they became the wise perception would be such that
where she becomes explosive… then
chakras. If the kundalini becomes the roundish. Out of them Mother Earth was “What do we have to do now to change
you see the earthquake, droughts, this
chakras and the chakras become the selected for one job. On the Mother Earth the mode and the style of our lives?
and that, all these things start coming.
kundalini, how will you manage Sahaja out of the water came the life – the car- What’s wrong here?”
The problems that human beings have
Yoga? bon came in. Everybody helped there
A turning point has come. Now the evolu- created out of aggressive nature, even
and a human being was created.
But we must assume our own nature in tion is not rebellion at all, by any chance aggression towards Mother Earth, they
all dignity and in all right, not to feel in – it’s a wrong idea people have. It’s not have to pay dividend for that, and they
Then the men went round to improve
any way low down. Because a man sits rebellion, that you hit me and I hit you, go are paying.
their societies and whatever they have
on a horse, the woman wants to sit on a on hitting each other, like a pendulum
done to it, whatever was possible with Now, to stop this kind of a movement of
horse. What is the need for a woman to you move, you see the movement of a
their ego is done, finished now. Now they aggressiveness which brings all kinds of
sit on a horse? I can’t understand … See, pendulum. It is a spiral movement. So
have done their job. Now they are on disturbances, one has to recede back
so there is no need for woman to do all every time you achieve any evolution you
dole. Now the woman or we can say and should develop a sense of totality, of
the things that men have already done. are at higher level than before. So the
kundalini which has been waiting all compassion. Unless and until you under-
Say, for example, there is one personality movement is spiral – see My point?
these years, was resting, waiting for that stand totality, the total, the complete, the
of masculine personality that has to come Now to achieve the higher position in our
time, isn’t it? So we call it “the blossom whole – that’s the womb, that’s your
and do a certain job. Now you’ve done it. whole being, what should we do? Is to
time has now come”. At that time kun- Mother. As long as you try to be individu-
All right, now the other personality has to understand that from this point to that
dalini has to rise and ignite in such a way alistic you can’t be a good Sahaja yogi.
do this job. Now see the situation of the point we have to rise – we have to rise in
that the completion of the whole work You have to become one with the whole.
Divine also. Now the whole complication a way that it is not in a pendulum way,
Sahaja Yoga in Suriname I feel like having found at last that stilness
Breaking news . . .
of mind after Europe and enjoying the
beautiful moments of dessolving in the
Last week Galina sent some more
about 10 people are still coming into the magnificent nature here, what a blessing!!!
photo’s, that speak more then words.
collective regularly from last year. Jai, Shri Mataji ~ Galina
Since a few years, yogis from different
In Suriname they also celebrated
countries have gone to Suriname to help
Shivartatri Puja, and had a havan
The 10th of february we had a very nice
start up Sahaja Yoga. Sakshi has been
public program in town with 38 realizati-
there, and also Piere and Galina from .
ons, Chandra made a very good presen-
Switzerland. They were very impressed
tation on Sahaja Yoga and as she feared
with the wonderful atmosphere and de-
a little bit to do the protocol of Self-reali-
cided to go back recently.
zation. Mother made a tric of quot;misunder-
Here are some of their experiences.
standingquot; between us, so she managed
I arrived the 7th of february in the evening it too.
to find Chandra, Kathleen and Jayesh at What joy to see so many people getting
the airport of Paramaribo making bandhans easily their realization!!!
for the thunderstorm to stop so that the pla-
ne could land. They were happy that it Next day it was my turn at the local uni-
worked out miraculously so we could hug versity, Chandra could not come but the
each other again with great joy. students all speak English well, no prob-
lem. So 10 more people had their
realization during this program
and we shall come again next
week there. The course of Sahaja
Yoga for new-comers starts next
tuesday and this year I'll try to be
more at the back to be ready to
help if necessary but I'm sure
they will manage.
On Sunday 15th February we are
going to make a havan to estab-
lish the Mahalaxmi principle in
the collective and for them to un-
derstand certain things deeper.
Chandra needs help from the col-
lective, she cannot do everything
alone. After the Shivaratri puja we shall
It is still showering quite a lot, but less and
see if they are ready to go out for giving
less and good for me to adapt to the hot
realization spontaneously in town near
climate. I rent again the ground level in the
the river, let us see.
house of Chandra.
They need to try to know of they can. So
Chandra gives so much for Shri Mataji's
let us see how one can help them grow
work in Suriname. Last year there were
and mature and how Shri Mataji works it
about 25 people who followed the course
for 20 weeks with her, then they stopped
So your precious enlightened attention
as nobody desired that much to pay the
on Suriname collective, all vibratory help
hall for collective meditations but they had
is most welcome and any ideas as well.
one havan and a puja every month, so
Sahaja Yoga activiteiten in Nederland Carl G. Jung on the beauty of Indian dress
Hierbij een overzicht van de lopende cursusactiviteiten in Nederland:
quot;Going with English delegates to an In- The western evening dress is one of the
dian scientific congress in Calcutta, I most obvious symptoms of our sexual
Amsterdam Utrecht / Nieuwegein went from gala dinner to gala dinner and disability: it is made of shamelessness,
• “The real power of women” • Doorlopende meditatieavonden from reception to reception. This way I of exhibitionism, of impotent provocation
Symposium Internationale vrouwendag • Iedere woensdag om 20:00 uur had the opportunity to have some con- and of a ridiculous attempt to make the
Doorlopende lezingen en workshops. Kersegaarde 16 / Naarderbeste 10 versations with the ‘cultivated’ Indian relation between the sexes reasonable
• Zondag 8 maart 2009 Info: Maggie: 030-6052424 women. That was something new for me. and natural.
van 14:00 – 21:00 uur
Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam Duiven Their clothes de- The feminine fashion in
Oosterdokskade 143, Amsterdam • Doorlopende meditatieavonden picted them as true our countries is mostly
• Iedere woensdag om 20:00 uur women. It is the invented by men: one
Amsterdam Info: Petra van Belois: 035-7511079 most proper, most imagines the result with-
• Doorlopende meditatieavonden elegant and at the out effort.
• Iedere vrijdag om 20:00 uur Sneek same time the most
NH Hotel Caransa • Doorlopende meditatieavonden sensible way of They now strive to create
Rembrandtplein 19 dressing that has the image of an adoles-
• Iedere vrijdag om 20:00 uur
ever been imagined cent athletic body, half
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by women. male, half female, with-
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I really hope that account the fact that the
the ‘sexual disease’ Nordic woman already
of the West that presents a regrettable
tries to transform tendency to have a
the women into rough and bony figure.
some sort of clumsy One makes an attempt to
young men, will not unify the sexes instead
be introduced in In- of making their difference
dia, as a result of this hobby called “sci- visible.
entific education’. But the most hideous sight is the one of
women in pants who parade on the deck
It would be a loss for the whole world if of ships! I have often asked myself if
the Indian woman should cease to wear they are aware of their cruel ugliness.
her native costume. India is practically
the only civilized country where one can It is a sad truth, but the European
see on living persons how women can woman, and especially her hopelessly
and should dress. unfitting way of dressing, does not stand
the comparison with the dignity and ele-
The clothes of Indian women express a gance of the Indian woman and her
lot more than the absurd half nudity of dress.
the evening dress of the western woman.
Carl G. Jungquot;
Famous Swiss psychologist 1875-1961
First havan with Shri Mataji in England, 1975