Baba Ramdev Meets Amma
KOCHI / September 21, 2017: Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev visited the ashram of spiritual leader and humanitarian Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma). It was the first ever time that the two met.
Baba Ramdev wasgarlanded by Swami Purnamritananda Puri, General Secretary of the MataAmritanandamayi Math. Baba Ramdev then garlanded Amma and took herdarshan--Amma's blessings in the form of her motherly embrace.
At Amma's request,Baba Ramdev spoke to the Math residents and students of Amrita University aboutyoga and its health benefits, giving some amazing pranayama and yogademonstrations.
Praising Amma's vasthumanitarian works, Baba Ramdev said, "Amma talk little, but acts big. Theproblem today is that people talk a lot but don't act at all." He alsotold everyone that earlier he had asked Amma what he should do to help thefuture generation, and Amma had said that he should combine the ancient Indiansciences with modern science.
"Amma wantsspirituality and science to go hand in hand," Baba Ramdev said. He thensaid that he has already been putting efforts in this direction through hisAyurveda institute but that he would now go further with Amma’s blessings.
Baba Ramdevconcluded by saying, "Here in Amritapuri, there are no boundaries oflanguage, caste, religion or anything. There is only oneness."
Amma thanked BabaRamdev for speaking to the Math residents and students, and presented him withcarved sculpture of goddess Sarasvati Devi.