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.
13 March 2017, Amritapuri Ashram The ocean breeze carried the scent of salt water onto the shore. All were gathered under the palm trees in meditation with Amma. Aside from the rhythmic crashing of waves and occasional bird chirping overhead, the beach was quiet. After the meditation came to an end, Amma asked if anyone […]
12 March 2017, Amritapuri Ashram Amma came for an evening meditation in the bhajans hall with all the visitors and residents of the ashram. Though most people were sitting in meditation even before Amma arrived, the effect of her presence was unmistakable once she sat down, crossed her legs, and closed her eyes. The entire […]
December 5, 2005 – Amritapuri “If someone were to say to you, ‘I will give you 6,000 euros if you can hatch this egg for me right now,’ would you be able to do it?” Amma asked. “Or what if they were to give you a flower bud and then tell you that they will […]