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Around Amma 2020 Festivals Messages of Amma

When we renounce the heaviest burden of our ego, we will rise to the plane of Shiva

Lord Shiva is the supreme bliss and complete perfection of that ego-renunciation. Shivaratri is the knowledge ‘I am that perfection’.

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Around Amma 2008 Messages of Amma

Transform our life into Siva

When the mind is completely dissolved, Self-knowledge dawns and the realisation of “Shivoham” happens

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Around Amma 2017 India 2017

Mystery of Life is Lord Shiva

Life is a beginning-less and endless river, constantly flowing and changing.

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Messages of Amma

Keep the head cool, heart warm

When many thousands of people remember the Divine with a one-pointed mind, perform actions dedicated to God, and engage in worship, the very environment becomes pure.

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Sadhana Symbolism

Amma on Lord Shiva

This is a select collection of sayings on Lord Shiva taken from Amma’s messages, talks and books. Some believe that Lord Shiva is at Kashi alone or Lord Krishna is only in Brindavan. Dear children, do not think that God is confined to the four walls of a temple or a place. He is omnipotent […]

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Sthala Purana

Legend of Alappad Panchayat

Sthala Puranas of Bharat Shiva, Parvati & Subrahmanya: A Legend of Alappad Panchayat In the Alappad Panchayat1, district of Kollam, Kerala state, South India, there is a small village named Parayakadavu. This village lies amidst an endless expanse of coconut palms stretching along a narrow peninsula separated from the mainland to the east by an […]

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Sthala Purana

Legends of Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu

Sthala Puranas of Bharat Tiruchirapalli (“Trichy”) is home to some of the most legendary and ancient temples in India, as well as to some beautiful stories and history. Here are but a few: Sri Rangam Temple & Uchi Pillayar Temple Perhaps its most famous temple in the city is the Sri Ranganath Swami Temple. The […]

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Symbolism

Lord Ganesha: his birth story, symbolism meaning and practice

If we don’t honour the Ganas, then our every action is a form of thievery, as it is unsanctioned. Therefore, instead of propitiating each Gana in order to receive their blessings, we bow to their Lord, Sri Ganesha.