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Sahaja Yoga Meditation Workshops at NBC Philadelphia Health Expo

Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 3, 2007

Sahaja Yoga, an internationally acclaimed meditation founded by Her Holiness Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi in 1970, has been invited by NBC-10 to offer meditation workshops at “Fit Fest” Health Expo. Sahaja Yoga means “Spontaneous meditation” and it is being followed in over 90 countries today. The Fit Fest will be held at the Philadelphia Convention Center, April 14 and 15, 2007.

True meditation is an intensely restful and energizing experience which also has proven to be ever elusive for many of us. Dr. Andrew Newberg at the University of Pennsylvania, in a study on the positive effects of meditation in people, has found out that people experienced increased blood flow into the brain during meditation. His findings also suggest a healing connection between meditation and dementia.

In spite of scientific proof of meditation being very helpful towards achieving a balanced lifestyle, many of us feel as if yoga or meditation are abstract luxuries, not meant for the average family, but for the celebrities who can afford personal trainers. The prospect of concentrating our minds for hours while juggling the demands of the day, is truly a daunting one. Hence, people try to achieve comfort and a sense of joy by binging on shopping, food, alcohol, in relationships et al, often coming up empty after the initial rush has passed. The resultant disappointments often manifest as depression, anger issues, and various types of self destructive behaviors. However, these destructive behaviors and their effects are reversible, thanks to the regular practice of Sahaja Yoga.

Sahaja Yoga is a simple meditation to follow. Spontaneity and innocence are its foundations. Sahaja Yoga works by activating a hugely powerful energy called the Kundalini, residing in the sacrum bone at the base of the spine. It takes about 10 minutes to awaken this motherly, completely innocent and compassionate energy in a person. The only things the seeker has to do to awaken this mega force, is to articulate a pure desire to meditate. It instantly soothes the seeker’s’ restless mind reeling under the impact of incessant thoughts of the past and the future, while keeping him/her completely aware of his/her surroundings all through the meditation. Once awakened, the Kundalini brings the seeker “in the moment”, and works relentlessly to correct his/her emotional, mental and physical imbalances. This activity has been called Self Realization across ancient cultures. The seeker feels positive, nimble and strong to handle the challenges that the day brings.

Shri Mataji is the wife of Sir C.P. Srivastava, KCMG, Secretary General Emeritus of the International Maritime Organization, United Nations. He also received the Lal Bahadur Shastri award from the Government of India in 2005.

The world has accoladed Shri Mataji as a deeply humanitarian and spiritual personality. The United Nations honored her for her work with the 1989 U. N. Peace Medal and the Government of China invited her to speak on ways to achieve world peace. Mayor Rendell of Philadelphia proclaimed October 15,1993 as Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi Day. She was presented with the key to the City of Brasilia following official sponsorship of Sahaja Yoga programs in Brazil, and named “Personality of the Year” by the Italian Government in 1986, apart from many other honors bestowed upon her.

Claes Nobel, Chairman of the United Earth Organization, and grandnephew of Alfred Nobel, Nobel Peace Prize Foundation, says “Shri Mataji’s discovery brings genuine hope to humanity.” Her father, Prasad Salve, a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi, was a member of the Constituent Assembly of India, and helped write free India’s first Constitution.

Sahaja Yoga has a large presence worldwide. Pls visit: or call 1-800-745-YOGA for information on programs in America.

Sahaja Yoga’s Philadelphia area programs can be seen at:

Yahoo News carried Sahaja Yoga Seattle’s participation in the NBC-King 5 health fair in March, 2007 prominently.

Shri Mataji says Sahaja Yoga is profound but simple enough for even children to follow, just like breathing! She also says that true freedom means accessing your own powers that reside inside you, dormant, waiting to be awakened. In your central nervous system, and in your conscious mind, you must feel the existence of the spirit to become a truly free individual. Empowerment and joy are at your doorstep thanks to the practice of Sahaja Yoga.


Another Bogus Psychiatric Disorder Foisted On Society

(PRWEB) October 20, 2006

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a psychiatric watchdog group, says that a recent psychiatric study which claims people who do binge shopping arent responsible for their actions but are suffering from some sort of nebulous mental disorder is just another psychiatric myth.

The group maintains that the invention of so-called binge shopping is simply another ploy to include yet another bogus disorder in the psychiatric billing bible, The Diagnostic and Statistical manual of Mental disorders and an attempt to get more unearned billions from insurance companies and medical health plans.

For over a decade CCHR has called on governments to eliminate the DSM as a valid diagnostic manual for insurance reimbursement, medical plan payments or for the basis of any legislation or court testimony. It is an unreliable, pseudo-scientific document with enormous power to damage lives, while being used to rake in $ 76 billion a year in international psychiatric drug sales, Said Brian Beaumont, the president of the Vancouver Chapter of the Citizens Commission on Human Rights.

Scores of new disorders are literally voted in with each new edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostics and Statistical Manual. One of this manual’s main uses is billing insurance companies an bilking medical health plans. If the syndrome is in the book, the label can be applied to a person, drugs administered, and the insurance company billed.

Many people have been made to believe that invented psychiatric disorders as are actual medical conditions based on chemical imbalances in the blood or brain. However, there is no scientific evidence to support this. Psychiatric studies simply find percentages of people who behave in certain ways. Then labels are given to the behaviors and they’re classified as diseases or mental disorders.

Beaumont said The current manual contains some 370 made- up mental disorders, including such things as Sibling Rivalry Disorder, Mathematics Disorder, Caffeine Related Disorder , Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder the latest term for PMS, Attention Deficit Disorder and Expressive Writing Disorder to name a few. There are enough disorders to label and drug every man woman and child on earth.

A recent study by Lisa Cosgrove, a psychologist from the University of Massachusetts and Sheldon Krimsky, a Tuft University professor, documents how pharmaceutical companies who manufacture drugs for mental disorders funded psychiatrists who defined the disorders for the manual. One hundred percent of the experts on DSM-IV panels overseeing so-called mood disorders (which includes depression) and schizophrenia/psychotic disorders were financially involved with drug companies. These are the largest categories of psychiatric drugs in the world: 2004 sales of $ 20.3 billion for antidepressants and $ 14.4 billion for antipsychotic drugs alone.

These labels are also used in the legal arena. A psychiatric label can be used to deny you custody of your children, overrule your wishes in business or property dealings or in your will. It can be used to hold you indefinitely in an institution without your consent and without charges or trial, or force you to continue taking drugs regardless of how they’re affecting your life or well-being.

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights was established by the Church of Scientology to investigate and expose psychiatric violations of human rights.

If you know anyone, including a child, who has been abused or harmed by a psychiatrist call The Citizens Commission on Human Rights at 1 800 670 2247. Complete confidentiality assured.