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Guru’s intention is to destroy the ego

Guru may not act according to the expectations and desires of the disciple. Desires and expectations arise from the ego. A true Master never nourishes the ego.

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Amma Stories Teachings

Truth & Secrets in Life

Some things that we know to be displeasing, we won’t say to a persons face.

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Amma Stories Teachings

Flame Forth Courageously, Awaken The Self

Only a Guru knows how to handle a disciple.

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Around Amma 2020 Messages of Amma

Until the inner Guru awakens, one needs an external Guru

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.

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Around Amma 2018 Messages of Amma

“I am the infinite, I am fullness itself” – Gurupurnima celebrations

-from Amma’s Gurupurnima message Guru Purnima is a reminder to find our purnatvam—our fullness—within. Looking through the small windows of our mind, we come to wrong conclusions about ourselves and the world. The guru is the most noble and trusted friend who awakens us to the reality that, “I am not this small entity (body, […]

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Value Education

What is the principle behind Puja?

The law of karma says that the sorrows of life are the results of our own sins, committed in the past, in this life or in previous lives. There are certain periods in life when we have to suffer from the results of our sins, when, whatever we do, we may not meet with success. […]

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Around Amma 2008 Messages of Amma

Transform our life into Siva

When the mind is completely dissolved, Self-knowledge dawns and the realisation of “Shivoham” happens

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Onam reminds us to become ‘One’

2 September 2009 – Amritapuri “We all need to become one—this is the message Onam gives us,” Amma said in her annual Onam satsang. “It is from ‘one’ that we have all come, and it is back into that ‘one’ that we all must merge. This is the supreme goal of all of our lives. […]

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Amma won’t let you sleep

God is watching over you 365 days a year. Shivaratri is the one night wherein we are asked to sacrifice and watch over God, taking a vow of fasting and maintain vigil at night

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When Amma is not looking

5 December 2006 — Amritapuri Question & Answer with AmmaAmma’s children throughout the world know the bliss that wells up in their hearts when Amma’s eyes find theirs. Gazing into that infinity of compassion, the mind stops, grows tender as a flower and one is overcome with love. In that love, the conviction of the […]