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From Meghalaya to Parippally – A Journey of Hope – Part 2

From Meghalaya to Parippally – A Journey of Hope – Part 2

  Ecology and culture sessions are part of school curriculums throughout India and around world, but for these girls from Meghalaya, they were a first and they were clearly thrilled by the unique opportunities that has come with their life at Parippally. To get a hint on how significant these activities are to these young people,(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Letter to Gail Tredwell – Suresh Kumar

Letter to Gail Tredwell – Suresh Kumar

Below is a letter sent to Gail Tredwell by Suresh Kumar, biological brother of Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi. Respectful Gail Tredwell, This is Suresh Kumar, eldest son of Sugunacchan and Damayanti-amma. Dear sister, You came to my house in 1979, and you stayed there for about nine years. Because you were not earning any money(…)

Preplanned Propaganda Against Hindu Humanitarians and Spiritual Masters

Preplanned Propaganda Against Hindu Humanitarians and Spiritual Masters

Below is a letter received from Mr.Anil Kumar, the manager of one of India’s largest and most acclaimed Non Governmental Organisations. Though the letter was written intended for an Indan audience, (with references to people who are currently in news in the country), the content of the letter resonates with people all over the world.(…)

Letter from Brahmacharini Dipamrita Chaitanya

Letter from Brahmacharini Dipamrita Chaitanya

Below is a letter from Bri.Dipamrita Chaitanya, the representative Amma France. I came in 1988 to Amma’s place (it was not yet called Amritapuri). I can say that I have being lucky to be “close” to Amma, in her room hours on end, travelling with her, following each step of the development of this exceptional(…)