.....posts from 'Ashram Life'


Brick-moving with Amma is heart-moving

(19 Feb '12)

17 Feb 2012, Amritapuri I was wrong! “She doesn’t do it anymore,” I had said. Not long ago, I was telling a newcomer to the ashram how it used to be ‘in the old days‘: “Amma used to come out at night and help with whatever work there was to be done–carrying bags of sand […]

Category : Around Amma 2012 | Ashram Life

Amma playing with Lakshmi

(8 Sep '11)

The elephant Lakshmi was waiting by Amma’s house after bhajans to be fed and played with by Amma. When Amma was about to come around the corner Lakshmi felt it and began trumpeting in excitement. In the meantime a lot of ashram residents & visitors where gathered as well to enjoy the rare occasion and […]

Category : Around Amma 2011 | Ashram Life

Spiritual investment will never go waste

(30 May '11)

23 May 2011, ¬†Amritpauri Every year before the USA yatra, Amma holds a meeting for all the ashramites. This is the time of the year when she shares her vision on the working of the institutions, point out shortcomings, suggesting the modus operandi we need to pursue and tips on sadhana. This year also was […]

Category : Around Amma | Ashram Life | Sadhana | Satsang

Masala Dosa festival at Amritapuri

(28 May '11)

23 May 2011, Amritapuri Amma’s US tour is about to start. Before every tour, Amma makes it a point to meet each and every Ashramite. Usually it takes more than 10-12 days of continuous Darshan for Amma to meet everyone and each day Amma would have to sit more than 15 hours, receiving one and […]

Category : Around Amma | Ashram Life | Photos | Videos

Changeless in the midst of change

(18 May '11)

May 2011 While Amma herself is changeless, the Ashram is constantly in a state of flux. For those living here, the changes can be gradual. But for the occasional, annual visitor, they catch one’s eye immediately. Arriving at the backwaters, with Amritapuri rising to the west, the first change one notices is that Amrita Setu […]

Category : Ashram Life | Photos

IAM Meditation camp for instructors

(16 May '11)

As per Amma’s instructions a two day All India IAM Technique Trainers’ camp was conducted on May 14th and 15th at Amritapuri. The participants were from various states, covering almost the entire geographical spread of India. IAM Meditation camp for instructors IAM Meditation camp for instructors IAM Meditation camp for instructors Devotees from all over […]

Category : Ashram Life | Meditation Classes

Love, light, compassion, fragrance and beauty fill your heart

(1 Jan '11)

Amritapuri, New Year eve 2011 The dawn of 2011 was celebrated in grandeur with Amma here at Amritapuri. In addition to Indian devotees, more than 1500 visitors from abroad had flown in to be with Amma for the new year. The evening hall was packed and every corner had people from various regions and languages. […]

Category : Around Amma | Ashram Life | Messages of Amma | New Year | Photos
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