Source: Ammalu Ammal
“Each type of soil specializes in producing certain type of crop. The Indian soil produces Mahans!”
— Sri Sri Swamiji
Once, she was requested by the relatives of a dying man to visit him. The man died in the presence of Ammalu Ammal.
She moved into a divine trance seeing ‘Rama Nama’ carry the jiva and out poured a kirtan describing this!
None in that family knew that he had taken upadesa of and had been chanting Rama Nama!
Please check these: Excerpts from a discourse by our Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji
Only one who has spent this human life by Chanting the Name of the Lord can remain fearless of death; all the others will fear facing death!
The best way to help a person attain salvation on his death bed is to Chant the Mahamantra loudly in his ears.
The only companion for our last journey is the Divine name.
Nothing we earn today would come with us to the final destination but only the Divine Name WILL
What is the use of tying a golden turban to a corpse (dead body) and decorating it on the chest with exquisite diamond ornaments?
If there is no life after physical death, we can lead a wanton life. But there is life after death, and unless…….
Smallest dharma is verily Chanting the Divine Name (Namakirtan) and ignorance ['ajnaana'] the worst fear
It helps you overcome the fear of cycle of birth and death
A lifespan of thousand years is but useless for one if he does not utter Krishna's name.
Much more valuble is the hour, consiously spent, in endeavouring for the highest good
So that people can see that when he left, Alexander, he did not take anything with him