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Around Amma 2013 Xmas

Open your hearts and awaken the inner child

24 Dec 2013, Xmas celebrations, Amritapuri Christmas Eve was truly special this year. The main hall was filled with people from all over the world. Amma’s arrival to the hall started the festivities. Devotees from all over the world performed an original musical about the birth of Jesus Christ. The play told the story through […]

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Disaster Relief

Swami visits typhoon hit Philippines

4-7 Dec 2013, Philippines The world community was shocked when Typhoon Yolanda hit the Philippines on November 8th, 2013. With a speed of up to 370 km/h the tropical cyclone destroyed nearly 80 to 90% of the houses in many areas of the country. The deadliest Typhoon in Philippine history took the lives of more […]

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Around Amma 2013

Enchanting Balinese Dance

18 Dec 2013, Amritapuri Amma’s children from Bali, Indonesia performed four beautiful classical dances  during the darshan time. The dance from sacred Art Dharma Duta AGP lead by Indra Udayana, with the dancer Adi Suputra and Mila Rosinta of Bali, Indonesia. The classical Balinese dance and special dances performed were Tari Kawing – about women […]

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Ashram centers

Amma’s message of Love and Peace reaches Serbia

On 24th November 2013 Br. Shubamrita Chaitanya visited Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. It was the first time a representative of Amma was holding a public programme in this Balkan country. The event was organized by the India-Serbia Friendship Society and was held in “Kulturni Centar”, a former synagogue and cultural center right in the […]

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Education University

Amrita Live-in-Labs would help awaken compassion in the youth

Amrita University launched a pioneering experiential learning programme  – ‘Amrita Live-in-Labs’ – that encourages the youth to live and experience the problems in the country’s villages. The scheme envisages students of Amrita as well as international students from some of the best universities of the world to live in Indian villages for six months to […]

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America 2013 Around Amma 2013

Showering “kisses” in Detroit, Michigan

Amma and the group arrived in Detroit on Nov. 24th with the programs beginning the very next day. If it was rain in San Ramon, it was the first snow shower for the season in Detroit. Seemed like Mother Nature wanted to join Amma in showering love on Her children.   The five-day visit to […]

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America 2013 Around Amma 2013

Quenching the drought with Love in San Ramon, California

Amma and the group arrived in San Ramon ashram in the evening of Nov 17th after a long flight from Barcelona, Spain. It was a full day of darshan the very next day. The local county had declared a drought for the region, for it had not received rain for months. The very next day, […]

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Disaster Relief

Amma to donate $1 million to Philippines typhoon victims

26 Nov 2013, California Amma said that she is donating a relief and rehabilitation package worth $1 million for the people affected by super typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Half of the relief package from the Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) will be donated in cash while the rest will be spent for children’s education. The […]

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Around Amma 2013 Europe 2013

View the world from our heart, ugliness will disappear

13-15 Nov, Barcelona, Spain – Europe Yatra 2013 The Palau d’Esports in Granollers, the city situated in the outskirts of Barcelona, was the venue of Amma’s program in Spain held from November 13 to 15. Amma was accorded a grand welcome by hundreds of her Spanish children as she reached the venue, with the chanting […]

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Around Amma 2013 Europe 2013

Love and patience are like two sides of the same coin

November 9–11, Milano, Italy – 2013 Europe Yatra Milan, one of the largest urban areas in Europe, celebrated its turn to host Amma’s programs this year. The crowds in the previous program of Toulon were certainly large, but in Milan the crowds never stopped. Every time Amma descended the staircase into the hall, there was […]