Messages of Amma

A happy person is a strong person

Whether we laugh or cry, the days will pass by. Decide whether you want to live laughing or crying.

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Maya doesn’t mean ‘non-existent’, it means ‘ever-changing’

21 August 2017, Amritapuri Ashram In a question-and-answer session in Amritapuri this week, a questioner asked Amma about Maya, often defined as “the illusory nature of the world.” The questioner asked Amma, “What is Maya or illusion and why it is so difficult to come out of it? I have been doing spiritual practices for […]

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Create an empire of happiness

Onam is a Time of Joy, Love, Kinship & Devotion August 28th 2015 — Amritapuri Ashram The following has been extracted from Amma’s Onam message. Onam is a festival of unity and sharing. A festival takes place when our heart overflows. Onam is a time when joy, love, kinship and devotion overflow. The breeze of […]

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Forgive and forget, happiness will embrace us

Children, the New Year is here, bringing with it new hopes and dreams. It is like a new page in a journal. We are the ones who decide what should be written on it. It can be notes of love, compassion and peace or it could be anger, selfishness and indifference. The choice is ours. […]


Om Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu

Om Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu: May Peace & Happiness Prevail Amma has chosen some peace mantras for daily chanting by her devotees and disciples. One of those invocations is Om lokah samastah sukhino bhavantu. Although this mantra does not appear in any of the existent Veda sakhas [Vedic branches], it is an expression of the […]