.....posts from 'Other'

Harmony among cultures

(6 Jun '11)

28 May 2011, Slovenia Br. Shubamrita was invited as a guest speaker at the university of Maribor, Slovenia. His talk was held as part of a Cultural Festival and Symposium, entitled HARMONY AMONG CULTURES – Paths to Intercultural Dialogue. The Conference was organized by the University of Maribor, Faculty of Arts, the Center for Intercultural […]

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With the message of Compassion at University of Lusofona

(25 Apr '11)

The Department of Religions and Oriental Studies, University of Lusofona at Lisbon, Portugal invited Br. Shubamrita Chaitanya for a lecture on April 12, 2011. The topic of the lecture was ‘Religion and Compassion’ and was well attended by students and faculty members. Br. Shubamrita spoke about the emphasis of compassion in all the world religions […]

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Amma and Tumban, the ashram dog

(29 Mar '11)

There have been many unusual animals in the annals of Amritapuri. Amma’s sadhana days featured many helpful creatures such as: the eagle that dropped food before her when she was meditating; the dog that brought untouched food packets to her in his mouth; the cow that would break its ropes to give her milk. Many […]

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If Amma did not exist, society itself would disappear

(3 Oct '10)

27 September 2010, Amritapuri, 57th Birthday celebrations of Amma Bishop Mar Chrysostem Tirumeni inaugurated the official Indian website of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math www.amrita.in. This new website will have pages in nine Indian languages—Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali and Sanskrit. Speaking after the inauguration Bishop Mar Chrysostem commented that Amma has done […]

Category : Around Amma | Other

Gita and Games

(21 Sep '10)

A five day workshop titled ‘Gita and Games’ was conduted at Amritapuri in the second week of September. The workshop aimed at learning the spiritual teachings of the Bhagavad Gita through self-reflective games, discussions, and lectures. Participants engaged in dialogues about the theory and practical aspects of the Gita, and how to apply the teachings […]

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Amma in Trissur

(23 Apr '10)

20 -21 April, Trissur — Bharata Yatra 2010 In the two days of the annual Brahmasthanam festival in Trissur, thousands of devotees came to receive Amma’s embrace, hear her soothing words and soul-stirring bhajans, and partake in the group puja functions. As the sun above pounded down heat on everyone, Amma showered the coolness and […]

Category : Around Amma | India 2010 | Other | Yatra

Finding inner silence in Botswana

(28 Feb '09)

Br. Shubamrita Chaitanya visited Gabarone, Botswana from February 2 to 4th 2009. A public programme was held at the residence of a devotee on the 3rd evening. Br. Shubamrita addressed the gathering on the topic- “Finding the Inner Silence”. Among the guests who attended the programme was Mr. V.N. Hade, Indian High Commissioner to Botswana. […]

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