“The Yogi sees himself in the heart of all beings, and all beings in his heart” Krishna in the Bhagavat Gita
Leela Mata is an internationally known teacher with great wisdom. She has been blessed since childhood with mystical experiences and teachings from Masters. She comes from the Sivananda lineage, and studied directly with Swami Vishnu Devananda. Leela Mata also studied Ayurveda with Dr. Vasant Lad in both the United States and India. In the United States Leela Mata directed the Yoga Vedanta Centre in Ft. Lauderdale. While directing the centre, she and Yogi Hari developed Sampoorna Yoga and trained hundreds of teachers who practice throughout the world. She has also taught worldwide, including Africa, Europe, India, Canada and South America.
Each year Leela Mata makes a return pilgrimage to India for ongoing education and enlightenment. She actively continues her mission through Leela Mata Foundation for Enlightenment in the tradition of Swami Sivananda and his direct disciple Swami Vishnu-Devananda. Leela Mata permanently provides a new thought-force that helps to promote the peace and harmony of mankind and the prosperity of society.
Leela Mata comes from Sivananda lineage and has studied directly under Swami Vishnu-Devananda. Peaceful Valley Retreat and her teachings are based on the wisdom and blessings of the two great Gurus.