archive for April, 2014


Amma has learned directly from God through serving others

(30 Apr '14)

29 – 30 April – Trissur, Kerala — Bharata Yatra 2014 Following her departure from Kochi, Amma visited eight houses on her way to Trissur, spending time with each family, before arriving finally at the destination of her next program at around 8:30pm in the evening. Amma was formally welcomed to Trissur by the head […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | India 2014

Spirit of Sacrifice and Service celebrated with Love

(29 Apr '14)

26 – 27 April, Ernakulam Brahmasthanam, Kochi – Bharata Yatra 2014 Despite soaring temperatures, many thousands turned out for Amma’s two-day Brahmasthanam Festival at Kochi. Amma gave talks on both days, led bhajans and then gave darshan throughout the day and deep into the night. On the second day of the programs, the darshan ended […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | India 2014

Pandit Karuppan Award for Amma

(26 Apr '14)

26 Apr 2014, Kochi Brahamasthanam Festival Amma was presented with the Pandit Karuppan Award at her program in Kochi today. The award was presented by Moopil Swamiyar Shankarananda Brahmananda Bhooti, the spiritual head of the Trissur Brahmaswom Matham, an Ashram in the lineage of Adi Sankaracharya dedicated to the propagation of Vedic knowledge. The award […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | India 2014

AYUDH Portugal brings HOPE to care homes

(22 Apr '14)

During AYUDH’s 2013 youth summit in Germany “Our World, Our Vision, Our Future,” a group of young people were introduced to playing harp as a means of therapy. At the conclusion of the camp, two youth were awarded a harp with the idea that it would be used by them to play at care-homes in […]

Category : AYUDH

What is Sakshi Bhava?

(20 Apr '14)

Friday, 18 April 2014 – Amritapuri Seashore Meditation and Question & Answer Question: Amma, what is sakshi bhava [witness attitude]? Is it no emotions? No sadness, no happiness? Or is it constant bliss? Once, some time back, I was depressed, and then I didn’t really feel anything. In a way, it was like being a […]

Category : Satsang

We must always have a place for others in our heart

(17 Apr '14)

16 April 2014, Ashramam, Kollam Amma was invited to light the lamp and inaugurate this year’s Kollam Pooram, a massive annual temple festival hosted by the Sree Krishna temple, Asramam. Attended by a large number of people, the festival is marked by delightful spectacles including elephants colourfully decorated with rapidly inter-changing ceremonial umbrellas (kudamattom), traditional […]

Category : Messages of Amma

Vishukkani – Even in the midst of difficult times, happiness can be found

(15 Apr '14)

15 April 2014, Amritapuri Excerpted from Amma’s message during the occasion of the Vishu Celebrations at Amritapuri Vishu is a festival that is deeply connected to our culture and to nature. When we hear the word Vishu, what first come to mind are images of the golden kanikkonna flower and vishukkani. The importance placed on […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | festivals | Messages of Amma
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