Devi Ma

About Devi Ma Saraswati

Devi Ma Saraswati (Swami Bhairaviananda)

Devi Ma Saraswati is the co-director of the Ashram and has been instrumental in its establishment and growth. In 1975 she received Shaktipat from Swamiji and since then she has dedicated her life to spirituality and serving others.

A foremost lecturer and facilitator of meditation and Self-inquiry, Devi Ma teaches many courses at the Ashram. She is often invited to speak on the role of women in spirituality at Interfaith events and in the wider community.

President of Yoga Australia from 2002 to 2007, Devi Ma was on the Board of Directors of the national organization ATMA (Meditation Australia). Alongside Swamiji, she is a beloved spiritual guide to the Ashram community both locally and internationally.

Learn to Meditate

One of the many courses Devi Ma has taught over the years is the Learn To Meditate course. This 4 week course will soon be available online, on-demand and at your own pace.

Devi Ma's Blog

Devi Ma has written a vast library of blog posts, ranging through several topics of yoga, meditation, spirituality, and the Guru-disciple relationship.

Who we are

What is an Ashram?

Ashram’s originate in India, and are traditionally the home of a sage, Guru or mystic. People come to an ashram seeking spiritual guidance, and to discover and deepen their connection with the inner Self. Ashram’s are often residential, and also offer programs to the public.

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