archive for July, 2003

The bell rang three times

(29 Jul '03)

29 July, 2003,Amritapuri The bell rang three times. The ashramites knew Amma would be coming any moment. Everyone rushed to Amma’s courtyard. The gates were open wide for Amma’s car. But then when the crowd heard the sound of excited voices by the old temple, they realized that Amma was coming via a side passage—on […]

Category : Announcements | Around Amma | Around Amma 2003

Serve patients with understanding and love

(27 Jul '03)

— Amma’s message to the first batch students of Amrita School of Medicine Darling Children, Just as a person needs air to breathe, the soul needs to be nurtured with love and care. The need of love is felt the most when we fall sick, physically or mentally. More than half the cure is done […]

Category : Messages of Amma

Honorary Citizenship and the Key to the City

(14 Jul '03)

14 July 2003,Chicago-Area Cities Award Amma After a full weekend of Amma’s programs in the Chicago area, the working Monday morning still found devotees making their way into Amma’s soothing presence, yearning for more time in the peaceful vicinity of this Spiritual Master in the form of a loving Mother. On this day, the crowded […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2003

Guru Purnima at the Ashram

(13 Jul '03)

13 July 2003 — Amritapuri No matter what one may say about Amma not being confined to the physical body, Her physical presence does make a difference. Anyone who has met Her will vouchsafe for that. But absence has the virtue of making the heart grow fonder. Those who participated in the Guru Purnima celebrations […]

Category : Guru Purnima