.....posts from 'Ashram Life'


Akshara Puja by Lovers of Sanskrit

(12 Nov '10)

15 Oct 2010, Amritapuri In connection with the Navaratri celebrations, a Bharati Puja program was arranged for Sanskrit students and Sanskrit lovers, in the ashram. The map of India was drawn with rice powder, denoting 51 shakti peethas, each represented by a lamp and an alphabet. With the offering of flame and flowers, Devi was […]

Category : Ashram Life

Navaratri Celebration photos

(15 Oct '10)

15 Oct 2010, Amritapuri Photos of Navaratri day celebrations at the Ashram

Category : Ashram Life | Navaratri

Festival of joy starts again at Amritapuri

(7 Aug '10)

2 Aug 2010, Amritapuri Amma is the source of ultimate happiness and to many here at Amritapuri, Amma’s presence itself is an event of Joy. Amma reached Ashram completing the long US-Japan yatra yesterday. Amma’s arrival at Ashram was a sight of bliss. Archana had just finished and as if prayers were responded immediately, Amma’s […]

Category : Around Amma | Ashram Life | Yatra

Arial photos of the Ashram

(29 Dec '09)

29 Dec 2009, Amritapuri Many changes have taken place at the Ashram over the past two years. The pond next to Amma’s house has been filled in, and there is now an open field leading to the beach. To the south, a new two-story building houses the new full color printing press. The Juice Stall […]

Category : Ashram Life | Photos

Pongal at the Ashram

(15 Jan '08)

15 Jan 2008, Amritapuri Pongal was celebrated in the Ashram. Amma distributed payasam to all the residents in the afternoon. The day on which the sun begins to move northwards is called ‘Makar Shankranti’.  In Tamil Nadu this festival is called the Pongal. Pongal ushers in the New Year in Tamil Nadu. Newly-harvested grains are […]

Category : Ashram Life | Celebration

Weaving waste into wealth

(28 Aug '07)

28 August 2007 — Amritapuri When Amma came to the temple for Meditation Day on Tuesday, a small purse and hand-fan were waiting for her on her peetham. After sitting down, Amma placed the purse’s strap over her shoulder and began fanning herself, beaming a smile as if she were modelling some of the most […]

Category : Around Amma | Ashram Life

Amma is back home

(3 Dec '06)

3 December 2006, Amritapuri Amma returned to Amritapuri this afternoon at 4:47pm after her two month tour of Europe and the US. Hundreds of eager Ashramites, visitors and students lined the Ashram grounds, hoping to get a glimpse of Amma as her car made its way to her accommodations. Some had not seen Amma in […]

Category : Around Amma | Ashram Life
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