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(15 Aug '14)

==== Embracing the World for Peace and Harmony: Ashram activities eBook (PDF) 2014 Embracing the World 2014- English

Category : eService

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

Amma on Lord Shiva

(12 Feb '10)

This is a select collection of sayings on Lord Shiva taken from Amma’s messages, talks and books. ******* Some believe that Lord Shiva is at Kashi alone or Lord Krishna is only in Brindavan. Dear children, do not think that God is confined to the four walls of a temple or a place. He is […]

Category : Sadhana | Symbolism

For 6000 euros, could you hatch an egg?

(5 Dec '05)

5 December 2005 – Amritapuri “If someone were to say to you, ‘I will give you 6,000 euros if you can hatch this egg for me right now,’ would you be able to do it?” Amma asked. “Or what if they were to give you a flower bud and then tell you that they will […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2005 | Meditation Classes | Satsang | Symbolism

Om lokah samastah sukhino bhavantu

(13 Oct '05)

May Peace & Happiness Prevail Amma has chosen some peace mantras for daily chanting by her devotees and disciples. One of those invocations is Om lokah samastah sukhino bhavantu. Although this mantra does not appear in any of the existent Veda sakhas [Vedic branches], it is an expression of the universal spirit that we find […]

Category : mantras

Adi Sankaracharya: The Jagadguru of Advaita

(20 Jan '02)

The guru-disciple paramparas1 of India are like malas2 strung with gems; each jewel is precious and invaluable. Still, some shine with an attention-commanding splendor. Sri Adi Sankaracarya was such a diamond. Sri Sankara’s accomplishments were many, but he is singled out because his brilliant commentaries on the prasthana-trayam—upanishads, the Bhagavad-Gita and the Brahma Sutras—crystallized the […]

Category : Symbolism

Rakhi: its meaning and significance

(5 Aug '01)

Raksha Bandhan is a popular festival celebrated across the country. Irrespective of caste and creed people from all walks of life participate in this festival. It is celebrated on the full moon day of the lunar month Shravana (Shravana Poornima) which also coincides with Upa-karma (changing the sacred thread for the brahmins, Avani Avittom in […]

Category : festivals
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