Letter of Blessings from Maa Brij Mohiniji
feel happy when I see you. Despite all your worldly comforts
you love your Lord.
remember the day when your mother came to me and told me that
her daughter was not interested in spiritual matters, and
though at that time I had not laid eyes on you, I predicted
that you would one day go far in the Path of the Lord.
words have come true. You sing praises of the Lord and give
happiness to others. My heartfelt Love and Blessings will
always be with you. We have to turn this materialistic world
into a spiritual one. This auspicious work is being done
through your hands.
first encounter with Ma Brij Mohiniji was when I was in my
Brij Mohini hails from Punjab. A petite woman, with an
overpowering personality, when young, she was pulled towards
things spiritual. And today she has a sizeable following in
the outskirts of Bombay.
mother got to meet her first. At that time I did not have much
interest in saints and sages and whatever they had to say.
However, Ma Brij Mohini predicted that I would pursue the path
and that I would come closer to her than my mother was. That
prophecy has come true.
discipline was austere. She would not let us move our limbs
while the lecture was on. She would tell us to forget our
bodies while we were with her.
taught me the value of discipline and steadfastness.
was one of Ma Brij Mohini’s prized pupils — (She would
always praise me copiously.)
on a small matter or so it seemed to me, she got annoyed and
so she ordered me out of the room the minute I entered it.
humiliated me In front of those, in front of whom she had
raised me only a short while ago to dizzy heights with her
words of praise.
many days of such treatment, I went to her with tears in my
eyes and said: “If you are trying to test me to see whether
I will persevere in my coming to you - I would like you to
know that I will not stop: only just tell me how much longer
do I have to bear this treatment.” She hugged me close to
her heart and said:
is what I was testing you for. I wanted to know for sure
whether you were a true seeker or you came for the
intoxication that my praise provided you with.”
learned not to be overly exalted by praise or unduly dejected
thank her for placing the foundation stone on the spiritual
road on which I was to travel.