.....posts from 'Teachings'


Yoga helps us to reconnect with nature and God

(22 Jun '15)

Amma’s Message for the first-ever‎International YogaDay “Today is International Yoga day. Previously, people did not need to have a special day for performing Yoga because Yoga was part and parcel of their lives. Unfortunately, now we need special a special day to remind us to perform Yoga, just as we need a day to remember […]

Category : Messages of Amma

Environmental conservation is not so much part of mankind’s dharma towards Nature

(15 Apr '15)

Excerpts form Amma’s Vishu message. 15 April 2015, Amritapuri Vishu is an expression of our culture’s deep connection with Nature. The Kani Konna flower, the Kani Vellari vegetable and all the various fruits of Vishu are not only are associated with a successful harvest, they also symbolize the love and respect our ancestors had for […]

Category : Messages of Amma

Keep the head cool, heart warm

(18 Feb '15)

18 Feb 2015, Amritapuri Shivaratri was celebrated at Amritapuri with enthusiasm and devotion last night. Around midnight, Amma held a special bhajan session and led the assembled crowd in singing soulful Shiva bhajans. Before concluding, Amma asked even everyone to stand up, forget themselves and dance to the tune as she sang “Bolo Bolo Sab […]

Category : Messages of Amma

Why Non-Hindus are not allowed inside Temples

(2 Feb '15)

21 Jan, Kanyakumari, Bharata Yatra 2015 Rooftop Satsang at Amrita Vidyalayam – Kanyakumari The tour group sat around Amma in the evening. After bhajans and dinner, one Italian lady who has been touring with Amma said, “I was living in Chennai for some time and I developed devotion towards Goddess Meenakshi. I got a chance […]

Category : Around Amma 2015 | Satsang

How to get established in Tatvamasi

(21 Jan '15)

17 -18 Jan, Madurai, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2015 After Amma had distributed prasad dinner at her Madurai ashram on Jan 16, she encouraged her children to put questions to her. Amma said that the quality of the questions asked indicates the spiritual evolution of the questioner. She said, “To know the taste of […]

Category : Around Amma 2015 | India 2015 | Satsang

Selfless Service is the Pongal that reaches Amma

(20 Jan '15)

16 Jan, Madurai, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2015 It was almost 10 pm when Amma arrived at her Madurai ashram from Chennai. Amma distributed prasad dinner to her children and said, “You must have been hungry, haven’t you?” The devotees replied, “The hunger vanished when we saw Amma.” Amma added, “So, Anbu (pure love) […]

Category : Around Amma 2015 | Satsang

Why did Krishna steal butter? Three birds in one shot

(13 Jan '15)

8 Jan, Kovai – Bharata Yatra 2015 Amma arrived at the Kovai ashram in the morning, but the tour group didn’t arrive until the evening. At dusk Amma sat with the devotees and volunteers of the program along with the big tour group. Amma sang a few bhajans and started distributing prasad dinner – chapathi, […]

Category : Around Amma 2015 | Satsang
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