.....posts from 'Around Amma'


Seeing everything as God is real puja bhava – Amma

(17 May '14)

15 May 2014 – Amritapuri It was the day before Amma would leave on her two-month Japan-North America Tour. Amma was meeting all the ashramites in the Kali Temple for a final meeting. After addressing several administrative- and seva-related matters, Amma suddenly raised a question: “What is the relevance in doing puja?” Apparently, someone had […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang

Even in failure there is a lesson to learn – Amma

(12 May '14)

​Amma Addresses 2,000 10th Standard Students as Part of Sadgamaya Summer Camp May 10, 2014 – Amritapuri There are two types of education: education for earning a living and education for life. When we study in college, striving to become a doctor, a lawyer or an engineer—that is education for earning a living. But education […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang

Amma is making women’s empowerment a reality, Governor Dikshit

(5 May '14)

03 May 2014 — Amritapuri Ashram The keynote speaker of the Women Empowerment Celebration conducted by AMMACHI Labs was the Governor of Kerala, Her Excellency Smt. Sheila Dikshit. Standing alongside Amma and the other dignitaries, Governor Dikshit helped distribute awards to a couple dozen of the 1,500 women who had come to Amritapuri Ashram to […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Education

Amma’s Women Empowerment Project is Role Model for Entire World says U.N.

(3 May '14)

3 May 2014 – Amritapuri Ashram More than 1,500 women from various parts of India poured into Amritapuri for the two-day event “A Celebration of Empowerment.” This was the capstone event of AMMACHI Labs’ Women Empowerment project, co-funded by the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) and Amrita University. The participants all shared one thing in […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Education | Social Service

Amma Initiates Pongala Festival at Srayikkad Temple

(2 May '14)

2 May 2014 – Srayikkad, Alappad Panchayat, Kollam At the request of local villagers, Amma initiated the Rohini Pongala Festival at the Paschimeshwaram Temple in Srayikkad this morning. Around 8:00 a.m. Amma walked the two kilometres up Beach Road to the Paschimeshwaram Temple in Srayikkad. The villagers had decorated the roadway with streamers, rangoli, flower […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang

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
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