.....posts from 'Around Amma'


Spirit of Sacrifice and Service celebrated with Love

(29 Apr '14)

26 – 27 April, Ernakulam Brahmasthanam, Kochi – Bharata Yatra 2014 Despite soaring temperatures, many thousands turned out for Amma’s two-day Brahmasthanam Festival at Kochi. Amma gave talks on both days, led bhajans and then gave darshan throughout the day and deep into the night. On the second day of the programs, the darshan ended […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | India 2014

Pandit Karuppan Award for Amma

(26 Apr '14)

26 Apr 2014, Kochi Brahamasthanam Festival Amma was presented with the Pandit Karuppan Award at her program in Kochi today. The award was presented by Moopil Swamiyar Shankarananda Brahmananda Bhooti, the spiritual head of the Trissur Brahmaswom Matham, an Ashram in the lineage of Adi Sankaracharya dedicated to the propagation of Vedic knowledge. The award […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | India 2014

Vishukkani – Even in the midst of difficult times, happiness can be found

(15 Apr '14)

15 April 2014, Amritapuri Excerpted from Amma’s message during the occasion of the Vishu Celebrations at Amritapuri Vishu is a festival that is deeply connected to our culture and to nature. When we hear the word Vishu, what first come to mind are images of the golden kanikkonna flower and vishukkani. The importance placed on […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | festivals | Messages of Amma

Spiritual practices set you free

(10 Apr '14)

Monday, 7 April 2014, Amritapuri, Seashore Meditation and Question & Answer Question: Amma, how can I have self-discipline without being too hard on myself? Amma: Daughter, if you have the desire to build a house, what will you do? You will think about how you want it to look, you will sit with the architect, […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Sadhana | Satsang

Brahman is the Principle of Love

(6 Apr '14)

04 April 2014, Amritapuri Seashore Meditation and Question & Answer Session Question: Amma, if everything is Brahman—if I am Brahman, you are Brahman, the microphone is Brahman—then what is the need for all these spiritual practices aimed at purifying the mind? Amma: Son, tap water is water, the water in the backwaters is water, seawater […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang

Spiritual life is to become fearless

(3 Apr '14)

1 April 2013, Amritapuri Question: “When I think about the law of karma, sometimes I feel quite afraid.” Amma: Everything that is born one day has to die. You are not the body. You are not the mind. So, why be afraid? We need to fearlessly strive for dharma. For that, you need dedication and […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang

Laughter & Wisdom on the Seashore

(1 Apr '14)

31 March 31 2014, Amritapuri Around 4:15, Amma came to the beach for meditation with the ashramites and visiting devotees. When it was over, she asked an ashramite from Germany to speak. He told a story about how, when he was helping Brahmachari Shubamrita with a program in Europe, he had taken the opportunity of […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang
hariom