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.
09 July 2017, Amritapuri Swami Turyamritananda lead the celebrations, conducted a Guru paduka puja of Amma at the Kali Temple. “There are many relationships in human life. But, the relationship between a Guru and disciple cannot be counted as one of these worldly relationships. In reality, the only bond of love that is eternal and indestructible is […]
From Amma’s Gurupurnima message If we try to count from the beginning of the Guru-disciple tradition, tens of thousands of Gurupurnimas’ must have been celebrated by disciples. Celebrations are mere road signs, pointing us in the right direction. To understand the meaning of these celebrations, we need to go beyond the external pujas and traditional […]
“Our inner relationship or bond of love with the guru is actually the unity we feel towards our own True Self—the Atman. So, we should not mistake the love or closeness we have towards our guru as mere external closeness. We are turning inwards and getting closer to our True Self because the guru is […]
12 July 2014, AmritapuriIn Amritapuri Guru Purnima was celebrated. Under the leadership of Swami Turiyamritananda, Guru Paduka puja was conducted. Archana, Bhajans, Arati, and Satsang followed.
25 July 2010, Amritapuri & Tokyo Guru Purnima celebrations Guru Purnima, the day dedicated to the Satguru, was celebrated joyfully today, here at Amritapuri. After the morning Archana, a beautiful ceremonious Paduka puja was performed by Swami Turiyaamritananda Puri, one of Amma’s earliest disciples, amidst soulful Vedic chants by the ashramites. Amma was in Tokyo, […]