EU Parliament, Strasbourg, France – 17 July 2014 Several Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) joined AYUDH Europe (Amrita Yuva Dharma Dhara), the youth wing of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM), for its 10th Anniversary Celebrations at the European Parliament at Strasbourg in France. The event titled “Strengthening Europe through Youth Empowerment”, engaged nearly 300 […]
9 July 2014, Washington D.C. Amma met with several members of the U.S. Congress on July 9, 2014. The meeting, which took place in the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C., was held at the request of U.S. Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (California). During Amma’s meeting with Rep. Roybal-Allard, discussions emerged over the plight of large […]
“Our inner relationship or bond of love with the guru is actually the unity we feel towards our own True Self—the Atman. So, we should not mistake the love or closeness we have towards our guru as mere external closeness. We are turning inwards and getting closer to our True Self because the guru is […]
12 July 2014, Amritapuri In Amritapuri Guru Purnima was celebrated. Under the leadership of Swami Turiyamritananda, Guru Paduka puja was conducted. Archana, Bhajans, Arati, and Satsang followed.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]