A Blessing of Many Lifetimes

  My maternal grandfather and grandmother prayed for their favorite deities to be born. I had always heard that when My mother was carrying Me, every day My grandfather would go to Arunachaleshwara temple and pray that Shiva should be born to him as a grandchild. But recently My Mother told Me that My grandmother … Continue reading A Blessing of Many Lifetimes

Swami Amma speaks on the Conception and Delivery

  Swami Amma speaks on the conception and delivery As if in response to His grandparents’ prayers, The Avatar Paramahamsa Nithyananda came down with the bio-memory of both Arunachaleshwara and Meenakshi. Their prayers actually reflected the yearning of the entire humanity - itself another sweet leela of the Cosmos! His mother, however, did not pray … Continue reading Swami Amma speaks on the Conception and Delivery

The Pull of Arunachala

  Arunachala is a spiritual airport and incubator for incarnations. Understand deeply: this mountain is not an ordinary mountain. If we keep a receiving station, it will receive any type of wave or signal right? Like that, this sacred place is the place that pulls incarnations. It not only pulls incarnations from this place; wherever … Continue reading The Pull of Arunachala

My Birth as I see It

Swami Amma, profoundly innocent as she is, did not know that all the gods and goddesses in Devaloka, including Vishnu and Brahma themselves, were looking upon Earth from the heavenly skies. 1978 marked the end of negativity once and for all. All the accumulated suffering and calamities that had happened since the end of the era of the Krishna … Continue reading My Birth as I see It

I Entered into that Light in the Form of a Brilliant Meteor

It was neither dark nor light-filled; an indeterminate color covered planet Earth. Suddenly, a bright light appeared from a region, which I now see as Southern India. At that time, I did not know where it was. Borders are what we draw. Where is there border in the Cosmos?   I entered into that light … Continue reading I Entered into that Light in the Form of a Brilliant Meteor

I Remember How I Took This Body, This Form

  I remember how I took this body, this form… I always felt I took birth, or I took the body, because of the attraction, the pull, that Arunachala hill has for enlightened beings. There is a very beautiful verse in Tamil, which refers to Arunachala as the hill which attracts enlightened beings around it. … Continue reading I Remember How I Took This Body, This Form

The Date and Time of My Birth in Bhuloka

  The date and time (as measured in bhuloka - planet Earth) My mother told Me that My maternal grandfather went to the temple that day and brought back prasad (food offered to the deity in the temple) and gave it to her. She ate that prasad, and in a few hours, the labor pain … Continue reading The Date and Time of My Birth in Bhuloka