.....posts from 'Messages of Amma'


Globalization fails to connect our hearts and minds

(27 Sep '10)

27 Sep 2010, Amritapuri Delivering her 57th Birthday Address, Amma spoke about how despite the connectivity created via globalization, the world is still suffering. “Where have we gone wrong?” Amma asked those assembled. “By connecting the external aspects, the entire world is being reduced to a small village. However we’ve failed to pay enough attention […]

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Make your heart a Vrindavan

(4 Sep '10)

Sri Krishna Jayanti is the day when the consciousness that pervades the universe incarnated as Lord Krishna, the embodiment of beauty that had the power to attract all beings in creation. Perhaps Sri Krishna’s personality is the greatest that humankind has ever seen. His life and teachings were significant back then, are significant now and […]

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Onam is a call to reclaim our heritage

(26 Aug '10)

23 Aug 2010, Amritapuri (Excerpts from Amma’s Onam message) “When a Malayalee* hears the word ‘Onam,’ the experience is like the simultaneous advent of a thousand spring seasons in the heart. Wherever one may be in the world, Onam is an occasion when memories of one’s childhood—their home, their parents, their brothers, sisters and friends […]

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Embrace scientific knowledge and spiritual wisdom

(29 May '10)

These are selected quotes from the address of Sri Mata Amritanandamayi  upon receiving an Doctorate of Humane letters from State University of New York 25 May 2010. ****** “Spiritual education is a training that helps us to truly understand ourselves. It gives us strength and helps us comprehend  the deeper realms of knowledge. It gives […]

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Inspire youth through dialogues not lectures

(6 Dec '09)

Amma inaugurates Vivekananda International Foundation 1 December 2009 — Chanakyapuri, New Delhi On 1 December 2009, Amma inaugurated the Vivekananda International Foundation in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. The foundation,  which is an independent non-partisan think-tank, will undertake solution-oriented research and studies through different activities. It also will participate in international, intercultural and inter-religious dialogue. In her […]

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Onam reminds us to become ‘One’

(6 Sep '09)

2 September 2009 – Amritapuri “We all need to become one—this is the message Onam gives us,” Amma said in her annual Onam satsang. “It is from ‘one’ that we have all come, and it is back into that ‘one’ that we all must merge. This is the supreme goal of all of our lives. […]

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God is always awake within us

(24 Feb '09)

Sivaratri Celebrations, 23 February 2009 — Amritapuri “God is always awake within us, but we are sound asleep,” Amma said. “As a result, we are unable to experience his presence.” It was almost 2:00 in the morning—half way through the traditional night-long vigil and fast of Sivaratri. Amma then told everyone assembled that holidays like […]

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