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From Meghalaya to Parippally – A Journey of Hope

From Meghalaya to Parippally – A Journey of Hope

Meghalaya, one of the states on the northeastern fringe of India, is known for its awe-inspiring panorama of mountain ranges, rivers, waterfalls, and dense jungles, which have fascinated visitors for centuries. It is also blessed with the heaviest monsoonal rains in India, which means the soil is fertile and perfect for cultivation. The landscape everywhere(…)

Lord Mahavir and Disciple

Lord Mahavir and Disciple

Lord Mahavir was the founder of the Jain religion. Like Lord Buddha, he too was a king who renounced the world, performed austerities and realised the Self. One of Amma’s bhajans, “Manjunatha”, refers to the Manjunatha Temple in Karnataka, overseen by Jain monks. Lord Mahavir had a senior disciple who went on to become a(…)

A Story from the Life of Saint Tukaram

A Story from the Life of Saint Tukaram

One of the few successful resistances to Muslim Invasions was that of the Maratha Emperor Shivaji. Upon seeing the atrocities selectively inflicted on Hindus, he went on a campaign of battles and guerrilla warfare on the invaders and was successful in containing them and their king – Aurangzeb. Emperor Shivaji had the highest regard for Saint(…)

Darshan at Almora

Darshan at Almora

A Sadhu visited Amritapuri and related an amazing incident. As he wishes to remain anonymous, I will refer to him as “the Sadhu.” The Sadhu, who lives most of his life in the upper reaches of the Himalayas, had come all the way from his home to Amritapuri for Amma’s Darshan. Amma was then on(…)

We Are Proud to Belong Here

We Are Proud to Belong Here

Below is a letter from Sarayu.             These are unique times for us. We are being given a chance to appreciate the mettle, poise and dignity of our senior Swamis, as well as the dedication of all who are committed to Amma’s mission in the world. It is also an(…)

Under a Single Flag – Hindu Community Unite to Pledge to Protect Dharma

Under a Single Flag – Hindu Community Unite to Pledge to Protect Dharma

In the presence of the sun and the ocean, over 150,000 people pledged to unite against the injustice, unrighteousness and discrimination plaguing society; to take up the fight to protect Dharma as each of their life’s vow. A large crowd from all over Kerala turned up at the Dharmaraksha Sangam (‘union to protect Dharma’) at the(…)

The Final Words of H.H. Swami Mridananda Puri

The Final Words of H.H. Swami Mridananda Puri

The Late His Holiness Swami Mridananda Puri Maharaj was the President of Sri Ramakrishna Mission, Trissur, Kerala from 1988 to 1998. The most venerated among the ascetics of India, Swamiji translated 10 Upanishads into Malayalam and decoded the Vedas for the masses. His book “GeethaamrithaBodhini”, received the Sahitya Academy Award in 1981. Swamiji, translated The(…)