archive for April, 2012

If one women can create such and incredible enterprise…

(26 Apr '12)

9-16 April 2012, Nairobi, Kenya Brahmachari Shubamrita visited Kenya and held public programme at Oshwal Community Center, Nairobi. He gave a talk entitled “Happines is a Decision” , Bhajans and a guided meditation which was well attended by members of the African, Asian and International communities. The guest of honor, H.E. Konrad Paulsen, ambassador of […]

Category : Ashram centers

In me lies a piece of gold

(26 Apr '12)

12 April 2012, Kenya A new vocational training program for disadvantaged youth was launched at Amrita Watoto Boma, care home in Athi River, Nairobi. For a period of three months, 90 youth will receive training in IT, electrical engineering, hospitality and garment making. The initiative is a joint venture between CAPs-Youth Empowerment Institute and MAM […]

Category : Education

A visit to Watoto Boma

(26 Apr '12)

During his visit to Kenya, Br. Shubamrita visited Amrita Watoto Boma, care home for children near Athi River. After playing, singing and telling stories to Swami, all of the children got a chance to show off their skills in Math and English language and the students who ranked top of their class were rewarded by […]

Category : Orphanage

Amma in Queensland

(25 Apr '12)

21-24 April 2012, Queensland – Australia Yatra 2012 To wrap up her Australian tour, Amma travelled north to the state of Queensland and held a one day program in Brisbane followed by a 3 day retreat in the Gold Coast. In the Brisbane program Amma was officially welcomed by Mrs Archana Singh the Honorary Consul […]

Category : Around Amma 2012 | Yatra

Rebecca Horn dedicates Jungle Light to Amma

(24 Apr '12)

Renowned German Artist Rebecca Horn dedicates key installation ‘Jungle Light’ to Amma, at her solo exhibition at the New Delhi National Gallery of Modern Art. ‘Jungle of Light’ is constructed out of traditional Indian materials like bamboo, sari-fabric and clay. It includes a forest and spinning mirrors, which create arcs of light that build a […]

Category : international forum

Touching all those who pause to listen

(22 Apr '12)

18-19 April 2012, Sydney, Australia Amma held two days of programs in the heart of Australia’s biggest city.  Despite the persistent heavy rains during the two days in Sydney, large crowds still turned out and filled the hall to capacity at the Sydney Boys High School. To kick off the first morning program Amma was […]

Category : Around Amma 2012 | Yatra

Amma in Melbourne

(20 Apr '12)

12-16 April 2012, Sandown Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia After one week of programs in Singapore and Malaysia, Amma travelled to Australia to begin her tour ‘Down Under’ in Melbourne. Amma held 5 days of programs at the Sandown Racecourse, which included a 3 day retreat. Amma was officially welcomed to Australia by State Council Member Mr […]

Category : Around Amma 2012 | Yatra