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Tightrope walk to perfection

To develop vairagya living amidst all attractions is not easy. It is only possible for the brave.

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Teachings

Actions without attachments

Those who are attached to their actions will not be able to savour the joy of their actions.

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Amma Stories Teachings

Zero to Hero

Arjuna had the attitude “I am a zero and Lord Krishna, my hero, is acting through me.” Such an attitude can convert even a zero into a hero.

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Teachings

Krishna’s life is a commentary on Bhagavad Gita

Sri Krishna tried many times to prevent the war. Even though he met with failure, even after the war began he only advised the path by which the war could be transformed into an austerity.

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Satsang

Amma’s words on Bhagavad Gita

My Dear Children, Bhagavad Gita is the essence of all the Vedas and its message is the for the entire humanity. It is the Lord’s message to the whole world, given to Arjuna as a proxy,  who in the midst of adverse circumstances  was completely unnerved being at a loss to discern his Dharma. In […]

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Cultural

Gita festival in Bali

November 26th, 2015, Bali, Indonesia Swami Purnamritananda led a Bhagavad Gita event in Badung Regency in Bali. Swamiji was welcomed by Prabhu Darmayasa from the Paramadhama Ashram, and Senator Arya Wedakarna. There were talks on the Gita, cultural performances, and singing. Attendees also chanted the 12th Chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, after which everyone participated […]

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Around Amma 2015 India 2015 Messages of Amma

When the attitude of ‘I’ cross the limit, problems begins in the world

4 April, New Delhi – Bharata Yatra 2015 Amma inaugurated the 3-day ‘Rashtreeya Seva Sangam’, a national convention of all allied NGOs of Rashtriya Seva Bharathi at New Delhi. The 3-day convention Rashtriya Seva Sangam held at Blue Sapphire and City Park on the outskirts of New Delhi in Alipur. By lighting the lamp, Amma […]

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Ashram centers

​Bhagavad Gita Festival in Bali

25 Nov 2014, Bali, Indonesia In connection with the Bhagavad Gita’s 5151st birthday, a record setting event took place at the Tanah Lot Temple in Bali. Over 8,000 Balinese youths gathered to chant the Gita in its entirety. The youths remained seated for the full 3 hours it took to chant all 18 chapters of […]

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Cultural

Gita and Games

A five day workshop titled ‘Gita and Games’ was conduted at Amritapuri in the second week of September. The workshop aimed at learning the spiritual teachings of the Bhagavad Gita through self-reflective games, discussions, and lectures. Participants engaged in dialogues about the theory and practical aspects of the Gita, and how to apply the teachings […]

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Festivals

Gita Jayanti and the Bhagavad Gita

Gita Jayanti marks the anniversary of the day Lord Krishna gave his immortal message to Arjuna on the battlefield of Kurukshetra. The Bhagavad Gita is an exquisite discourse given to Arjuna by Lord Krishna, at the moment when Arjuna faced the most difficult situation of his life. Arjuna was a warrior of high repute; he […]