.....posts from 'Around Amma 2001'
(1 Nov '01)
All Saints’ Day in Paris 1November 2001,Paris Even before nine this morning the queue was long — it stretched for perhaps 200 metres from the entrance. Yet, at that same hour, the hall was already half-full. By Amma’s arrival time, the hall was full — and the queue just as long as it had been. […]
(1 Nov '01)
1November 2001,Paris Amma received by devotees as She arrives in the hall in Paris, France Amma leaving the hall after a long darshan in Paris.
(30 Oct '01)
30 October, 2001 Amma giving satsang in Bonn where the crowd grew so large that Amma invited many people to come and sit alongside Her on the stage. Amma’s devotees welcome Her as she enters the hall in London.
(21 Oct '01)
21October 2001, Munich Amma’s programmes in Munich were well-attended by both long time devotees and those just discovering the bliss of being in Amma’s presence for the first time. One can only guess at why tears come to one person’s eyes, while another breaks into a broad smile. One only knows that around Amma, there […]
(17 Oct '01)
17October 2001, Zurich After the last minute changes to Amma’s tour schedule, it was feared that the latest news would not have reached everyone in time and that the programmes there would be smaller than usual. But as you can see from these photographs depicting the Atma Puja which Amma conducted in Zurich just before […]
(10 Oct '01)
10 October 2001,Amritapuri The soft light of pre-dawn, the calls of tropical birds waking to a new day, and otherwise silence. There is, in this stillness, a big crowd at the foot of Amma’s steps, because no one is sure just when She will leave for the airport, and everyone wants a last glimpse, perhaps […]
(7 Oct '01)
07 October 2001, Amritapuri When you see thousands of people gathered in the auditorium south of the temple, and the stage filled with visiting dignitaries; when you see the brilliant orange and yellow robes of Amma’s monastics clustered behind and to Her right, and when you see seated just behind and to Her left the […]