The teacher points out that the self has to be realised with effort put in by one’s own self. On this account, he congratulates the student for asking the question about bondage and liberation.
If we give up the present material body thinking of God, we go to His kingdom where there is no effect of time—no birth, no death, no disease and no old age.
In order to focus the mind on a goal, you need a well-defined target. Here’s how you should go about it.
Otherwise you will never understand what is happening with you, nor will you understand what is happening with anyone else around you.
If what I wish is realisation of the Self, which alone is true freedom, then Sri Adi Sankara’s advice is to shun all kinds of discourses, dialogues and arguments on the Self.
What is the only way for the liberation of the mind, the way by which we may realise our real self?
As soon as a child comes of an age where he or she can begin to remember, he or she should be taught dharma through good stories.
The power of giving is beyond logic and understanding. It is an act that goes above the mind and touches the spirit.
Amma—Sri Mata Amritanandamayi speaks to Aswin Nandakumar on divinity, Mother Nature and how to protect her. Excerpts from the interview.
Natural farming is the only sustainable way: Natural or eco-farming is the only way that future generations can live well.
Without the effort of one’s own self, who indeed is capable of getting freed from the thick rope knots of ignorance, desire and desire-prompted actions even if it is for a period of 100 kalpas?
Either you choose to fly by wings of your beliefs or live an imprisoned life chained by their nooses
There is a great way by which you can get rid of the fear of change.
The student approaches the teacher, almost in tears, and seeks that much grace of the master as can be had by just a look from even the corner of his eyes.
Karma, karma and karma yet again… it keeps on haunting you till you don’t resolve it.