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Amma to deliver address at Interfaith Center

30 April 2006 — Amritapuri Amma left the Ashram early this morning for New York, America. Amma will deliver an address at the Interfaith Center of New York (ICNY) on intra-religious understanding and collaboration, especially in relation to her experiences in the wake of the 2004 Asian tsunami. ICNY is a secular non-profit educational organization […]

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Amma in Malaysia

22-23 April 2006 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Amma’s Malaysia programs were held on April 22-23 at the Mines International Exhibition & Convention Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Over 50,000 people attended the two days of programs. As Amma entered the hall for the first evening program, she was greeted by a troupe of traditional Chinese […]

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Educational Scholarship

Free computer education for 12 students of Dharavi slum

23 April 2006 – Nerul, Navi Mumbai On 23 April, Amma’s ashram (MAM) in Navi Mumbai started a program called “Amrita Tava Sevanam.” Through the program, the Ashram has extended free computer training to 12 youths from Dharavi, a Mumbai slum. They will be educated at the Amrita Institute of Computer Technology (AICT) located on […]

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Greeted by lions in Singapore

18 – 20 April 2006 — Singapore Amma’s Singapore programs were held on April 18 – 20 at the Teo Chew Building in Singapore. On the first night, Mr. Ravindran, Member of Parliament, Marine Parade GRC, garlanded Amma and addressed the gathered crowd. “It is indeed a privilege to have Amma here with us, who […]

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Amma in Gold Coast

14 – 16 April 2006 — Gold Coast, Australia The second and final retreat of Amma’s 2006 tour of Australia took place on the shore of the aptly named Gold Coast. The cool sea breeze, the golden textured sands and the sound of the waves breaking upon them all provided a soothing environment for the […]

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Happy Birthday, Amritapuri.org!

14 April 2006 It’s hard to believe, but Amritapuri.org is having another birthday! It was six years ago this Vishu that the Mothersite first appeared on the Internet. Upon waking up or entering the office, people throughout the world immediately log on to Amritapuri.org. The site is currently receiving more than 100,000 visitors every day, […]

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Free Housing Tsunami

Ashram to build 100 homes in Andaman Island

10 April 2006 — Andaman, Island The Ashram will build 100 houses in Bambooflat, South Andaman, as part of its tsunami relief-and-rehabilitation project. A memorandum of understanding to this effect was signed this week between the Ashram and the Andaman & Nicobar authorities. The expected cost of constructing the houses is Rs. five crores. The […]

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Mother nature in Melbourne

5 – 9 April, 2006 – Kyneton & Moorabbin, Australia (both near Melbourne) At Amma’s retreat outside of Melbourne, the air was filled with the sound of cockatoos and some devotees even spotted wild kangaroos grazing just across a field near the program hall—not to mention all the domestic cows, horses and sheep roaming about. […]

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Darshan by the sea in Perth

31 March – 2 April 2006 — Perth, Australia Less than two days after finishing the North Indian Tour, Amma was again giving darshan, this time in the city of Perth on Australia’s west coast. The programs were held in the Fremantle Marine Passenger Terminal, which is right on the Indian Ocean. Huge windows let […]