.....posts from 'Guru Purnima'

The disciple awakens from within, it is like a rebirth happening

(25 Jul '13)

22 July 2013, Amritapuri After many years, Amma was physicially present for Guru Purnima in Amritapuri. Even though she had just arrived the previous day from her two month-long world tour, Amma came to the stage at 10.30 am for the function. The celebrations began with Amma’s Pada Puja, which was performed by Swami Amritaswarupananda […]

Category : Around Amma 2013 | Guru Purnima | Messages of Amma

Scriptures becomes alive in the presence of the Guru

(11 Jul '12)

Guru Purnima Celebrations 3 July, Chicago, Japan-America Yatra 2012 The auspicious Guru Purnima celebrations were held in Amma’s new Chicago Ashram. The celebrations took place after a long day of darshan, with Swami Amritaswaroopananda leading the worship of the Guru’s feet. Amma spoke to the devotees about the importance of the Guru disciple relationship. “A […]

Category : America 2012 | Around Amma 2012 | Guru Purnima | Messages of Amma

Diminishing distances

(10 Jul '06)

Guru Purnima in Amritapuri 10 July 2006, Amritapuri For many years now, residents of Amritapuri have been celebrating Guru Purnima in the Guru’s physical absence. This is because Amma is usually in the U.S. during that time of the year. Amma usually calls though, and hearing Her soulful voice is the day’s highlight for ashram […]

Category : Ashram Life | Guru Purnima

Guru Purnima Celebrations

(21 Jul '05)

21 July, 2005 Amma is currently in Boston. After evening darshan (21st morning 4 a.m.), Amma’s pada puja were performed on the same stage. Swami Amritaswarupananda and Swamini Krishnamrita Prana did the pada puja of Amma. “We must take birth in love, lead this life in love and at last get merged in love. This […]

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Guru Purnima in New Mexico

(3 Jul '04)

28 -29 June 2004 Santa Fe “This is the highpoint of Amma’s tour. It’s all down hill from here,” joked one of Amma’s devotees from Santa Fe. He was referring to the fact that, at 7,000 feet above sea level, Amma’s programmes at Her New Mexico ashram are the most physically elevated of Her U.S. […]

Category : Around Amma | Guru Purnima | Yatra

Guru Purnima at the Ashram

(13 Jul '03)

13 July 2003 — Amritapuri No matter what one may say about Amma not being confined to the physical body, Her physical presence does make a difference. Anyone who has met Her will vouchsafe for that. But absence has the virtue of making the heart grow fonder. Those who participated in the Guru Purnima celebrations […]

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Guru Purnima with Amma in Amritapuri

(24 Jul '02)

Today marked the second time in 15 years that Amma has been in Amritapuri for Guru Purnima, the day of paying homage to the lineage of Guru. And as Amma only arrived in India three days ago, it is as much homecoming as holy day – with thousands of devotees taking their first darshan of […]

Category : Celebration | Guru Purnima