Timeline of the Early Career of Prem Rawat aka Maharaji aka Guru Maharaj Ji

December 10 1957: Prem Rawat was born
July 19 1966: his father "Shri Hans Ji Maharaj" left his body (died) at 3am

August 1 1966: when going to immerse his father's ashes in the Ganges, a voice told him: "You are he. You are the one to go and give this to the world."

  • Talking Of Love - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Delhi, India, on October 29, 1966
  • Where Goes All The Sadness - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on December 1, 1966, Dehra Dun, India
  • What's The Trouble - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on September 22, 1967, Prem Nagar, India
  • What's The Trouble - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on September 22, 1967, Prem Nagar, India
  • That Name Of God - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Vaisakhi Festival, April 14, 1968, Murad Nagar, India

June 1 1970: Mike Finch, the 100th British premie "receives Knowledge"

June 17 1971: Guru Maharaj Ji arrives at Heathrow Airport, London, Article in the Daily Mirror
June 19 1971: Guru Maharaj Ji gives his first public speech at Conway Hall

November 4 1971: Jumbo Jet with 253 premies flies from Heathrow to Delhi
November 7 1971: Huge crowd including hundreds of Western premies greets Guru Maharaj Ji's arrival at Delhi Airport
November 9 - 11 1971: Hans Jayanti Festival Ram Lila Grounds, Delhi, India

  • 18th November - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on 18th November, 1971, at Prem Nagar Ashram, Hardwar, India
  • 24th November - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on 24th November, 1971, at Prem Nagar Ashram, Hardwar, India
  • 26th November - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on 26th November, 1971, at Prem Nagar Ashram, Hardwar, India
  • 27th November - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on 27th November, 1971, at Prem Nagar Ashram, Hardwar, India
  • Nothing More to Know - Excerpt: Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in November, 1971
  • 2nd December - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on 2nd December, 1971, at Prem Nagar Ashram, Hardwar, India
  • Piñata Satsang - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on 10th December, 1971, at the Prem Nagar Ashram, India
  • Birthday Satsang - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on 11th December, 1971, at Prem Nagar Ashram, Hardwar, India
  • Dont Be Afraid - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on 21st December, 1971, at Prem Nagar Ashram, Hardwar, India
  • Christmas Satsang - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks to Western premies, 25th December, 1971, at Patna, Bihar, India
  • Searching for The Sun - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks to Indians, 25th December, 1971, at Patna, Bihar, India

1972

June 22 1972: Greeted in Los Angeles by ecstatic followers, article Los Angeles Times

  • PMT 002 - Transcript - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks int Los Angeles, California, on June 24, 1972
  • PMT 002 - Transcript - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Monterey, California, on June 27, 1972
  • Build the Foundation - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Question and Answer Session Portland, Oregon, June 29, 1972

July 25 - 27: Guru Puja Festival held in Montrose, Colorado

November 7 1972: Return to India
November 7 1972: Undeclared money and goods worth more than $85,000 seized by Customs at Delhi Aiport
November 9-11 1972: Hans Jayanti Festival

  • We Must Find Reality - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on 14 November, 1972, Prem Nagar, "Divine Light" magazine, Vol 2, No 6, March, 1973, pp 3 - 5
  • Beyond Doubt, Beyond Suffering - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on 16 November, 1972, Prem Nagar, "Divine Light" magazine, Vol 2, No 6, March, 1973, pp 23 - 26
  • What Is A Mango? - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in November, 1972, Prem Nagar, "And It Is Divine" magazine, Vol 1, No 9, July, 1973, pp 73 - 74
  • Not In Man's Hands - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) Q&A, Delhi, India, December, 1972.
  • Satsang - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) printed in the Satguru Maharaj Ji magazine, probably 1972
  • Why Are You Fighting - Excerpts: Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speeches on Peace in 1972

December 10 1972: Guru Maharaj Ji's 16th birthday

1973

June 16th 1973: Guru Maharaj Ji returned to USA

30th August, 1973: Emergency hospital admission with ulcer

  • The Third World Peace Tour
    • PMT 009 - Third World Peace Tour transcript Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at the Palace Of Peace, London, September 21, 1973
    • PMT 006 - On Service, Denver Colorado, 26th September, 1973

In the mid 1970's to early 1980's he began to give different messages to his followers and to the outside world though the outside world stopped listening from about early 1974. He intensified his call to his followers for total devotion and dedication and worship, pronouncing that worship and devotion to him was superior to liberation.

1974 held Rawat held 64 programs in 1974

  • Rawat tours the US communities trying to rally the troops after the Millenium fiasco
    • The Very Infinite Number - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) Answers Questions in Phoenix, Arizona, January 21, 1974
    • PMT 010 - "The Love Crisis," transcript, Embassy Hall, Los Angeles, 27th January 1974
    • January 28: Los Angeles Larchmont. Question & answers.
    • A Simple Solution - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at San Francisco, California, February 9 1974
    • A Little Secret, Q & A - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at San Francisco, California, February 10, 1974. Darshan.
    • February 11: Seattle. Satsang.
    • What Is Perfect? - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Seattle, Washington, February 12, 1974. Darshan.
    • February 14: Denver. Valentine's Day Satsang
    • PMT 011 - "The Missing Link," Denver Colorado, 15th February 1974
    • February 16: Kansas City. Satsang
    • That Little Trick - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Kansas City, Missouri, February 17, 1974. Satsang & Darshan
    • PMT 019 - Transcript Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Chicago, 18th February 1974
    • February 19: Chicago. Afternoon satsang & Darshan.
    • February 19: Chicago. Evening satsang.
    • February 20: Toronto. Satsang.
    • February 21: Toronto. Satsang.
    • February 22: Toronto. Afternoon satsang & Darshan.
    • February 23: Ottawa. Satsang.
    • February 24: Ottawa. Afternoon satsang & Darshan.
    • February 24: Ottawa. Evening satsang.
    • February 25: Montreal. Afternoon satsang.
    • February 25: Montreal. Evening satsang & Darshan.
    • February 27: Boston. Satsang.
    • February 28: Boston. Darshan.
    • Radar Control - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in New York, March 2, 1974
    • March 3: New York. Satsang & Darshan.
    • March 4: Philadelphia. Satsang.
    • March 5: Philadelphia. Satsang & Darshan.
    • March 7: Washington, D.C. Satsang & Darshan.
    • March 8: Atlanta. Satsang.
    • March 9: Atlanta. Satsang & Darshan.
    • March 10-15: Miami. 1 satsang program.
    • March 11: Miami. Holi Festival.
    • March 15-20: Jamaica.
    • Everyone Should Feel It - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Jamaica, West Indies, March 17, 1974
    • The Most Subtle Thing in the World - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Pegasus Hotel, Kingston, Jamaica, March 17, 1974
    • March 21-24: Return to Denver.

March 25, 1974: For the first time ever, Mata Ji celebrated her birthday with the premies in Los Angeles, Maharaji, Bhole Ji, Mahatma Satyanand attend
April 15, 1974: Mata Ji and Bal Bhagwan Ji celebrated Baisaki. They are in India, giving the premies their love and Holy Darshan.
April 19, 1974: Joe Anctil sends fax to communities saying Bhole Ji has disbanded Blue Aquarius

20th May 1974: Guru Maharaj Ji, 16 years old, marries Marolyn Johnson, 23 years old, in Denver. - Family of Love film
40 to 80% of ashram residents left the ashram shortly thereafter.

June 15-July 1: Tour in London and Italy. Satsang in London.

  • Guru Puja will be celebrated in Copenhagen for Europe on July 2, 3 & 4.
    • It's Up To You - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Guru Puja '74, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 3, 1974
    • That Beautiful Light - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) Final Address at Guru Puja '74, Copenhagen, July 4
  • Guru Puja Amherst Massachsetts, on July 7 & 8.
    • PMT 023 - Guru Puja '74 Guru Maharaj Ji complete unedited speech 7th July 1974
    • Guru Puja '74 - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Guru Puja festival in Amherst, Massachusetts on July 7 1974
    • PMT 021 - Guru Puja '74 Guru Maharaj Ji complete unedited speech 8th July 1974

July 8-14: Travel by car to Denver via Divine Farm in Michigan.

  • You're A Little Child - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at the Denver Hilton, Denver, Colorado on July 17, 1974 (3rd Anniversary of Arrival in USA)
  • A Big Puzzle - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Los Angeles, California, July 27, 1974 (Welcome Home Program)
  • And It Is Divine Editorial - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) July 1974
  • Reach The Destination - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Los Angeles, California on August 24, 1974
  • Within Inside - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Los Angeles, California on August 24, 1974
  • September 14: Los Angeles. Satsang at Van Ness ashram, 8:30 A.M.

September 18: Guru Maharaj Ji and Durga Ji move to new residence in Malibu, California.

  • October 6-13: Denver.
    • October 8: Durga Ji visits Unity School.
    • October 9: Guru Maharaj Ji and Durga Ji tour Denver Community: laundromat, print shop, Divine Shelter, school, DUO offices.
    • It's Up To You - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Paramount Theatre, Denver, 12:30am October 12, 1974
    • October 13: Guru Maharaj Ji and Durga Ji give darshan to children and mothers at park near Denver residence.
    • October 14: Return to Los Angeles.

  • Pacific Tour: Fiji, New Zealand & Australia - The Power Of Love Film
    • October 22: Auckland, New Zealand. Arrival.
    • Between Me And God - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Auckland, New Zealand on October 24, 1974. Darshan
    • October 25: Sydney, Australia. Durga Ji's surprise birthday party at Koala Motor Inn.
    • Keep On Going - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Sydney, Australia, Chevron Ballroom, 26 October 1974. Darshan
    • Realise The Glory - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Palais Ballroom, Melbourne, October 29, 1974. Darshan

  • October 30-November 6: Fiji. 1 Satsang program in English and Hindi.
  • Editorial - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) article And It Is Divine, October 1974
  • His Endless Treasure - Excerpts: Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speeches about his father, And It Is Divine, October 1974
  • Hans Jayanti Festival, Toronto Canada, November 9-10: 2 Satsangs and Darshan. - Family of Love film
  • November 24: Los Angeles. Satsang.
  • December 8: Los Angeles. Surprise birthday party aboard the Queen Mary.
  • December 12-17: Visit to Denver.

1975

9th March 1975: Birth of Premlata Rawat

  • Now You Are Ready - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Holi Festival, Miami, Florida, March 29, 1975

1st April 1975: Mata Ji announces that she has deposed Prem due to his playboy lifestyle

  • Rawat goes to India to try to gain control of Indian DLM and fails though it drags on in the courts for 15 years
    • 11 April: Bal Bhagwan Ji Appointed Satguru
    • 12 April: Guru Maharaj Ji arrived Lucknow, from Bombay. He was met at airport by small group of devotees.
    • 13 April: Large public program scheduled for a center-of-the-city park was cancelled due to difficulties with local officials. Guru Maharaj Ji held a press conference at the Carlton Hotel in the afternoon. That evening he gave darshan to approximately 1,000 premies at a local religious hostel. The same evening he held a very short satsang at a hall where the premies were staying (approximately 8-10,000 heard him), and said, 'that there had been a lot of confusion and false reports but not to worry now that he had come to India to make everything clear and to do meditation' and then he gave his blessings and left. 30,000 premies had come to Lucknow yet only less than half ever saw Guru Maharaj Ji.
    • 14 April: Left Lucknow for Jhumri Talanja, Bihar (large, rural ashram), via Patna.
    • 15 April: Really the first time he spoke to the Indians. About 3,000 had arrived in Bihar by that time.
    • Get Ready Now - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Jhumri Taliaya, Bihar, India, April 15, 1975
    • It's Time to Decide - Edited Excerpts: Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Jhumri Taliaya, Bihar, India, April 15, 1975
    • 16 April: Guru Maharaj Ji and Durga Ji were remarried in a Hindu ceremony, along with Raja Ji and Claudia.
    • 17 April: The ceremony lasted from the evening of the 16th well into the morning of the 17th. Approximately 6,000 devotees were there.
    • 18 April: Guru Maharaj Ji gave darshan to several thousand more premies who had arrived during the night.
    • 19 April: Guru Maharaj Ji gave darshan and a satsang program was held that evening. Guru Maharaj Ji didn't speak. Durga Ji gave satsang for the first time in India. Her words were translated by Raja Ji.
    • 20 April: Another program. Both Guru Maharaj Ji and Durga Ji gave satsang. Guru Maharaj Ji told premies he was leaving for Nepal.
    • 23 April: To Calcutta for visas.
    • Wake Up - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Calcutta, India, April 23, 1975
    • 27 April: Program in Calcutta.
    • 28-30 April: To Bombay for programs.
    • 2 May: On to Katmandu, for programs scheduled 2, 3 May. From Nepal, Guru Maharaj Ji and Durga Ji return to Jaipur.
    • 7 May: To Jaipur for a week of programs (Ron writes: "Dad's been giving darshan in the streets for the past 2 days. It's really beautiful).
    • 16-21 May: To Delhi for more programs and business.

  • What Can This Knowledge Be? - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Hong Kong, Thursday June 1, 1975.
  • Everything's OK - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Hotel Okura, Tokyo, Japan, Thursday 5th June 1975.
  • The Wand Of Knowledge - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Denver, Colorado, 8th July 1975
  • The Unseen Demon - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks Denver, Colorado on 8th July 1975

July 1975: First Western Initiators Appointed

  • Guru Puja Festival Caracas Venezuela, July 23 - 25 1975 - Keep On Suckin' Film
    • Dr. Lord's Circus - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Guru Puja Festival Caracas, Venezuela, July 23, 1975
    • We Know One Thing - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Guru Puja Festival Caracas, Venezuela, July 24, 1975
    • Get Liberated - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Guru Puja Celebration in Caracas, Venezuela on July 25th, 1975
    • It's You - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Guru Puja Celebration in Caracas, Venezuela on July 25th, 1975

  • Guru Puja festival, Essen Germany, 29 & 30 August 1975 - Keep On Suckin' Film
    • Make-Believe World - Excerpts: Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Essen, Germany on 29, 30 August 1975
    • How About Doing Some Service? - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at DUO Directors' Conference in Essen, Germany August 30 1975
    • Keep Hangin' On - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at the Guru Puja festival in Essen, Germany 30 August 1975

  • Everything Is Okay, Everything Is Under Control - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in London, England on September 10 1975

  • October 1975, Raja Ji and Claudia tour US communities - Denver, Houston, San Antonio, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Chicago, Detroit and Phoenix
  • Pacific Guru Puja, October 1975
    • Chapter 3 - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Pacific Guru Puja, Capitol Theatre, Sydney Australia, October 18, 1975.
    • Keep On Truckin' - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Pacific Guru Puja, Sydney Opera House, October 19, 1975.
    • Know What You're Driving - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Auckland, New Zealand, October 24, 1975

  • Hans Jayanti Festival, November 9 - 11 1975
    • Here We Go Again - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Hans Jayanti Festival in Orlando, Florida on November 7, 1975
    • A Dream in a Dream - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Hans Jayanti Festival in Orlando, Florida on November 8, 1975
    • The Missing Peace - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at the Hans Jayanti Festival in Orlando, Florida, on 9 November, 1975.
    • That Lord, That Power - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Public Program, Hans Jayanti Festival in Orlando, Florida, on the afternoon of 9 November, 1975.
    • All Together - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Hans Jayanti Festival in Orlando, Florida, on the evening of 9 November, 1975.
    • Hans Jayanti Satsang Excerpt - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on on 9th November 1975
    • You Are Responsible - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) Excerpts: International Conference with Guru Maharaj Ji in Orlando, Florida, November 11, 1975

  • It's No Secret - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Sunday Community Meeting at the Denver Indian Center in Denver, Colorado, 7 December, 1975
  • Understanding - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Surprise Satsang, Sunday Community Meeting at the Denver Indian Center in Denver, Colorado, 7 December, 1975
  • Mr A. And Mr B. - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at IHQ Conference in Denver, 19 December 1975
  • Mr A. And Mr B. - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at IHQ Conference in Denver, 19 December 1975
  • The idea is unity - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at DUO IHQ Conference in Denver, 19 December 1975
  • Together We Can Do It - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at DUO IHQ Conference in Denver, Colorado, 19 December, 1975.
  • To All Mahatmas - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) Letter to Mahatmas, 24 December, 1975
  • 1976 Message To Premies - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) New Year's Message to Premies, 31 December, 1975
  • Address To World Leaders - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) Address To World Leaders, 31 December, 1975

1976

  • South American Tour
    • A Zillion Advantages - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at premie program in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 4 January 1976.
    • Such A Fine Line - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Argentina, on January 6, 1976
    • Just Surrender - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at premie program in Mendoza, Argentina, 11 January, 1976.
    • 1976: Lima - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Lima, Peru, 14 January, 1976.
    • Lima Part I - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Lima, Peru, 14 January, 1976.

  • Just Relax And Try To Concentrate - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) answers prepared questions, Development '76 conference, Executive Towers Hotel, Denver on January 25th, 1976
  • Part: Just Relax And Try To Concentrate - Another Question and Answer from Development '76 conference, recorded in Sacred Journeys
  • European Tour
    • The Whole Idea Is To Find The Ultimate Goal - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Madrid, Spain, 10 May 1976.
    • Satsang - Excerpts: Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Madrid, Spain, 10 May 1976.
    • Realise and Grow - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Premie program in Madrid, Spain on 10 May, 1976.
    • It's Our Effort - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Lisbon, Portugal, May 14, 1976
    • First Things First - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Riva del Garda, Italy on 18th May, 1976.
    • From A Clear Place - Excerpt: Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Riva del Garda, Italy on 18th May, 1976.
    • Understand The Importance - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks as above, slightly different edit.
    • Only One Love - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Montreux, Switzerland on 21 May 1976
    • Fill The Gap - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at premie program in Stockholm, Sweden, 30 May 1976.
    • The Pattern Of Happiness - Excerpt: Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at premie program in Stockholm, Sweden, 30 May 1976.
    • ?! - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at premie program in Amsterdam, Holland, 5 June 1976.
    • A Question Of Reality - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at premie program in Amsterdam, Holland, 5 June 1976.
    • So Let's Do It - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Paris, France, June 8, 1976.

  • It All Exists Now! - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Gainesville, Florida, 2 July 1976.
  • The Circular Chain - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Providence, Rhode Island, 3 July 1976.
  • Everything Is Happening - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at premie program in Indianapolis, Indiana, 5 July 1976.
  • Everything is Beautiful … Keep on Truckin' - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at premie program in Indianapolis, Indiana, 5 July 1976.
  • Enjoy the Experience You're Having - Excerpts: Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Denver, Colorado on July 11, 1976
  • Beyond The Dream - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in San Francisco, California, 17 July 1976.

August 1976, Mishler Severs Ties With DLM. PIP p214

  • A Letter To Premies - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) August 21, 1976
  • Let It Change - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) Excerpts from satsang to the initiators in Denver, 22 August 1976.
  • Well, So Can You! - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) responds to prepared questions in Denver, Colorado, September 11, 1976
  • Letter To Premies - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) Letter To Premies, September 12, 1976
  • Fundamentals - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Denver, Colorado, September 17, 1976.

17th September 1976: Birth Of Hans Rawat. PIP p215

1977

  • Portland, Oregon 29 - 31 January. "Project Action"
  • The Festival of Love February 18-20, Denver Colorado. Pamphlet: Rocky Mountain High
    • Peace Is Possible - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at first of five satsangs, Denver, Colorado, February 19, 1977.
    • The Logic Of All Logics - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Unitarian Church, Denver, Colorado, February 19, 1977.
    • Let It Roll - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Indian Centre, Denver, Colorado, February 19, 1977.
    • Only One Reason - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) Denver, Colorado, February 19, 1977.
    • The Subject Is Love - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Denver, Colorado, 20 February 1977.
    • The Question Of Service - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) Excerpts from satsang to Community Coordinators in Denver, Colorado, 21 February 1977.

  • Holi Festival 1977 March 18-20, Miami Florida. Pamphlet: Holi by the Grace of Guru Maharaj Ji
    • Holi Satsang - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Holi Festival, Miami, Florida on March 18 1977.
    • Welcome To Holi - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Holi Festival, Miami, Florida, Friday evening, March 18 1977.
    • Holi Satsang - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Holi Festival, Miami, Florida on March 19 1977.
    • It's H-O-L-Y, Not H-O-L-I - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Holi Festival, Miami, Florida on March 19 1977.
    • Holi Satsang - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Holi Festival, Miami, Florida on March 20 1977.
    • LOVE: A Plentiful Reason - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Holi Festival, Miami, Florida on March 20 1977.

  • European Tour
    • It's A Little Game - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Montpellier, France, April 3, 1977
    • Be Surrendered - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Munich, Germany, April 10, 1977
    • An Incredible Grace - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in London, England, April 19, 1977 - Golden Age
    • Aladdin's Lamp - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in London, England, April 19, 1977 - Divine Times
    • Aladdin's Lamp - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in London, England, April 19, 1977 - Light Reading
    • Heaven Right Here - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Wembley, London, Wednesday, April 20, 1977 - Golden Age magazine
    • Only One Kind of Love - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Wembley, London, Wednesday, April 20, 1977 - Elan Vital magazine

  • Peace Flight '77 Toronto Canada, 29th April to 1st May. Pamphlet: Peace Flight '77
    • Let It All Happen! - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on April 29, 1977.
    • The Season Of Love - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on May 1, 1977.

  • A daughter, Navlata (Navi) Rawat was born June 5 to Raja Ji Rawat and Claudia nee Littman.

  • Guru Puja Festival Miami Beach, Florida July 29-31. Pamphlet: "I have come to reveal the Light." 10,000 Spend Day With Maharaji - Miami Herald August 1
  • Court of Love meditation retreat, Reeders, Pennsylvania, September 5. A saga of incompetence and poor planning that ends in "triumph." There is a video clip of part of his speech in the Passages video
    • Surrender, Knowledge And Grace - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Court of Love meditation retreat at Reeders, Pennsylvania, September 5, 1977 - Golden Age magazine
    • Grace, Knowledge, Surrender - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Court of Love meditation retreat at Reeders, Pennsylvania, September 5, 1977 - Divine Times magazine
    • The Surprise of All Surprises - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Court of Love meditation retreat at Reeders, Pennsylvania, September 5, 1977 - In Love, East Orange, New Jersey local newsletter

  • Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, September 18, 1977 - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Los Angeles, September 18, 1977 - Divine Light video
  • From wah to wow! - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks via telephone to the Gainesville Retreat on October 2, 1977 - Golden Age magazine
  • From wah to wow! - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) satsang via telephone to the Gainesville Retreat on October 2, 1977 - Divine Times magazine
  • Ocean of Satsang - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) and Wife's satsang via telephone on October 25, 1977

  • Hans Jayanti Rome, Italy, November 8 - 13 1977
  • Birthday, December 10, 1977. Pamphlet: Invitation and schedule for proposed birthday celebration November 10 & 11 to coincide with Hans Jayanti, East Coast, USA.
    • A Lot More Grace - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) birthday satsang at Malibu, California on December 10, 1977 - Divine Times.
    • Purely by Grace - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) birthday satsang at Malibu, California on December 10, 1977 - Golden Age.

  • 1978

  • Keep That Faith Up - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks over the telephone to Atlanta, Georgia, January 7, 1978.
  • Magnificently Never-ending - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks over the telephone to Atlanta, Georgia, January 7, 1978.

  • Kansas City, January 20 - 22
  • Wembley, London, March 3 - 5.
  • Holi '78 Festival, Malaga Spain, March 24 - 26. Holi '78 Booklet of Satsangs and Photos
    • The Right Track - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on March 24, 1978, Malaga, Spain - Holi '78 booklet
    • The Right Track - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on March 24, 1978, Malaga, Spain - Divine Times magazine
    • On The Right Track - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Malaga, Spain, Sunday, 26 March 1978. Golden Age magazine
    • Guru Maharaj Ji's Satsang - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Holi Festival, March 26, 1978, Malaga, Spain. Divine Times magazine
    • That Love River - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on March 26, 1978, Malaga, Spain, Holi 78 booklet

  • Holi '78 Festival, Miami Florida, April 6 - 9. Holi '78 Booklet of Satsangs and Photos
  • Go Inside And See - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Memorial Day satsang. Malibu, California, May 28, 1978.
  • The Proper Perspective - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Memorial Day satsang, Malibu, California, May 28, 1978 - Golden Age
  • Why Are We Here? - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks by Telephone, from Malibu, California, May 28, 1978 - Divine Times
  • Just Our Effort Away - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at "Shower of Grace" Festival in Malibu, California, June 10, 1978.
  • The Final Step - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Shower of Grace Festival, Malibu, California, Sunday, 11 June 1978. - Golden Age magazine
  • The Final Step - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Shower of Grace Festival, Malibu, California, Sunday, 11 June 1978. - Divine Times magazine

  • Guru Puja Festival, Tucson Arizona, July 14 - 16. Pamphlet: with lyrics to Arti and Darshan and Holy Breath rules
    • Now You Have A Say - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Guru Puja Festival in Tucson, Arizona, on Friday, July 14, 1978.
    • Where Do We Get Lost? - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Guru Puja in Tucson Arizona on Sunday, July 15, 1978.
    • Love Is What I Want - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Guru Puja in Tucson Arizona on Sunday, July 16, 1978.

  • Go Beyond Mind - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks via telephone from Malibu, California, August 13, 1978.
  • No Limit - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Friday, 25 August, 1978.
  • Love Is Essential - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday, 26 August, 1978.
  • A Very Simple Thing - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday, 27 August, 1978.
  • An Incredible Creation - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Geneva, Switzerland on September 8, 1978.
  • The Essence of Everything - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Dortmund, Germany, October 1, 1978.

  • Hans Jayanti Festival, November 3 - 12, Kissimmee Florida. 20,000 people camping in an old orange orchard. Rawat dances. Pamphlet
    • The Master Key - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at pre-Hans Jayanti, Saturday, November 3, 1978, Kissimmee, Florida - Affinity magazine
    • The Master Key - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at pre-Hans Jayanti, Saturday, November 3, 1978, Kissimmee, Florida - Divine Times magazine
    • The Only Reason I Came - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Hans Jayanti, Saturday, November 4, 1978, Kissimmee, Florida.
    • The Only Reason I Came - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Hans Jayanti, Saturday, November 4, 1978, Kissimmee, Florida.
    • Have That Faith - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Hans Jayanti, November 5, 1978, Kissimmee, Florida
    • That Inner World - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Hans Jayanti, Evening November 6, 1978, Kissimmee, Florida
    • Prayer Of The Heart - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Hans Jayanti Festival, Evening November 8, 1978, Kissimmee, Florida
    • Crazy For That Love - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Hans Jayanti Festival, Thursday afternoon, 9th November, 1978, Kissimmee, Florida
    • When Guru Maharaj Ji Smiles - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Hans Jayanti, Thursday November 9, 1978, Kissimmee Florida
    • Beyond Heaven and Hell - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Hans Jayanti, Friday afternoon, November 11, 1978, Kissimmee Florida
    • Forget Those Somedays - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Hans Jayanti, Friday evening, November 11, 1978, Kissimmee Florida
    • Reality Is With-In - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Hans Jayanti, Saturday November 12, 1978, Kissimmee Florida

Bob Mishler and John Hand denounce Maharaji as possible "Jim Jones" figure
Receives New Jet Helicopter as birthday present

  • Happy New Year - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks by telephone from the Malibu Residence, California, 31st December, 1978.
  • 1979

  • Malibu Ashram Satsang Video - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) Transcript, Malibu, California, January, 1979.
  • Be A True Devotee - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Ventura, California on the 21st January, 1979.
  • A Little Secret, Q & A - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in San Francisco, California, February 10, 1979
  • No End To Knowing - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Denver, Colorado, Saturday, 24th February, 1979.
  • Guru Maharaj Ji's Satsang - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Denver, Colorado, Sunday, 25th February, 1979.

Divine Light Mission to Move to Miami Washington Post, March 23, 1979

  • Holi '79 Festival, April 6 - 8, Miami Beach. Rawat dances in blue Information Pamphlet and large format color booklet recording the vent in all it's glory.
    • Dear Premies - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Holi Festival, Miami Beach, Florida, Friday 6th April, 1979.
    • Just You And Me - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Holi Festival, Miami Beach, Florida, Saturday 7th April, 1979 - Elan Vital magazine.
    • Guru Maharaj Ji's Satsang - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Holi festival, Kissimmee, Florida, afternoon 8th April, 1979.
    • Infinite Questions, One Answer - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Marbella, Spain, Thursday, 26th April, 1979.
    • Excerpt - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Holi Festival, Marbella Spain, Saturday 28th April, 1979.
    • Excerpt - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Holi Festival, Marbella Spain, Sunday 29th April, 1979.
    • Holi Festival - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on Sunday April 29th, 1979, Marbella, Spain

Denied permission to build a heliport near the pool and tennis court of his $2 million mansion at Malibu, 19th December 1979

1980

  • South American Tour, January 16 - March 27.
    • Cancun Mexico, January 16 & 17 1980. PMT 132 & PMT 133 First visit to Mexico (PIP p229)
    • South American Tour - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Cancun, Mexico, January 16, 1980
    • Lima Peru, January 21 & 22 1980. PMT 134 & PMT 135
    • Lima Peru - Excerpt: Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks January 22, 1980
    • Sao Paulo Brazil, January 30 & 31 1980. PMT 136 & PMT 137
    • Sao Paulo, Brazil - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on January 30, 1980
    • Caracas Venezuela, February 6 & 7 1980. PMT 138 & PMT 139
    • A constant quest - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) excerpt, Cartagena, Colombia, 25th March 1980
    • The beauty of truth - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) excerpt, Cartagena, Colombia, 27th March 1980

  • Holi Festival Miami Florida, April 10 - 13. Holi done in baseball stadium in Miami.
  • Boeing 707 refurbished June 1980 (PIP p228)
  • Holi Festival Rome Italy, June 25
  • Guru Puja Festival in Miami Beach, Florida, July 25-28 1980. You Are My Saviour video
    • The Real Truth - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Guru Puja in Miami Beach, Florida, July 25, 1980.
    • You Are My Saviour video - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Guru Puja in Miami Beach, Florida, July 25-28 1980.
    • You Are My Saviour video Transcript - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Guru Puja in Miami Beach, Florida, July 25-28 1980.

  • Guru Puja Festival, August 22 - 23 Olympia, London.
  • Eyes of Faith video
    • Miami Florida, November 8, 1980. Cheering but no Bolie Shri's
    • Kansas City Missouri, November 28 - 30 1980. Darshan and Holy Breath given
    • Miami Beach Florida, December 9 & 10 1980. Birthday program where food was served.
    • Miami Beach Florida, December 25 1980. Christmas Day

Returned to India in 1980 for the first time since 1975 (PIP p229)

1981

  • North & South American Tour, .
    • Montreal Canada, January 9 & 10 1981. Darshan, very cold weather.
    • Baltimore Convention Center, Maryland, January 13 & 14. Darshan & Arti. Program Pamphlet
    • Miami Beach Florida, January 16
    • Caracas Venezuela, February 4
    • Lima Peru, February
    • Sao Paulo Brazil

  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 27 1981 (PIP p230)
  • Public program, Baltimore Maryland, June 22 1981
  • Public Program, Baltimore Convention Center, Maryland, June 23 1981. Program Pamphlet
  • Public program, Tarrytown, New York June 24 1981
  • Public Program, Hilton Hotel, Washington D.C. June 25 & 30, 1981.
  • Public Program, Holiday Inn, Philadelphia June 26 & 30, 1981.
  • Miami Beach Convention Center, Florida July 24 - 26. Program Pamphlet
  • Guru Puja Miami Beach, Florida July 30 - August 2 1981. Darshan
  • Manchester, England, September 28, 1981 - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at a Public Program in Manchester, September 28, 1981.
  • Royal Albert Hall London, October 12 1981
  • Public program, Bronx, New York City, New York November 22 1981
  • Public program, Skokie, Illinois, November 23 1981
  • Washington DC, November 26, 1981 - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at a Follow-Up Program in Washington DC, November 26, 1981.
  • Birthday program, Miami Beach Florida, December 9 & 10 1981. Darshan
  • Birth of son, Amar, December 25 1981

1982

1983

Divine Light Mission ashrams are closed. Divine Light Mission becomes Elan Vital. Nightly satsang meetings where premies speak ended. All tapes, videos, magazines, etc to be destroyed

Declares Himself to be human, New York, June 14 1985 (PIP p234)

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, 25 September 1985, West Africa (PIP p236)

Sampuranand has heart attack while Rawat in Tokyo, Japan 1985 (PIP p239)

1986 - 89

Prem Rawat seems to subscribe to the notion that "When In India …" because he is now promoted as an inspirational teacher who speaks in non-religious concepts in the west but in India, he is still the incarnation of God who reveals God and who is greater than God.

  • January 1986: San Antonio, Texas. First Part Time Instructors course. Maharaji and all the instructors get drunk on the last night at Tapatio Springs
  • Questions And Answers Excerpts: Prem Rawat (Maharaji) answers questions at a public program in Houston, Texas: February 9, 1986
  • Questions And Answers Excerpts: Prem Rawat (Maharaji) answers questions in Vancouver, Canada: February 1986
  • Public Presentation Prem Rawat (Maharaji) in Morristown, New Jersey: March 15 1986
  • Appreciation of Love Prem Rawat (Maharaji) at a Gala Evening in New York: March 1986
  • What A Beautiful Gift To Be Given! Excerpts: Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at the North American Convention, Miami Beach, July 5, 1986
  • Questions And Answers Excerpts: Prem Rawat (Maharaji) answers questions at the North American Convention, Miami, Florida, July 5 & 6 1986
  • How To Talk About Knowledge Excerpts: Prem Rawat (Maharaji) answers questions at the North American Convention, Miami, Florida, July 5 & 6 1986
  • The Need To Synchronize North American Organizers Conference, Miami, Florida, July 7 1986
  • Questions and Answers Excerpts from Prem Rawat's (Maharaji) speech at a Public Program, Houston, Texas, July 9, 1986
  • Part Time Instructors course: Selsdon Park, Croydon England, August 1986
  • A Celebration Of Life Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks in Birmingham, England, August 17 1986
  • A seven day training course was conducted in Miami (USA) for part-time instructors, April 1987
  • Just accept & enjoy the experience within First Half of Prem Rawat's (Maharaji) speech at Shri Sant Yogashram, New Delhi / April 12, 1987 (Translated from Hindi)
  • Enjoy Knowledge Excerpts from Prem Rawat's (Maharaji) speech at a Rejoice '87 meeting, Snowmass, Colorado, July 6, 1987
  • It's time to invest in life! Montreal Quebec, 6 March 1988, Public Program
  • Wembley Public Program transcript Prem Rawat's (Maharaji) speech in Wembley, London, April 21 1988
  • Run With It Excerpts: Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Festival of Knowledge (Guru Puja), Miami, Florida, July 7, 8, 9 1989
  • 10,000 people attend Festival Of Knowledge (Hans Jayanti) December 8, 9, 10 1989 (PIP p240)
  • Late Spring, 1989: Brighton, England Final Part Time Instructors' Course
  • Late 1989: Rejoice Events in Swaziland and Ivory Coast
  • Shri Hans Jayanti '89, Shri Sant Yogashram, New Delhi on 7, 8 & 9 November '89

1990s

  • February/March 1990: Calamigos, California 10 day Full Time Instructors' Course
  • A really successful life! Shri Sant Yogashram, New Delhi India, March 22 1990
  • Limitless students of the limitless Knowledge! Shri Sant Yogashram, New Delhi India, March 24 1990
  • Listen To Your Heart, Prem Rawat speaks at Public Program, Milan Italy, July 18 1990
  • Let the Process Be Unfolded, Prem Rawat speaks at Aspirant Meeting, London England, August 1 1990
  • The Radiance of Knowledge - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Shri Hans Jayanti celebrations, November 9, 1990, Shri Sant Yogashram, New Delhi
  • Student, Disciple or Devotee? - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Shri Sant Yogashram, New Delhi, Vaishakhi Celebrations, (Evening Session) 13th April, 1991
  • Miami Florida, Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on July 27 1991
  • How To Be In Synch With Life, Los Angeles California, Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Morning Session, Aspirant Meeting, January 11 1992
  • Grace and Gratitude - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks at Shri Sant Yogashram, New Delhi, Vaishakhi Celebrations, 13th April, 1992
  • Peak Crossing, Queensland, Australia October 14-18 1992 First Amaroo program
  • Ft. Lauderdale, Florida February 7 1993
  • Ft. Lauderdale, Florida May 27,28 1993
  • Brighton Aspirant Satsang June 27-July 2 1993
  • Brighton, England June 27-July 2 1993, More attendees than seats in hall.
  • Montreal (Laval), Quebec, Canada September 20 1993
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania September 21 1993
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania February 4 1994 All day premie program with knowledge review.
  • Washington, D.C. February 5 1994 Public program
  • New York, New York February 28 1994 Public program at Avery Fisher Hall.
  • Amaroo program May 3-7 1994 Peak Crossing, Queensland, Australia
  • Montreal (Laval), Quebec, Canada May 30,31 1994 Public and premie programs
  • Miami Beach, Florida September 4 1994
  • Los Angeles, California September 18 1994
  • Long Beach, California December 8-10 1994 First in a series of Long Beach programs.
  • Miami Beach, Florida March 21 1995
  • Washington, D.C. July 25 1995
  • Thousand Oaks, California July 29 1995
  • Denver, Colorado July 31 1995 Held at Boettcher Concert Hall
  • Montreal (Laval), Quebec, Canada September 20,21 1995
  • Miami, Florida September 24 1995 Held at Knight Center
  • Long Beach, California December 7-9 1995 Second Long Beach program
  • Miami Beach, Florida January 27 1996
  • Montreal (Laval), Quebec, Canada May 28,30 1996 Aspirant and premie events including "information session"
  • Greenvale, Long Island, New York June 4 1996 Held at C.W. Post College
  • Miami Beach, Florida July 12-14 1996 Anniversary program: 30 years as master and 25 years in U.S.
  • Long Beach, California December 6-8 1996 Third Long Beach program
  • Washington, D.C. May 25 1997
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada June 29 1997 My first program in Toronto since 1974
  • New York, New York June 30 1997 Public program at Avery Fisher Hall
  • Miami Beach, Florida July 12 1997 Aspirant program that premies were invited to.
  • Peak Crossing, Queensland, Australia September 18-21 1997 Amaroo program. My first darshan in fourteen years.
  • Amaroo Participation Meeting - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) Excerpt, September 3, 1997
  • Long Beach, California December 4-6 1997 Last in series of Long Beach programs.
  • Miami Beach, Florida May 8-10 1998
  • Atlantic City, New Jersey July 16 1998 Premie program with knowledge review.
  • Chicago, Illinois July 22 1998 Premie and aspirant program.
  • Pasadena, California December 13 1998 Program was broadcast world-wide by satellite.
  • Miami Beach, Florida May 29 1999 Maharaji spoke as thunderstorm raged outside.
  • 4 Days In November - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) Excerpts from the video November, 1999
  • Alexandria, Virginia June 18, 2000 Program was part of a national tour.
  • Peak Crossing, Queensland, Australia April 24-27 2001 Amaroo program Darshan
  • Introducing the Possibility of Knowledge - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) 1999-2000
  • Portland, Oregon, Questions and Answers - Prem Rawat (Maharaji) speaks on March 19, 2001

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