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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(…)

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 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(…)

Remembering Gail Tredwell – Letter From Lakshmi

Remembering Gail Tredwell – Letter From Lakshmi

Gail Tredwell left Mata Amritanandamayi Math in 1999 after living as a monastic disciple of her Guru for 2 decades. After severe public scrutiny of her book she published about her Guru in poor light, it came to light that her frustrations were rooted in the displeasure of rejection from a devotee based in New(…)