Amma’s 54th Birthday Celebrations
27 September 2007, Amrita Vishwa Vidhya Peetham, Amritapuri Campus
- 5:00 a.m. Maha-Ganapati Homa by Brahmasri Surya Kaladi Jaya Suryan Bhatathiripad
- 7:45 a.m. Satsang by Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri, Vice-Chairman, MAM
Amma arrives on the stage
- 9:00 a.m. Sri Guru Padapuja
- 9:45 a.m. Amma’s Birthday Address
Special Guests on the occsassion
Former UN Under-Secretary General Sri. Olara Ottunu; Honourable Union Minister of State for Planning of Kerala, Sri. M.V. Rajasekharan; Honourable Minister for Fisheries & Registration of Kerala, Sri. S. Sharma; Honourable Minister for Co-orperations, Coir & Devaswoms of Kerala, G. Sudhakaran; Amrita Keerti Puraskar Winner Sri. Paravur Sreedharan Tantri
- 11:00 a.m. Inauguration of Vidyamritam By Olara Ottunu, Former UN Under Secretary General Vidyamritam is a program to provide scholarships for 30,000 children of farmers living below the poverty line from Maharashtra, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
- Sri. M.V. Rajasekharan, Honourable Union Minister of State for Planning, to Inauguration of program to provide vocational training and start-up capital to start home-business cooperatives for 5,000 groups of women from impoverished agricultural families in Maharashtra, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh.
- Awarding of Amrita Keerti Puraskar to Sri. Paravur Sridharan Tantri By Sri. S. Sharma, Honourable Minister for Fisheries & Registration of Kerala
- Conduction of mass marriages
- Vastra Danam
- Distribution of Sewing Machines to Impoverished Women
- 1:00 p.m. Amma’s Darshan starts
Here is a selection of photos of the birthday preparations:
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