This is an excerpt from the inaugural address by Amma, at the 11th edition of the Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair based on the theme, ‘Foster Women’s Honour’. Speaking on the occasion, Amma stressed gender equality. Womanhood is the underlying principle and essence of being a woman For Amma, men and women are equal: both […]
In a village there was a beautiful statue of a Mahatma with outstretched arms. On a plaque beneath the statue, these words were inscribed, “Come into my arms.” Over the years, the arms broke off. The villagers loved the statue and were very upset. They gathered together to try to decide what to do. Some […]
Even though God and guru dwell within us, our mental state is unfit to imbibe that presence. At present we are extroverted; so, the inner guru has yet to awaken.
5th July 2020 – Amritapuri – from Amma’s Guru Punima program Amma knows that many devotees are sad that they cannot be here today for Gurupurnima. We have to abide by the Government rules. When so many residents stay here, Amma has to ensure their safety as well. Only if we behave as model citizens […]
Yoga keeps the body fit and mind still
Never forget the lessons that Nature has taught us during these times
We should try to see others’ pain as our own, see them as a part of ourselves, and establish a heart-connection with them.
It is the duty of human beings to protect all living creatures, seeing Nature as our mother
The swelling is a protective reaction of the body’s warning that part needs to heal.
Problems and hardships will always be there in life. Most of them make us stronger.