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The law of Nature and of life is selflessness

27 Sep 2019 – AmritaVarsham 66 , Amritapuri Excerpts from the message of Amma on the occasion of her 66th Birthday Celebrations Children, seeing all of you gathered here today, united in love, Amma feels like she is looking at a garland made from many beautiful flowers of different colours. Although this is a time […]

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Knowledge and values are inseparable

Amma’s acceptance speech after University of Mysore Conferred with D.Litt. Honoris Causa 23rd March 2019 — Amritapuri Ashram Through this honour you have bestowed, I see the interest that the University of Mysore has in upholding its alignment with the ideal of manava seva madhava seva— “Service to humankind is service to God.” The Math […]

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Multiple Dharmas, One Goal

18 July 2014 — Amritapuri, Satsang at the beach Question: Amma, it is said there is only one dharma [duty]—to realize the Self. But I seem to have so many dharmas—family dharma, office dharma, social dharma… Is there really only one dharma? Amma: For a spiritual person, the goal of life is to know the […]

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Sri Rama knew Sitas heart

15 March 2005 — Amritapuri The Puranas and Hindu epics are full of stories that seem simple on the surface, but upon deeper investigation reveal fathomless depth. This, in truth, is their greatness—the fact that everyone from a child to a scholar can hear them and come away with a meaning appropriate for their stage […]

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Fight for Dharma, Amma asks journalism students

3 March 2005, Amritapuri Journalism students get their first big interview “Newspapers are meant for dharma. And for the purpose of protecting dharma we have to live our dharma,” Amma said. She was talking to 15 students from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s School of Journalism who She’d called to Her room after bhajans on 3rd March. […]

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The light in the darkness

28 November 2002, Kochi Amma returns to India and is welcomed by devotees and the media alike. Amma returned from Her European and American Tour today. Upon Her arrival in Kochi, She took part in a press conference organised in the context of Her winning the Gandhi-King Award for Non-violence. Amma answered questions for about […]

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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 […]