archive for December, 2006

“I’ll be a good boy”

(31 Dec '06)

31 December 2006 — Amritapuri This evening during darshan, Akshay came to Amma to ask her permission to remain at the Ashram for one more day—his family was planning to leave that night. He was with his friends Ramu and Eknath. All are nine or 10 years old, and have known Amma for practically their […]

Category : Around Amma | Ashram

Bharat Jyoti award for Amrita Vidyalayam

(28 Dec '06)

December, Pune Brahmacharini Pavanamrita Chaitanya was presented the Bharat Jyoti Award in recognition of her contributions  in the field of education. The Indian International Friendship Society (IIFS) presented the award. Bri. Pavanamrita is the principal of Amrita Vidyalayam, Nigdi, Pune. Amrita Vidyalayam, Pune, participated in a Cancer Aid Society Awareness Programme under the guidelines of […]

Category : Education

Two years after the Tsunami

(26 Dec '06)

26 December 2006 — Amritapuri At 8:00 a.m. all the ashram residents rose from their meditations and walked to the kalari, where they were each handed a flower. Then, in a single-file line, they walked out of the Ashram, toward Azhikkal, the village in Alappad Panchayat where 42 people were cremated a few days after […]

Category : Tsunami

Mahatmas never die

(25 Dec '06)

25 December 2006 — Amritapuri Christmas celebrations in Amritapuri Christmas is always a special time in Amritapuri. Not only does it mark the anniversary of the birth of a Jesus Christ, but also—with so many people around the world having time off from work—the Ashram is overflowing with devotees from Europe, America, Russia, Japan and […]

Category : Messages of Amma | Xmas

Before, then and after Tsunami

(20 Dec '06)

20 December 2006, Amritapuri Below is a photo history of the backwaters before, during, and after the tsunami. All the photos were taken from the top of the flats. The first photo is from 2002. You can see AICT (Amrita Institute of Computer Technology) on the mainland side. The swirls in the water in the […]

Category : Tsunami

Amrita Setu will also go into history

(20 Dec '06)

Excerpts from President Kalam’s Address on the Occasion of the Inauguration of Amrita Setu 20 December 2006 – Amritapuri I offer my prostrations to all of you. My great respects and reverence to Amma. Friends, I have come here a number of times. Whenever I come here to Amritapuri, I ask myself what is so […]

Category : Tsunami

Amrita Setu: Connecting lands connecting hearts

(20 Dec '06)

20 December 2006 — Amritapuri Salutations to all of you who are verily the embodiments of love and the Supreme Self. It’s been nearly two years since the tragedy of the tsunami. Amma can still clearly see the tears and hear the cries of those who lost their near and dear ones that terrible day. […]

Category : Messages of Amma | Tsunami