.....posts from 'Around Amma'


Onam celebration at Amritapuri Ashram

(9 Sep '14)

7 September 2014, Amritapuri, Onam Celebrations “There are things that awaken enthusiasm and freshness whenever we think about or experience them,” Amma remarked in her Onam address this morning. This is certainly true about the annual Onam festival in Amritapuri. People from all over Kerala, India and abroad returned to their spiritual home, Amritapuri, to […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Onam

War is our creation, not God’s

(23 Aug '14)

23 August 2014 — Amritapuri Ashram On Friday, a devotee visiting the ashram from Berlin told Amma that when she is around Amma, she is aware of the spiritual truth that God is pervading everything. She said she draws a lot of strength from this understanding, but when she returns home, she gets overwhelmed by […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang

Focus on a higher goal and overcome all attachments

(16 Aug '14)

15 August 2014 — Amritapuri Ashram Yesterday, after meditation, Amma was asked a question about how to love without expectations like Amma does. The following is a short excerpt from Amma’s detailed answer. Amma: Human birth is meant for realizing our oneness with God. Yet, during the course of our life we develop so many […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang

Amma feeding a fledgling

(3 Aug '14)

Recently, a baby bird that had fallen out of its nest was brought to Amma during darshan. After feeding the bird, Amma said that its pathetic condition and heartfelt cries reminded her of all the suffering being experienced throughout the world and how the only way to rid the world of such suffering is through […]

Category : Around Amma 2014

Multiple Dharmas, One Goal

(3 Aug '14)

18 July 2014 — Amritapuri, Satsang at the beach Question: Amma, it is said there is only one dharma [duty]—to realize the Self. But I seem to have so many dharmas—family dharma, office dharma, social dharma… Is there really only one dharma? Amma: For a spiritual person, the goal of life is to know the […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang

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
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