Honoring My Inner Voice

When it snowed in Seattle last week, I decided to take a walk in the Greenbelt lot behind my house. The first thing I noticed when I stepped out of my back door was that a small Juniper tree had fallen across the path I take to get to that lot. I could have easily crawled under it or …

On Living and Dying Day 6 by Karuna

Am I Contributing to My Living or My Dying? by Karuna of Living, Learning and Letting Go In 1996, I was on an airplane that “fell” 25,000 feet in about a minute’s time. For the next two hours we did not know if we were going to live or die. Since then I have had a sense …

Dealing with My Resistance

by Karuna When I arrived in Amritapuri last November, I had the goal of overcoming my resistance to chanting archana and my mantra. The archana we recite in Amma’s ashram is the Sri Lalita Sahasranama, a sacred prayer to the Divine Mother. Amma asks us to chant it daily, for our own benefit and for …