Amma's PNW Region

Happy Vishu!


“Only through opening our heart and mind can we find His world which is full of bliss in the midst of this world which is full of hurdles.  Children, without a spirit of forgiveness and humility, we cannot know God or earn the guru’s grace.  The man of courage is one who can forgive even when anger rises uncontrollably.  When we press down the button, the umbrella unfolds and gives us protection from the rain and sun.  but if the button refuses to go down, nothing happens.  When the seed goes under the soil, it sprouts and becomes a tree.  When it is a tree, we can tie even an elephant to it.  But if the seed refuses to surrender, refuses to get out of the see basket and go underground, it may end up as food for a mouse.” 

Amma - From Immortal Light-Divine Mother Ammachi’s Advice to Householders

Deadline to submit photo is April 20th!
Flowers of Peace Around the PNW

Very first photo sent in!

Flowers of Peace

Please join us in a regional project to create a beautiful photo display for the May PNW Regional Newsletter, while embracing Amma’s White Flower Meditation for World Peace.

We are putting together a photo display for the May 1st PNW regional newsletter -- Flowers of Peace Around the PNW, and we need your photos right away! 

Trees are beginning to shower us with their beautiful blossoms here in the PNW!   What a wonderful opportunity Mother Nature is offering us, to share our joy in her beauty with each other!

Guidelines to participate:

  1. Find a flowering tree, shrub or flowers.
  2. Take a photo of yourself and your family and other Satsang members IN the photo.
    That’s right!  We want PEOPLE who follow Amma’s teaching in the photos!
  3. Selfies & cell phone photos are great!  Group photos are fabulous!
  4. If practical, please submit only ONE photo per person/group.
  5. Email your photo to:  ammapnwregion@ammagroups.org.
  6. Deadline is:  April 20th.

Om Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu
May all beings everywhere be in peace
Om Shanti Shanti Shanti



Your curls dance in the breeze

   Furl and unfurling,

      Waves on the sea,

         Butterflies flutter in the garden,

            My eyes barely follow.

Your fingers fly in discourse

   A flock of birds, a school of fish,

      Forming languages, meanings, connections

         That converge and disappear on the surface of the sea,

            I hear your song but understand nothing.

In your eyes

   I see the night sky

      Black, bright, endless.

         I know not who I am in your gaze

            Their burning intensity leaves me naked before you.

What life have I with you?

   All I do is follow you and when you see me I disappear.

      In your vastness I too

         am the butterfly in your garden,

            the wave crying for the shore, 

               the flickering lamp at the Temple gate.

~Vandya H.



PNW Green FriendsGreenFriends

NEW IAM Courses – April 2021

2-day IAM-20 Course
You must attend both days to complete the Course.

Date: Tuesday April 20th AND 27th
Time: 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm PT
Your Home! Connect with Zoom.

NEW time!  Guided IAM-35 Sundays @ 9:00 - 10:00 am PT

To Register: Contact kumudakali@gmail.com

To find an upcoming IAM-35 course and more Guided practice sessions visit:

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Ways to Contribute
Newsletter Content

  • Share with readers what you are doing to serve nature, in the Protecting Mother Nature: Through Action, Education and Awareness section!
  • How about contributing a joke for Laughter Medicine?
  • Have you written an original poem or song lyrics for the Creativity Around the PNW section?
  • Do you have a favorite Amma quote or bhajan to share?
Our PNW Regional Newsletter comes out twice a month.  Please send submissions by the 10th & 24th of every month to:

Contact us at ammapnwregion@ammagroups.org.
You can catch up on missed emails at Amma's PNW Newsletter Archive.


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