.....posts from 'Cultural'


The Lord’s Prayer: a musical on the life of St. Francis

(25 Dec '14)

On December 24th, 2014 – Christmas Eve – the ashram celebrated Christmas in the presence of our beloved Amma by presenting the stories of St. Francis of Assisi and two of his closest companions – Priest Sylvester and St. Claire. More than 170 ashram residents and visitors from more than 15 countries across the world […]

Category : Xmas

Rebirth happens when we completely die to our ego

(25 Dec '14)

From Amma’s Christmas Message God is said to be the embodiment of infinite divine qualities. He is beyond word and thought. It is through the lives of mahatmas that one directly experiences the divinity of God. The specialty of mahatmas is that they practice what they preach. In this regard, Jesus Christ was no different. […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Messages of Amma | Xmas

​Bhagavad Gita Festival in Bali

(10 Dec '14)

25 Nov 2014, Bali, Indonesia In connection with the Bhagavad Gita’s 5151st birthday, a record setting event took place at the Tanah Lot Temple in Bali. Over 8,000 Balinese youths gathered to chant the Gita in its entirety. The youths remained seated for the full 3 hours it took to chant all 18 chapters of […]

Category : Ashram centers

A retreat in the forest near Tokyo

(10 Dec '14)

28 Oct 2014, Tokyo A Spiritual Camp was organized by M.A. Center in a secluded forest outside Tokyo. Participants got a chance to live in nature for three days, where they could forget all their worries and tensions and focus completely on invoking the Divinity within. Meditation and Amrita Yoga classes were held along with […]

Category : Ashram centers

By the blessings of Amma we can get rid of violence and terrorism: Rajnath Singh

(15 Oct '14)

27 Sep 2014, Amritapuri Amritavarsham – Amma’s 61st Birthday celebrations Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh applauded the spiritual guidance and humanitarian initiatives of Mata Amritanandamayi Devi as her charitable trust announced a Rs 25 crore relief and rehabilitation package for victims of the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir. The Minister who arrived here on […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Birthday

Empowerment through sanitation in Odisha

(12 Oct '14)

27 Sep 2014, Amritapuri Amritavarsham – Amma’s 61st Birthday Celebrations Public hygiene and improved sanitation for its population is India’s newest priority; in order to achieve this goal, India aims to end open defecation by 2019. Moreover there is a lack of sanitation awareness in these communities that consequently arise in preventable diseases.   To […]

Category : Amrita-SeRVe | Birthday

Empowering women through vocational training

(12 Oct '14)

27 Sep 2014, Amritapuri Amritavarsham – Amma’s 61st Birthday Celebrations Amma’s initiatives in empowering women have taken an innovative turn with the introduction of technology to deliver vocational education with, more than 2,000 women have been trained in the last year alone through 33 centers in 12 Indian states. During Amritavarsham61, Radha Mohandas Agarwal, Chief […]

Category : Amrita-SeRVe | Birthday
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