.....posts from 'Krishna Jayanthi'


Sri Krishna Jayanthi at Amritapuri Ashram

(18 Sep '14)

15 Sep 2014, Amritapuri The day started with an early morning Mahaganapathi human at the Kalari. It was followed by a GoPuja (cow worship) and procession. Cows of the ashram, adorned in colors were brought in a procession to the front of the Kali Temple. They were offered fruits by devotees and children dressed like […]

Category : Ashram Life | Krishna Jayanthi

Life should flow incessantly like a melodious song

(16 Sep '14)

Amma’s Krishna Jayanti Message 15 September 2014 — Amritapuri Ashram If there has ever been a person whose description was beyond words, it was Sri Krishna. He was a great jnani, the embodiment of strength, love and compassion, incomparably beautiful, wisdom personified, and perfect in his actions. He also was the protector of all, an […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Krishna Jayanthi | Messages of Amma

Sri Krishna is Protector of Dharma and Jagat Guru

(31 Aug '13)

28 August, Amritapuri – Krishna Jayanthi Celebrations 2013 Like each year before it, the day of Krishna’s birth was celebrated in Amritapuri in a very festive atmosphere and music and bhajans were everywhere; it was a true celebration. Early in the morning after crowds of people paraded through the ashram enthusiastically singing namavalis and Gopuja […]

Category : Around Amma 2013 | Krishna Jayanthi | Messages of Amma

Let Krishna’s undying smile be an inspiration to us

(13 Sep '12)

“Speaking about Lord Krishna is a difficult because he transcends thought and word. Lord Krishna is that truth, unable to explain which, thoughts and words return defeated. He is pure knowledge, pure bliss, pure love and the embodiment of dharma—yet he is beyond all this as well. “Lord Krishna lived 5,000 years ago, but his […]

Category : Krishna Jayanthi | Messages of Amma

Blissful Krishna’s Birthday Celebrations

(13 Sep '12)

08 Sep 2012, Amritapuri The celebrations to mark Krishna’s Birthday began early in the morning. Children were dressed up as Krishnas and the gopis; some painting their faces and skin all in blue to be a perfect physical copy of the Lord of Vrindavan. A large number of ashramites, devotees and visitors took part in […]

Category : Around Amma 2012 | Celebration | Krishna Jayanthi

When compassion takes birth, Sri Krishna is born

(24 Aug '11)

 Sri Krishna’s Birthday Celebrations 21 August 2011, Amritapuri At 4.50 am, on the Krishna Janmashtami day, the bhajan hall was echoing with the mantras of Lalita Sahasranama. The adjacent Kalari, filled with white smoke from the Homa Kunda. The celebrations of Lord Krishna’s birth had begun in the charged atmosphere of Amritapuri ashram. To celebrate Krishna […]

Category : Around Amma 2011 | Krishna Jayanthi | Messages of Amma | Photos | Videos

Vrindavan and Krishna: Celebrating Janmashtami at Amritapuri

(4 Sep '10)

1 Aug 2010, Amritapuri This year’s Janmashtami was quintessential Amritapuri, alive with love, light and song. From early in the morning, bhajans could be heard throughout the ashram grounds. There were several processions with many of the youngest of the ashram residents dressed up as little Krishnas and Radhas, with special costumes and peacock feathers. […]

Category : Around Amma | Krishna Jayanthi | Photos
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