.....posts from 'Cultural'
(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 […]
(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. […]
(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 […]
(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 […]
(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 […]
(5 Oct '12)
04 Oct 2012, Amritapuri Karthika puja was conducted today, on the birthday of Amma (according to the Indian Calender – Karthika in Kanni month) at the Kalari. Kalari used to be a cowshed where Amma used to sit and meditate. Later she used that space to receive the devotees.
(4 Oct '12)
Chala is a small town in Kannur District of Kerala. In the recent past it bore witness to a catastrophic accident involving an LPG Gas Tanker Explosion. It was a cruel reminder of a similar incident which occurred in Karunagapalli (not so far from Amritapuri) which only added to the empathy that was felt for […]