Amma gave darshan, sang bhajans and gave satsang twice daily, translated into the local language, Bengali. A highlight was Amma singing many Bengali bhajans and conducting some steps of the Manasa puja herself in Bengali too.
A documentary on Amma’s Father, Sugunachan, was produced and aired by Amrita TV as a tribute to his memory, after he passed away on 22nd March 2010. It is a 27-minute tribute which includes beautiful scenes of Achan with Amma and his wife Damayanti; as well as testimonials from swamis and his children. part 1/3 […]
“Prayers and gratitude for your incredible contribution to humanity… you gave us our precious Amma. For this, you will be remembered forever.”
Amma, who returned from Kolkata on Tuesday morning, was sitting by the side of the body along with her mother Damayanthi, sisters and brothers and sannyasins. Ashramites have been chanting the 8th chapter of the Bhagavad Gita repeatedly around the clock.
Sugunachan was like the pillar of the Ashram. He loved the ashramites as if they were his own children and saw Amma as his Guru and God.
Amma used one large pot to put some flour and started kneading it with some water. She took some salt in her hands, mixing it with water on the dough and then kneaded
Just before Amma got up from her seat, she sang some bhajans leaving the excited crowd almost dancing on their feet.
The National Committee of the UN Decade “Education for Sustainable Development” awarded M.A. Center Germany as an official UNESCO Decade Project.
Sixty students from Japan’s International Volunteer University Student Association came from Tokyo to join Amma’s house construction project in Karnataka.
On her way from Delhi to Durgapur, Amma and the travelling group stopped for an overnight rest at Bodh Gaya, the holy place where Buddha attained enlightenment.