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About Sister Jenna

Sister Jenna is a spiritual leader, author, radio and TV personality, renowned speaker and founder of the Meditation Museum in Silver Spring, Maryland and McLean, Virginia. Selected by Empower a Billion Women 2020 as one of 100 Most Influential Leaders of 2015 and served as a principal partner with the Oprah Winfrey Network and Values Partnerships on the Oprah Winfrey Belief Team, a community of individuals from diverse spiritual, cultural and faith backgrounds, and as an influential connector, she coordinated bringing on-board organizations and thought leaders to engage in this global dialogue on Belief.

Her mission is to decode critical current issues and offer a perspective for folks to find clarity, power, and insight. Despite the many life challenges that we face on a global scale, Sister Jenna has an uncanny ability to connect us back to where our problems originated and shift our awareness toward the solutions. Her voice of influence is particularly needed in the wake of tragedy and increasing violence in our world.

For decades, she has demonstrated an extraordinary level of improvement in the quality of lives of people ranging from heads of government to children in villages. She has traveled to over 80 countries where she continues to provide practical life tools and solutions that empower people to foster and build stronger relationships. Her wisdom, peace, and compassion for humanity are expressed through the variety of initiatives she spearheads for youth, women, governments, and communities. She has collaborated with Fortune 500 companies on key issues and her syndicated radio show, America Meditating is a popular global online show.

Sister Jenna is the recipient of numerous awards and proclamations including, the President’s Lifetime National Community Service Award, Every Day Hero Award by the Foundation for A Better Life and the Friendship Archway Awards, to name a few.

For Speaking or Media Inquiries, please email AmericaMeditating@gmail.com 

 

MEDIA COVERAGE

 

Published on November 24, 2015

You Matter. Choose Love

HuffPost Religion Section
By: Sister Jenna
Published on August 12, 2015

HuffPost OWN

What Do You Believe In?
By: Sister Jenna
Published on August 12, 2015

Best Self Magazine

Bringing Soul to the Workplace
By: Sister Jenna
Published on July 27, 2015

Hollywoodonthepotomac

Lovely Night of Peace
Published on July 9, 2015

Downtown Magazine NYC

OFF THE GRID- MEETING SISTER JENNA
Published on June 21, 2015

Om Challenge Short Movie for International Day of Yoga

International Day of Yoga
Published on June 15, 2015

Daily Herald

As the secular practice explodes, some want focus on the spiritual side
By: Sister Jenna
Published on February 6, 2015

HuffPost LIVE

Off the Grid Into the Heart
By: Sister Jenna
Published on February 6, 2015

HuffPost LIVE

Off the Grid Into the Heart
By: Sister Jenna
Published on July 24, 2014

Cutting Edge Consciousness

Sister Jenna: The Seed of God in Each of Us
Published on November 22, 2013

WTOP

Silver Spring's Meditation Museum Gets Wheels
By: Rachel Nania
Published on July 8, 2012

Huffington Post

Meditation Tips: Live by a Quotation
By: Sister Jenna
Published on June 5, 2012

Huffington Post

Meditation Tips and Techniques - The Drama by Sister Jenna
By: Sister Jenna
Published on November 24, 2015

You Matter. Choose Love

HuffPost Religion Section
By: Sister Jenna
Published on November 24, 2015

You Matter. Choose Love

HuffPost Religion Section
By: Sister Jenna
Published on June 3, 2012

Huffington Post

Meditation Tips and Techniques: Changing Waste To Power
By: Sister Jenna
Published on June 3, 2012

Huffington Post

Meditation Tips and Techniques: I am A Peaceful Soul
By: Sister Jenna
Published on June 3, 2012

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Meditation Tips for the Day: Meditation Is Awareness
By: Sister Jenna
Published on June 3, 2012

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Meditation Tips for the Day: The Light Behind The Eyes
By: Sister Jenna
Published on June 3, 2012

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Meditation Tips: ALGAE
By: Sister Jenna
Published on June 3, 2012

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Meditation Tips: Increasing Real, Pure Love
By: Sister Jenna
Published on June 3, 2012

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Meditation Tips: Meeting Your Thoughts
By: Sister Jenna
Published on June 3, 2012

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Meditation Tips: Self Awareness
By: Sister Jenna
Published on June 3, 2012

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Meditation Tips: Soul Consciousness
By: Sister Jenna
Published on June 3, 2012

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Meditation Tips: The Law Of Karma
By: Sister Jenna
Published on June 3, 2012

Huffington Post

Meditation Tips and Techniques - Soul Consciousness and Awakening Innocence
By: Sister Jenna
Published on 2013

Univision News

Meditation Marathon
Published on 2012

News Channel 8

Face to Face Women for Peace
Published on 2012

Univision

America Meditating
Published on 2012

Face to Face Talk Show

Face to Face
Published on December 19, 2015

Concussion: Making the Game, and Life, Better

Good Men Project Sports
Published on September 13, 2015

Positively Positive

Do You Still Believe
Published on July 12, 2015

Yahoo Health News

Yoga Gets Trendier — But Is It Losing Its Roots?
Published on July 9, 2015

Off The Grid Meditation CD

DownTown Magazine
By: MICHELLE GIERST
Published on June 7, 2015

Washington Post Metro

Religious devotees worry about the yoga-ization of meditation in the U.S.
By: Michelle Boorstein
Published on November 24, 2015

You Matter. Choose Love

HuffPost Religion Section
By: Sister Jenna
Published on November 24, 2015

You Matter. Choose Love

HuffPost Religion Section
By: Sister Jenna
Published on December 23, 2014

LA Yoga Magazine

Get off the Grid and Into the Heart
By: Mickey
Published on December 23, 2014

Huffington Post

Cyber Safe or Cyber Insecurity?
By: Sister Jenna
Published on December 1, 2014

Huffington Post

Here We Go Again. From Fear to Love
By: Sister Jenna
Published on November 23, 2014

Huffington Post

Start Where You Are
By: Sister Jenna
Published on November 18, 2014

Huffington Post

Taking Yoga to Government
By: Sister Jenna
Published on October 27, 2014

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Sister Jenna News Page
Published on October 7, 2014

Huffington Post

5 Quotes for Marriage Equality
By: Sister Jenna
Published on October 1, 2014

Montgomery County Volunteer Center

Sister Jenna
Published on September 28, 2014

Huffington Post

Can Yoga Change the World
By: Sister Jenna
Published on August 1, 2014

Values.Com

Dedication - Sister Jenna
By: Antonia
Published on July 16, 2014

Huffington Post

Power In Chaos
By: Sister Jenna
Published on July 1, 2014

Huffington Post

What Am I Learning Here?
By: Antonia
Published on June 12, 2014

Huffington Post

The Tilt
By: Sister Jenna
Published on June 3, 2014

Huffington Post

A Luminary Leaves a Legacy of Song
By: Sister Jenna
Published on June 3, 2014

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A Luminary Leaves a Legacy of Song
Published on March 8, 2014

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A Yogi Embraces Pope Francis
By: Sister Jenna
Published on March 3, 2014

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My 98-Year-Old Dadi in Honor of Women's History Month
By: Sister Jenna
Published on February 26, 2014

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Can Creativity Cure Us?
By: Sister Jenna
Published on February 1, 2014

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Does Being Hurt Ignite a Desire in Us to Hurt Others?
By: Sister Jenna
Published on January 27, 2014

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Creating Trust in a Fear-Based Environment
By: Sister Jenna
Published on January 17, 2014

Huffington Post

What Happens When East Meets West?
By: Sister Jenna
Published on December 1, 2013

11:11

The Power of the Mind
By: Sister Jenna
Published on November 11, 2013

The Gazette

The Meditation Museum: Targeting the Mind, Soul and Spirit
By: Aline Barros
Published on February 3, 2013

TGI The Garden Island

Healing Pain Into Power with Sister Jenna
By: Sister Jenna
Published on September 1, 2012

The Washington Examiner

Credo: Jenna Mahraj
By: Sister Jenna
Published on August 4, 2012

Huffington Post

14 Self-Realizations
By: Sister Jenna
Published on October 10, 2010

@TBD Neighborhoods

Meditation Museum: What's your agenda?
By: Elahe Izadi
Published on September 16, 2009

The Washington Times

Museum Showcases Soul
By: Gabriella Boston
Published on September 11, 2009

Examiner.Com#sthash.BZ6Z6ydM.dpuf

Info 101: Simple meditation and relaxation techniques
By: Roger Zieglar

 

Suggested Interview Questions

  1. What spiritual advice would you give to those suffering from tragedy?
  2. How do you deal with race?
  3. What is your interpretation of God and Religion?
  4. How to overcome depression and anxiety?
  5. What is Karma?
  6. What is consciousness?
  7. What happens when you stay in a relationship that no longer serves you?
  8. How to succeed when you have nothing?
  9. What do you consider to be non-negotiable?
  10. What is still left to be done for the world to wake up?
  11. What is your deepest wish for humanity?
  12. What spiritual advice would you give to world leaders?
  13. How to cope with Change when its not planned?
  14. Why is Meditation so hard for people?
  15. From a spiritual perspective, Sister Jenna, can you share with us why does there seem to so much peacelessness and lack in our world?
  16. You have also produced a Meditation CD called Off to Work. Please tell us about it and why it was created.
  17. You host a daily radio show called the America Meditating Radio Show. Could you tell us more about the show and the types of guests that you feature?
  18. What is the relationship between mind and matter and what is the impact of our thoughts and intentions?

 

Story Ideas

A Woman's Voice in Times of Change
How the role of Women is changing the world.

Working to Forgive when the Pain is Deep
How do we cope with the ripple effect of discrimination or loss.

A Blend of East and West
Born to an Indian man and Jamaican woman, raised in America, Sister Jenna began her life in a blend of cultures, religions and traditions, her way of seeing the world offers insights

From Nightclub to God
The owner of nightclubs in Miami during her early twenties, Sister Jenna walked away from a life of glamour to a life of Service.

The Life of a Modern Yogi in America
Director of an international non-profit, Sister Jenna balances the sanctity of a spiritual life, while enthusiastically engaging in the world around her.

Becoming Stress Free 101
How to support our physical, spiritual and mental health through meditation, yoga and the right thoughts.

Everyday Solutions
Providing practical tools to individuals who are not on a spiritual path yet seeking to improve their lives.

Off the Grid Into the Heart by Sister Jenna.
Our current world is in desperate need of renewal, and not that of the quick fixes and surface changes. We are in need of inner power, of stepping off the grid of society and into our own hearts. It is only there that lasting change will occur. Join Sister Jenna as she takes you on a journey of experience, silence, wisdom and laughter.

In this thought-provoking and transformational workshop, Participants will:

  • Make an honest assessment of where you are in your life.
  • Determine what you can let go of to step into your power.
  • Understand that it is your consciousness that defines your place in this world.
  • Become aware of the connection between you, God, and the actions you create