Teachings

This summer, after Amma left California, Noel Garfield, 9 years old, watched the Embracing Kenya video and was immediately inspired to connect with the kids at the new Amrita Children's Home. She began making decorative,... more ›
The day after the Fourth of July last year was quite a traumatic day for me. During my morning walk with the dogs at the waterfront, we found piles of garbage left from the festivities the night before. Most of the piles were where the food vendors had been. The dogs and I spent well over two hours... more ›
The 19th Century poet, Emily Dickenson, once wrote, “I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word. Sometimes I write one, and I look at it, until it begins to shine.” The power of language is indeed undeniable, and most people on this planet certainly aren’t shy about using words to... more ›
In many religious and spiritual institutions, reciting sacred scriptures and verses is an important part of worship. Engaging in this practice helps to quiet and redirect our thoughts. While reciting verses in one’s native tongue can bring important messages and teachings to light on an... more ›

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