This is how I would die, into the love I have for you: As pieces of cloud, dissolve in sunlight. -Rumi
Kali Ray is founder of TriYoga, a complete method that includes the full range of traditional yoga practices. Based on the intuitive knowledge that arises from meditation, Kaliji has established a fully systematized hatha yoga method with Basics to Level 7 TriYoga Flows and Prana Vidya (the trinity of breathing practices, concentration techniques and meditation) as well as hundreds of hand mudras. Kaliji’s presence, her mastery of the flow and the ageless wisdom inherent in TriYoga have inspired and transformed the lives of countless students worldwide. Kaliji has devoted her life to sharing the ancient, universal teachings of TriYoga. Kaliji is a swamini from the Jayalakshmi Datta Avadhoota lineage, initiated by Sri Ganapati Sachchidananda Swamiji. He recently conferred to her the honorary title of Vishwa Bandhu (Friend of the Universe). Many students throughout the world have been inspired and transformed by her presence, her mastery of the flow and the ageless wisdom inherent in the TriYoga teachings.
Sri Swamiji was born at Mekedatu in southern India on May 26, 1942. A Moslim saint predicted to His parents that their child would have supreme wisdom and knowledge and was destined to uplift mankind. Sri Swamiji is renowned for His Healing and Meditation music and He is considered a divine guide who cultivates the ancient Vedic traditions. He was born fully realized in command of the eight Mahasiddhis and is a Guru in the Dattatreya Avadhoota lineage. Sri Swamiji travels all over the world offering sangeeta (yoga music), Kriya Yoga, puja (Vedic rituals), homa (fire oblations), and Vedic discourses. Sri Swamiji also supports many centers for humanitarian work, such as social and welfare service programs. Although he was born a Hindu and, therefore, follows the Hindu religion, Sri Swamiji honors all religions and teaches that it’s possible to reach the divine by many paths. “It is of primary importance to attune with God through prayer, worship and the chanting of God’s holy names. Then God himself will give you good guidance. . .”, says Sri Swamiji.
Sri Mata Jaya Lakshmi
Sri Mata Jaya Lakshmi is also known as Sri Mata or Mataji. She was a master yogini. She was the birth mother of Sri Swamiji. She is also considered to be have been an incarnation of the Divine Mother, Guru Devi. She is regarded as Kaliji and Sri Swamiji’s spiritual mother and the mother of both the Datta Yoga (Swamiji’s) and the TriYoga (Kaliji’s) lineages. Sri Swamiji calls Mataji his first guru. She is said to have been in deep meditation when he was born covered with holy ash. She initiated him into spiritual life before her she passed away in 1951.