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Benefits of Sahaja Yoga:

Social Benefits

Health Benefits

Agricultural Benefits

Medical Benefits

Stress Management

Social Benefits
Sahaja Yoga has a beneficial impact on every aspect of a person's life - that is mental, physical,
material, emotional and spiritual life. A rejuvenated human being finds unknown depths of
energy and creativity to better his living conditions; and to lead a more meaningful life. The
practice of Sahaja Yoga makes a person calm and collected and able to cope more easily and
effectively with the strains and stresses of life. It not only prevents but also cures the
innumerable diseases which are the outcome of modern day living - such as high blood pressure,
heart diseases, diabetes, mental disorders ,etc. There is increasing medical proof of the curative
powers of Sahaja Yoga as per many experiments conducted. Its ability to cure alcoholism,
smoking and drug addiction has been established beyond doubt. Sahaja Yoga has also cured
several cases of paralysis ,epilepsy, cancer and asthma among other diseases.
By bringing about an inner transformation of human beings, the benefits of Sahaja Yoga
accrue not only to the individual but also to society, to the nation and ultimately to the
entire humanity. Sahaja Yoga brings about integration of all the major religions of the
world.
What is special and unique about Sahaja Yoga?
1. Sahaja Yoga is not merely philosophical, but an experience first
and philosophy later.

2. It is a simple system in which Self Realisation i.e., the union with


your Divine Self takes place spontaneously.

3. The process of Kundalini awakening is done enmasse by Shri

Mataji in Her public programs.

4. Sahaja yoga can be practiced by everyone irrespective of one's


caste ,creed, race, religion and nationality ,etc. Sahaja Yoga is
now practiced worldwide, in as many as 90 nations.

5. Sahaja Yoga is based on experience and not obtruse philosophy.


It seeks to clarify than mystify. It provides a real basis for a
verification of its claims.

6. Based on Vibratory Awareness which can be attained after Self


Realisation and establishment in Sahaja meditation, the seeker
can judge for himself the truth.

7. It has no rituals, no do's and don'ts but the practitioner of Sahaja


Yoga automatically gives up all bad habits and starts leading a
Dharmic life.
Just as one light enlightens another, in the same way one can enlighten many i.e.,
through the grace of Shri Mataji the self realized person can give realization to other
seekers.

Day to Day Benefits of Sahaja Yoga


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Health Benefits
Her
Holiness
Shri
Mataji
says
in
her
own
words...
"To cure patients is very simple. If a tree is sick and if you try to cure the leaves, then it will not
work. If you become subtle and cure the roots, then it will work out. If we can get to the roots,
then we nurture their centres and achieve the balance that would make every thing so wonderful,
through the connection with the energy called 'kundalini' .
Latest Scientific experiments prove that regular Sahaja Yoga meditation can prevent various
physical and mental disorders e.g.: hypertension, angina, heart attack, bronchial asthma,
epilepsy, aplastic anemia and hemiplegia, leukemia, cancer, diabetes, spondylites, depression,
anxiety and neurosis and migraine.
All the problems of the human beings are because of their chakras. Some how if you
can cure these chakras or put them right, all our problems can be solved.
Asthma has been cured through Sahaja Yoga very easily. All liver patients are getting rid of
diseases through the regular meditation. Mainly diabetes is caused due to too much thinking.
Sahaja yoga helps diabetics patients to achieve the balance.

Agricultural Benefits

Just as after self-realization in Sahaja Yoga, the Kundalini energy gets activated in the human
body leading to the connection of human consciousness with the omnipresent paramchaitanya,
that takes care of the complete existence and which is addressed in different forms and different
languages across the world, leading to a higher quality of living, similarly if this divine energy is
channelised in agriculture, the benefits are enormous. Farmers are especially the biggest
beneficiaries of this gift by Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi as they expend much physical effort and
have to face many unforeseen natural calamities.
Sahaja yoga has been successfully tried and tested to provide extraordinary agricultural
production and livestock quality in various countries. Through the harmonization of individual
with paramchaitanya, many Sahaja yogis associated with agriculture have shown, that it is
possible to achieve:

Higher food production

Better growth of plants

Protection against natural


calamities

Improved quality of cattle


feed

Robust health of cattle

Increased milk production

And all this has happened without any extra money being invested. Sahaja yoga, the gift of Shri
Mataji Nirmala Devi to this earth, is not only limited to the prosperity of the mankind but to
living
forms
of
all
kinds.
Research on benefits of Sahaja yoga in agriculture has been performed by Maharana Pratap
Agriculture & Tech University , Udaipur . Senior research scientists have successfully proved
that by using seeds invigorated through vibrations, usage of vibrated water for irrigation and
other Sahaja yoga methods, the plant quality & food production has been much higher than the
normal
yield

Extensive research is also being undertaken by co-operative milk producers and the university to
explore the possibility of utilizing the benefits of Sahaja yoga, for increasing milk production.
Bhogpur
Village
:
an
agricultural
island
of
excellence
Near the holy city of Haridwar , in Bhogpur village, a Sahaja yogi has been using the grace of
Shri Mataji to continuously produce extraordinary agricultural output through simple Sahaja
yoga methods. In fact, the whole village has adopted his methods and has become quite popular
in surrounding areas for its high food grain productivity. The vegetable and cattle feed size and
quality is also much higher than that in surrounding villages. The effects have also been extended
by its initiator, Jagpal Singh, in dairy sector, as a result of which the quality and quantity of milk
of the dairy has shown very high improvements. This has also resulted in the dairy being
awarded for having Highest Purity and Quality in the whole district.

Medical Benefits
The New Frontiers of Medical Science
The past century has seen tremendous progress in medical science. The causes and cures of many
diseases have been discovered and utilized for the benefit of the mankind. Cures for polio,
leprosy, TB and many types of early stage cancers have been found and the terror of death they
used to evoke earlier is now eradicated. But it seems that as medical science progressed, so did
the diseases.
New and previously uncommon ailments have now replaced the earlier killers. Common
diseases of the present era like Essential Hypertension (High blood pressure),
Diabetes, Asthma, etc have displayed a resilience to cure and are proving very difficult
to be eradicated. What medical science has offered are temporary measures to ease
out the pain and advise on eating low calorie food, leading a stress-free lifeeven
worship, as they have discovered that such positive changes in lifestyle have had
beneficial effect on the person. What they have failed to address is why these changes
work and how can these changes be made a part of person's daily life? Why does faith
heal?
Is there some way where it can be discovered how these positive changes create
beneficial effect and the source of all such changes found out?
Medical researchers have been traditionally used to the Cartesian view of the human
body as a machine. They have now found themselves facing a totally unchartered
territory as they discover that the origin of modern diseases lies not only in the organ
where the disease inflicts itself, but also in the psychological, biological & social
environment phenomenon of man. The triad of mind matter spirit has emerged as
the ultimate cause and everlasting solution of the medical sufferings of humans. New
studies are focused on their interplay to discover a sustainable cure for our modern

diseases and they have discovered that a balanced mind-matter-spirit triad leads to a
more healthy body and brain.
Healing effects of Sahaja Yoga
The effects of yoga (originating from the Sanskrit word yuj' and meaning to yoke or to
unite as one or to join) on healing human body have been extensively discussed. But
the medical profession has always associated it with alternative medicine, and has thus
not paid enough attention to the significant benefits it has bestowed to its believers.
Yoga in real sense means union of the primordial energy (called Kundalini by ancient
sages, and situated in the triangular bone called sacrum, at the base of spine) with the
All Pervading Cosmic Energy. Yoga has been traditionally practiced for thousands of
years in India and the east but its procedures were believed to be very difficult.
Sahaja Yoga, discovered by Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi, has shown that it is very easy to
practice Yoga and achieve all the benefits associated with it, without any discomfort.
Various researches have been done on its medical benefits, especially by the
Department of Physiology, Lady Hardinge Medical College and associated hospitals,
New Delhi . They have consistently shown the beneficial effects of Sahaja Yoga on the
general health of individuals, various lifestyle related diseases, many psychosomatic
diseases and even some forms of cancer.
Essential

Hypertension

(High

Blood

Pressure)

Relax

&

Enjoy:

Much attention has been devoted to this disease, most prevalent in urban
establishments. It is a silent killer as no symptoms occur in the early stages of this
disease. The progressive increase in the incidence of hypertension in urban areas has
been related to the increasingly difficult environment being faced by the individuals.
Multiple activities now clamour for attention & energy of the individual, leading to a
deteriorating lifestyle. These conditions of psychological stress accumulate over a
period
of
time,
causing
high
blood
pressure.
In the research done at Lady Hardinge Medical College , New Delhi , it was found that,
antihypertensive drugs, when coupled with Sahaja yoga, considerably increased their
efficiency. Once the blood pressure was brought to normal, it was kept within control by
practicing
only
Sahaja
yoga.
Sahaja yoga practice modulates the activities of the autonomic nervous system, and
also decreases the activities of the sympathetic nervous system that is especially active
during psychological stress conditions. Thus it achieves a deep feeling of relaxation,
both mental & physical, causing beneficial effects on hypertensive individuals.
Moreover, if Sahaja Yoga is made a part of everyday life, by people who are prone to
develop hypertension, it could also prevent the onset of the disease as well.

Bronchial

Asthma

Breathe

Free:

Asthma, once a relatively uncommon disease, is now spreading fast with rising pollution
levels and increasing levels of mental strain. As the sufferers have painfully
experienced, emotional stress has an escalating effect on the severity of asthma.
Regular practice of Sahaja yoga meditation has the effect of reducing emotional strain
and eventually completely evaporating it. The person experiences a feeling of security
and thereby the anxiety factor is negated. Sahaja yoga effects on the autonomic
nervous system aid the individual to actually avoid the asthmatic attack. Thus Sahaja
yoga meditation has highly beneficial effects for asthmatic sufferers whether done in
conjunction with drugs or practiced as a complete remedy.
For

One

&

for

All

Besides the above common diseases, Sahaja Yoga has been very successfully employed for
considerable improvements in curing many types of cancers, heart disease, epilepsy &
psychosomatic diseases. Many personal experiences of its practitioners have shown that Sahaja
yoga meditation leads to a highly positive mental and physical state. It has also been associated
with many so-called miraculous' cures, but the only miracle has been the activation of the
Kundalini energy the divine mother, in the individual and his/her complete faith in it & Sahaja
Yoga. It is ultimately the work of the Kundalini energy that nourishes and heals the energy
centres in the body and awakens the super-consciousness of the individual. The positive
psychological platform that is sustained with Sahaja Yoga practice leads to strengthening of
moral
values,
which
is
also
useful
in
combating
AIDS.
The unique gift of Sahaja yoga by Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi to the whole mankind can be felt
and actualized on the nervous system. Its healing effects transcend race, religion, class, age or
any such barriers. It does not charge for healing because in Shri Mataji's words, no individual can
be charged for what he/she already possesses. It is for us all to realize our self and awaken the
potent source of healing power through which we can heal ourselves and even help others.

Stress Management
What
is
stress:
Stress is anything that brings mental and emotional pressure that leads to fear, anxiety, worry,
apprehensions, anger and even excitement and the body responds in a prompt, speedy and
inefficient way. According to medical professionals, 90-95% of illnesses in modern era can be
blamed on psychological forces; 98% headaches originate due to stress and stress also manifests
itself into many other physical ailments like indigestion, acidity and life-killers like heart attacks.
How
stress
develops?
Stress comes in all shapes and sizes, and has become so pervasive, that it seems to
permeate everything and everybody. Stress and Tension occur because of the

uncontrolled flow of thoughts relating to our future or past that keep our mind in constant
turbulence. These thoughts deviate us from working in the present - which only is the
reality. It is usually these thoughts related to our excessive thinking of future and past
which makes us tired and not the hard work.
Effects
of
stress
Stress causes real "wear and tear" on our bodies as we adjust to our continually changing
environment and so it has numerous physical and emotional effects on us.
Physical Symptoms:

Change of facial expression and bodily postures

Withdrawal from social relationships

Low task performance (sometimes its opposite also manifests i.e. high
productivity but which is highly detrimental for our physical and mental health)

Impediment of speech

Sighs & continuous fidgeting

Nervous laughter

All the above symptoms originate because of stress but their causes are also described by their
sufferers & medical experts as:

Anxiety

Worry

Sleeplessness

Emotional Disturbances

Aggression

Tension

Phobic Disorders, etc.

The eventual result of all the symptoms or their causes (as defined by our modern-day terms)
leads to many physical problems like:

Stomach ulcers

Bad heart conditions

Loss of appetite or overeating

Sweating

Headache

Obsessive behaviour such as heavy smoking and drinking and many other
problems

How
to
overcome
stress?
Medical science has nothing to offer to combat the dreadful effects of stress except
tranquilizers, habit forming toxic drugs, etc. Every & any event we face can bring us into
a challenging and a threatening situation. Thus stress is an inner reaction rather than an
outer phenomenon. To be really stress free we have to develop SELF-AWARENESS

The knowledge of our self: Its likes and dislikes, its harmony and conflicts. The key for
gaining self-awareness lies in a process of shifting one's focus from the external
environment to internal makeup, including physical, emotional and spiritual system.
How
to
achieve
Self-Awareness
to
overcome
stress?
Meditation is the best relaxation technique and the accepted solution all over the
world to combat stress effectively. Sahaja Yoga a highly developed and unique system
of meditation that enables the person to reach onto a level of complete self-awareness.
Help
through
Sahaja
Yoga
to
overcome
stress
Sahaja-Yoga works on awakening of primordial energy within us called Kundalini. When
the Kundalini rises and crosses the sixth energy centre, it brings us into a state of
thoughtless-awareness - no distracting thoughts from future or past are bombarding the
mind. All conflicts residing in the mind that create stress, evaporate. We enter into a
state of peace within, remaining completely in the present and aware of everything
around us.
Sahaja-Yoga
meditation
brings
us
into
balance.
As mentioned about the human subtle system, we have a subtle body within us that
consists of seven energy centres and three channels. In our daily life, either one of
these channels can be more active leading to a certain state of our behaviour. If we
move to the right channel, we become overactive, restless, stressed and tense. If we
move to the left channel, we become depressed and lethargic. But if we remain in the
centre channel, we become dynamic, energetic, moral all leading to an integrated
personality. The regular practice of Sahaja-Yoga helps us to activate the centre channel.
Finally, Sahaja-Yoga connects us to the All Pervading power. We become one with the
energy source, which creates, manages and nourishes the nature and is the primal
spring of the energy that is called Kundalini. As we are always connected to the source
of the energy, our energy centres are constantly nourished by this All Pervading power.
So we always remain fresh and cheerful and do not get fatigued, tired and stressed out
and completely enjoy every activity we are involved in.
Medical
Research
on
effects
of
Sahaja
Yoga
on
Hypertension
Medical Research conducted by physiology department of the Lady Hardinge Medical
College, New Delhi, India and Sucheta Kripalani Hospital on varied groups of individual
Sahaja-Yoga meditators has revealed that the practice of Sahaja-Yoga is accompanied
by a decrease in tension, stress, anxiety, depression and hypertension.
These studies were conducted upon 10 people in the age group of 35 to 50. They were
from the department of Physiology and had no previous training in any form of yoga,
meditation. They were given two days training by a qualified Sahaja-Yoga teacher in the
physiology department. Thereafter they practiced it 20 minutes daily, for a few weeks,
under the watchful eyes of the tutor

At fixed intervals doctors studied the effect of Sahaja-Yoga on the heart rate, blood
pressure, the level of the blood lactic acid, VMA in urine, which indicates secretion of
adrenalin by the body and the galvanic skin resistance (GSR), which shows whether the
patients were tensed or relaxed. All 10 were patients of hypertension; some of them
were on drugs. As the Sahaja-Yoga practice progressed, the medicines were reduced
and finally stopped. In the 12 weeks the diastolic blood pressure dropped from the 100
to 80 and the adrenalin flow, also dropped. The GSR in the group changed from 43.9
kohms to 164.7 kohms; Mean level being 103.9 kohms
Many people practicing Sahaja Yoga regularly had already reported empirically what
has now been confirmed by medical research. The outcomes of the research have
shown that practice of Sahaja yoga has had various healing effects on the mind and
body leading to improvements in quality of life. Various other benefits of Sahaja yoga on
all living things including plant growth etc are being considerably researched around the
globe.
Man is the culmination of evolutionary process that has been at work for thousand of
years, and has been given extraordinary powers compared to other living organisms, to
regulate and control the environment around him. But the ultimate frontier, and one
which acts as the source and suffers as the receptor of stress, is the human mind. Shri
Mataji Nirmala Devi has given the mankind a unique gift in form of her discovery of
Sahaja Yoga, which should be utilized fully by the being for achieving peace and
harmony in his/her daily life while remaining free from stress and tensions.

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Benefits of Sahaja Yoga:

Social Benefits

Health Benefits

Agricultural Benefits

Medical Benefits

Stress Management

Social Benefits
Sahaja Yoga has a beneficial impact on every aspect of a person's life - that is mental, physical,
material, emotional and spiritual life. A rejuvenated human being finds unknown depths of
energy and creativity to better his living conditions; and to lead a more meaningful life. The
practice of Sahaja Yoga makes a person calm and collected and able to cope more easily and
effectively with the strains and stresses of life. It not only prevents but also cures the
innumerable diseases which are the outcome of modern day living - such as high blood pressure,
heart diseases, diabetes, mental disorders ,etc. There is increasing medical proof of the curative
powers of Sahaja Yoga as per many experiments conducted. Its ability to cure alcoholism,
smoking and drug addiction has been established beyond doubt. Sahaja Yoga has also cured
several cases of paralysis ,epilepsy, cancer and asthma among other diseases.
By bringing about an inner transformation of human beings, the benefits of Sahaja Yoga
accrue not only to the individual but also to society, to the nation and ultimately to the
entire humanity. Sahaja Yoga brings about integration of all the major religions of the
world.
What is special and unique about Sahaja Yoga?
1. Sahaja Yoga is not merely philosophical, but an experience first
and philosophy later.

2. It is a simple system in which Self Realisation i.e., the union with


your Divine Self takes place spontaneously.

3. The process of Kundalini awakening is done enmasse by Shri


Mataji in Her public programs.

4. Sahaja yoga can be practiced by everyone irrespective of one's


caste ,creed, race, religion and nationality ,etc. Sahaja Yoga is
now practiced worldwide, in as many as 90 nations.

5. Sahaja Yoga is based on experience and not obtruse philosophy.


It seeks to clarify than mystify. It provides a real basis for a
verification of its claims.

6. Based on Vibratory Awareness which can be attained after Self

Realisation and establishment in Sahaja meditation, the seeker


can judge for himself the truth.

7. It has no rituals, no do's and don'ts but the practitioner of Sahaja


Yoga automatically gives up all bad habits and starts leading a
Dharmic life.
Just as one light enlightens another, in the same way one can enlighten many i.e.,
through the grace of Shri Mataji the self realized person can give realization to other
seekers.

Day to Day Benefits of Sahaja Yoga


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h
aj
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Y
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Health Benefits
Her
Holiness
Shri
Mataji
says
in
her
own
words...
"To cure patients is very simple. If a tree is sick and if you try to cure the leaves, then it will not
work. If you become subtle and cure the roots, then it will work out. If we can get to the roots,
then we nurture their centres and achieve the balance that would make every thing so wonderful,
through the connection with the energy called 'kundalini' .
Latest Scientific experiments prove that regular Sahaja Yoga meditation can prevent various
physical and mental disorders e.g.: hypertension, angina, heart attack, bronchial asthma,
epilepsy, aplastic anemia and hemiplegia, leukemia, cancer, diabetes, spondylites, depression,
anxiety and neurosis and migraine.
All the problems of the human beings are because of their chakras. Some how if you
can cure these chakras or put them right, all our problems can be solved.
Asthma has been cured through Sahaja Yoga very easily. All liver patients are getting rid of
diseases through the regular meditation. Mainly diabetes is caused due to too much thinking.
Sahaja yoga helps diabetics patients to achieve the balance.

Agricultural Benefits
Just as after self-realization in Sahaja Yoga, the Kundalini energy gets activated in the human
body leading to the connection of human consciousness with the omnipresent paramchaitanya,
that takes care of the complete existence and which is addressed in different forms and different
languages across the world, leading to a higher quality of living, similarly if this divine energy is
channelised in agriculture, the benefits are enormous. Farmers are especially the biggest
beneficiaries of this gift by Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi as they expend much physical effort and
have to face many unforeseen natural calamities.
Sahaja yoga has been successfully tried and tested to provide extraordinary agricultural
production and livestock quality in various countries. Through the harmonization of individual
with paramchaitanya, many Sahaja yogis associated with agriculture have shown, that it is
possible to achieve:

Higher food production

Better growth of plants

Protection against natural


calamities

Improved quality of cattle


feed

Robust health of cattle

Increased milk production

And all this has happened without any extra money being invested. Sahaja yoga, the gift of Shri
Mataji Nirmala Devi to this earth, is not only limited to the prosperity of the mankind but to
living
forms
of
all
kinds.
Research on benefits of Sahaja yoga in agriculture has been performed by Maharana Pratap
Agriculture & Tech University , Udaipur . Senior research scientists have successfully proved
that by using seeds invigorated through vibrations, usage of vibrated water for irrigation and
other Sahaja yoga methods, the plant quality & food production has been much higher than the
normal
yield
Extensive research is also being undertaken by co-operative milk producers and the university to
explore the possibility of utilizing the benefits of Sahaja yoga, for increasing milk production.
Bhogpur
Village
:
an
agricultural
island
of
excellence
Near the holy city of Haridwar , in Bhogpur village, a Sahaja yogi has been using the grace of
Shri Mataji to continuously produce extraordinary agricultural output through simple Sahaja
yoga methods. In fact, the whole village has adopted his methods and has become quite popular
in surrounding areas for its high food grain productivity. The vegetable and cattle feed size and
quality is also much higher than that in surrounding villages. The effects have also been extended
by its initiator, Jagpal Singh, in dairy sector, as a result of which the quality and quantity of milk
of the dairy has shown very high improvements. This has also resulted in the dairy being
awarded for having Highest Purity and Quality in the whole district.

Medical Benefits
The New Frontiers of Medical Science
The past century has seen tremendous progress in medical science. The causes and cures of many
diseases have been discovered and utilized for the benefit of the mankind. Cures for polio,
leprosy, TB and many types of early stage cancers have been found and the terror of death they
used to evoke earlier is now eradicated. But it seems that as medical science progressed, so did
the diseases.
New and previously uncommon ailments have now replaced the earlier killers. Common
diseases of the present era like Essential Hypertension (High blood pressure),
Diabetes, Asthma, etc have displayed a resilience to cure and are proving very difficult
to be eradicated. What medical science has offered are temporary measures to ease
out the pain and advise on eating low calorie food, leading a stress-free lifeeven
worship, as they have discovered that such positive changes in lifestyle have had
beneficial effect on the person. What they have failed to address is why these changes
work and how can these changes be made a part of person's daily life? Why does faith
heal?
Is there some way where it can be discovered how these positive changes create
beneficial effect and the source of all such changes found out?
Medical researchers have been traditionally used to the Cartesian view of the human
body as a machine. They have now found themselves facing a totally unchartered
territory as they discover that the origin of modern diseases lies not only in the organ
where the disease inflicts itself, but also in the psychological, biological & social
environment phenomenon of man. The triad of mind matter spirit has emerged as
the ultimate cause and everlasting solution of the medical sufferings of humans. New
studies are focused on their interplay to discover a sustainable cure for our modern
diseases and they have discovered that a balanced mind-matter-spirit triad leads to a
more healthy body and brain.
Healing effects of Sahaja Yoga
The effects of yoga (originating from the Sanskrit word yuj' and meaning to yoke or to
unite as one or to join) on healing human body have been extensively discussed. But
the medical profession has always associated it with alternative medicine, and has thus
not paid enough attention to the significant benefits it has bestowed to its believers.
Yoga in real sense means union of the primordial energy (called Kundalini by ancient
sages, and situated in the triangular bone called sacrum, at the base of spine) with the
All Pervading Cosmic Energy. Yoga has been traditionally practiced for thousands of
years in India and the east but its procedures were believed to be very difficult.

Sahaja Yoga, discovered by Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi, has shown that it is very easy to
practice Yoga and achieve all the benefits associated with it, without any discomfort.
Various researches have been done on its medical benefits, especially by the
Department of Physiology, Lady Hardinge Medical College and associated hospitals,
New Delhi . They have consistently shown the beneficial effects of Sahaja Yoga on the
general health of individuals, various lifestyle related diseases, many psychosomatic
diseases and even some forms of cancer.
Essential

Hypertension

(High

Blood

Pressure)

Relax

&

Enjoy:

Much attention has been devoted to this disease, most prevalent in urban
establishments. It is a silent killer as no symptoms occur in the early stages of this
disease. The progressive increase in the incidence of hypertension in urban areas has
been related to the increasingly difficult environment being faced by the individuals.
Multiple activities now clamour for attention & energy of the individual, leading to a
deteriorating lifestyle. These conditions of psychological stress accumulate over a
period
of
time,
causing
high
blood
pressure.
In the research done at Lady Hardinge Medical College , New Delhi , it was found that,
antihypertensive drugs, when coupled with Sahaja yoga, considerably increased their
efficiency. Once the blood pressure was brought to normal, it was kept within control by
practicing
only
Sahaja
yoga.
Sahaja yoga practice modulates the activities of the autonomic nervous system, and
also decreases the activities of the sympathetic nervous system that is especially active
during psychological stress conditions. Thus it achieves a deep feeling of relaxation,
both mental & physical, causing beneficial effects on hypertensive individuals.
Moreover, if Sahaja Yoga is made a part of everyday life, by people who are prone to
develop hypertension, it could also prevent the onset of the disease as well.
Bronchial

Asthma

Breathe

Free:

Asthma, once a relatively uncommon disease, is now spreading fast with rising pollution
levels and increasing levels of mental strain. As the sufferers have painfully
experienced, emotional stress has an escalating effect on the severity of asthma.
Regular practice of Sahaja yoga meditation has the effect of reducing emotional strain
and eventually completely evaporating it. The person experiences a feeling of security
and thereby the anxiety factor is negated. Sahaja yoga effects on the autonomic
nervous system aid the individual to actually avoid the asthmatic attack. Thus Sahaja
yoga meditation has highly beneficial effects for asthmatic sufferers whether done in
conjunction with drugs or practiced as a complete remedy.
For

One

&

for

All

Besides the above common diseases, Sahaja Yoga has been very successfully employed for

considerable improvements in curing many types of cancers, heart disease, epilepsy &
psychosomatic diseases. Many personal experiences of its practitioners have shown that Sahaja
yoga meditation leads to a highly positive mental and physical state. It has also been associated
with many so-called miraculous' cures, but the only miracle has been the activation of the
Kundalini energy the divine mother, in the individual and his/her complete faith in it & Sahaja
Yoga. It is ultimately the work of the Kundalini energy that nourishes and heals the energy
centres in the body and awakens the super-consciousness of the individual. The positive
psychological platform that is sustained with Sahaja Yoga practice leads to strengthening of
moral
values,
which
is
also
useful
in
combating
AIDS.
The unique gift of Sahaja yoga by Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi to the whole mankind can be felt
and actualized on the nervous system. Its healing effects transcend race, religion, class, age or
any such barriers. It does not charge for healing because in Shri Mataji's words, no individual can
be charged for what he/she already possesses. It is for us all to realize our self and awaken the
potent source of healing power through which we can heal ourselves and even help others.

Stress Management
What
is
stress:
Stress is anything that brings mental and emotional pressure that leads to fear, anxiety, worry,
apprehensions, anger and even excitement and the body responds in a prompt, speedy and
inefficient way. According to medical professionals, 90-95% of illnesses in modern era can be
blamed on psychological forces; 98% headaches originate due to stress and stress also manifests
itself into many other physical ailments like indigestion, acidity and life-killers like heart attacks.
How
stress
develops?
Stress comes in all shapes and sizes, and has become so pervasive, that it seems to
permeate everything and everybody. Stress and Tension occur because of the
uncontrolled flow of thoughts relating to our future or past that keep our mind in constant
turbulence. These thoughts deviate us from working in the present - which only is the
reality. It is usually these thoughts related to our excessive thinking of future and past
which makes us tired and not the hard work.
Effects
of
stress
Stress causes real "wear and tear" on our bodies as we adjust to our continually changing
environment and so it has numerous physical and emotional effects on us.
Physical Symptoms:

Change of facial expression and bodily postures

Withdrawal from social relationships

Low task performance (sometimes its opposite also manifests i.e. high
productivity but which is highly detrimental for our physical and mental health)

Impediment of speech

Sighs & continuous fidgeting

Nervous laughter

All the above symptoms originate because of stress but their causes are also described by their
sufferers & medical experts as:

Anxiety

Worry

Sleeplessness

Emotional Disturbances

Aggression

Tension

Phobic Disorders, etc.

The eventual result of all the symptoms or their causes (as defined by our modern-day terms)
leads to many physical problems like:

Stomach ulcers

Bad heart conditions

Loss of appetite or overeating

Sweating

Headache

Obsessive behaviour such as heavy smoking and drinking and many other
problems

How
to
overcome
stress?
Medical science has nothing to offer to combat the dreadful effects of stress except
tranquilizers, habit forming toxic drugs, etc. Every & any event we face can bring us into
a challenging and a threatening situation. Thus stress is an inner reaction rather than an
outer phenomenon. To be really stress free we have to develop SELF-AWARENESS
The knowledge of our self: Its likes and dislikes, its harmony and conflicts. The key for
gaining self-awareness lies in a process of shifting one's focus from the external
environment to internal makeup, including physical, emotional and spiritual system.
How
to
achieve
Self-Awareness
to
overcome
stress?
Meditation is the best relaxation technique and the accepted solution all over the
world to combat stress effectively. Sahaja Yoga a highly developed and unique system
of meditation that enables the person to reach onto a level of complete self-awareness.
Help
through
Sahaja
Yoga
to
overcome
stress
Sahaja-Yoga works on awakening of primordial energy within us called Kundalini. When
the Kundalini rises and crosses the sixth energy centre, it brings us into a state of
thoughtless-awareness - no distracting thoughts from future or past are bombarding the
mind. All conflicts residing in the mind that create stress, evaporate. We enter into a
state of peace within, remaining completely in the present and aware of everything
around us.

Sahaja-Yoga
meditation
brings
us
into
balance.
As mentioned about the human subtle system, we have a subtle body within us that
consists of seven energy centres and three channels. In our daily life, either one of
these channels can be more active leading to a certain state of our behaviour. If we
move to the right channel, we become overactive, restless, stressed and tense. If we
move to the left channel, we become depressed and lethargic. But if we remain in the
centre channel, we become dynamic, energetic, moral all leading to an integrated
personality. The regular practice of Sahaja-Yoga helps us to activate the centre channel.
Finally, Sahaja-Yoga connects us to the All Pervading power. We become one with the
energy source, which creates, manages and nourishes the nature and is the primal
spring of the energy that is called Kundalini. As we are always connected to the source
of the energy, our energy centres are constantly nourished by this All Pervading power.
So we always remain fresh and cheerful and do not get fatigued, tired and stressed out
and completely enjoy every activity we are involved in.
Medical
Research
on
effects
of
Sahaja
Yoga
on
Hypertension
Medical Research conducted by physiology department of the Lady Hardinge Medical
College, New Delhi, India and Sucheta Kripalani Hospital on varied groups of individual
Sahaja-Yoga meditators has revealed that the practice of Sahaja-Yoga is accompanied
by a decrease in tension, stress, anxiety, depression and hypertension.
These studies were conducted upon 10 people in the age group of 35 to 50. They were
from the department of Physiology and had no previous training in any form of yoga,
meditation. They were given two days training by a qualified Sahaja-Yoga teacher in the
physiology department. Thereafter they practiced it 20 minutes daily, for a few weeks,
under the watchful eyes of the tutor
At fixed intervals doctors studied the effect of Sahaja-Yoga on the heart rate, blood
pressure, the level of the blood lactic acid, VMA in urine, which indicates secretion of
adrenalin by the body and the galvanic skin resistance (GSR), which shows whether the
patients were tensed or relaxed. All 10 were patients of hypertension; some of them
were on drugs. As the Sahaja-Yoga practice progressed, the medicines were reduced
and finally stopped. In the 12 weeks the diastolic blood pressure dropped from the 100
to 80 and the adrenalin flow, also dropped. The GSR in the group changed from 43.9
kohms to 164.7 kohms; Mean level being 103.9 kohms
Many people practicing Sahaja Yoga regularly had already reported empirically what
has now been confirmed by medical research. The outcomes of the research have
shown that practice of Sahaja yoga has had various healing effects on the mind and
body leading to improvements in quality of life. Various other benefits of Sahaja yoga on
all living things including plant growth etc are being considerably researched around the
globe.
Man is the culmination of evolutionary process that has been at work for thousand of
years, and has been given extraordinary powers compared to other living organisms, to
regulate and control the environment around him. But the ultimate frontier, and one

which acts as the source and suffers as the receptor of stress, is the human mind. Shri
Mataji Nirmala Devi has given the mankind a unique gift in form of her discovery of
Sahaja Yoga, which should be utilized fully by the being for achieving peace and
harmony in his/her daily life while remaining free from stress and tensions.

This article comes from www.sahajayoga.org.in

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