Mataji (Elaichi Devi Goenka) has breathed her last in Mumbai, India

1477430_10153844547464904_1619116455933779550_nMataji (Elaichi Devi Goenka) breathed her last on 5th January in Mumbai at 11.15 am. She was wife of Late Vipassana Teacher Guru S N Goenkaji. S N Goenkaji played a fundamental role in proliferating Venerable Saya Gyi U Ba Khin’s teachings worldwide and is regarded as one of the foremost teachers of Insightful meditation (Vipassana Self Awarness/ Mindfulness) around the world. He brought Lord Buddha’s teachings to the world in a non sectarian manner. Mataji (Elaichi Devi Goenka)  played a paramount role along with Guru S N Goenkaji in establishing the technique especially in India. She is considered one of the prominent teachers in this tradition.

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May her new life be as glorious and auspicious as her life of service here has been, may she be peaceful, may she be liberated“. Source Pariyatti 

May we all ( especially Vipassana Meditators) share our Metta/ Loving Kindness with Mataji (Elaichi Devi Goenka and her family. May peace be with all….

13f4d722-59d7-4627-9760-94afacd75e65Homage to Mataji (Elaichi Devi Goenkaji) 

Photographs of funeral procession. Thanks to Kamlesh from Mumbai for sharingf21ea95e-4017-4e34-a53c-8912a025a557 them since I couldn’t personally attended to pay homage.

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