"One morning when I lived in India, a friend came to my room and told me he had just had a dream about me. In his dream my Guru took my hand and began to dance with me. After a time Gurudeva turned to him and said while still dancing, "This is the Dance of Love"."
Maetreyii Ma is a very ordinary person leading an ordinary life. But she is also a mystic and a lover of God.
In daily life she is a simple woman with family, friends and a professional life, but within she harbors a depth of mystical experience and deep abiding connection to the numinous that has been with her since her early years.
A practioner of yogic meditation since her early twenties, in the depths of meditation she has met the Guru within and from that mystic relationship has flowed the wisdom, knowledge and abounding love reflected in the teachings she shares.
Maetreyii Ma has recognized that life is sacred and being able to accept and love the world, with all its joys and disappointments, is an integral part of knowing the infinite.
She is a wife, mother of two grown sons and a professional woman. She loves spending time with her family and friends, reading a good book, going for a hike or seeing a good movie. Maetreyii Ma works as a clinical psychologist to support herself and her family, She also spends her time writing, giving teachings, managing Ananda Gurukula and directing the Ashram in Santa Rosa.