Focusing for a few moments on the movement of the second hand of the five clocks, my attention was naturally drawn towards the breath. Little by little, the differences in time and space that each clock was representing dissolved in the steady rhythm of my breathing process. My mind peacefully rested within my own being in the exquisite silence and contentment that I experience in deep meditation.
Emerging from this state beyond time and space, I became acutely aware that these world clocks are another tool to expand my understanding and experience of the unchanging essence of my own existence.
And with this awareness, I also realized that any element on the Siddha Yoga path website is a way Gurumayi is teaching us to connect with our own divine nature.
Thank you, Gurumayi, for your ever-present grace and constant guidance that takes so many unexpected and sublime forms!
a Siddha Yogi from Rome, Italy
As I watched the clocks displaying times from all over the world, I became aware that, although we are experiencing different times of the day in different parts of the world, we are living in the same moment of time. We are connected in this present moment that we share.
a Gurukula student in Gurudev Siddha Peeth
As I look at the World Clocks, my awareness of time expands to embrace Siddha Yogis around the world.
I am in the present moment, yet my awareness is expanding as I imagine how Siddha Yogis around the world are engaging with the teachings and practices.
And I am reminded that we are all connected and in one heart. The Heart of God.
a Siddha Yogi from Perth, Australia
As I looked at the World Clocks page, I suddenly noticed that the second hand of the clock in my own studio was perfectly in sync with the second hand on these five clocks, striking out an audible beat, as if I were hearing the sound of time passing across the world. The minute and hour hands might vary in different locations, but that steadily beating second hand is the same, like a worldwide heartbeat.
Siddha Yoga unites us all, across the world, in the beat of the one Heart.
a Siddha Yogi from Massachusetts, USA
the way this clock display reminds me of my brothers and sisters all around the world in the global Siddha Yoga sangham.
As I look at many of the place names, I remember specific Siddha Yogis who live there and whom I have enjoyed meeting over the years.
The alternation among the place names under each clock reminds me that each of these time zones is enriched by the presence of numerous Siddha Yoga centers and Ashrams, all dedicated to supporting Gurumayi's mission and
to supporting the sadhana
of everyone involved.
The time differences between the time zones also bring to mind colorful images of how the Siddha Yogis in each time zone might be moving through their days—or nights. While some of us are reciting Shri Guru Gita
in the morning, others are singing the mantra to their children at bedtime. While some of us are starting our day with meditation, others have already offered hours of seva.
How fortunate we are to be part of this magnificent worldwide family!
a Siddha Yogi from Connecticut, USA