archive for January, 2003


IAM Technique meditation in Helsinki

(18 Jan '03)

16 – 18 January 2003 — Helsinki, Finland It was to our Finnish friends in the north of Europe that Bri. Dipamrita went to give Amma’s IAM Technique meditation teaching. The retreat took place in a lovely school in Helsinki, with snow generously present in a countryside that seemed to be emerging from a fairy […]

Category : Meditation Classes

What is special about the Bhavani river?

(16 Jan '03)

16 Jan 2003, Bhavani River, Tamil Nadu We left Chennai at 8:30 in the morning heading towards Coimbatore, where this three-week South Indian tour would come to an end. At 1:30 PM our party, consisting of six buses and two smaller vehicles, stopped and waited for Amma to join us for lunch. At three, a […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2003

Geneva comes to Chennai

(16 Jan '03)

16 January 2003,Chennai Throughout the four days of programmes in Chennai, Amma’s devotees there had been asking Her if they could see the video of Her speech in Geneva in the original Malayalam. Now it is the end of the last program in Chennai: five a.m. and darshan is over; people crowd near and onto […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2003

Devotion & Discipline

(12 Jan '03)

12 Jan 2003,en route to Chennai “Upanishad” means literally “to sit at the feet of” When one imagines the dialogues in the Upanishads, one can almost see the disciples seated humbly at the feet of the Master, gathered under a gigantic tree in full bloom. Such was the scene two days ago when, en route […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2003

Housing colony in Rameswaram

(10 Jan '03)

10 January 2003, Rameswaram Amma’s programme at this legendary island off the eastern coast of India is being held at Her newly constructed housing colony here. Part of Amma’s Amrita Kuteeram project, keys to 108 new homes, were given to homeless families this evening in a special ceremony. Sri Vidya Sagar Rao, The Honourable Minister […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2003 | Videos

What is she doing after darshan?

(8 Jan '03)

8 Jan 2003,Sivakasi Do you ever wonder what Amma does after finishing darshan? In Sivakasi, after finishing darshan, Amma headed straight for Anbu Illam, Her care home for the elderly located there. She reached the place at 4.30. Even at that late hour, She took time to greet the residents who had been eagerly awaiting […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2003 | Videos

She is still smiling

(8 Jan '03)

8 Jan 2003,Sivakasi Last night in Sivakasi, on Her way to the stage, Amma made Her way through the crowd with a brilliant smile; Her pure white sari shining just as brightly. When She left the stage over nine hours later, the shoulder of her sari was stained a dark rust-red—the residue of Her children’s […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2003
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