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Neelam embodies and transmits deep tenderness as a teacher which melts the heart and allows her students to meet everything which arises in life, whether it is internal experience or external events, with acceptance and resting in Presence. (read more...)


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Hari Wansch Lal Poonja, more affectionately known as Papaji, was born in Western Punjab, to Parmanand and Yamuna Devi on October 13, 1910, out of their deep desire to see God. The family already had one Saint, Papaji’s mother’s brother, Swami Rama Tirtha. (read more...)


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Throughout the history of mankind spiritual giants have appeared on very rare ocassions to exemplify the Highest Truth, guiding followers by their conduct in every moment of their lives; Sri Ramana Maharshi was such a giant. Unique in our time, He perfectly embodied the ultimate truth of Self-realisation, or complete immersion in God. (read more...)

communityFire of Truth Satsanga

Fire of Truth Satsanga is the non-profit organization founded in 1998 to support Neelam’s teaching. Our mission: To support the awakening of the individual consciousness into the Oneness of Being. The functioning of Fire of Truth Satsanga is administered by a volunteer staff and supported by the selfless service (seva) of students and lovers of truth. Learn more about how to support the organization through seva or financial support.

flowerSelf Inquiry

This is the very core of Neelam’s teaching, and is based on Sri Ramana Maharshi’s guidelines for Self Inquiry. Neelam’s unique development of inquiry includes both recognizing our true nature and meeting our conditioning fully, with tenderness.