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A Letter from a Former Ashram Resident – Santhosh

A Letter from a Former Ashram Resident – Santhosh

The letter [referring to this letter by Brahmacharini Lakshmi] hold great relevance to every seeker who often falter to curb our egos and instead go great lengths to fulfill it. I left Mata Amritanandamayi Math blaming my Guru for my shortcomings and even tried to for a short period wreck my vengence against my Guru(…)

The Allegations By Gail Tredwell Are Untrue: A Statement by the Mata Amritanandamayi Devotees’ Forum, Kerala

The Allegations By Gail Tredwell Are Untrue: A Statement by the Mata Amritanandamayi Devotees’ Forum, Kerala

The allegations put forth in Gail Tredwell’s memoir are untrue and are the fabrications of a disturbed mind. It is puzzling that 15 years after leaving Amma’s ashram, Ms. Tredwell has decided to self-publish this book, fabricating incidents that supposedly took place as many as 30 years ago. The truth of the matter is that(…)

An Attorney’s Review of “Holy Hell” – Jay Cumming

An Attorney’s Review of “Holy Hell” – Jay Cumming

We received this book review from Jay Cumming, Senior Research Attorney for the California Supreme Court.  Holy Hell, Gail Tredwell’s autobiographical account of her near 20 years as the personal attendant of Mata Amritanandamayi (“Amma”), has certainly stirred up the disgruntled backbenchers of the spiritual world, but the book does little to tarnish the reputation(…)

A Letter from Geetha Kumar

A Letter from Geetha Kumar

In response to the recent book by Gail Tredwell and the accusations and misinformation circulating around the Internet as a byproduct of the book, I would like to come forward and clarify a few important points that might otherwise remain buried. The fact is Gail has failed to incorporate some crucial events in the book(…)

A Letter from Swamini Krishnamrita Prana (Saumya)

Growing up with Amma and the Swamis has been such a precious gift. I have lived with Amma for thirty-one years and I can say with total honesty that the purity of our lives in the ashram has always been completely sincere. Any accusations that suggest otherwise are simply untrue. Our lives with Amma have(…)