.....posts from 'Cultural'


Family Camp at the Amma Center, Switzerland

(4 Aug '13)

On a weekend in June, over twenty children and teenagers participated in the Family Camp 2013 of the Swiss Amma Center in Flaach. The theme of the camp was “Man and Nature in Harmony” with a special emphasis on water. The children and teenagers participated, according to their age, in different workshops centered on the […]

Category : BalaKendra | Photos

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

World Hindu Summit 2013 Bali

(20 Jun '13)

Swami Purnamritananda participated in the  World Hindu Summit of 2013 in Bali, Indonesia. The agenda of the  World Hindu Summit of 2013 is to establish the World Hindu Parisad or Assembly, developing its constitution, structure, office bearers, etc. The highlight of the opening ceremony was a very grand performance put up by the Balinese, representing […]

Category : Cultural

Swimming and the Dosa festival with Amma

(19 May '13)

14 May 2013, Amritapuri These were the last two days before Amma’s Japan-America yatra. Amma came yesterday for Tuesday satsang and mentioned that she would come to the swimming pool in the evening, feed everyone Masala Dosas and mangoes. Blissfully beautiful Later that evening, as promised, Amma came to the pool soon after the bhajans. […]

Category : Around Amma 2013 | Ashram Life

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

You are Able to do All Things

(26 Dec '12)

Christmas Eve 2012 in Amritapuri was celebrated in full style. All around the Ashram one encounters sights and sounds reflective of the Holiday Season. At the base of Amma’s home, a beautifully decorated Xmas tree stands filled with festive ornaments, including a small Nativity scene, and the staircase leading up to Her room is adorned […]

Category : Photos | Xmas
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