27 Oct 2011, Manila The Manila satsang group visited the Estero de Paco Manila & Segregation Bin Making, Activity Center, Paco Market. The banks of the newly rehabilitated estero of Pasig is home to hundreds of families living in slums around downtown Manila, next to the Paco Market. The satsang group was guided by the […]
18-20 Oct, Houten, Holland — Europe Yatra 2011 Amma returned to central Europe after her short trip to the Scandinavian country of Finland for the next stop Amsterdam, Holland. A large crowd gathered to welcome Amma to the city, as she greeted everyone with high fives. The three day program included Bhajans Meditation, Satsang […]
26 Oct 2011, Manila Shantamrita lead the lively bhajans and Atmapuja. People offered flower petals to each one’s deity in the puja. They enjoyed an intimate moment bathing in the light during the arati. Sacred lights of Diwali were arranged beautifully for the evening satsang after the Puja.
24 October 2011, La Mesa Eco Park, Manila Amma Center Manila gets down to work. Participants begin by reconnecting with the earth as they pot some soil in preparation for planting tree saplings. A ranger from La Mesa Eco Park demonstrated planting in preparation for the ceremonial tree planting that was done by Br. Shantamrita […]
15 – 16 Oct, Helsinki, Finland — Europe Yatra 2011 After the Swiss Program, Amma flew directly to the capital city of Finland, Helsinki to conduct 2 days of programs there. She was received by the famous actor and member of Finnish Parliament, Mr Jani Toivola. Later during darshan, The Chairman of Vantaa City Government […]
1 – 2 Oct, 2011 – St. Petersburg, Russia The first IAM course in St. Petersburg took place on 1 and 2 October. It was taught over two full days in a seminar center near downtown St. Petersburg. The instructions where translated by a local who has learned the IAM technique in India. There were […]
11 – 13 Oct 2011, Eulach Halle, Winterthur, Switzerland There was a joyous sendoff for Amma as she left the Italian Milano program with throngs of cheerful and jubilant people. The hills and valleys of Switzerland provided a scenic and powerful backdrop as the tour headed for Zurich. Traditional horn melodies set the mood as […]
7 – 9 Oct, Milano, Italy — 2011 Europe Yatra Amma began Her 2011 European Yatra in Milano, Italy. She was traditionally welcomed in Italian fasion, by heart warming cheers and applause from a huge crowd, on each day of the program, who had queued for hours to receive Her blessings. Mr S.K Verma of […]
19 September – 1st October, 2011 – South America During the past 2 weeks Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri travelled across South America visiting Peru, Brazil and Chile. Lima, Peru Swami conducted 3 days of programs throughout the capital city of Peru. While in Lima Swami met with several government officials, including: Hilaria Supa, the Peruvian representative […]
23 – 25 Sep 2011, Greece IAM course was held in a retreat center at Sunshine House in Halkida, one hour distance from Athens.