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Mata Amritanandamayi Quotes

Quotes and teachings of Mata Amritanandamayi from various sources. The Mata Amritanandamayi Devi quotes is a continuous collection of quotes of more than 10 years. These quotes are from books, talks, newspaper, magazine articles.

Children live in the present moment. This is why people feel so drawn to them.
Unless we have a certain degree of mastery over the mind, true peace is difficult to attain.
Your heart is the temple where God should be enshrined. Your good thoughts are the flowers, your good words the hymns, your good deeds the rituals. And love is the offering.
There are two kinds of happiness and sorrow. When we don't get what we want, we feel sad; but when others get what they wish, our sadness is even greater. Similarly, we are happy when we succeed in something, but we are happier when others fail. This is a serious disease of the mind. Pray for a heart that rejoices in the happiness of others and empathizes with their sorrows.
Someone who has discarded all desires, al…