.....posts from 'Around Amma'


Build a bridge of love and universal brotherhood

(28 Jul '14)

27 July 2014, Amritapuri Minority Commission of the Govt. of India Member, Shri. Thykkuttathil Zakkeer met Amma today in Amritapuri along with his family during darshan. He offered to Amma a Ramadan gift of a plaque engraved with auspicious prayers from The Holy Quran along with sweets and fruits. He also invited Amma to share […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Messages of Amma

Amma meets with members of U.S. Congress

(17 Jul '14)

9 July 2014, Washington D.C. Amma met with  several members of the U.S. Congress on July 9, 2014. The meeting, which took place in the  U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C., was held at the request of U.S. Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (California). During Amma’s meeting with Rep. Roybal-Allard, discussions emerged over the plight of large […]

Category : America 2014 | Around Amma 2014

Ensure that the flowers that are our children bloom

(21 Jun '14)

17 June, Santa Fe, New Mexico — America Yatra 2014 Extracted from Amma’s question-and-answer session. Question: Amma, your presence has brought fragrance to our lives. I would like to know: How do we bring your fragrance to the West, where the children are suffering so much due to drugs and violence? If Amma would say […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang | Spiritual

The remedy for sorrow

(13 Jun '14)

11 June, Los Angeles, California – America Yatra 2014 Extracted from Amma’s answer to a question about the true meaning of the statement “no one is your own.” Amma: When we say “no one is my own,” then “everyone is my own, everyone is an extension of my True Self” is also implied. If we […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang

Negotiating the Supermarket of the Mind

(6 Jun '14)

June 5, 2014 — San Ramon, California, USA Extracted from Amma’s question-and-answer session in San Ramon Question: I have a question about negative thoughts and emotions. I find myself wondering what the right attitude is and how to prevent negative thoughts and emotions from affecting my life and affecting others. Amma: When you go into […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang

Compassion is the first step in life

(4 Jun '14)

Stanford Holds “Conversation on Compassion” with Amma 2 June 2014 – Stanford University, California Amma participated in Stanford University’s “Conversations on Compassion” series on Monday, answering questions posed by neurosurgeon Dr. James Doty, the founder and director of the university’s Center for Compassion & Altruism Research & Education (CCARE). The hour-and-a-half-long dialogue took place in […]

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Masala Dosa Festival at Amritapuri

(18 May '14)

15 May 2014, Amritapuri Four or five years ago, with Amma’s upcoming two-month tour of Japan and North America looming, Amma decided she wanted to do something special for the 3,000 or so ashram residents remaining in Amritapuri. In fact, Amma had already seen all 3,000 of the ashram residents privately, one-on-one–sannyasis, brahmacharis and brahmacharinis, […]

Category : Around Amma 2014
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