Sri Amma: Words of
Strength and Courage
There is always a special place in my
heart for those who are dedicated to the
cause of liberation of humanity.
Remember, your thoughts are known to you
alone. Your words are known to you and
the listener which nonetheless are
forgotten with the passage of time.
While the service you render alone shall
stay for eternity. It will benefit all
The highest of states is the state of
seva (service). The spirit of
seva is inbuilt into every insight,
realization, mystical experience, and
mukthi (liberation). It is this
spirit that drives you to share with the
world what has been given to you.
The Divine is like the body and humans
the cells. Whenever these cells turn
cancerous the body desperately tries to
heal itself. Body is infinitely more
powerful than any individual cell. But
the individual cell, too, has power
which it acquires from the body. It uses
this power to either cooperate or defy
the body. So it is with man and God.
Man, too being powerful, is defying the
It is not possible to transform the
world without his cooperation. However,
the present state of affairs cannot go
on for long. Ultimately it is the will
of the Divine that will come to pass.
Transforming the world is not just the
responsibility of a few sages and seers.
To create a better world is the
responsibility of every one of you. In
this struggle for survival, innocence,
love, and values are being lost. It is
you who have to uphold these values.
Do not consider yourself to be ordinary
beings. Each one of you has the infinite
powers of the Divine within you. You
have the power to see God in the heart
of every human being, and once you begin
to see the Divine in every man you will
be able to love every living being,
every individual. Through you God’s
power would flow into the world.
Do not get habituated to lovelessness
through your words, through your loving
actions, and through your service. You
could awaken every human being from his
stooper of sufferings, self-created
misery, and ignorance.
It is because of you the whole world
could be awakened. Your taking up this
responsibility is the beginning of the
There are thousands whose lives need to
be affected by you. It is my will that
this work shall happen through you. No
matter how many may emerge, fulfill your
When the time for transition arrives
the Presence would engulf humanity like
a tidal wave and alter its
consciousness. Be not perturbed. Do what
is expected of you. Share your wisdom
and the power of Oneness Blessing with
others. The rest will be taken care.
Get going with your work and help your
fellow humans. All things will fall into
place. No matter what your thoughts are,
I will liberate you.
The nature of mind is to find fault with
others, judge, blame, and label others
due to preconditioned perception. If the
perception is negative then the mind
keeps on commenting, ‘He is bad, she
nags, he does not understand me, she is
too suspicious, they do not love me, I
have no respect in the family, everybody
uses me’, and so on.
Everything would be colored, hence you
would continue to blame others and hence
we develop dislike. Dislike slowly turns
into hatred which spoils relationship.
Because of this broken relationship,
however good the others are we are not
able to ‘see’ the truth.
Mind generates logic due to fear but
heart emanates truth. Fear is
manifesting as hatred, jealousy, anger,
and violence in families and society.
Stress comes not because of physical
work but from negative approach. We can
see truth only when we love others.
Logic destroys love. It is not possible
to love after you have judged. Hence we
Unless we learn the art of ‘seeing’
with inner integrity, we will not be
able to see the truth and discover love.
If we can love only then we can forgive
and seek forgiveness. One should develop
extreme patience to maintain love and
peace in the relationship.
God’s grace flows naturally to those
whose relations are set right,
particularly with the parents.
Awaken to your destiny. That is what you
are here for.
It is the nature of creation to hold
future a mystery. However, what you
should do in your future is up to you to
decide. Surrender does not imply
laziness. You have the power and the
ability to make your choices.
Make use of all the opportunities that
come your way. I will help you reach
your desired goal.
For a glorious future to be, desire must
flower into passion and manifest as
action. Your attention must be focused
on your goal. Giving up to the Divine
does not mean non-action. This is karma
bhoomi, the plane of action. Hence
effort in the external world is
My grace will go along with you in your
Whatever be your nature since you have
asked me, you will have an experience of
my power. Go home and chant the Moola
Mantra. You will see my grace for
Security is possible only when it is
shifted to God.
Faith or no faith, I am in you and with
you at all times.
“How long?" is the wrong question. Pray
until grace floods.