.....posts from 'Around Amma 2005'
(3 Oct '05)
3 October 2005, Amma leaving Amritapuri Amma left the ashram for Her 2005 European Tour at 5:15 a.m. today. The ashram residents lined the path from Amma’s room to the beach road. But the path did not end there… even at that early hour it seemed the entire village was awake and standing in front […]
(2 Oct '05)
2 October 2005, Amritapuri Today after noon, after having finished giving darshan to newcomers, Amma unexpectedly headed towards the pool. Within minutes, word had spread throughout the Ashram that she was going swimming. Ashramites ran to their rooms to put on their swimsuits and rushed to the pool to spend time with her. Though Amma […]
(27 Sep '05)
Amma visited Holland from 27-29 October 2005
(15 Sep '05)
15 September 2005 — Amritapuri “All of you look like a beautiful pookkalam,” Amma said, looking down at the 10,000 or so people who had gathered at Amritapuri to celebrate Onam. Later, in her satsang, Amma explained that pookkalams, the multicoloured flower-petal mandalas of Onam, symbolize the confluence of hearts in society. “Pookkalam represent the […]
(12 Sep '05)
Amma painted in response was of a world wet with life–one where boys and girls lepta into the backwaters and splashed about, making as much noise as they wanted, singing together, dancing together, running, laughing, knocking down fruit from the mango trees.
(5 Sep '05)
5 September 2005 — Amritapuri When a leading Malayalam newspaper reporter from Kerala recently asked Amma to tell him about her Onam memories of long ago, an unforgettable satsang poured forth. In talking about Onam and the village life of her youth, Amma found the perfect medium to share her vision of life, a vision […]
(1 Sep '05)
1 September 2005 — Amritapuri When the night’s bhajans finished, Amma’s voice came once more over the microphone: “Amma would like all of her children to pray for the peace for those who died and for those who lost their loved ones in the recent stampede in Iraq and in the flooding in New Orleans […]