Experiences After the Gnan Vidhi
Of Gnani Purush Dadashri
My experiences after meeting Atmagnani Pujya Dr. Niruben Amin
Web Placement: May 18, 2003
“MY” EXPERIENCE AFTER THE GNAN VIDHI GIVEN BY
NIRUBEN IN LONDON , MAY 2002.
name is Juan García C. from
Spain . The only one reason that leads me to tell you about my experience
after the Gnan Vidhi is that everyone who may read this experience may have
the chance to know what they can expect to happen
if they ever go through this process. It is not at all my intention to
make any sort of proselytism in favour of this path, nor is this the intention
of this path. We western people are very much used to only give a chance to
that what really works. That´s why I thought
.. it could be important to let you know
from the western point of
view what is all this Gnan Vidhi process about. I guess it is interesting in
the beginning and at mind or intellectual level to give you a glimpse of this
Gnan Vidhi experience so it could pull
down our sometimes many intellectual and cultural barriers.
is the main reason for me to write about it so you don’t miss the
insurmountable opportunity to know who you really are...and how to meet that
marvelous Pure Self which dwells now within you..
I first started getting information about the path of Akram Vignan through
some web pages in English, I thought to myself that it was quite strange that
someone called Gnani Purush in India could give you Self Realization in a
matter of 48 minutes. It was just too incredible to believe that someone could
have such a power to make this happen. I found very daring to say that in a
web page, but internet is filled with strange things and affirmations which
shouldn’t be taken too serious. Furthermore I was a little bit scared about
my experiences with two Hindu paths which ended in disappointment.
disappointment process was always the same; I trusted too much in the power of
the guru and the guru trusted too much in the power of my heavy karma or
impossibility to experience the path within. This combination ; one guru and a
heavy load of karma made impossible for me to experience anything within. Even
when I experienced something , now I know it was due to the power of my own
mind concentration and not necessarily due to the power of the guru.
that I have experienced the Gnan Vidhi, I know, (and you can know )what is the
huge difference between a Gnani Purush and a guru and between intellectual or
mind devotion and true Self Realization.
this process I asked so many questions as possible to Shuddha through e-mail.
When the date approached and with a lot of hesitation but also very willing to
know the truth, I took the plane to London where this meeting with the Atma
Gnani (the Bestower of the Knowledge of the Soul) Dra. Niruben was to be hold.
I just wanted to know if all this Self Realization was real or not.
I arrived to London I rushed to place where the satsang (holy meeting with the
truth) was hold. At entering the hall I saw a group
of 60 Hindu people who were gathered around a Hindu woman on a stage. I
got the feeling in that very moment that it was another typical hind
guru-disciple path. All what it was said was in Gujarat (Gujarat State
language from India). They were asking questions to Dra Niruben about their
spiritual practice. This lady appeared to me nonetheless very different to the
normal gurus I have met so far. She was very humble
and familiar to the people around. She continued answering with
patience all the questions for two or three hours. All was very open ,simple,
familiar and with no trace of any guru paraphernalia around her. They
translated to me some questions and answers but I didn't understand the most
of it. I thought it was very helpful for these people but not so much for me.
the following day it passed my mind not to go any more to satsang as I was not
getting much from it, but two hours before the satsang I was already taking
the underground to go to Wembley to attend the satsang again. Besides that I
was a bit scared of having spent a lot of money for a satsang that I could not
understand (all in Gujarati). I thought about having a look around London
instead of going to satsang but again I went to satsang all the same. In this
very way three days passed by having a lot of intellectual doubts in my mind.
During those satsangs I meet a lot of people who
helped me very much to understand the path of Akram Vignan. I
attended some ceremonies as well ,a bit alike to some I had already
attended in Spain (with other guru path). All seemed to be very normal,
familiar, free and Hindu but still I had the feeling within that it was not
allowed me to ask Dra. Niruben whatever I wanted to ask, which made it easier
for me to get more confidence but it was still not working for me anyhow. She,
Dr Niruben then told me not to get worry and to wait until the Gnan Vidhi.
Then , you would understand it all much better. She said
the last day, the day of the Gnan Vidhi, I went to satsang without no
expectation at all. I though that for some reason I had came all the way from
Spain to have this experience even if I could not understand it in that very
moment. After lunch the whole satsang hall was full with Hindu people, about
120 people or so, and only three westerns, two British ladies and myself .
sat around Dra Niruben and she asked us to repeat several sentences in their
language so loud as possible. As I didn't understand a word of it I was either
able to repeat the sounds they pronounced. I just guided myself a bit by the
man which was besides me. In this way the process of the Gnan Vidhi went on
for one hour. Then she gave some advises and instructions about the path.
After the Vidhi, the people who didn´t understand Gujarati were called to be
given some explanation about the basic guidelines of Akram Vignan.
Dr,Niruben called us , the three westerns , and she made us repeat some of the
Vidhi sentences in English which
dealed about the qualities of the Soul. They were very beautiful and powerful.
When she finished we three thanked her for her kindness and patience showed to
us and we went home.
the beginning I didn't feel anything special not to mention the normal feeling
of relaxation after one hour meditation (with closed eyes). I took the
underground back to my hotel and when coming out of the station I started to
feel a sort of a un expected euphoria and joy coming from within. It was no
longer a feeling of relaxation due to meditation. I started to think
that may be it could work for me. On the way to the hotel I noticed
that my whole awareness of space and time and myself within that space and
time was being changed, not really changed but more like destroyed. It was the
first time in my life I wasn't no longer sure that “that” called
“Juan” which was walking to the hotel was me. This time it was not at all
a play of intellectual concepts borrowed from somebody else, it was a real
experience happening within me.
the Vidhi I intended to watch the English TV. for that last light in the hotel
but with that Gnan or Knowledge within I couldn't do nothing .I didn't
want to read , nor to have a walk around London, nothing at all but to
continue feeling that bliss which was like pouring from within. A bliss that I
never felt before with many years of daily meditation. It was all a pure state
of bliss. Then I knew that all what Shuddha had told to me was indeed true and
that this bliss is impossible to be converted into words.
sleeping I felt the touch of this Bliss which seemed to sprout from the heart
area. It was as if my heart was full of light spreading this light all around
me. I noticed that even the thoughts very no longer so important and that they
took the form of visualizations which I could observe before affecting me at
thought that it may be gone the following day, but on next day, the feeling of
bliss was still stronger sometimes even painful in the heart. I had a feeling
of automatic pilot detachment to all which was happening around . Walking,
having breakfast, saying just “good morning” or just opening a sweet was a
completly blissful new experience to me. When looking at my hands I could
observe them as being separated from my real “I”. The same happened with
the thoughts , and with all this “doll” called juan was doing.
could even observe my words as coming out of the mouth automatically.When
walking I noticed the focus of my awareness was no longer located in the body
but some where else like in the space which make you walk like floating in the
space,(or making the doll of your body moving). As for the shift that takes
place in conecction with time –feeling I simply can not put it into words.
It is simply extreme freedom..¡
then I know that all what the Gnani Purush said was completely true and that
even the most ordinary man like me, no matter where you are from, and in what
condition you are, can get this experience of Self Realization with full
guarantee. This separation from the “I” and the “my” of the body to
the “I” of the Pure Self takes place in the Gnan Vidhi
and even if you don't understand a word of it, your Pure Soul will...¡What
The Gnani Purush and The Atmagnani promised is fully true...
coming back to Spain all this experiences followed me all day long, week after
week making my life a blissful experience. The sense of natural detachment
(not intellectually forced) is also there. Besides this the tools given to us
by the Gnani to keep this state are also very powerful. The knowledge of the
laws of karma that the Gnani and Dra Niruben have gained is perfect. Their
knowledge is based upon their direct constant and personal experience. It is
due to this so exact knowledge that both of them are able to set you free in
just 48 minutes of your time, establishing you in the continuous Bliss of the
used to say that the Akram Vignan was
the eleventh wonder of the world. But I dare to say He was too humble by
saying this (the humblest between the humblest) because there's no higher
wonder in this world than being 24 hours a day in the Bliss of the Eternal
if you may find that this translation to English is not very good, or even if
you find many faults in its composition for which I apologise. This does not
matter at all at the level of the Soul.
really hope this testimonial make you realize the importance if this once in a
Soul's life chance to meet a true Bestower of
Self Realization. Therefore do please take advantage this time of this
so so rare opportunity to meet your own.....PURE
and meet the Gnani now in the form of The Atma Gnani Dra. Niruben and humbly
ask from her to fulfill the purpose of this human life of
C. García C.
Juan has progressed far in the Path of Akram Vignan. He has been instrumental in awakening Akram Vignan for the Spanish speaking world. Please see his web site at
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