Voices of Sahaja Yoga

Stories from real people practicing Sahaja as a way of life, as a method of meditation or just as a way to find some relief in this fast paced life.

At a Quiet Courtyard in Ann Arbor


Last week at one of our meetings in Ann Arbor, an attendee shared a beautiful story of how he was helped with the knowledge of meditation during a stressful time. Here it is, with the name changed to protect his identity

Gerald is a graduate student pursuing his PhD at the University of Michigan in Economics. Most days he can handle the stress and juggle the busy schedule that comes along with being a doctoral student. But Someday even a seasoned student like Gerald cannot find a way to juggle all the balls tossed up so quickly by the virtue of his student life.



On the right track

India’s spirituality contributes to the growth of opera singer Larissa Rai

Metro- Larissa

Her Hindi can’t exactly put many of us to shame but the choice of words and the way she uses them impresses nevertheless. Russian Opera singer Larissa Rai, in fact, tries to speak in Hindi as much as possible and can’t fathom the fact that “Indians living in their own country, with their own people don’t converse in their mother tongue”. “Russians can learn Hindi faster and likewise Indians can grasp Russian quickly because Sanskrit and Russian language share many similarities. There are many similar words. When I have to scold my daughter, I deliberately choose Hindi because it’s very soft and diplomatic,” says Larissa.

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