Amma’s teachings on Spiritual practices

ecstatic AmmaThese are some random quotes of Amma on Sadhana, spiritual practice, and qualities we need as human beings especially for spiritual aspirants.

We can become divine or demonic. Cultivate the virtuous qualities within for the benefit of yourself and the world around.

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.....posts from 'Sadhana'


On Guru: Amma says

(9 Jul '01)

“Satsang and spiritual books have the power to turn our minds towards good thoughts. That alone, however, will not enable us to go forward with steady steps. Ordinary physicians will examine the patient and prescribe medicines. But if an operation is required, one has to see a surgeon. Likewise, to rid our minds of all […]

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Category : Guru | Sadhana

Meditation is like a tonic

(20 Oct '00)

Question: Can meditation be harmful? It is said that a person’s head becomes heated when he meditates. Amma: It is always better to be taught by a Guru how to meditate. Meditation is like a tonic. A tonic nourishes the body. The tonic comes with certain instructions. If you just ignore the instructions and swallow […]

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Category : Sadhana | Satsang

Bhajans are to awaken the real light within

(1 Mar '00)

Question: Amma, you seem to be giving more importance to bhakti (devotion) than to any other path. Why is this so? Amma: When you say bhakti, do you mean just repeating a mantra and singing devotional songs? That alone is not bhakti. True devotion is discriminating between the eternal and the ephemeral. It is to […]

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Category : Sadhana | Satsang
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