archive for July, 2009

Bengal Cyclone Aila relief

(31 Jul '09)

25 May 2009 – 7 June 2009 — South 24 Parganas District, West Bengal, India Cyclone Aila hit West Bengal and Bangladesh on 25 May 2009. By the time it dissipated a day later, 330 people were dead, more than 8,000 were missing and one million were homeless. Between Indian and Bangladesh, damages exceeded $40 […]

Category : Disaster Relief

Amma in Toronto

(26 Jul '09)

Toronto, Canada – 25 July 2009 Welcoming Amma to the city, is the councilor of Markham, Mr. Logan Kanapathi, said that “The world needs more leaders like Amma, the world needs more leaders like Mahatma Ghandi, and Martin Luther King. That’s the way we can serve the world. That’s the way we can emancipate the […]

Category : Around Amma | Videos

Amma in Marlborough

(23 Jul '09)

Marlborough, Boston  18 Jul 2009   The city Mayor of Marlborough Nancy E Stevens handed over a proclamation to Amma for Amma’s outstanding service to the world. Diane L Eck, author of the book “a new religious America” and Harvard University Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies, and the chair for the Committee on the […]

Category : Around Amma | Videos

Doug E Fresh supplies the beats for Darshan

(16 Jul '09)

9 July 2009 — New York City, New York, USA During Amma’s final night of darshan in New York, hip-hop innovator Doug E Fresh—also known as ‘The Human Beatbox’—sought her blessings. It was the second time the renowned rapper and hip-hop legend had attended Amma’s programs, but the first time he performed at one. Accompanied […]

Category : Around Amma

We are blessed to live with Amma

(14 Jul '09)

12 July 2009 — McLean, Virginia, USA Upon Amma’s 13th visit to the Washington D.C. area, she was welcomed by former Indian Ambassador T.P. Srinivasan and Rajiv Ranjan, a representative of the Ambassador of India to the United States, Meera Shankar. T.P. Srinivasan, who has met with Amma several times over the past 10 years […]

Category : Around Amma | Videos

Amma endorses the Earth Charter

(10 Jul '09)

7-9 July 2009 — New York, New York, USA The Earth Charter—a declaration of fundamental principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful world—has been translated into 40 languages and signed by more than 5,000 organizations. The charter started as an initiative of the United Nations in 1987 and was finalized in 2000 as a […]

Category : Around Amma | Videos

River Promenade clean-up project

(7 Jul '09)

Sunday, 21st June, 2009 The Clean-Up of River Promenade Père Laval was one of the projects AYUDH Mauritius had committed to at its inception in February 2009. The Municipal Council of Vacoas/Phoenix, keen on AYUDH’s initiative, helpfully provided rakes and baskets as well at a waste truck at the disposal of the Mauritian youths. Thus […]

Category : AYUDH | Nature Care