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Sannyas is a state of total renunciation beginning and ending in compassion

Each moment should become filled with alertness, love and faith as the sannyasin strives to reach that goal. We need to develop awareness in each and every word, every look, every thought and every action.

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Vidyarambham at Amritapuri

09 Oct 2008, Amritapuri Navaratri – the nine days of festival of Devi concluded today with Vidyarambham this morning of Vijayadasami. Swami Turiyamritananda and Swami Amrita Geetananda led the prayers during Vidyarambham. There were hundreds of people who came to initiate their children on to the world of alphabets. Swami Turiyamritananda initiated them, first writing […]

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Vidyarambham by Amma

2 Oct 2006 Amma initiates babies into the world of alphabets, first lessons of tabla, harmonium and veena during Vijaya Dashami celebrations. At Amritapuri, the ceremony involves tracing each letter of the alphabet in a plate of rice or even in sand on the ground. Traditionally, the writing was alternately done on the tongue with […]

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Ashram Life Cultural Gurukula

Sannyasa, in the service of the world

A Sannyasi is a real servant of the world. In fact, he or she is the only one who serves and loves the world without receiving anything in return.

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Ashram Life Cultural Gurukula

Brahmacharya Deeksha ceremony

many of the brahmacharis serve in various branch ashrams or by going on tours to various parts of India and the world. Thus they spread Amma’s message of Love and Compassion.

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Ashram Life Gurukula Messages of Amma

Even Sannyasi’s breath should be for the good of others

Now he doesn’t have a particular God. This son should serve the people seeing them as God. His remaining life is to serve them.