.....posts from 'Teachings'


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

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

Ensure that the flowers that are our children bloom

(21 Jun '14)

17 June, Santa Fe, New Mexico — America Yatra 2014 Extracted from Amma’s question-and-answer session. Question: Amma, your presence has brought fragrance to our lives. I would like to know: How do we bring your fragrance to the West, where the children are suffering so much due to drugs and violence? If Amma would say […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang | Spiritual

The remedy for sorrow

(13 Jun '14)

11 June, Los Angeles, California – America Yatra 2014 Extracted from Amma’s answer to a question about the true meaning of the statement “no one is your own.” Amma: When we say “no one is my own,” then “everyone is my own, everyone is an extension of my True Self” is also implied. If we […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang

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 […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang
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