.....posts from 'Celebration'


Open your hearts and awaken the inner child

(27 Dec '13)

24 Dec 2013, Xmas celebrations, Amritapuri Christmas Eve was truly special this year. The main hall was filled with people from all over the world. Amma’s arrival to the hall started the festivities. Devotees from all over the world performed an original musical about the birth of Jesus Christ. The play told the story through […]

Category : Around Amma 2013 | Xmas

Amma is laying the foundation of Modern India: Narendra Modi

(26 Sep '13)

26 Sep 2013, Amritapuri – Amritavarsham60 (Excerpts from the address of Hon. Chief Minister of Gujarat, Sri Narendra Modi. Original speech was mostly delivered in Hindi. The content below is the translated version of the same) Dear Sisters, Brothers and devotees – I offer my loving greetings to all of you. I am standing here […]

Category : Around Amma 2013 | Birthday

When we submit ego and selfishness to God, attain perfection

(19 Sep '13)

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 […]

Category : Around Amma 2013 | Onam

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

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

Amma celebrates Holi

(29 Mar '13)

28 Mar 2012, Kochi – Bharata Yatra Amma celebrated Holi with her children in Kochi. She distributed prasad, had satsang, jokes, bhajans and played Holi to the delight of all the devotees assembled there. Amma’s second leg of Bharata Yatra kicked off with the Ernakulam program, following on the heels of Amma’s visits to Reunion […]

Category : Holi | India 2013

Shivaratri celebration at Amritapuri

(21 Mar '13)

10 March 2013, Amritapuri As Amma’s darshan was finishing, Amma’s message for Shivaratri was played on the big screens in the hall. At the end of darshan Amma started singing “Mano Buddhyahamkara Chittani Naham”. It was very moving. Many were in tears. Her innocent voice, the bhava of yearning for God were touching the hearts […]

Category : Around Amma 2013 | Celebration
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