Teaching

Classes, Seminars and Workshops

The following testimonials were obtained from anonymously submitted course evaluations by students of Durga Ma during classes at Creative Living Fellowship in Phoenix, Arizona.

“Durga Ma is knowledgeable, joyous, enthusiastic, and very gentle and caring. She is a joy to be with.”  

“I truly believe that Durga Ma is an enlightened being and I’m so grateful to be in Her presence.”

“Durga Ma’s joy is contagious. I love the wonderful conversations about Sanskrit writings, sacred teachings, and the significant messages in dreams.”

“Durga Ma is most knowledgeable and most wonderful! She is down to earth, giving, and makes everything delightful and interesting.”  [Original:  Durga Ma is most knowledgeable and most wonderful! She is down to earth, giving, and makes the class delightful and interesting. Her explanations are clear and simple. She recognizes and listens to everyone and responds with easy to understand answers. She is encouraging, understanding and flexible. The class actually builds upon itself. It’s all wonderful!]

“Durga Ma is a light in the world! Her humor, common sense, and enlightened wisdom make her seminars a joy to attend, a place for greater learning.”  

“With Durga Ma I experienced a new found trust of myself and now I KNOW I can meditate.”

“Durga Ma’s explanations are clear and simple. She recognizes and listens to everyone and responds with easy to understand answers.”  

“Durga Ma is encouraging, understanding and flexible. Everything builds upon itself. It’s all wonderful!”  

“I can hardly believe my luck! Here I am, doing one of the most effortless things I’ve ever done and finding the keys to change my previous, not-so-good luck. ‘No pain, no gain’ is fast becoming a distant memory.”  

“Durga Ma’s joy is contagious. I loved the wonderful conversations about Sanskrit, scripture, sacred teachings, and the significant messages in dreams.”   [Michele, below]   

“I liked experiencing how easy it is to meditate, and the discussions on different ancient mystical writings.”  

“I love this place. About the time I think things are getting really serious, we’re all rolling with laughter!”

“Meditating Naturally far exceeded my expectations.  I had hoped to become comfortable and possibly get established in a meditation practice, but I gained greatly in my ability to meditate. I enjoy it and look forward to it every day (which I never did before).  I feel I have gained in physical well-being, confidence and better general attitude.”  

“I love the Empowerment Meditation, and I love Durga Ma’s music.”  

“With Durga Ma I found a safe, warm, peaceful place to meditate. I have lots of tools, now: I watch and am aware of my attention and can hold my attention where I put it. I have more coping skills in life, like making decisions from a point of choice vs victim. I have a better understanding of what meditation is and what it isn’t, and know the difference between technique-based meditation and Non-Technique Meditation.”

“I have a deeper understanding of what mediation is and what it isn’t. I have developed wonderful rituals to begin and end my mediations and “permission” to let my meditations be what they are. I love the Empowerment Meditation, and I love Durga Ma’s music. Her joy is contagious. I loved the wonderful conversations about Sanskrit, scripture, sacred teachings, and the significant messages in dreams.”

“I have become aware of my own obstacles to mediation and how to deal with them. I feel like I have done something really good for myself!”  

“I experienced a new found trust of myself and now I KNOW I can meditate.”

“I have a deeper understanding of what mediation really is. I have developed wonderful rituals to begin and end my mediations and “permission” to let my meditations be what they are.”  

“Amazing! The most difficult thing about this meditation is its simplicity. Who would have guessed!”   

” I have greater relaxation and deeper insight into meditation as well as more awareness of options and choices.”

“As a result of Durga Ma’s teachings, I have started a regular meditation practice. I am calmer and now have confidence that I can meditate. I find myself being able to focus more than I used to.”

“I discovered a totally new way to meditate! My own experiences were validated, and I acquired new information about mediation and different spiritual teachings.  I found a new direction for my spiritual practice.”

“I found a completely new direction for my meditation and spiritual practice.”    

“Exciting, informative and gratifying. Durga Ma is knowledgeable, joyous, enthusiastic, and a real pleasure. She is very gentle and caring. I liked experiencing the different forms of meditation, learning how easy it is to meditate, and the discussions on different scriptures. I enjoyed the activities in the books; the information is presented in a clear, easy to understand language.”