.....posts from 'Ashram'
(26 Oct '11)
26 Oct 2011, Manila Shantamrita lead the lively bhajans and Atmapuja. People offered flower petals to each one’s deity in the puja. They enjoyed an intimate moment bathing in the light during the arati. Sacred lights of Diwali were arranged beautifully for the evening satsang after the Puja.
(24 Oct '11)
24 October 2011, La Mesa Eco Park, Manila Amma Center Manila gets down to work. Participants begin by reconnecting with the earth as they pot some soil in preparation for planting tree saplings. A ranger from La Mesa Eco Park demonstrated planting in preparation for the ceremonial tree planting that was done by Br. Shantamrita […]
19 September – 1st October, 2011 – South America During the past 2 weeks Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri travelled across South America visiting Peru, Brazil and Chile. Lima, Peru Swami conducted 3 days of programs throughout the capital city of Peru. While in Lima Swami met with several government officials, including: Hilaria Supa, the Peruvian representative […]
(14 Sep '11)
September 8th – 11th 2011, Hong Kong Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri conducted three days of programs in Hong Kong. Hong Kong’s sole Hindu Temple is located in the Happy Valley. The temple had a crowd of more than 200 to attend Swami Ramakrishnananda’s talk. After the talk, Swamiji began leading bhajans, with songs such as Dayakaro […]
(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 […]
(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 […]
(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 […]