Mankuthimanna Kagga – Don’t entice me by creating desires in me

Don’t entice me by creating desires in me, and then don’t again ensnare me in relationships which permanently bind me. For heaven’s sake, please don’t make me walk the mud ridden road where they sell quicksand that binds me to different places. There is no need to create desires or bind me in relationships that[…]

Gurumatha Amma’s Kabba Poetry – Do not hate your body, it is the first place of true religion.

Do not hate your body, it is the first place of true religion. The body is not your misfortune, it is weak because of your weakness. You are the culprit. The merits and failings are yours. After all, what evil deeds can the body do? The body is the medium. Through the body, by doing[…]

Introduction To Gayathri Mantra (part 7)

Introduction to Gayatri … Continued from the previous issue The knowledgeable wise man – he who understands the deepest principles of speech, vaktatva – with his alert mind, and pure thoughts, through his very words, can convey the understanding of all hidden meanings to those who are able to listen. The first and foremost word[…]

Amma explains: “Managing a home is not a job it’s an art”

Managing a home is not a job it’s an art The science of Vastu advocates that good vibrations can be experienced in the house by following certain prescribed rules during its construction. One can experience perfect Vastu by following the principles described below and without having to disturb the construction or the direction in which[…]

Patanjali Yoga Sutra – Vibhuti Paada -Shloka 1

Deshabandah chittasaya dharana The Vibhuti Paada of the Patanjali Yoga Sutras explains the ways, means and purpose of utilizing yoga. This chapter explain the glorious properties that occur through the mastery of yoga. Sadhana, samadhi pada Patanjali shows the methodology of bringing under control the skeletomuscular body with the vital organs, the organs of action, and[…]
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Gurumatha Amma’s Kabba Poetry – One must be generous, take bold steps.

One must be generous, take bold steps, be humble and surrender to the Almighty. One must discipline oneself through spiritual initiation to overcome miseries. Once an individual frees oneself from the cage that is hammered from all sides, the individual would be guided by the great light like that of a Mariner’s compass. Dugudagala damanavagisalu damada[…]

Introduction To Gayathri Mantra (part 5)

Introduction to Gayatri … Continued from the previous issue Bharata muni is one who brought the Indian music which has bhava, raga, tala. Music is to raise consciousness to the highest level of life by bringing in us the unity of bhava, atma, expression and soul. Indian music has great spiritual power to realize one[…]

Gurumatha Amma’s Kabba Poetry – The superficial mind is animal mind.

The superficial mind is animal mind. It does not vibrate, respond nor blend with the tender feelings of the heart. The foolish mind misguides by thinking that he himself is the founder, and thus rules like a master. The polluted impure mind disguised as a friend, thinking he is superior tries to become the leader.[…]