Category: Around Amma 2005

  • Amma visits London 2005

    Amma visits London 2005

    Amma visited London in October of 2005 and held programs for several days.

  • Famous in Finland

    October 18-19, 2005 — Helsinki, Finland After completing her programs in Germany, Amma traveled to Helsinki for two days of programs there. The program venue, a renovated cable factory that now serves as an exhibition hall, was located next to a lake with downtown Helsinki on the opposite bank. When Amma arrived at the hall,…

  • Creating memories, collecting pearls

    October 17, 2005 – Kirchbrombach, Odenwald, Germany “Is there a white horse?” Amma wanted to know. She was walking around a horse ranch in Odenwald, Germany, a property where many Ashram retreats have been held. The morning was bright and clear, the air was quite cold, and Amma was wrapped in a pink hooded winter…

  • Many musical offerings of Mannheim

    Many musical offerings of Mannheim

    October 13-15, 2005 — Mannheim, Germany Whatever gift a child may offer its mother, she will treasure it with all her heart. The truth of this statement was made evident in Mannheim, where Amma’s devotees offered a diverse array of performances at her feet: a traditional tribal dance from Northern Kerala, a Malayalam children’s song…

  • Amma in Manheim 2005

    Photos from Amma her program in Manheim in October 2005 and her visit to the Amma center in Germany

  • Amma leads Munich in a prayer for the world

    Amma leads Munich in a prayer for the world

    October 9-11, 2005 – Munich, Germany From the top of small hill just outside the site of Amma’s programs in Munich, one could see the entire city spread before them: the stadiums built for the 1972 Summer Olympic games, the steeples of the city’s hundreds of churches, the skyscrapers and industrial buildings, the brown rooftops…

  • The mantra became a remedy

    The mantra became a remedy

    October 10, 2005 — Munich, Germany For the past two years, Nath  Hirsch has worked with mentally challenged children at a School in Munich. Some time back, he spent a month teaching the children about the cultures of Asia, including India’s. As part of those classes, he decided to teach them a few bhajans: simple…

  • Amma visited Munich 2005

    Amma held program on October 10-14, 2005 in Munich, Germany

  • Amma’s Vidyaarambham, initiation into alphabets

    Amma’s Vidyaarambham, initiation into alphabets

    10 October 2005, Amritapuri [Just before Amma left for Europe, a reporter from Matrubhumi, a leading Malayalam daily, asked Amma about Her vidyaarambham [initiation into learning], i.e. when and how Amma was initiated into learning.] “My vidyaarambham (news) took place 48 years ago. I was four then. Every navaratri, we used to place the items…

  • Ammas swiss time

    October 5-7, 2005 — Winterthur, Switzerland Switzerland is a unique European country in that within its borders four languages are spoken: German, French, Italian and Rumanch. Despite the diverse languages, the people are very much unified in their “Swiss-tvam.” They take pride in precision and in doing things well—there is a reason why the country…