Open Satsang with Mooji

Swami Swatantranand Ashram, Rishikesh, India

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Nothing on this earth or in the heavenly realms can overwhelm or overcome you when you know who you truly are. Your true Self is perfect, complete and unchanging. In Satsang, a gathering in Truth, this discovery is made possible. Welcome to Satsang.

~ Mooji

We are coming to the end of this beautiful season of Open Satsangs in Rishikesh, and very much appreciate your feedback. Many changes that have come over the years arose from feedback we have received. You can find the feedback forms here:

Feedback Form ~ Attended physically in Rishikesh

Feedback Form ~ Participated online


About the Satsangs

We are deeply honoured that Mooji has been invited by Sahaj Samadhi Seva Trust to offer a four week Satsang event in Rishikesh, India, in 2020.

These four weeks of Satsang with Mooji offer a powerful opportunity to be immersed in the energy field of Satsang. The Satsangs are free and open for everyone who is called to discover who they truly are. During Satsang, Mooji speaks with seekers of Truth as they bring forward any burning questions, doubts and testimonies in relation to their search for lasting peace, joy and liberation.

Mooji is a true light in this world, whose presence, wisdom and loving guidance point us to who we are beyond the limitations of our conditioning and identity. In open interactions with this great spiritual Master, seekers of Truth from all backgrounds and traditions are introduced to the direct path to freedom through self-inquiry and The Invitation—which is proving to be one of the most effective aids for true and lasting Self-discovery.

Universal in his appeal, Mooji’s wisdom, compassion, openness and humour profoundly touch the hearts of those who meet him, thereby inspiring each one to find within themselves the deep peace, love and silence they recognise in him. Every human being has this eternal purity inside, and in Satsang it is being unveiled.

Satsang Season
Satsangs begin on Wednesday, 12 February and are free and open to all. Satsangs are generally scheduled from Wednesday to Sunday (not Monday or Tuesday) from 10:00 – 12:00. This may change so please check the Schedule section below for updates. Everyone attending Satsang must arrange their own food and accommodation.

If you would like to help before or during the Satsang season you can find more information on the Sahaj Samadhi Seva Trust website in the section About: Schedule, Location & Helping.

Important Guidelines

Satsang with Mooji is for those who are genuinely drawn to Self-discovery. This environment is not for the merely curious, but for those with a sincere and wholehearted commitment to Self-discovery. It is possible to attend any or all of the Satsangs throughout the season.

We highly recommend that everyone who is considering attending first watch these videos: 
An Invitation to Freedom
A Simple & Profound Introduction to Self-Inquiry
A Direct Introduction to Perfect Presence

By attending Open Satsang with Mooji in Rishikesh you agree to the following guidelines:

  • Approach each Satsang with the understanding that it is not a casual gathering—it is for those earnestly seeking Self-realisation in this life.
  • Mooji deeply appreciates your questions concerning Truth. You are encouraged to come forward in Satsang as though this is your highest opportunity for freedom. Please understand and respect that it is only during Satsang that Mooji invites questions—he will not receive questions afterwards.
  • Respect the silence inside the hall and on the premises at all times and arrive and leave quietly. Please take all social interaction outside the gate.
  • Culturally in India it is essential to dress modestly, especially in an ashram and holy city such as Rishikesh. We ask those attending Satsang to respect this and to dress in a way that is in harmony with the local way of life. Shoulders, chest, buttocks and knees should be covered. Clothing should be loose and not transparent.
  • Please do not take photos or videos inside the Ashram. We have a designated photography and recording team that will make photos and Satsang broadcasts available on Photos with Mooji and Mooji TV.
  • Switch off your mobiles phones or tablets completely during Satsang. Even a muted phone can interfere with the sound.
  • By admission to Open Satsang with Mooji you agree to have your voice or image recorded which may be used for the sharing of Satsang on DVD, mp3, the Internet and other media. All recorded material will be used to serve Satsang only and will be treated with the utmost sensitivity and respect.
  • Please avoid bringing a bag to the Ashram unless you really need one.
    Before entering the premises, there will be a security check of all bags, as well as random body checks. This is requested / required by the local authorities for the safety of everyone present.
    If you do bring a bag, it should be no larger than 25 x 25 x 10 cm. Large bags are not permitted inside the Ashram and you will need to leave them outside the hall. Please note that we cannot provide secure storage for large bags. Check your bag size here.
  • Glass bottles and glass thermoses are not allowed in the hall.
  • Satsang is not a replacement for any therapy or other medical treatment or diagnosis. If you are currently receiving or have previously received any medical treatment or therapy for issues related to mental health, Satsang may not be suitable for you. If you have a history of serious mental health conditions, it is not advisable to attend the Open Satsang program without ensuring it is reasonably safe to do so. Please check with a specialist healthcare practitioner whether attending the Open Satsang program is suitable for you at this time. More information can be found here.
  • Your safety is of utmost importance. Do not walk alone at night or accept rides from strangers, especially if you are a woman. More information can be found on the Sahaj Samadhi Seva Trust website under Health & Safety.
  • For any practical queries you can go to the Information Desk located at the main entrance of the Ashram throughout the Satsang season.


Swami Swatantranand Ashram
स्वामी स्वातंत्रनंद आश्रम, ऋषिकेश
(opposite Swami Dayananda Ashram)
Shisham Jhari, Muni-ki-reti
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Open Satsang with Mooji will be held at Swami Swatantranand Ashram, which is located between Ram Jhula and Rishikesh town centre.

About Rishikesh
Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas on the banks of the sacred Ganga River, Rishikesh has been a centre of spiritual and religious activities since ancient times. Rishi, meaning ‘seer’, was a name given to monks living in caves in the surrounding hills, the holy men to whom the Vedas (Hindu scriptures) were originally revealed.

Today, Rishikesh is known as the world capital of yoga. It is home to many internationally renowned ashrams and countless meditation, yoga and spiritual courses.

For practical information about travelling to India and around Rishikesh, as well as important information about health and safety, please visit the Sahaj Samadhi Seva Trust website.

Ways to Join

There are two ways to participate in the Open Satsangs with Mooji in Rishikesh. You can come to the event to be in Mooji’s physical presence, or you can join the free live Internet broadcast through Mooji TV.

Joining physically at Swami Swatantranand Ashram in Rishikesh 
Being in the physical presence of a living Master and fully immersing yourself in the energy field of Satsang is a powerful opportunity. The Satsangs are free and open to all, and it is not possible to reserve seating in advance. Please see the Schedule section below for more information about the daily entrance flow.

Watching online via live Internet broadcast  
If you are unable to attend physically at Rishikesh, joining via live Internet broadcast is an excellent alternative. You can watch the live broadcasts and the recordings on Mooji TV. For Mooji there is no separation, no distance to those joining online and he sees absolutely no hindrance or disadvantage to your awakening in attending in this way.

We very much appreciate your feedback. Many changes that have come over the years arose from feedback we received. You can find the feedback forms here:
Feedback Form for those who attended physically in Rishikesh
Feedback Form for those who participated online

If you would like to help before or during the Satsang season you can find more information on the Sahaj Samadhi Seva Trust website in the section About: Schedule, Location & Helping.


The schedule and all timings are subject to change, so please check this page regularly.

12 February – 8 March
Wednesday – Sunday (no Satsang on Monday and Tuesday)

Daily Schedule
8:00 – 10:00   Ashram gate is open (please be on time!)
9:15 – 9:45  ‘An Invitation to Freedom’ audiobook is played
10:00 – 12:00  Satsang with Mooji

Important! Satsangs vary in duration, usually running between 1.5 – 2.5 hours, but also occasionally longer or shorter. Everyone attending Satsang must arrange their own food and accommodation. The Satsangs are free and open to all. It is possible to attend any or all of the Satsangs throughout the season. 

Bhajans with Jai Sahaja!
Saturday, 7 March, 18:30 – 20:00 IST
Gate opens at 17:30
Find out more here


Additional Information about Entrance for Satsang
We are using a lottery system for entrance to the Satsang Hall. We have found this to be the best way of removing the need for anyone to arrive early to queue.

  • The gate opens at 8:00.
  • The lines fill up until 8:45.
  • When the bell rings everyone must be inside the queuing area.
  • The lottery begins; the person in the first row of each line draws a number.
  • Each line will then enter the hall in the order that has been selected by the lottery.
  • Anyone who is not inside the lottery queue area by 8:45 will wait in a separate queue until after the lines have entered.


The intention is to offer live simultaneous translation of the Satsang sessions in several languages. Currently we are offering translation in French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Hindi. Other languages will also be offered wherever possible. 

Attending physically in Rishikesh:
Bring your smartphone and earphones, and download the app VLC for Android or VLC for Mobile on your phone before you arrive at the ashram.

Joining the live broadcast on Mooji TV:
Go to Mooji TV and click on your language flag on top of the page. On each language page we will post the next available date with translation in this language.

Travel & Accommodation

Important Health Announcement! Please read this information about the recent outbreak of the new coronavirus.

You can find practical information about Travel & Accommodation on the Sahaj Samadhi Seva Trust website. It also shares some important information about Health & Safety, as well as some general tips to make your time in Rishikesh more comfortable.

Connecting on Facebook
You can connect with fellow travellers who are attending Satsang with Mooji through this event page on Facebook: Satsang with Mooji — Rishikesh 2020.

Please use your discernment and take all appropriate care and precautions when using social media, especially if arranging to share rides etc. This Facebook page is offered to make your planning and travel easier, and does not constitute an endorsement of any of the individuals using the page.


Your kind support helps to make this Satsang season in Rishikesh free and open for all to attend and watch online on Mooji TV and our YouTube Channel.

If you wish to contribute towards this India season and the sharing of Satsang with Moojibaba, you are welcome to make a donation here.

The most important thing in life is to wake up to who you truly are. You are not merely a personal being; you are the living spirit of Truth. You are the light of consciousness revealing all. You are the perceiving presence devoid of desire and attachment. You are the wisdom and love that shines from the source of existence. You are unborn Awareness.

~ Mooji