archive for May, 2006

Sacrifice in Sri Lanka- a tsunami housing update

(27 May '06)

27 May 2006 — Thekkawatta, Kalutara District, Western Province, Sri Lanka For the past seven months, a 16- x 6-foot shack has served as their office, their kitchen, their bathroom and their sleeping quarters. It is from there that they have been managing the construction of the three apartment buildings the Ashram is constructing in […]

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami

Amma left for Japan – USA

(25 May '06)

25 May 2006, Amritapuri Amma left Amritapuri this evening for her two month long Japan – USA programmes. For the past few days Amma had been meeting the Ashram residents seperately. Before leaving for the Japan – USA tour Amma had a meeting with all of the ashram residents, giving instructions on how all were […]

Category : Around Amma | Ashram Life | Yatra

“Did you go yet?”.. Darshan in Amma’s room

(24 May '06)

24 May 2006 — Amritapuri First it was the brahmacharinis… then the brahmacharis… then the Western ladies… then more brahmacharis… more brahmacharinis… then the householder ashramites… the Western men… and finally the sannyasins. During the past two weeks Amma has given private “room darshans” to all of the 3,000 residents of Amritapuri. It is a […]

Category : Around Amma | Ashram Life

The beauty of the state of God realization

(22 May '06)

She who does not know, but knows and does not know as well Bharata Yatra 2006 22 February 2006 —the corner of a cotton field just off NH 7, five km north of the border separating Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra Driving north from Hyderabad to Nagpur, the country becomes even more arid and hot. The […]

Category : Around Amma | Satsang | Yatra

Ambe, ninte kadaaksham tarename!

(18 May '06)

18 May 2006 – Kaimanam, Trivandrum, Kerala Amma reached her ashram in Kaimanam, Trivandum at 3:00 pm. She was greeted by hundreds of devotees who were busy making the final preparations for the Brahmasthanam Festival that will begin there tonight and will finish up Monday morning. Amma’s room is on the ashram’s first floor, a […]

Category : Around Amma | Yatra

Amrita varsham in Trivandrum

(18 May '06)

18 May 2006 – kaimanam, Trivandrum, Kerala On the first night of Amma’s Trivandrum Brahmasthanam Festival, P. Parameswaran, the Director of Bharatiya Vichara Kendra, and Vellappilli Nateshan, the General Secretary of Sri Narayana Dharma Paripalana Sangham, were both on hand to offer their prostrations and words of praise to Amma. “In this hottest final days […]

Category : Yatra

Amma blesses mobile Tele-Medicine unit

(16 May '06)

16 May 2006 — Amritapuri Today Amma blessed AIMS Hospital’s new  “mobile medical unit.” The unit will bring the state-of-the-art medical care of AIMS to rural areas via its satellite. Dr. Prem Nair, the Medical Director of AIMS, and Dr. Kumar Menon, a doctor working out of the unit, gave Amma a quick tour of […]

Category : Health Care | Telemedicine