Month: April 2008

  • Swami to visit UAE

    Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri to visit  Kuwait and Dubai from May 7 – 12 and will conduct satsangs & bhajans there. K U W A I T 7 May 2008, (Wed)     Indian Community School,    Salmiya, Kuwait 8 May 2008 (Thu)    Bharatheeya Vidya Bhavan, Abbasiya, Kuwait contact:  Madhavankutty   009659540511 D U B A I 9 May 2008   …

  • Amma’s arrival after Australia 2008

    Amma’s arrival after Australia 2008

    Amma arrived back in Amritapuri after her Asutralia tour of 2008.

  • Divali in Spring: The devotion of the farmers of Vidarbha

    Divali in Spring: The devotion of the farmers of Vidarbha

    24 February 2008 — Washim, Vidarbha, Maharashtra There is an old Marathi saying: sadhu sant yeti ghara toci divali dasara—When sadhus and saints visit your house, it is the real Divali and Vijaya Dasami. When Amma came to give darshan in Washim, the villagers there proved their faith in this maxim by dedicating themselves fully…

  • How to Know God Exists

    How to Know God Exists

    12 April 2008 — Gold Coast, Australia During the Gold Coast Retreat, Amma held a question-and-answer session with all of the devotees. Towards the end of the session, many people were still raising their hands. For the last question, Amma pointed to a man standing way in the back of the crowd. When he took…

  • Three Dances

    Three Dances

    Melbourne, Australia — 7 April 2008 During the Melbourne Retreat, as the first morning program drew to an end, Amma announced that she would like to dance with all her children. After the last person received their hug, Amma stood up, and asked everyone to move back and form a large circle around her. She…

  • We can be better people

    “If We Take One Page of Amma’s Book of Life, We Can Be Better People.” 6 April 2008 — Melbourne, Australia On the first night of Amma’s programmes in Melbourne, Di Kerr, an elder from Australia’s Wunrundjeri Aborigini Tribe, welcomed Amma. “Amma, you are an inspiration to a lot of people, and if we all…

  • Amma gives away tsunami houses in Andaman

    Port Blair, Andaman — 24 March 2008 When the tsunami hit the Andaman-Nicobar Islands, nearly 10,000 houses were destroyed. On March 24, Amma flew the 1255 kilometers from Kolkata in order to bless the people there with her darshan and to distribute the keys to 50 tsunami-relief homes constructed by the Ashram. The program was…

  • Amma her visit to Brisbane, Australia 2008

    Amma her visit to Brisbane, Australia 2008

    Amma visited Brisbane for one day on the 10th of April, 2008

  • Amma in Singapore

    Amma in Singapore

    26 – 29 March 2008, Singapore Amma held four days of programmes at the huge Singapore Expo complex near Changi Airport. Holding true to Amma’s teachings of selfless service, the Amriteshwarii Society of Singapore has been active in community service throughout the year. Twelve impoverished, elderly, and disadvantaged citizens were on hand to receive provisions…