is that state of deep peace which occurs when the mind is calm,
silent yet completely alert. The real power of meditation lies
also in its capacity to take us to a higher state of awareness
that will help us fulfill our true human potential in every
Sahaja Yoga meditation, one can experience the benefits such
Improved health and strengthened immune system
stress, anxiety and irritability
and concentration in studies or at the workplace
negative and self-destructive habits and lifestyle
of one's self-esteem and self-confidence
of communication skills leading to more enriched relationships
in all areas
of one's human awareness to a new dimension of collective
consciousness, enabling the individual
to feel the state of his own energies and of others
divisive patterns which can lead to disharmony between individuals,
communities, races and cultures
Illnesses and ailments arise due to imbalances of the subtle
energy system. Through Sahaja Yoga, one awakens the dormant
primordial energy Kundalini and it starts enlightening the
subtle energy centres (chakras) within you. You can then heal,
correct, balance and nourish the subtle energy centres (chakras)
through simple cleansing techniques taught in Sahaja Yoga.
As you become more centered and balanced, your state of health
improves and you become more immune to illnesses. As Shri
Mataji Herself says, "Once you are properly established,
you don't have to worry about your health at all."
benefits of Sahaja Yoga have been documented by medical doctors
and psychologists, and confirmed by clinical studies and research.
Many have also cured themselves of ailments such as high blood
pressure, asthma, epilepsy, diabetes, cancer etc.
Another obvious benefit that is gained from Sahaja Yoga is
that one sleeps better, deeper and awake more refreshed in
the morning. Many people suffer from insomnia or unsatisfactory
sleep, which they blame on everything from weather to bad
bedsprings. In fact, a lot of it can simply be put down to
a busy mind, not letting go of the past day's events, or worrying
about planning for tomorrow. Through Sahaja Yoga, one can
begin to live and sleep in the present.
Shri Mataji in her book, "Stress Management through Sahaja
Yoga" explains the relationship between the nervous system
and the emotional, physical and mental health. According to
her, the left and right sympathetic nervous systems correspond
to our Yin (our emotions, desires and the past) and Yang energies
(our action and futuristic thinking) respectively. Stress
is a product of imbalance between the two energies, as well
as an overworked and over-exhausted sympathetic nervous system.
Yoga, one can learn to balance these two energies and enjoy
a more balanced state of living - staying alert yet be peaceful
The awakening of the dormant spiritual energy Kundalini brings
about improvements and positive changes in our personality.
With practice, one will discover that many innate qualities
of our energy centres (chakras) manifesting and expressing
in one's life. We become automatically very dynamic, creative,
confident and at the same time very humble, loving and compassionate.
Many individuals, who practice Sahaja Yoga, also discover
their own innate talents and potential in many areas (e.g.
art, music, public speaking etc) and gradually develop them
to levels they never imagined possible before.
of meditation also improves one's mental focus, concentration
and energy levels. With a calm yet alert mind, it is no wonder
the practitioners of Sahaja Yoga take on an air of confidence
in dealing with life's challenges