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Swami Gurucharanananda "Mataji"

Swami Gurucharanananda, lovingly called Mataji, is a senior sannyasi (monk) and disciple of Gurudev, Sri Swami Satchidanandaji Maharaj. She lives at Yogaville and serves on the Sannyas Board. Mataji is a guided meditation leader and Hatha Yoga teacher, an inspiring speaker, Integral Yoga® mentor, and private retreat guide. She loves to offer pujas (worship service), read Sri Gurudev’s teachings at lunch, and play the violin as a wake-up call in the dorms! In 2014 she was awarded the Swami Satchidananda Lifetime Service Award. Mataji always has a loving, joy-filled smile ready for you!

Events with Swami Gurucharanananda "Mataji"

The Power of Thought – Self-Paced
Open Dates

In this previously recorded self-paced workshop, discover the power of thought with Swami Gurucharanananda, lovingly called “Mataji”. Thoughts are alive! The speed and power of thoughts are unimaginable. Learn how a desire stimulates a thought, a thought embodies itself as an action, and actions constitute the web of our destiny. We are playing with many kinds of thoughts these days, so let’s try to let our thoughts create the best possible future for everything in our lives. Thoughts make a person, people make a civilization! There is a powerful “thought force” behind every event in life. A new age is…

See the Challenge, Be the Change – Online
January 10 - 24, 2023

Tuesdays: Jan. 10, 17, and 24 At the beginning of each New Year, resolutions abound. But they don’t always equate to lasting change. This year, you are invited to see the challenge and be the change with the support and guidance of one rooted in the yogic teachings. Swami Gurucharanananda, lovingly called Mataji, is a senior sannyasi (monk) and disciple of Swami Satchidananda. She is a guided meditation leader, Hatha Yoga teacher, inspiring speaker, Integral Yoga mentor, and private retreat guide. In this weekly online program, Mataji will share her warmth and wisdom as she guides us to recognize the…

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