.....posts from 'Teachings'


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

Be Compassionate towards nature, bathe the mind in enthusiasm everyday

(4 Jan '14)

1 Jan 2014, New Year Celebrations, Amritapuri New Year’s Eve was celebrated in grand style in Amritapuri. After Amma’s evening bhajans, everyone assembled in the large hall and were treated to a wide range of cultural performances, including Hip Hop, classical Indian dances, and a theatrical interpretation of one of Amma’s satsang stories. Throughout the […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Messages of Amma

Sri Krishna is Protector of Dharma and Jagat Guru

(31 Aug '13)

28 August, Amritapuri – Krishna Jayanthi Celebrations 2013 Like each year before it, the day of Krishna’s birth was celebrated in Amritapuri in a very festive atmosphere and music and bhajans were everywhere; it was a true celebration. Early in the morning after crowds of people paraded through the ashram enthusiastically singing namavalis and Gopuja […]

Category : Around Amma 2013 | Krishna Jayanthi | Messages of Amma

The disciple awakens from within, it is like a rebirth happening

(25 Jul '13)

22 July 2013, Amritapuri After many years, Amma was physicially present for Guru Purnima in Amritapuri. Even though she had just arrived the previous day from her two month-long world tour, Amma came to the stage at 10.30 am for the function. The celebrations began with Amma’s Pada Puja, which was performed by Swami Amritaswarupananda […]

Category : Around Amma 2013 | Guru Purnima | Messages of Amma

Take a small step, bring a small change in our Life – Amma

(5 Jan '13)

New Year Celebration at Amritapuri 1 Jan 2013, Amritapuri The New Year’s Eve programs in Amritapuri began cultural performances . The first was a traditional Indian dance, followed by a woman singing a French interpretation of Amma’s Tamil bhajan ‘Anbumiku chinthaikalal maalai thoduthen’ accompanied by a guitarist. There was another traditional Indian dance after which […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2013 | Messages of Amma
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