.....posts from 'Birthday2007'


Story of an Orphan Bride

(7 Oct '07)

27 September 2007 — Amritapuri It has become a birthday tradition – on Amma’s 54th birthday she once again performed the marriage ceremonies for 50 impoverished couples. The Ashram sponsored all the traditional wedding items—from brocade saris, to gold wedding necklaces and rings to post-wedding family feasts. This year, one of the brides was Jayashree, […]

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I have got Everything Back

(5 Oct '07)

27 September 2007 — Amritapuri On Amma’s birthday, some 200 children benefitting from the Ashram’s Vidyamritam Program came to Amritapuri from Hyderabad in order to have Amma’s darshan. Vidyamritam is the Ashram’s new project aimed at fighting farmer suicide through the provision of scholarships to 30,000 children from poor agricultural families. Similar students also came […]

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Her Deeds made Amma immortal

(3 Oct '07)

Sri. Vellappally Nateshan, Secretary, Sri Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam speaking at Amma’s birthday celebrations. “Amma is a chiranjivi [one who lives on earth forever]. Amma’s deeds themselves have made Amma immortal. Amma will be here until the end of the world as a chiranjivi. “Each of Amma’s actions come from love alone. Through that, she […]

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Speeches from Birthday

(30 Sep '07)

Let Amma live more than a century to lead us Sri. M.V. Rajasekhar, Honourable Union Minister of State for Planning, upon the inauguration of MAM’s Vidyamritam Program of 30,000 scholarships for children of poor farmers “This land has been known for centuries for spiritual advancement. This land is led by spiritualism and knowledge. This is […]

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Happy birthday to Amma

(30 Sep '07)

Some celebrities and leaders who wished Amma ‘happy birthday’ Her Excellency Pratibha Patil, the President of India Former US President Bill Clinton His Excellency Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway. Jens Stoltenberg became Prime Minister of Norway for the second time on 17 October 2005. Amartya Sen is an Indian economist, philosopher, and a winner […]

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Birthday report

(27 Sep '07)

Amma’s 54th Birthday Celebrations in Amritapuri 27 September 2007 — Amritapuri The celebrations on the day of Amma’s 54th birthday began at 5:00 a.m., with the performance of Maha-Ganapati Homa at the celebration grounds on the Amritapuri campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, just across the backwaters from the Ashram. The puja was conducted by renowned […]

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Charity & Function Bday 2007

(27 Sep '07)

With the conclusion of Amma’s talk began the official public program. Many dignitaries were present, including Sri. M.V. Rajasekhar, the Honourable Union Minister of State for Planning; Sri. S. Sharma, the Honourable Minister for Fisheries & Registration of Kerala; and Swami Prakashananada, the chairman of Sri Narayana Guru Dharma Sangha. Upon seeing Amma, Swami Prakashananda […]

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