.....posts from 'Satsang'
2 May 2014 – Srayikkad, Alappad Panchayat, Kollam At the request of local villagers, Amma initiated the Rohini Pongala Festival at the Paschimeshwaram Temple in Srayikkad this morning. Around 8:00 a.m. Amma walked the two kilometres up Beach Road to the Paschimeshwaram Temple in Srayikkad. The villagers had decorated the roadway with streamers, rangoli, flower […]
(20 Apr '14)
Friday, 18 April 2014 – Amritapuri Seashore Meditation and Question & Answer Question: Amma, what is sakshi bhava [witness attitude]? Is it no emotions? No sadness, no happiness? Or is it constant bliss? Once, some time back, I was depressed, and then I didn’t really feel anything. In a way, it was like being a […]
(10 Apr '14)
Monday, 7 April 2014, Amritapuri, Seashore Meditation and Question & Answer Question: Amma, how can I have self-discipline without being too hard on myself? Amma: Daughter, if you have the desire to build a house, what will you do? You will think about how you want it to look, you will sit with the architect, […]
(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 […]
(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 […]
(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 […]
(28 Feb '12)
the level of respect society shows for scientists should increase. When science is respected the motivation to serve and find cures for cancer and other diseases will automatically arise within, while the desire to make quick money will decrease.