“Pure love transcends the body. It is between hearts. It has nothing to do with bodies.” Mātā Amṛtānandamayī Devī
“Love just happens. Nobody thinks about how to love, or when and where to love. Nobody is rational about love. Rational thought hinders love. Love is a sudden rising in the heart. Love is an unavoidable, unobstructable longing for oneness. There is no logic in this. It is beyond logic. So do not try to be rational about love. It is like trying to give reasons for the river to flow, for the breeze to be cool and gentle, for the moon to glow, for the sky to be expansive, for the ocean to be vast and deep, or for the flower to be fragrant and beautiful. Rationalization kills the beauty and charm of these things. They are to be enjoyed, experienced, loved and felt. If you rationalize about them, you will miss the beauty and charm and the feelings they evoke. Sit by the seashore. Look at it. Feel its vastness. Feel the rising up and down of the waves. Feel and be amazed at the creation and the creator of such magnificence. What good will it do you to rationalize about the ocean?” Amma
We talk about love all the time; about how much or how little of it we get… It’s everywhere; on the news, during holidays, in our daily conversations. It appears we live in a world obsessed with getting and keeping love, yet we place conditions on it and squeeze the spontaneity out of it. If love is beyond logic, why do we spend so much energy and time analyzing it? Perhaps, it is time to follow the hearts prompting on love. More below!