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PAPAJI JAYANTI

“I myself must give the highest honour and reverence to Satguru Papaji. Were it not for Papaji, none of us would be here right now. The Sangha of Monte Sahaja and the wider Sangha that is spread around the world, we are all children of Papaji. Mighty Satguru! It was by Grace and destiny that somehow, unbeknown to me at the time, my steps were being drawn, that these feet would take this head to this Master’s feet.” ~ Moojibaba Today, October 13, is Papaji Jayanti, the birthday of Sri HWL Poonja — Papaji — most beloved Master of Moojibaba and one of the greatest and most revered sages of our time.   We give thanks for our divine fortune to meet you through our Master, Moojibaba—to meet and merge in the same pure awareness, wisdom and light of the Supreme Self. Eternal gratitude and veneration to you, beloved Papaji.  ~~~ In celebration of this auspicious day, we are delighted to share We Take Papaji's Darshan Today—Silent Sitting with Moojibaba which took place in the morning and Bhajans with Jai Sahaja! Jai Papaji! WE TAKE PAPAJI'S DARSHAN TODAY — SILENT SITTING with MOOJI https://youtu.be/DmpjXQL35qY BHAJANS with JAI SAHAJA! (concert begins at 16:35) https://youtu.be/E1e7aXgcMZ8

A TRIBUTE TO TIRU ~ SHORT FILM

This stunningly atmospheric and touching film is imbued with the power, beauty and presence of the holy mountain known as Arunachala and the bustling town of Tiruvannamalai in the South of India. Tiruvannamalai, and in particular Arunachala became known around the world as the earthly abode of countless Sadhus, Mahatmas and great Sages such as Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi—the Sage of Arunachala, and Sri Yogi Ramsuratkumar—the Godchild of Tiruvannamalai who Moojibaba had the good fortune to meet.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0qxV0IsKmY A Tribute to Tiru shares the story of Moojibaba, a renowned and much loved spiritual teacher as he returns to Tiruvannamalai after many years sharing Satsang around the world. This short and inspiring film documents a remarkable journey of a heart-warming homecoming and the deep connection Moojibaba has with this powerful place, its honoured Sages and people. Seekers of Truth from all parts of the world are drawn to Tiruvannamalai and the mystical and majestic presence of Mount Arunachala, said to be the physical embodiment of Lord Shiva on Earth. Sri Ramana Maharshi refers to the holy mountain as ‘the Spiritual Heart of the world’. It is also lovingly known as the ‘hill of wisdom’ and is a potent centre of pilgrimage especially for non-dual seekers of Truth. Tiruvannamalai attracts countless pilgrims each year. Walking clockwise around this sacred mountain (Giri Pradakshina), is believed to be one of the most auspicious spiritual practices for seekers of Liberation (Moksha).  Moojibaba first travelled to Tiruvannamalai in early 1994. On his second visit in 2005, he spontaneously began sharing Satsang after being approached by seekers drawn to his peaceful and loving presence. Over the course of the following 7 years, thousands of seekers travelled to attend Satsangs with Mooji at the foot of Arunachala. Tiruvannamalai thus became the birthplace of Moojibaba’s Satsangs in India. His love and deep connection to this sacred place and its people transports us right into the heart and soul of Arunachala Shiva through this extraordinary film. Special links: Terre de Hommes CORE Trust (Maya Children’s Home)Soulfree (Spinal injury education, support and rehabilitation) Sri Ramana MaharshiYogi Ramsuratkumar Music: “Om Arunachala (live)” by Omkara “Sahaja Shiva” by Mahababa “Lokah Samastha Sukhino Bhavantu” by Michael Done, performed by Krishnabai, Omkara and Tara "Sri Arunachala Aksharamanamalai" by Sri Ramana Maharshi, singers unknown. The chant can be found here. “Shower of Grace” by Omkara “Bhajans by Amma” and “Ulagathinadhara” sung by Amma & devotees "Avadhuta" by Kabir, sung by Meera  “Chants of Yogi Ramsuratkumar” by Ma Devaki and Sangha “In the Now” by Omraj and Deva Priya “Om Arunachala (instrumental)” by Omkara, performed by Gotama and Brahmdev  A selection of the above songs can be found through Mooji Mala Music. Sound editing by Sadhu Om

Online Weekend Retreat ~ 25-27 September

Français | Pусский | Español | Italiano | PortuguêsThis 3-day Online Weekend Retreat with Mooji is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in the energy-field of Satsang through the guidance and presence of a great spiritual Master. In this online-only format, participants join via live broadcast on Mooji TV and have the opportunity to bring forward their burning questions by writing letters and engaging with Mooji on Zoom. During Satsang, Mooji guides, challenges and responds to questioners with wisdom, love, humour and searing honesty. Through Mooji’s presence and direct pointings to Truth, the unfading love, joy and peace that so many are searching for are revealed to be our very nature and Self.Find out more about the Online Weekend Retreat here. “Behind the person lies the Infinite Self. In Satsang you discover this.” ~ Mooji

SRI H.W.L POONJA ‘PAPAJI’ MAHASAMADHI

13 October 1910 — 6 September 1997 Reverent salutations and gratitude to Papaji, Mooji’s master, whose profound wisdom and guidance has brought so many seekers and lovers of Truth to discover who or what they truly are—pure Awareness, the Self Supreme. Thank you Papaji for bringing your loving presence to this world and delivering us to the light of consciousness through the grace of our spiritual master, Moojibaba. CHANTING FOR PAPAJIA special kirtan event is being offered by Papaji devotees from all around the world in honour of Papaji’s Mahasamadhi. This 8 hour event starts today, Sunday, 6 September at 15.00 CET and will be streamed live on the One Mantra Facebook page. A group of musicians from Monte Sahaja will be offering kirtans from 20.30 – 21.00 CET. ~“The most holy association is to Be as you are. This is Freedom. This is beyond imagination, very new and very fresh. So just keep Quiet. Do not think. It is you. It is you. Don't stir a thought, and if a thought comes, let it, don't waver, don't doubt your majesty. It is so simple. The one who has It will know that they have done it. When you are quiet it is Beauty, Joy and Stillness. It is effortless. Effort is to disturb your mind, effort is playing with corpses in the graveyard. Just contemplate that which is always silence. Go to the Source. Do not believe anything, simply stay quiet and return home and do not rest until you are there. Peace is only available when there is no “I” and you need an “I” to do practice. The secret to Bliss is to stop the search, stop thinking, stop not-thinking, and keep Quiet. The best practice is to Know “Who am I.” You are Brahman, know this. If you want to do anything, just Always adore Self.”  ~Papaji [quote_section quote="Beloved Papaji Prostrations at the feet of my Master, The embodiment of Grace, wisdom and love; The light of whose presence dispels all doubts and delusion, thus establishing the mind in its original state —Unborn Awareness. ~ Mooji" left_brush="yes"]

Monte Sahaja—Centre for Self-Realisation

Recently, Moojibaba shared that he wishes Monte Sahaja to be known as Monte Sahaja Centre for Self-Realisation. This brought a striking clarity to the work that he is doing and the core of all that unfolds in Monte Sahaja. The resident sangha immediately resonated with and embraced this. Monte Sahaja is the embodiment of Moojibaba’s teachings and presence. Since its birth in 2010, it continues to flourish as a bedrock for earnest seekers wishing to immerse themselves deeply in Moojibaba’s pointings. It is a spiritual environment charged with a natural sense of inner spaciousness, a tangible peace, a kind of mystical sweetness and love.  Monte Sahaja is a field of pure consciousness-Awareness. The word Sahaja is a Sanskrit term, meaning the natural state of Being. Those who visit often share that they feel as though they have stepped into a field of ‘innerness’, an effortless feeling of pure presence, harmony and grace. This is an unusual phenomenon that often surprises newcomers; however, it is a common experience for the many who spend time on the land.  The heartbeat of Monte Sahaja is Self-realisation. This is Moojibaba’s single focus—his heart-work and joy. Occasionally, people curious to know what is happening on the land ask, ‘What kind of place is this? Is it a monastery, a temple, a place of worship, an ashram or a place for meditation and yoga?’ For quite some time, the term ashram was felt to be the closest description of Monte Sahaja, due to our spiritual connection with India. Mooji’s own master is Papaji, the revered Indian sage. Mooji also would frequently travel to India to share Satsang in response to the requests of his many Indian disciples.  One morning recently, when walking in the forest, the question was asked, ‘What is Monte Sahaja about?’ Moojibaba spontaneously declared, ‘Monte Sahaja is a centre for Self-realisation. Nothing else.’ From then on, upon recognising the clarity of this statement, we at Monte Sahaja embraced this new title of Centre for Self-Realisation. This change in terminology has brought a renewed focus and vigour for the high opportunity that Monte Sahaja offers, and itself dispels any ambiguity or misconceptions about Monte Sahaja and Moojibaba’s work. We are pleased to share this update about Monte Sahaja—Centre for Self-Realisation with our friends and sangha worldwide. As Moojibaba continues to emphasise, Sahaja is not merely a physical place but a deep inner recognition inside one’s own Being.

Live Music Broadcast — Chant Sahaja!

We will have a special live music broadcast on Sunday 16 August. All are welcome to join this joyful free offering on Mooji TV. Chant Sahaja! Traditional chants and bhajans, an uplifting call and response singing of different names of God—the Supreme Self Sunday, 16 August at 17:00 Lisbon time on the ‘Live’ page on Mooji TV. All are invited to sing, to dance or simply sit and enjoy the potent spiritual atmosphere You can find beautiful Chant Sahaja music videos, as well as an abundance of music emanating from the heart of Satsangon our Mooji Mala Music channel. More about Chant Sahaja These authentic traditional chants and bhajans from the Monte Sahaja Sangha are a joyful call and response chanting and singing of different names of God—the Supreme Self. The ancient Krishna Mahamantra, considered to be a potent aid to spiritual liberation, is at the heart of this offering. Chant Sahaja was inspired by a small temple in Rishikesh where Krishna and Rama songs are sung in a simple, traditional manner all day. Moojibaba very much enjoyed the simplicity and unpretentious quality of this chanting, giving rise to Chant Sahaja as part of the daily program at Monte Sahaja. Master's grace to you and see you on the screen! With love, Mooji TV team

Joyful New Music Album ~ I Am That! by Kamau Georges

A vibrant and uplifting celebration of Truth being discovered inside the heart. Witty, light-hearted and immensely joyful, Kamau's music is a bliss arrow that shoots straight to the heart and infuses itself inside one’s entire body and being. These happy offerings are a blend of Indian, Afro-Caribbean and Virgin Island music styles, and take you on a lyrical and musical journey towards spiritual freedom in a playful way.Available on all major online platforms such as iTunes and Spotify, and on a ‘pay as you feel’ basis from the Mooji Sangha Shop. [brush_button text='Find out more' url='https://mooji.org/music/kamau-i-am-that'] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aF_WibR4X7c "This music is very fresh, direct and playful, yet deep at the same time. It is childlike and so full of happiness. And Kamau is very much like this:his presence exudes love, Truth and God’s joyous Grace. May this refreshing music bring much happiness and profound reflectionand be a real gift to the world for it is full of joy, full of power, full of the love and the light-filled spirit of Kamau."~ Mooji

PURE AWARENESS — I AM ~ Mooji Mantra

Knowing that many spiritual seekers struggle with mind attacks and mind storms, Moojibaba felt to offer a simple but effective mantra which could still the mind and bring it back to its source. This mantra is a direct reminder of your true Self and natural state — peace, joy, and effortless silence. The Pure Awareness – I Am Mantra is available in a few different forms, with something to suit every seeker: MOOJI TV - A Peaceful Mind in 5 Minutes A Peaceful Mind in 5 Minutes is a beautiful and potent introduction to the Pure Awareness – I Am Mantra. This video features Moojibaba speaking about the mantra, followed by the chant for 5 minutes. SAHAJA EXPRESS - 15 minute video Sahaja Express offers a longer, 15-minute version of Pure Awareness – I Am for those who wish to dive deeper. The 5-minute version is also available here. MOOJI SANGHA SHOP - ‘pay as you feel’ downloadable album Pure Awareness – I Am is available in the Mooji Sangha Shop as a 3-track audio album. It includes the Introduction by Moojibaba, the 5-minute version and the 15-minute version of the mantra, providing something for everyone and allowing you to immerse yourself in this mantra wherever you are,  whenever you wish. This album is offered on a ‘pay as you feel’ basis. You can pay any amount (or no amount, if you wish), whatever you feel from your heart to contribute. You can find the downloadable album here. We hope you enjoy this powerful mantra and experience the power of it deeply.

Happy Guru Purnima!

In celebration of Guru Purnima, we are happy to share the powerful Guided Meditation, Glory to the Supreme, that was offered this morning in Monte Sahaja, the Center for Self-Realisation in Portugal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57HdPuogGGs Guru Purnima is an auspicious day to honour, celebrate and express our deep gratitude for the immense blessing of the Guru. The word ‘Guru’ has Sanskrit origins, meaning ‘the dispeller of darkness’, and such a one is a light unto this world. We embrace this day to acknowledge our great fortune of sharing this lifetime with our beloved MoojibabaGuru Purnima has ancient roots and is celebrated by several traditions around the world: the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist communities celebrate with great love and joy, paying respect to their guru. Moojibaba often speaks about the significance of the Guru for Self-realisation.  “The Guru is that being who is removing darkness, ignorance. He or she is not a giver of light or truth. The light is already there as the core of our being. The master is simply dispelling the darkness, and revealing the Self that is timelessly presentand yet overlooked for so long. And he has the power, grace and compassion to make this happen. The term Guru also means the real Self or one who is awake to his true nature as the Supreme Being. The Guru is one with reality. The Guru is identical with your own real nature. Therefore, your true Self and Guru are one.”~ Moojibaba

New Music Albums – Chant Sahaja

These two powerful live music albums are a joyful Kirtan—a call and response chanting of the various names of God, the Supreme Self. Praises To The SupremeThe seven sacred chants on Praises to the Supreme, are infused with the powerful love for Truth and veneration to the Supreme Lord of the Universe in its many manifestations—Shiva, Parvati, Narayana, Ram, Krishna, Gurudev. Find out more. Krishna BhajansAt the heart of this collection of five sacred chants from Monte Sahaja is the Krishna Mahamantra, considered to be an ancient and powerful aid to liberation. Find out more. The Birth of Chant SahajaChant Sahaja is inspired by the spontaneous and heart-infused spiritual music from the villages and temples of India. Some years ago while walking along the banks of the Ganga river in Rishikesh, Moojibaba was struck by the simple and joyous sound of authentic Bhajans emanating from a small temple nearby. Arriving at the temple he sat quietly in a corner of the humble building. His heart became filled with the sweet chants of Lord Krishna’s name. As he walked back towards his home, a powerful desire arose inside his heart to bring this soulful music and its spiritual atmosphere to Monte Sahaja where he lives with his close disciples. And so was born Chant Sahaja, which has become an intrinsic part of daily life at Monte Sahaja—the Center for Self-Realisation in Portugal.  Be immersed in the energy and power of authentic, spontaneous Bhajans from the heart and soul of Sahaja! Much love and gratitude,Mooji Sangha

Online Weekend Retreat ~ 26-28 June 2020

This 3-day Online Retreat with Mooji is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in the energy-field of Satsang through the guidance and presence of a great spiritual Master. In this online-only format, participants join via Live Broadcast on Mooji TV and have the opportunity to bring forward their burning questions about genuine self-discovery by writing letters and engaging with Mooji on Zoom. Mooji guides, challenges and responds to questioners with wisdom, love, humour and searing honesty. Through Mooji’s presence and direct pointings to Truth, the unfading love, joy and peace that so many are searching for are revealed to be our very nature and Self. Find out more about the Online Weekend Retreat here. “Behind the person lies the Infinite Self.In Satsang you discover this.”~ Mooji

New Meditations & New Shop

We are delighted to share a beautiful new collection of six Meditations with Mooji selected for their clarity and potency. These powerful pointings infused with Moojibaba’s love and wisdom bring the earnest seeker swiftly into the natural effortless space of the Self. “Be here completely, in the heart of your own self.It is not a picture, it has no shape, it is beyond time.Here is the birthplace of love and peace.”~ Mooji These meditations have been beautifully mastered from live recordings, and come in different formats: ~ Guided Meditations with originally composed music ~ Silent Sittings ~ Guided Meditations (no music)~ Master Pointing to Awakening Welcome to our New Mooji Sangha Shop We are also pleased to be launching our new and improved online Mooji Sangha Shop. The feedback that we have received over the years has given rise to a simpler, more beautiful home for these and many other offerings. In celebration of the launch, we are offering 10% off all products until 5 June, 2020. Much love,Mooji Team