.....posts from 'Onam'
As always the day of Thiruonam was a festive occasion in Amritapuri. Accompanied by Panchavadyam musicians Amma made her way to the stage in the morning to the delight of the packed hall that had come for the festivities. Amma started the celebrations by sharing her Onam message in which she said, “Onam sankalpa is a time […]
(1 Sep '12)
29 August 2012, Amritapuri Onam is a very special celebration day in Amritapuri. Amma’s generosity and love are displayed on this occasion in deeply touching and utterly charming ways. It was a very rainy day, and everyone expected Amma to come to the stage at around 9:30am, but she surprised everyone by showing up to […]
“Onam’s message is the quintessence of all imaginable goodness. The reason for this is that, in Onam, we see the picture of all material prosperity as well as lessons of dharmic values and kindness. It’s festive atmosphere is filled with enthusiasm, celebration, games and dances. It is a product of our bond with the culture […]
Onam celebration with Amma in Amritapuri Friday, 9 September 2011, Amritapuri As always the Onam festivities began early in the morning in Amritapuri. The Pookkalam, Nirapara, Nila Vilakku, as well as hanging cluster bunches of bananas decorated the verandah in front of Amma’s room. At 9:30 am Amma was led into the large hall by […]
(6 Sep '09)
2 September 2009 – Amritapuri “We all need to become one—this is the message Onam gives us,” Amma said in her annual Onam satsang. “It is from ‘one’ that we have all come, and it is back into that ‘one’ that we all must merge. This is the supreme goal of all of our lives. […]
(27 Aug '07)
Onam celebrations with Amma, 27 August 2007, Amritapuri
(23 Aug '07)
Pookkalam, 23 August 2007, Amritapuri – Beautiful decorations made by Indian studetns in front of Amma’s house during the 10 day Onam celebrations.