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Amma Stories Teachings

The sorrows of old age

May the sorrows of old age melt in the light of youth’s love

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A thousand pilgrimages = presence of the Master

It may be difficult, but we need to keep trying. Even if we fail a hundred times, even a single victory is a big victory. We may fail a test multiple times, but once we finally pass it, we need not take the test ever again.

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Take little, give more

Even while experiencing hunger, they thought about other’s pain. Even while experiencing pain, they were able to show compassion to other beings. This was the nature of our forefathers. In the village where Amma grew up, 90% of the people lived off daily wages. Whatever they would earn on a particular day, they would spend […]

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Messages of Amma

Things won’t work if we wait for others to change. Be The Change

Even if they do not change, we should be willing to change

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Messages of Amma

It is in giving that we receive

the importance of employing a spiritual approach in checking global warming

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Flame Forth Courageously, Awaken The Self

Only a Guru knows how to handle a disciple.

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Amma Stories Messages of Amma Teachings

Roar Like Lions

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 […]

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Messages of Amma

You are in Amma’s heart, Amma is also in you

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 […]

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Around Amma 2017 Orphanage

Children of Parippally: Who says they are orphans?

10 December 2017, Amritapuri Late last year, just one day after Amma had returned from her annual European tour, a group of very special visitors came to Amritapuri to see Amma. They were all alumni of the *Amrita Niketan orphanage and Higher Secondary Sanskrit School at Paripally. Though they may have lived in the orphanage […]

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Around Amma 2016

The Science of Compassion: A documentary on Amma by Shekhar Kapur

Mumbai – May 26, 2016 World-renowned film director, actor and producer Shekhar Kapur today officially launched a new documentary about Amma titled The Science of Compassion. The film was shot at Amritapuri Ashram in September 2013, during Amma’s 60th birthday celebrations. In the documentary, Shekhar Kapur investigates the source of human compassion and creativity. The […]