.....posts from 'Around Amma'


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 […]

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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, […]

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Seeing everything as God is real puja bhava – Amma

(17 May '14)

15 May 2014 – Amritapuri It was the day before Amma would leave on her two-month Japan-North America Tour. Amma was meeting all the ashramites in the Kali Temple for a final meeting. After addressing several administrative- and seva-related matters, Amma suddenly raised a question: “What is the relevance in doing puja?” Apparently, someone had […]

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Even in failure there is a lesson to learn – Amma

(12 May '14)

​Amma Addresses 2,000 10th Standard Students as Part of Sadgamaya Summer Camp May 10, 2014 – Amritapuri There are two types of education: education for earning a living and education for life. When we study in college, striving to become a doctor, a lawyer or an engineer—that is education for earning a living. But education […]

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Amma is making women’s empowerment a reality, Governor Dikshit

(5 May '14)

03 May 2014 — Amritapuri Ashram The keynote speaker of the Women Empowerment Celebration conducted by AMMACHI Labs was the Governor of Kerala, Her Excellency Smt. Sheila Dikshit. Standing alongside Amma and the other dignitaries, Governor Dikshit helped distribute awards to a couple dozen of the 1,500 women who had come to Amritapuri Ashram to […]

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Amma’s Women Empowerment Project is Role Model for Entire World says U.N.

(3 May '14)

3 May 2014 – Amritapuri Ashram More than 1,500 women from various parts of India poured into Amritapuri for the two-day event “A Celebration of Empowerment.” This was the capstone event of AMMACHI Labs’ Women Empowerment project, co-funded by the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) and Amrita University. The participants all shared one thing in […]

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