.....posts from 'Around Amma 2002'

The light in the darkness

(28 Nov '02)

28November 2002, Kochi Amma returns to India and is welcomed by devotees and the media alike. Amma returned from Her European and American Tour today. Upon Her arrival in Kochi, She took part in a press conference organised in the context of Her winning the Gandhi-King Award for Non-violence. Amma answered questions for about half […]

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The Awakening of Universal Motherhood

(10 Oct '02)

The Awakening of Universal Motherhood An Address given by Amma on the occasion of the Global Peace Initiative of Women Religious and Spiritual Leaders, at Palais des Nations, Geneva, on October 7th, 2002. Women and men are equal in Amma’s eyes. Amma wants to honestly express Her views on this very subject. These observations don’t […]

Category : Around Amma 2002 | international forum | Messages of Amma

The Gandhi-King award acceptance speech in Geneva

(10 Oct '02)

Amma’s Acceptance Speech after Receiving the Gandhi-King Award for Non-violence in Geneva 2002 Salutations to all of you who are verily the embodiments of supreme love. This award is in the name of two great beings, Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. May it be an encouragement and inspiration to those who desire and […]

Category : Around Amma 2002 | international forum

Amma received the Gandhi-King Award for Non-violence

(10 Oct '02)

7 Oct 2002,¬†United Nations General Assembly Hall (Palais Des Nations), Geneva In 2002, Amma was presented with the Gandhi-King Award for Non-violence, given in recognition of Her lifelong work in furthering the principles of non-violence. During the same event, at the UN headquarters in Geneva, She gave the keynote address at the Global Peace Initiative […]

Category : Around Amma 2002 | international forum

Sw Purnamritananda’s visit to Japan – 2002

(29 Sep '02)

In September of 2001 Swami Purnamritananda Puri, one of Amma’s senior-most disciples, spent two weeks in Japan conducting programmes for Amma’s devotees throughout the country. He was accompanied by Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya, who served as translator and organiser of the tour. Swamiji’s programmes were well-attended even in mountain areas outside Tokyo. Amma’s many devotees throughout […]

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Amma’s Birthday Celebrations – 2002

(28 Sep '02)

25 Sept, 2002 On Amma’s birthday proper, Amma descended from Her room at 8:45 a.m., pausing for a moment to allow Her largest darling son, the elephant Ram, to place a garland around Her neck. All those who had packed into the darshan hall rose to their feet to try and catch a glimpse of […]

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Amritakuteeram free housing scheme expanded

(27 Sep '02)

27 Sep 2002, Amritapuri As an expression of Her infinite compassion, Amma has been providing homes to the homeless and the destitute in Kerala since 1987. Moved by the plight of the homeless all over the country, Amma, later, launched the unique, and massive Amritakuteeram Project in 1996 for building 25000 houses for the homeless. […]

Category : Around Amma 2002 | Birthday | Free Housing