15 May 2014, Amritapuri Four or five years ago, with Amma’s upcoming two-month tour of Japan and North America looming, Amma decided she wanted to do something special for the 3,000 or so ashram residents remaining in Amritapuri. In fact, Amma had already seen all 3,000 of the ashram residents privately, one-on-one–sannyasis, brahmacharis and brahmacharinis, […]

Category : Around Amma 2014

15 May 2014 – Amritapuri It was the day before Amma would leave on her two-month Japan-North America Tour. Amma was meeting all the ashramites in the Kali Temple for a final meeting. After addressing several administrative- and seva-related matters, Amma suddenly raised a question: “What is the relevance in doing puja?” Apparently, someone had […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang

10 May 2014, Amritapuri Sadgamaya Summer Camp 2014, with the theme “Values from Valmiki,” was conducted  at Amritapuri, May 7 – 10, 2014. 2,000 students attended the camp. Addressing the students, Amma said that “Even in failure there is a lesson to learn. Understand it and move forward. In fact, if we can cultivate faith, […]

Category : Cultural | Value Education

​Amma Addresses 2,000 10th Standard Students as Part of Sadgamaya Summer Camp May 10, 2014 – Amritapuri There are two types of education: education for earning a living and education for life. When we study in college, striving to become a doctor, a lawyer or an engineer—that is education for earning a living. But education […]

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03 May 2014 — Amritapuri Ashram The keynote speaker of the Women Empowerment Celebration conducted by AMMACHI Labs was the Governor of Kerala, Her Excellency Smt. Sheila Dikshit. Standing alongside Amma and the other dignitaries, Governor Dikshit helped distribute awards to a couple dozen of the 1,500 women who had come to Amritapuri Ashram to […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Education

3 May 2014 – Amritapuri Ashram More than 1,500 women from various parts of India poured into Amritapuri for the two-day event “A Celebration of Empowerment.” This was the capstone event of AMMACHI Labs’ Women Empowerment project, co-funded by the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) and Amrita University. The participants all shared one thing in […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Education | Social Service

2 May 2014 – Srayikkad, Alappad Panchayat, Kollam At the request of local villagers, Amma initiated the Rohini Pongala Festival at the Paschimeshwaram Temple in Srayikkad this morning. Around 8:00 a.m. Amma walked the two kilometres up Beach Road to the Paschimeshwaram Temple in Srayikkad. The villagers had decorated the roadway with streamers, rangoli, flower […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang
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