archive for November, 2005

It is a pleasure to honour Amma

(26 Nov '05)

26 November 2005, Michigan At the beginning of the evening program, Michigan State Senator Gilda Jacobs honoured Amma with a citation that was read aloud: “Let it be known, that it is a pleasure, indeed, to honour Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, known worldwide as Amma, for her service and dedication to humanity. Presenting the honour, she […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2005

Recognising their own strength

(18 Nov '05)

18 November 2005, Amritapuri 60 Women came to Amritapuri this past Friday to receive their diplomas after completing a 3-month special training course in embroidery, footwear, leather goods, and readymade garments manufacturing.  The event marked yet another milestone in the path envisioned by Amma in the wake of the Tsunami – creating self-reliant villages through […]

Category : Self Help Group | Tsunami

Building an island of homes with Hearts

(18 Nov '05)

Building an Island of Homes with Hearts 18 November, Edachira, Alappad On a small island about 4km north of Amritapuri, the Ashram is building 28 new Tsunami homes.  The island, known as Edachira, has no roads and is accessible only by boat.   This has proven to be a unique challenge for the villagers, Amrita University […]

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami

Come to know who you really are

(16 Nov '05)

16 November 2005 — Dublin International Airport, Ireland The sun had not yet risen when Amma entered the Dublin Airport, but several of Amma’s devotees from Ireland were there waiting. They wanted to see her once more before her departure for America. The two days Amma had spent giving darshan in Dublin had not been […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2005 | Satsang

Sri Lanka updates

(11 Nov '05)

11 November 2005, Sri Lanka Construction of Tsunami homes is progressing in the Eastern (Tamil) and Western (Sinhalese) Districts in Sri Lanka. The homes are being built according to government specifications. Each three story structure will have 12 apartments – four on each floor. Click here for Photo updates

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami

We want to thank you

(8 Nov '05)

5 – 7 November 2005 – Barcelona, Spain On the shores of the Mediterranean, a sea of humanity gathered at the Mar Bella Sports Centre in Barcelona over the past three days.  The crowds were so large that each day the morning darshan lasted until 5pm and then when Amma would return just 2 hours […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2005

Amma in Toulon 2005

(4 Nov '05)

Amma visited Toulon, France from 4-6 November 2005 Bishop Vigile, Brother Martin and Sister Anne came from Monastere St. Michel du Var, an orthodox Christian monastery near Salernes, to have Amma’s darshan. Brother Martin said that he believes Amma is here to restore peace, love and other motherly qualities to mankind.  

Category : Around Amma 2005 | Europe 2005