In Memoriam

Honouring and celebrating the lives of sangha friends and family who have passed away. We give thanks to all who have touched our lives so deeply in so many ways.

In Honour of Darshana – Simona Peres

Our beloved Sangha sister, Darshana, passed away peacefully in the evening of 29 December, 2023, in the presence of her family and loved ones.  She had bravely fought cancer for 7 ½ years. In 2021 doctors told her she had 2 months left to live. In true Darshana style she defied this sentence and lived on […]

In Loving Memory of Emmanuelle Deret

Our dear sangha sister Emmanuelle left her body peacefully on Saturday, 2 December. She was at home with her husband, Patrick, and loved ones by her side as she had wished. Emmanuelle put her full heart and attention into everything she did—a pure expression of her great love for Truth. Her warm presence and willingness […]

In Loving Memory of Dhyandas Hans-Jürgen Andresen

We honour our beloved sangha brother Dhyandas, who left his body on Tuesday, 4 July 2023, in the late afternoon. Dhyandas was a dearly loved member of the Sangha whose gentle and humble spirit touched all those around him. His love and devotion to truth was present in everything he was a part of, and […]

In Honour of Yamuna Hila Gay Kajiyama

Our beloved sister, Yamuna, left her body peacefully on Tuesday, 27 September at approximately 12:40pm while in hospital in Japan. Her husband, Dai was by her side while she was passing, reading prayers from The Mala of God and playing music by Shivali as well as a most powerful recording Moojibaba made especially for her that morning, […]

In Loving Memory of Jaya Kate Rupal

16 January 1973 — 8 September 2022 Our dear friend and one of Moojibaba’s close devotees, Jaya Kate Rupal, left the body on Thursday, 8 September at 10.10pm. Jaya was one of Moojibaba’s earliest followers, first meeting him in 2006, and she continued to steadily grow in the heart of his pointings. She often visited […]

In Honour of Queen Elizabeth II

21 April 1926 – 8 September 2022 In Honour and Commemoration of Queen Elizabeth II We would like to pay tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II who passed away peacefully this afternoon at Balmoral Castle in Scotland at the age of 96 after serving as Queen for 70 years. The longest reigning monarch in […]

In Loving Memory of Thomas Hoerttrich

26 March 1939 – 26 August 2022 Thomas was a most beloved member of the Mooji Sangha family. Together with his wife, Satvi, he lived in close contact and communion with the Monte Sahaja Sangha for many years. They continued imbibing Moojibaba’s highest pointings with great earnestness and dedication. Thomas’ presence exuded a warmth and […]


In Loving Memory of our Beloved Yamuna (Malta Ristorucci) 19 June, 1938 – 2 July, 2022 Our dear Yamuna from New York passed away peacefully, in the loving presence of Moojibaba by her side on Zoom on Saturday, 2 July. Yamuna is a dear member of our sangha family and her home in Manhattan was […]


We would like to let you know that our beloved sister, Nanda, left the body peacefully this morning in Alentejo, Portugal. Nanda was one of Moojibaba’s very close disciples and at the heart of the Monte Sahaja family for many years. Nanda was a member of the main construction team but was always ready to […]

In Loving Memory of Helder

Helder Manuel Vilhena Rito 16 May 1960 – 19 February 2022 Dearest Helder, We honour, celebrate and are in deep gratitudefor your presence in our lives and hearts since the early days of Sahaja. Thank you for your quiet kindness and humility,your openness, willingness and boundless dedication,and your artistic sensitivity and joyful spirit. You shaped Monte Sahaja […]

In Loving Memory of Neehar

Peter John Douglass 13 January, 1939 — 4 February, 2022 Our beloved sangha brother, Neehar, passed away today in Australia. Neehar is a deeply cherished member of this family who was at Moojibaba’s side from the very early days of Monte Sahaja, together with his partner, Amari. Through Neehar’s wisdom, Yes! attitude and contagious positivity, […]

Guided Meditation In Honour of Thich Nhat Hanh

In Honour and Celebration of the life of Thich Nhat Hanh, Beloved and Revered Zen Master, 11 October 1926 – 22 January 2022 A most extraordinary spiritual teacher and peace activist, Thich Nhat Hanh touched and inspired millions of lives with his teachings and guidance. Known for his peaceful nature, tender compassion and bright wisdom, […]

In Loving Memory of Anuj Jain

22 May 1974 – 1 May 2021 Our beloved sangha brother, Anuj, sadly left the body early morning on 1 May in Delhi, India. He passed away in the presence of his son, Kartik, and his wife, Pooja, nearby. Anuj had contracted Covid a few weeks ago.  Anuj was a radiant light in this sangha, […]

In Honour of Father Adriano

1 October, 1974 – 6 April, 2021. In Honour and Celebration of the Life of Father Adriano, Priest of São Martinho das Amoreiras. Our cherished priest of São Martinho das Amoreiras, Father Adriano, passed away in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on 6 April, 2021. He had contracted Covid-19 and developed lung complications. Even while he was […]

In honour and celebration of Satya Sophie Dagnachew

15 July, 1976 – 12 February, 2021 Our dearest beloved Satya, We honour your purity of heart and the loving kindness and peace that has always radiated from you. Thank you for uplifting the Sangha with your kindness, grace, humour,  joy and loving service for so many years. Your courage, strength, opennessand steadfastness to Truth are […]

In Commemoration and Honour of Ram Dass

We have learned today of the passing of Ram Dass, whose words and presence have touched the hearts of countless spiritual seekers worldwide. Moojibaba recorded this message in honour and commemoration of Ram Dass’ life and impact. 6 April 1931 – 22 December 2019 “Blessed be Ram Dass, and may what you have shared in […]


15 January, 1984 – 4 October, 2019. Our Beloved Claire,  We honour you and are in full gratitude for the time we were graced by God to share together here in Monte Sahaja these past three years. We honour your lightness, your boundless heart, your selflessness, and your dedication to your team members. We cherish […]

In Honour of Shivani Sharma

1 January 1939 — 13 May 2019 Today, at 1.30 pm (Indian time), Shivani Sharma, beloved daughter of Papaji, left her body peacefully in Delhi, India. She was held in the presence of her loved ones. Moojibaba conveyed his condolences and blessings to the family through Deepankar, Shivani’s son. You came from silence and you […]

In Loving Memory of Florentin Camoin

19 February 1995 – 10 October 2017. Our deep love and condolences go out to the family and friends of Florentin Camoin who left the body this Tuesday, 10 October 2017. Flo is a very beautiful and cherished member of the sangha who contributed with great heart, love and dedication to the Monte Sahaja landcare […]

In Honour of Euphemia Hamilton

2 February 1925 – 8 June 2015. The beloved mother of Moojibaba, Mrs. Euphemia Hamilton, passed away peacefully in Jamaica at 12:45am on 8 June 2015. Dearest Euphemia, we honour and give thanks to you for all you are and have given in this life, most especially for our own master, Moojibaba.We hold you in […]