Men may have more muscle power than women, but women have one muscle that make them more powerful than men. It is the muscle of the heart.
Amma sees salt as salt and sugar as sugar, even though they look identical. Similarly, she accepted the residents who wanted to join the ashram just as they are.
24 Dec 2019 – Amritapuri Ashram – from Amma’s Satsang During the question-answer session, one person asked Amma – “Nowadays there are a lot of negative thoughts, emotions and black magic around. How to protect ourselves from all these negativities?” Amma: “In the olden days both Asuras (demons) and Devas (demi-gods) were doing tapas. But […]
13 Dec 2019, Friday , Amritapuri Ashram – from Amma’s Satsang One should receive a Bijakshara1 mantra from the Guru. It is like adding the curd starter to milk so that it will turn into more good curd. With this method, one can get out of Samsara2 because the Guru is pure energy. Even though […]
13 Dec 2019, Amritapuri Ashram – from Amma’s Satsang There are two types of education; one for living and one for life. To live life beneficially is what spirituality is all about. One should live beneficially both for society and for oneself. That’s what spirituality is in its essence. The shastras explain this to us […]
16 Dec 2019, Amritapuri Ashram – from Amma’s Satsang The worm also eats, sleeps and procreates so what is the difference between us and the worm, as we are doing the same? When our hand accidentally pokes our eye we instinctively pardon our hand and caress our eyes. Similarly, we should be able to show […]
Interview by Shalini Saksena of ‘The Pioneer’, the English Daily, on why spiritual organisations must run schools and universities to educate young generations. What is the connection between spirituality and Education? ǟʍʍǟ: True Education takes place only when it goes hand in hand with spiritual knowledge. Otherwise, education will be reduced to a mere collecting […]
Children, in the olden days in our country, awareness of the spiritual principles was considered the most important aspect of life. However, today, material knowledge has superseded spirituality in importance. There is no point in trying to turn back the clock. Such efforts will only result in disappointment. What’s important now is to learn how […]
Turning a blind eye to those standing before us, without consoling them lovingly, is not devotion.
The feeling closest to our True Self is love. Our lives are meant to be born in love, to live in love, and to eventually end in love. In truth, love has no end; it is eternal and connects every aspect of creation — human beings with each other, with Nature, and with God. Thus, its effulgence […]