.....posts from 'Cultural'


Waiting for Amma with open hearts….

(3 May '15)

Br. Shubamrita Chaitanya visited the Republic of South Africa for a series of programmes from April 6 to April 10, 2015. The programme in Durban on April 6 was held at the Sita Ram Mandir, and on April 7th at the Shri Sanathan Mandal in Stanger. Mrs Shameen Thakur Rajbansi, the Leader of the Minority […]

Category : Ashram centers

Brahmasthanam Temple Consecration at Manjeri

(25 Apr '15)

23-24 April, Manjeri, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2015 Amma consecrated the 22nd Brahmasthanam Temple in Manjeri, Kerala on 23 April 2015. The first temple was consecrated in Kodungallur, Kerala in 1987. ( see the list of temples) Amma reached Manjeri on early on the 22nd after her Singapore, Malaysia, Australia yatra. Thousands had come to […]

Category : Around Amma 2015 | Cultural | India 2015 | Temple

Vrukshakkani and Vishuthaineettam instead of Vishukkani and Vishukkaineettam

(10 Mar '15)

Vishu is a festival specific to Kerala and to Malayalees, and it symbolizes the age-old bond with Nature. The highlights of Vishu are known as Vishukkani and Vishukkaineettam. As part of this year’s upcoming festival of Vishu, Amma has launched two initiatives to help foster love for nature in the hearts of the younger generations, […]

Category : Celebration | Nature Care

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
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