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The Founding Patron

Paranjothi Subramaniam



Mdm. Sakuntala S. Suppiah 


An Institute for Human Resources Development and Spiritual Upliftment

The SELF AWARENESS CENTRE (SAC) was founded on 1st December 1988 in Kuala Lumpur by Co-Founders, Gnanaguru Paranjothi Subramaniam and Madam Sakuntala S. Suppiah. Originally located in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur. Now it is located at Taman Desa, Jalan Klang Lama, Kuala Lumpur.


Due to popular demand, SAC established its first branch in Johor Bahru (July 1992) subsequently in Butterworth, Penang (September 1993), in Ipoh, Perak (June 1994) and in Singapore (September 1994). As and when the need arises SAC also conducts seminars on ad hoc basis in other parts of Malaysia.


SAC is an Institute for Human Resources Development and Spiritual Upliftment. It is a non-religious, non-communal and non-political organisation. SAC conducts Transformational, Motivational and Spiritual related programs. The Core to its program module is the 7-Day Transformational Journey (7DTJ). To further supplement and spiritually uplift the individual, profound meditation technique, the Heart Centre (Anahatha) Meditation was introduced alongside the 7DTJ. Thereafter, Kundalini Yoga Discourse (KYD) is imparted, as a follow up to the 7DTJ.


To work with clear-cut objectives and goals, and to further enhance the philosophical insights learned in the 7DTJ, it introduced An Advance 2 Days Workshop entitled Enhancing Prosperity and Abundance (EPA).


To embark further into the spiritual journey higher level of Spiritual Conferences namely the Soul Nourishment (15 Day), Shadows In Dark – The Dance Of Opposites (15 Days) and Divine Revelations – God Philosophy (8 Days) has been designed perfectly in its program module.


Special Group Meditation with its Spiritual Master, Gnanaguru Paranjothi Subramaniam, is conducted at all branches on a regular basis with philosophical insights and Q & A session being the highlights. To further consolidate and practice the principles learned in seminars, Group Meditation together with Yoga & Eye and Pranayamam exercises are conducted on a weekly basis on Thursdays.


Self Awareness Centre in collaboration with Self Awareness Society Malaysia and Self Awareness Society, Singapore are Partners in Spiritual Upliftment.


Self Awareness Society Malaysia (SASM) and Self Awareness Society, Singapore (SASS) were established by the Co-Founders of Self Awareness Centre (SAC) Gnanaguru Paranjothi Subramaniam and Madam Sakuntala S. Suppiah with the distinct objective of opening the path for the further spiritual enhancement of its members.


SASM is registered with the Registrar of Societies, Malaysia on 26 May 1999. Subsequently, four (4) branches were established namely, SASM Kuala Lumpur/Selangor, SASM Johor, SASM Penang, and SASM Perak.


The activities of the Society comply with human values to mankind and attributes of compassion i.e.


  • Compassion to Humanity,

  • Innate Harmony… Peace beyond all understanding and Calm in the midst of Chaos,

  • Healing Presence… To feel free of the guilt and shame associated with our negative thoughts, feelings, and actions, that which make the heart lighter than a feather,

  • Unconditional Love…That which sees no barrier to race, colour, creed, religion, caste, and gender.


SAS is the inner voice for its members and the community-at-large, leading into a new journey of spirituality.


 is committed to serving the interest of members on the whole, towards intellectual and spiritual upliftment.


Service Beyond Self


Who We Are

On 3 December 1996, the Self Awareness Society, Singapore, (SASS) is registered with the Registrar of Societies. It is a fellowship for individuals seeking continued learning and growth from the programs of the Self Awareness Centre (SAC). We do not align with any particular religion or political party but are instead an open community for those that want to make significant contributions to the human race through personal growth.



What We Do

The Self Awareness Society, Singapore, (SASS) seeks to build a community where we can all venture down a road of human growth together. We want you to find your fullest human potential. Engagement in the 7 Core Areas will aid members in this journey, to find a path to ultimate happiness and self-realisation.


Human growth occurs when we develop ourselves in the 7 Core Areas:



Lifelong learning is critical to expanding personal horizons. SASS offers exposure to talks and seminars to aid in your education.



Success in one’s career promotes an enlightened, positive vision of the world. When you are successful you can also guide others in their career paths by offering your insight, experiences, and advice. Where possible, SASS arranges for experienced practitioners to share their career stories with members. Special courses on general subjects such as public speaking, writing, and computer skills are also conducted.




Family is the most important tenant to a happy, healthy life. We must always leave room for family. SASS encourages members to spend special time with their loved ones and pass on the enlightening principles of SASS.




Modern-life stresses induce many health issues. SASS hosts talks on health matters, medical check-ups and offers demonstrations in exercise routines such as yoga and aerobics, to help members maintain a healthy lifestyle.



Money, besides providing the basic material comforts, must be recognised as an essential transaction tool to achieve various goals. SASS guides its members on how to achieve money via healthy routes, and how to make the best use of it in our world.



Extending beyond the family, members are encouraged to contribute as much as they can to the larger community. SASS makes a special effort to reach out to the less fortunate, the elderly, and the ill. Members are invited to share their time with their community members, as we can learn great things from one another.



Human growth is not complete without introspection and exploration of the spiritual self. SASS provides a platform for the promotion of human kinship, development of individual potential and talks on spirituality.


Gnanaguru Paranjothi Subramaniam is the Spiritual Master, Co-Founder & Program Director of Self Awareness Centre (SAC). Gnanaguru Paranjothi Subramaniam is a True Intellect. He holds an Honours Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from University of Portsmouth, England. He had served with Tenaga Nasional Berhad (Malaysian Power Board) for 14 years (1978 – 1992) as a Senior Engineer.


In 1979, he was initiated into Tantric Kundalini Yoga Meditation practice by his Spiritual Master Gnanaguru Paranjothi Sivasankaran, the prime disciple of his Holiness Gnanavallal Paranjothi Mahan. In 1988, he was officially bestowed “Guru Status” by Gnanaguru Paranjothi Sivasankaran to become a Spiritual Master. As he embarked on the spiritual journey, he left his successful career as a Senior Engineer in 1992. He then embraced the latest Western concepts in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy which took him to the United States of America. There, he met his mentor Dr. W. Brugh Joy, M.D. who made him realise the wonderment of the Heart Centre (Anahatha) Meditation. Blending ancient teachings with the latest Western concepts, he created the “Best of the East and the West”.


He has more than 30 years of experience in the field of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy through conducting various Transformational, Motivational and Spiritual related programs both in Malaysia and Singapore. In 1988, Self Awareness Centre was established and a foundational program called the 7-Day Transformational Journey (7DTJ) that eliminates ignorance and bridges the gap between Science and Spirituality was developed.


To date, over 900 Transformational Journey programs have been conducted, benefitting and changing the lives of over 40,000 participants. This dynamic and effective program has benefitted all levels of seekers. He too conducts Advanced Spiritual Conferences dealing primarily in the Psych spiritual dimension and Transpersonal level of the human psyche. He is also an author of a book entitled ‘Spirituality Towards Self-Realisation’.


All these were done with a simple yet generous aim, “Build People Psychologically, Uplift Them Spiritually And The People Will Build the Nation”.

What We Do

We seek to build a community where we can all venture down a road of human growth together. We want you to find your fullest human potential. Engagement in the 7 Core Areas will aid members in this journey, to find a path to ultimate happiness and self realisation.

Human growth occurs when we develop ourselves in the 7 Core Areas :

“Build People Psychologically; Uplift Them Spiritually And The People Will build The Nation”.

Totally a beautiful experience. thank you so much for the 7 days transformation. Santhosam.

In this system, One can learn and practice... Kundalini Yoga...

Human body's only Pure Logical Science...

to nurture and cherish your body's hidden powet...

to blossom...

When you blossom up,

the results are...


non measurable...

Non Stoppable...

Total abundance...

The purpose and meaning of Your LIFE ...

The 7-Day Transformational Journey is a revelation of the inner dynamic of the human mind that has a choice to create or destroy. It was an experience of transcendental for me.
With the gift of the Kundalini initiation, this journey marks a
quantum leap in my life.

Josephine Koh


Our Mission

Our mission is to honor the link that exists between individual community, society and nation. We seek to provide the vehicle by which members can realise their full human potential by fostering experiential lessons in personal human growth.