Mother Meera

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Mother Meera
Mother Meera is believed by some to be a living incarnation of Shakti, the Avatar of the Hindu Devi (Mother Goddess). Born in 1960, she was 'discovered' by her uncle Mr. Reddy when she was about twelve, and brought by him in 1974 to the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry, India, where she met the first westerners, and started to give Darshan. She is currently living at Schloss Schaumburg in Balduinstein, a small town in Germany.

Mother Meera receives many thousands of visitors of all religions for Darshan (literally seeing, primarily in a spiritual context), which she conducts in total silence. She had a first Samadhi at the age of six which lasted for a whole day. Her uncle, Mr. Reddy was convinced by his experience around her when she was twelve, that she is the Divine Mother.

She says in her book Answers, "Like electricity, the Light is everywhere, but one must know how to activate it. I have come for that."

Mother Meera's reported task on Earth is to increase the Light of the Divine, and she claims that people should open themselves to this Light. She advises people to do Japa, the mental rememberance of any Divine Name or Mantra, which may be done informally, and whenever convenient. Thus her teaching is mainly related to the Bhakti tradition.

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