archive for October, 2001


A Night to Remember

(6 Oct '01)

6 October, 2001 After watching several cultural programmes including a performance by renowned danseuse Kumari Kavya Madhavan, Amma left the stage and began walking toward Her room. A few of the ashram residents ran to Her steps, hoping for a glance or a smile as She walked by, but no sooner had She rounded the […]

Category : Around Amma 2001 | Birthday

Festival Days

(6 Oct '01)

6 Oct 2001, Amritapuri The festival atmosphere at Amritapuri stretched from Wednesday to Sunday morning, when Devi Bhava, begun the previous night at 8:00 pm, finished close to 11:00 am. In the days preceding Amma’s Birthday, the Ashram was transformed into a city of light. Local devotees teamed up to build several impressive structures, both […]

Category : Around Amma 2001 | Birthday | Celebration

Birthday presents

(6 Oct '01)

6 October, 2001 While Amma would never take anything for Herself. She does make use of every opportunity to give to others in so many ways. This was even more evident on Her birthday. As she gave a laddu  to each of the sixty thousand devotees who came for Her darshan that day, these are […]

Category : Around Amma 2001 | Birthday

Amma’s Birthday Celebrations 2001

(6 Oct '01)

6 October, 2001 Radiating divine bliss and peace to all humanity, the birthday celebrations of Mata Amritanandamayi Devi were held in the Amritapuri Ashram on 6 October, 2001, in a festive atmosphere of fervent devotion, exuberant joy and deep gratitude. The beautifully decorated Ashram was filled to overflowing with devotees from around the world, who […]

Category : AmritaKeerti | Around Amma 2001 | Birthday

Amritanandamayi Jayanthi Jalotsav

(5 Oct '01)

5 October, 2001 Racing boats cruising through the water, paddles splashing vigorously, sending droplets flying through the air like silver beads, and tumultuous cheers by thousands of viewers lining either shore of the Kayamkulam backwaters, transported the villages of Vallickavu and Parayakadavu into a great mood of gaiety and festivity. After prayers for invoking God’s […]

Category : Around Amma 2001 | Birthday

Amma’s visit to Europe: Barcelona

(5 Oct '01)

5 – 7 November, 2001 Newspaper interview with Amma in Barcelona. The interviewer commented that Amma has come to Spain, which is a bastion of Christianity. Amma replied that She has not come to convert people but help them to delve deeper into their own religion. The devotees gathered in the stadium for Amma’s satsang […]

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Work as Worship

(1 Oct '01)

A man was travelling in a bus one day. He was amazed at the behaviour of the bus conductor. The conductor was very relaxed and smiled at everyone as he dealt with them. He always rang the bell at the right time, so that the bus would stop at the right places. And when the […]

Category : Amma Stories | Messages of Amma
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