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Film on Amma to be screened at Cannes film festival

(18 May '05)

18th May 2005 at 10:15pm “Darshan – The Embrace”, a film on the life of Amma has been officially selected for showcasing at the prestigious 2005 Cannes Film Festival. Jan Kounen, an award winning filmmaker who was born in Netherlands and is based in France, directed the film. Manuel De La Roche of France, is […]

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Amma has a desire

(21 Sep '04)

Amma’s Messages on 2004 International peace day Tuesday, 21 September 2004—Amritapuri We should not turn the world into a desert. We should not allow love and compassion to totally dry up. If that happens, the human race will cease to exist. This beautiful world will become a forest full of human animals. Seeing today’s situation, […]

Category : Around Amma 2004 | international forum | Messages of Amma

Amma at the World Parliament of Religions 2004

(13 Jul '04)

Addressing the parliament, Amma said, “The greatest tragedy in life is not death; the greatest tragedy takes place when our talents and capabilities are underutilized and allowed to rust while we are living. When we use the wealth obtained from nature, it diminishes; but when we use the wealth of our inner capabilities, it increases.” […]

Category : Around Amma 2004 | international forum

Amma presents Gandhi-King award to Mwai Kibaki

(23 Oct '03)

23 October 2003 — Nairobi, Kenya Her Holiness Sri Mata Amritanandamayi (Amma) presented the prestigious Gandhi-King award for Non-Violence for the year 2003 to His Excellency the President of Kenya, Hon. Mwai Kibaki, today at the State House Gardens, Nairobi, Kenya. Also present were the First Lady Her Excellency Mrs. Lucy Kibaki, the Honourable Vice […]

Category : Around Amma | international forum

The Awakening of Universal Motherhood

(10 Oct '02)

The Awakening of Universal Motherhood An Address given by Amma on the occasion of the Global Peace Initiative of Women Religious and Spiritual Leaders, at Palais des Nations, Geneva, on October 7th, 2002. Women and men are equal in Amma’s eyes. Amma wants to honestly express Her views on this very subject. These observations don’t […]

Category : Around Amma 2002 | international forum | Messages of Amma

The Gandhi-King award acceptance speech in Geneva

(10 Oct '02)

Amma’s Acceptance Speech after Receiving the Gandhi-King Award for Non-violence in Geneva 2002 Salutations to all of you who are verily the embodiments of supreme love. This award is in the name of two great beings, Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. May it be an encouragement and inspiration to those who desire and […]

Category : Around Amma 2002 | international forum

Amma received the Gandhi-King Award for Non-violence

(10 Oct '02)

7 Oct 2002, United Nations General Assembly Hall (Palais Des Nations), Geneva In 2002, Amma was presented with the Gandhi-King Award for Non-violence, given in recognition of Her lifelong work in furthering the principles of non-violence. During the same event, at the UN headquarters in Geneva, She gave the keynote address at the Global Peace Initiative […]

Category : Around Amma 2002 | international forum