(22 Apr '10)
15 – 17 April, Singapore
Amma graced the people of Singapore with Her presence April 15-17, 2010. At the first evening program, Mr. Terrence Lee, Secretary-General, Loyang Tua Pek Kong, welcomed Amma to Singapore at the Chinese Taosist Temple (Amma laid the first brick for this relocated Temple in 2006).
The launch of the partnership with the Singapore Red Cross was also launched by the President of the Singapore Red Cross, Mr. Tee Tua Ba, at the program. And Mr. Tee Tua Ba launched the commemorative book of Amma’s late father, Mr. Sugunanandan Edamannel, titled “My Daughter, My Mother”.
On the second day morning program, Honorary Secretary of The Inter-Religious Organization of Singapore and the Representative of the Muslim faith, Mr. Ameerali, garlanded Amma. The different religion representatives presented a short prayer for World Peace in the presence of Amma. The faiths included Muslim, Christian, Taoist, Buddhist, Zoroastrian, Jain, Bahai, Hindu and Sikh.
On the second day evening, Mrs. Kirtida Mekani, Executive Committee Member of the Garden City Fund under the auspices of Singapore National Parks Board (Governmental), came to accept the tree sapling (which will be planted on Earth Day, 22nd April) on the occasion of the donation of 50 tree saplings by the Amriteshwaryai Society. Deserving students of three secondary schools also received bursaries worth $150 Singapore Dollars each to help pay part of the fees of their National Exams.