Where Love Guides

Where Love Guides

Just out of my higher secondary schooling in 1990, I was more than eager to pursue the subjects of my choice in the local college where I had got an admission ticket on merit.  However, life had something else for me in store.  My father brought home an application for a one year computer programming(…)

Stairway to Heaven

Stairway to Heaven

Stairway to heaven – that is how I remember the stairs leading up to Amma’s room at the Ashram in Amritapuri. It was Thursday, the 1st of May 2014, and after a month-long wait the day had finally arrived to visit Amritapuri. I was not sure if I would get to see Amma since the(…)

Conversations on Compassion – Amma at Stanford

Conversations on Compassion – Amma at Stanford

When: Monday, June 2, 2014 1730hrs PDT Where: Memorial Auditorium, Stanford University. Map What: Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, in conversation with the founder and director, the Center for Compassion & Altruism Research & Education (CCARE) at Stanford University, Dr. James Doty. In the one-hour dialogue, Dr. Doty will ask Amma about her life experiences and perspective(…)

Boomerang

Boomerang

Saint Bhau Maharaj lived in rural Maharashtra in the early part of this century. He was popular among the villagers, as he gave guidance to them in their lives. However, some people were averse to his rising prominence. One day, they sent four burly men armed with sugarcane sticks to beat him up. They selected(…)