110+ Mata Amritanandamayi Quotes On Education, Compassionate And Selfless
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- Be like the honeybee who gathers only nectar wherever it goes. Seek the goodness that is found in everyone.
- Most people are concerned only with what they can get from the world, but it is what we are able to give to others that determines the quality of our life
- Make a firm decision: 'Whatever happens, I will be happy. I will be strong. God is always with me.'
- Don't be discouraged by your incapacity to dispel darkness from the world. Light your little candle and step forward.
- Whether we laugh or cry, the days are going to pass by. So why not choose to laugh?
- When we come to know who we truly are, we will see ourselves in all people.
- In this universe it is Love that binds everything together. Love is the very foundation, beauty and fulfillment of life.
- Love one another without any expectations. Then, there is no need to go anywhere in search of heaven.
- The intellect always cuts and divides like a pair of scissors. The heart sews things together and unites like a needle. The tailor uses both.
- Transcending the cycle of death and rebirth is the real purpose of this life in human form.
Mata Amritanandamayi Short Quotes
- Real love is the complete absence of any negative feelings towards anyone.
- Surrender and living in the present are one and the same.
- Pray to God: It's all right if you don't love me, but please let me love you!
- Every night, contemplate: What good did I do today? How can I do better tomorrow?
- True happiness is when the love that is within us finds expression in external activities.
- By living in harmony with Nature one gains a healthy mind and body.
- Look upon others as being part of yourself.
- We are all beads strung together on the same thread of love.
- Just as armor protects the soldier, spiritual knowledge protects us from the difficulties of life.
- Have the conviction that God is your only real relative and friend.
Mata Amritanandamayi Quotes On Education
Our educational system needs to give equal importance to the intellect and the heart. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Due to our preconceptions regarding education, we fail to inquire into the most obvious and wondrous field of study - ourselves. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Education for livelihood alone will never make our life full and complete. — Mata Amritanandamayi
The factor stringing together individuals, society and nature is missing from today's educational system. That factor is spiritual values. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Mata Amritanandamayi Quotes On Selfless
Our compassion and acts of selflessness take us to the deeper truths. — Mata Amritanandamayi
The guru is not someone who is confined to the body. When there is selfless love for the guru, we will be able to see him not only in his body but in every living and nonliving thing in this world. Learn to see everything as the guru's body and to serve them accordingly. — Mata Amritanandamayi
The beauty and charm of selfless love and service should not die away from the face of this earth. The world should know that a life of dedication is possible, that a life inspired by love and service to humanity is possible. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Each and every object in Nature teaches us something. Renunciation and selflessness are the greatest lessons to learn from Nature. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Purify the mind through selfless service. — Mata Amritanandamayi
In this age of selfishness, selfless service is the only soap that truly purifies. — Mata Amritanandamayi
There is the path of karma, selfless action, the path of love and devotion, the path of training the mind and the path of Yoga, mantra and tantra this is what the various saints advocated. — Mata Amritanandamayi
As you perform good actions selflessly, true love will blossom, which will purify our emotional mind. — Mata Amritanandamayi
No one becomes pure and selfless overnight; it involves time and concentrated effort, coupled with tremendous patience and love. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Mata Amritanandamayi Famous Quotes And Sayings
Love is our true essence. Love has no limitations of caste, religion, race, or nationality. We are all beads strung together on the same thread of love. To awaken this unity-and to spread to others the love that is our inherent nature-is the true goal of human life. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Fill your hearts with love and gratitude. Life gives us what we need and not necessarily what we want. It follows its own wisdom, which is often incomprehensible to our gross minds. We should learn to accept situations in life. This attitude of acceptance is the secret to happiness. — Mata Amritanandamayi
The sun shines down, and its image reflects in a thousand different pots filled with water. The reflections are many, but they are each reflecting the same sun. Similarly, when we come to know who we truly are, we will see ourselves in all people. — Mata Amritanandamayi
When thoughts are reduced, power of the mind and its subtlety increases, tunes with the Universe. Then you can see the realms beyond the common understanding. When the mind is pure and quiet it becomes one with the universal mind. That mind is like a mirror. The secrets of the Universe will be revealed there. — Mata Amritanandamayi
The first step in spiritual life is to have compassion. A person who is kind and loving never needs to go searching for God. God rushes toward any heart that beats with compassion-it is God's favorite place. — Mata Amritanandamayi
There are thousands ready to die for their religion, but only are few willing to live by its principles. Because of their narrow vision and envy, they have missed the true essence and message of religion which is love and compassion. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Children, not a grain of the food we eat is made purely by our own effort. What comes to us in the form of food is the work of others, the bounty of Nature and God's compassion. Even if we have millions of dollars, we still need food to satisfy our hunger. Can we eat dollars? Therefore, never eat anything without first praying with humility. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Remember to set apart at least one hour every day to do some service for others. While the food we eat nurtures our bodies, it is what we give in charity that nurtures our souls. If time is not available daily, reserve at least a few hours every week for some worthwhile act of charity. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Keep a constant awareness and a conscious effort to say good words, perform good actions, and to practice patience and compassion. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Grace is openness. By remaining open, you let go of your ego and narrow-minded views, and allow divine grace to express itself through you. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Love and spiritual values received from parents are the strongest assets for a child to face the various trials of adulthood. — Mata Amritanandamayi
To awaken spiritual unity, and to spread to others the love that is our inherent nature, is the true goal of human life. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Meditation increases your vitality and strengthens your intelligence... your mental clarity and health improve. You acquire the patience and fortitude to face any problem in life. So, meditate! Only through meditation will you find the treasure you are seeking. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Love is the very foundation, beauty and fulfillment of life. If we dive deep enough into ourselves, we will find that the one thread of universal love ties all beings together. As this awareness dawns within us, peace alone will reign. — Mata Amritanandamayi
When someone is full of Love and Compassion, he cannot draw a line between two countries, two faiths or two religions. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Real life is developed from within. Real living means that the soul expresses itself through all one's thoughts, words and actions. A person becomes fearless once he understands the nature of the imperishable soul. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Progress is not possible without discipline. A nation, institution, family or individual can advance only by heeding the words of those who deserve respect and by obeying the appropriate rules and regulations. Children, obedience is not weakness. Obedience with humility leads to discipline. — Mata Amritanandamayi
One should see any opportunity to serve as a rare and precious gift...and never waste such an opportunity. — Mata Amritanandamayi
The impermanent, which is the body, is given too much importance. The permanent, which is the Atman, is completely forgotten. This should change. — Mata Amritanandamayi
If we have some pet animals, we should feed them also before taking our food. Perceive God in every living being and feed them with that attitude. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Intellectual prowess has its limitations. Thus, do not limit the scope of your learning to the realm of the intellect. — Mata Amritanandamayi
If you have patience, then you'll also have love. Patience leads to love. If you forcefully open the petals of a bud, you won't be able to enjoy its beauty and fragrance. Only when it blossoms by following its natural course, will the beauty and fragrance of a flower unfold. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Keep the child within alive. A child never tires of hearing the birds sing, never gets bored looking at flowers. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Married life, if lived with the proper love and understanding, helps awaken the feminine within a man, and the masculine within a woman. — Mata Amritanandamayi
If japa is maintained, no useless talk during work will be possible. The mind will always remain peaceful. Modern day diseases are mostly psychosomatic. Japa will bestow good health to both mind and body. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Meditation increases our vitality and strengthens our intelligence. Our beauty is enhanced and our mental accuracy and health are improved. We gain the mental fortitude and patience to face life's problems. Meditate! Only through meditation can we find the treasure we're looking for. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Animals too experience sorrow, love, anger and other emotions. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Nobody likes to let go of the ego- it is so precious to everyone. However, once you have attained a state of egolessness, the world won't disappear, as you may think it will. The world will continue, but a change takes place within you. Something is uncovered. You start seeing everything with the wonder and innocence of a child. — Mata Amritanandamayi
May your thoughts, words and actions arise from love. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Just as food and sleep are necessary for the body, spiritual understanding is needed for a healthy mind. — Mata Amritanandamayi
When we raise one hand to say "bye-bye" we are gesturing that we are going apart from each other, whereas when we join our palms and bow our head, our hearts become closer. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Children, we should visit homes of the poor, orphanages and hospitals from time to time. We should take our family members along and offer assistance and look after the welfare of inmates. A word spoken with love and concern will give them more comfort than any amount of money. That will lead to the expansion of our hearts as well. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Spirituality, as expounded by the great saints and sages of the past, is a very broad path. It accommodates all types of belief systems. You need to satisfy everyone. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Do your actions in the world, without forgetting that your find goal in life is to break free from all bondage and limitations. Always 'remember that you have a higher goal to attain. — Mata Amritanandamayi
If you have patience, then you'll also have love. Patience leads to love. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Children, do not listen to those who malign masters and sages. Never listen to or indulge in derogatory talk about anyone. When we harbor negative thoughts about others, our minds become impure. — Mata Amritanandamayi
God realization and self-realization are one and the same. God-realization is nothing but the ability and expansiveness of heart to love everything equally. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Being aware of the bondage is enough to free you from its clutches. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Do no talk while eating. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Problems arise when you identify with your thoughts and emotions. Try to be a witness to the thoughts instead of being totally identified with them. — Mata Amritanandamayi
When one has truly imbibed spiritual qualities, they will spontaneously be reflected in one's thoughts and actions. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Just as the right hand comes to dress the wound on the left hand, we should see another person's sorrows as our own and come to his or her aid. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Try not to have any break in chanting the mantra even for a moment. Continue repeating the mantra while engaged in any task. Chanting in the mind may not always be possible at first, so in the beginning, practice japa by moving the lips incessantly-like a fish drinking water. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Loving words and deeds are the best alms. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Take a vow for a life of service to others. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Consoling a miserable soul, wiping the tears of a crying person is greater than any worldly achievement. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Don't get angry. Try not to speak roughly or use harsh words. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Spiritual love is without limits or boundaries. Worldly love is superficial and fluctuating. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Parents need to nourish spiritual values in their children from a very young age. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Pure love transcends the body. It is between hearts. It has nothing to do with bodies. — Mata Amritanandamayi
People think that God wants our offerings. God does not need anything from us. He is the giver. He is like the sun - the giver of light. — Mata Amritanandamayi
After praying, and before eating anything, it is a good custom for everyone to feed one another a small portion of the food. This will help to cultivate mutual love and affection among the family members. — Mata Amritanandamayi
A musk deer searches for the source of the fragrance of musk, but it won't find it because the fragrance comes from within itself. Bliss is not to be found outside of us; it exists within us. — Mata Amritanandamayi
If the desires are not controlled now, later they will control you. — Mata Amritanandamayi
We should learn to love everyone equally, because in essence we are all one, one Atman, one soul. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Try to spend at least 2 or 3 days every month in an ashram. Just breathing the pure air there will purify and strengthen our bodies and minds. Like recharging the batteries, even after returning home we will be able to continue our meditation and japa. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Try to make others happy, and don't despair over all the evil in the world. Instead of cursing the dark, let us each light one small lamp. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Only when human beings are able to perceive and acknowledge the Self in each other can there be real peace. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Human beings are born to experience pure love, and they never get it. They are searching to experience it from birth until death. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Let our lives be firmly rooted in Truth. Abstain from lies. In this dark age of materialism, adherence to truth is the greatest austerity. We might have to tell lies now and then to protect somebody or to sustain dharma, but we must be careful not to speak lies for our own selfish purposes. — Mata Amritanandamayi
We have nothing to lose by trusting the infinite power of the Self, except the bondage of our own ignorance. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Fighting the wounds of the past will only deepen those wounds. Relaxation is the method that heals the wounds of the mind, not reaction. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Children, don't waste a single second. Serve others, above all the poor, expecting nothing in return. Just as the person who offers God flowers is the first to enjoy their fragrance, the person who offers compassion is the first to receive its blessing. Wherever a heart beats with compassion: God is there. — Mata Amritanandamayi
The indicator of true knowledge is the ability to differentiate what uplifts us from what pulls us down. — Mata Amritanandamayi
In most cases, worldly love ends in hatred and deep sorrow. — Mata Amritanandamayi
There are millions and millions of people who are thrown in the midst of poverty and starvation. Animals don't die of starvation, only human beings. — Mata Amritanandamayi
It is never a good practice to continue to sleep after sunrise. We should not think of staying in bed once we are awake; it increases laziness and dullness. Those who cannot decrease the amount of sleep quickly may do it in gradual stages. Those who do regular spiritual practice do not need much sleep. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Real success is gaining the ability to face situations in life with maturity. — Mata Amritanandamayi
If we have love and compassion in our hearts, then we will wholeheartedly serve those who suffer from lack of food, clothing and shelter. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Faith in a higher power helps us to control our mind and thoughts. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Let us take from Nature only what we really need, and try to give back to some extent. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Make use of all free time at the office and elsewhere for chanting your mantra or reading spiritual books. Avoid indulging in unnecessary gossip and try to talk about spiritual subjects with others. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Pure love makes you feel as light as a flower. You won't feel any heaviness or burden. Ego creates the burden. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Look at the optimism of Nature. Nothing can stop it. Only the ego makes humans pessimistic, and this causes suffering. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Many people talk a lot about environmental preservation, but true greatness lies in putting these principles into practice and actually doing something about it. — Mata Amritanandamayi
If we let go of our likes and dislikes, we will become fit vessels to receive the God's ever flowing grace. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Our hearts are the shrine; that is where God should be installed. Our good thoughts are the flowers to worship Him. Good deeds form the worship, good words form the hymns and love forms the offering. — Mata Amritanandamayi
The language of love is the language of humility or humbleness. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Children, if we can do archana of the 1000 Names of the Divine Mother daily with devotion, we will grow spiritually. There will never be lack of life's essentials, food and clothing, in a family that chants the 1000 Names with devotion. — Mata Amritanandamayi
...love is our true nature. When we do not express love in our words and actions it is like honey hidden in a rock. — Mata Amritanandamayi
We should try our best to relieve the suffering of others in whatever way we can. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Death is not complete annihilation. It is a pause. It is like pressing the pause button on a tape recorder. — Mata Amritanandamayi
Life Lessons by Mata Amritanandamayi
- Mata Amritanandamayi's teachings emphasize the importance of compassion and selfless service to others. She encourages people to be mindful of their thoughts and actions and to strive for inner peace.
- Mata Amritanandamayi also emphasizes the need to be open to new ideas and experiences and to strive for spiritual growth.
- Finally, Mata Amritanandamayi encourages people to be kind and compassionate to all living beings and to live a life of gratitude for the blessings of life.
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