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Mata Amritanandamayi / Amma

This group is build for all those interested in and touched by Ammas mission, which is spreading love towards everyone, irrespective of colour, sex or creed and building an awareness of our responsibilty for our fellow beings and the whole creation.

Website: http://www.amritapuri.org
Members: 45
Latest Activity: May 28, 2014

In God´s Name - Amma´s Mission

A short, very inspiring movie about Amma, her Darshan, with short interviews. Very touching...

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Comment by mjfaustino arsatelier on March 7, 2009 at 3:08pm
Hello everyone! Thank you Jens for the invitation! Regards mjf
Comment by Michael Krahl on March 8, 2009 at 9:03pm
Om Nama Shivaya
Thanks Maryse for this beautiful picture. Yes, she´s really radiating light. That´s how she is :-) ...
Love
Michael
Comment by ShaktiShanti on March 9, 2009 at 10:30am

Comment by Michael Krahl on March 10, 2009 at 10:05am
Trailer for DARSHAN - a film by Jan Kounen


"Amma, who is frequently called the Indian Divine Mother, will celebrate her 50th birthday in September 2003. In India, Amma is considered to be a Saint.

This woman, who comes originally from a humble background, finances today more than 25,000 homes for women, mobile medical camps, as well as the Amrita Institute of Medical Science an Research Hospital (AIMS), which stands out as one of the best hospitals in India. She also manages orphanages and many schools. She finances her programmes with the donations that are collected during the celebrations (Puja, Homa, Bhajan, Darshan, Devi Bhava) that she organizes through the world. Her initiatives are appraised even in our western world (she was awarded the "Gandhi-King prize for non-violence" in October 2002). On the occasion of her fiftieth birthday, more than a hundred thousand people will gather for an exceptional four-day celebration, in Koshi, in Kerala, in the South of India. The film will more particularly focus on the celebration of the Darshan, during which Amma will be hugging several thousand people one by one, for more than 10 hours at a stretch. But what is "really" happening or going on, during this embrace?"
Jan Kounen
http://www.amma.org
Comment by Michael Krahl on March 24, 2009 at 11:49am
Amma singing Everyone in the world


Everyone in the world should sleep without fear,
at least for one night, sleep without fear.

Everyone in the world should eat to their fill,
at least for one day, eat to their fill

There should be one day when there is no violence,
no one is injured, no one is harmed.

All people young and old should serve the poor
and needy, at least for one day, serve selflessly.

This is my dream.
This is my prayer.
Love is the answer, love is the way.
Love is the answer, love is the way.
Comment by mjfaustino arsatelier on March 24, 2009 at 2:59pm
Imagine...

Beautiful! Thank you Michael for sharing! Regards! mjf
Comment by Michael Krahl on March 25, 2009 at 2:56pm
A short story around Amma:

A householder devotee requested clarification concerning Self-Realization: "Amma, it is said that the 'I' will disappear when one attains Self-Realization. How does that happen?"

"The 'I' ceases to exist when the mind attains perfect concentration," the Mother answered. "The feelings of 'I' and 'mine' are due to the ego. The ego is nothing but identification with the body and mind. The mind is thoughts. When thoughts are present, we remain a little ego. There is no spontaneous expression. Everything is filtered through the ego. Through the narrow vision of the little ego, we see only the waves of the sea. When thoughts are eradicated through constant practice and concentration, the ego, 'I', disappears. When through our concentration, the little ego is reduced to ashes, we become the Limitless and Impersonal and can thus comprehend the Ocean of Bliss. The remains of what looks like the ego will be there, but it is not real. It is not productive.

"Ask a scholar, 'Sir, what is your opinion about this planet and the people on it?' He will probably answer, 'This is a world full of useless fools!' Furthermore, he will most probably feel that he is the only wise person on the planet. Such a scholar has the most inflated 'little ego' you can find. He is a man who sees only the waves. He cannot even take a peep at the Ocean of Bliss. He can see only separate entities, only individuals, only differences and divisions. He cannot see the whole; he sees only the parts and pieces.

"Ask the same question of a Mahatma (great soul) and He will reply, 'There is only the Self, nothing else. God alone exists. Everything is beautiful; all are good and wise.' He beholds the Whole, the Oneness. The Mahatma experiences unity in diversity, in everything, in all circumstances, irrespective of time and place. For him everything is an extension of his own Self. He cannot blame, criticize or hate anyone. His small 'I' has disappeared and he has become the 'big, impersonal I'. This state comes only when the ego disappears. In order to attain this, one needs a one-pointed mind.

"God Himself will be the servant of the person who has gained one-pointedness of mind. Mother guarantees this, children. You try and see what happens."

The Mother's bold assurance struck the householder devotee with wonder. His eyes were fixed on the Mother's face. After a short while, he said, "Amma, how do we even begin ...?"

"Even while in the midst of numerous worldly problems, you children still think of God and show great interest in doing spiritual practice. This in itself makes Mother feel very happy."
Comment by Michael Krahl on April 6, 2009 at 10:34pm
Ma Ma Ma


This video is a loving tribute to Ammachi - Mata Amritanandamayi Ma ("Mother of immortal bliss").

The pictures were gathered from www.Flickr.com and the music is called "Mother Divine: Sacred Chants of Devi" by Craig Pruess and Ananda.
Comment by Michael Krahl on May 8, 2009 at 1:52pm

Amma´s hug. For the last 3 decads she has been hugging people. she has embraced over 30 million people. Giving the vision for a better life, guiding them, sharing and caring through love, she has instilled faith in millions. She is travelling across the wrold to promote the 'Motherhood' in every one.
Comment by Mata Narayani Devi on May 21, 2009 at 3:11am
THE MISSION AND THE LOVE OF YOUR AMRITANANDAMAYI AMMA NAMASTE LOTO FOOT

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