Education Satsang

Today’s education can’t ensure mental peace

Children, in the olden days in our country, awareness of the spiritual principles was considered the most important aspect of life. However, today, material knowledge has superseded spirituality in importance. There is no point in trying to turn back the clock. Such efforts will only result in disappointment. What’s important now is to learn how […]

Around Amma 2017 India 2017

The Faith of an Innocent heart is what is needed to realise God

3 March, Mysore, Karnataka – Bharata Yatra 2017 After the short drive from Mananthavady {news}, Amma arrived in Mysore {news} to a crowd of joyous devotees. She made her way to the stage, served all those present prasad, and then asked if anyone had a story to share. One devotee raised her hand and related […]

Around Amma 2007 India 2007

Innocence of a village

8 January – Kodungallur – Bharata Yatra 2007 Amma’s last visit to Kodungallur was back in 2001. Since then, the ashram has expanded quite a bit. A piece of land adjacent to the ashram has been acquired and a a temporary darshan hall has been erected there for use over the next three days. During […]

Around Amma 2005

Elephants and innocence

4 August 2005, Amritapuri This evening, when Amma reached Her room after bhajans, Ram and Lakshmi, the ashram’s two young elephants, were waiting eagerly for Her. It had been more than two months since they last got prasad from Amma. Both were chained. Previously, only Ram used to be chained. But now, Lakshmi, who used […]


on Innocence: Amma says

“God has the nature of a small child. God won’t even look at those who do tapas with ego, but He will shower his grace on the innocent hearted ones who don’t do anything. This may be due to His childlike nature.” ~ “Until this point, you have developed only externally, only the body and […]