archive for November, 2000

Amma visits Kuwait

(27 Nov '00)

Mother has been visiting many parts of the world for over fifteen years-but the Gulf States waited until the New Millennium for the blessing of her presence. They have been doubly rewarded for their patience! In late September, Mother visited that part of the world for the first time, giving three days of programmes in […]

Category : Around Amma

Early Christmas

(14 Nov '00)

14 – 23 November 2000 Winter visits to San Ramon and Ann Arbor, USA It was an early Christmas for Amma’s American devotees. The most precious gift of all – Amma’s divine presence – arrived in San Francisco for her November visit following the European Tour. The November programmes in the U.S. have the atmosphere […]

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Life is meant not only for winners, but for losers as well

(12 Nov '00)

( from Amma’s benedictory address at the inauguration of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre (AIMS), May 17, 1998) Salutations to all of you, who are the embodiments of love, the embodiments of the Self. Amma is not here to give a speech, nor is it Her way to exhort what others do. […]

Category : Messages of Amma

Late night playfulness

(11 Nov '00)

9 – 11 November 2000, Turin, Italy Next, Mother travelled to Turin in Italy, the final stop on this year’s European Tour. The hall was colourfully decorated. Even in chilly northern Italy, the sun could not resist coming out to take a peek at the Divine Mother. On the second night all were treated to […]

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Greatest devotee of God

(9 Nov '00)

Sage Narada thought that he was a great devotee. “Once Lord Krishna said, ‘Narada, there is one farmer on earth who is a greater devotee than you.’ Narada doubted this and came down to earth to see the peasant in person. He found that the farmer would chant the Lord’s Name only three times a […]

Category : Amma Stories

Incredible Hugging Saint from India

(7 Nov '00)

5 – 7 November 2000, Barcelona Bidding au revoir to France, the tour moved on to Barcelona, Spain. Spain has become known for its large, enthusiastic crowds. There was a lot of media coverage throughout the tour, but it was especially impressive how many reporters came to see Amma in Barcelona. Local and national newspapers, […]

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