Srivastava, Nirmala

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Srivastava, Nirmala Gender: F
Nirmala Salve
born on 21 March 1923 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )
Place Chhindwara, India, 22n04, 78e56
Timezone IST h5e30 (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 29°38' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 10°06 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 03°56'

Nirmala Srivastava
photo: Michael Markl, license cc-by-sa-3.0-de


Indian spiritual teacher and writer, also known as Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi. She was the founder of Sahaja Yoga, a meditation technique and new religious movement. She claimed to have been born in a fully realised state and spent her life working for peace by developing and promoting a simple technique through which people can achieve their own self-realization. Shri Mataji never charged for her instruction in Sahaja Yoga which is now practiced and taught for free in over 140 countries. She died on February 23, 2011, in Genoa, Italy.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes her biography on the Sahaja Yoga website: "Shri mataji nirmala devi was born on the day of the Spring equinox, 21 March 1923, at noon in Chindwara, a small town in the geographical centre of India, intShri Mataji in front of the Cervino a Christian family" [1].


  • Vocation : Religion : Spiritual Leader/ Guru (Founder of Sahaja Yoga)