Category: Around Amma 2006

  • Amma in Paris 2006

    Amma visited Paris, France on 29-31 October 2006

  • Pop Quiz: Students question Amma

    Pop Quiz: Students question Amma

    September 20-21, 2006 — Amritapuri They are currently more than 5,000 students studying at the four campuses of Amrita University. And with more departments being added all the time, each year more and more students enroll. In order to give the Ettimadai, Eranakulam and Bangalore students a chance to interact with their chancellor—Amma—different batches of…

  • Krishna Jayanti celebrations at Amritapuri

    September 14-15, 2006 — Amritapuri Amma, the ashram residents and a couple thousand visiting devotees celebrated the birth of Sri Krishna all day today. The celebrations began in the morning with a go-puja, then continued with a village procession of little Krishnas, gopis and gopas. Next the children played uriyadi, the traditional pot-breaking game, as…

  • Go beyond the mind

    Go beyond the mind

    July 31, 2006 — Amritapuri Amma had been giving darshan in North America for two months. Regardless, the day after her return to Amritapuri, she promptly came to the temple to give her first meditation and question-and-answer session with the ashram residents. When Amma is in Amritapuri, the brahmacharins and householder devotees who live here…

  • Guru Poornima in Iowa 2006

    Guru Poornima in Iowa 2006

    Guru Poornima with Amma took place this year in Iowa, during Amma’s annual USA tour. Amma giving prasad after the Guru Poornima celebrations:

  • Amma visits New Mexico 2006

    Amma visited New Mexico on  June 26-30, 2006.

  • Amma to deliver an address at Interfaith Center

    April 30, 2006 — Amritapuri Amma left the Ashram early this morning for New York, USA. Amma will deliver an address at the Interfaith Center of New York (ICNY) on intra-religious understanding and collaboration, especially in relation to her experiences in the wake of the 2004 Asian tsunami. ICNY is a secular non-profit educational organization…

  • Bharata yatra darshan

    March 28, Gokulpur, Kolkata, West Bengal –Bharata Yatra 2006 At the end of each of Amma’s tours, there is one question in the hearts of many of the brahmacharis, brahmacharinis and devotees traveling with Amma: “Will Amma call us for darshan?” Sometimes she does, and sometimes she does not. In the early days of the…

  • Grace along that lost highway

    Grace along that lost highway

    February 27, Pandarpur, Maharashtra, en route to Pune from Shegaon — Bharata Yatra 2006 “May your far-reaching eyes—which are only slightly open like a blue lotus just beginning to bloom—bathe even a worthless, far-removed one like me in your grace. Just as the cooling rays of the moon fall equally on the mansion and the…

  • A lunch-stop eye surgery, overcoming Vasanas

    A lunch-stop eye surgery, overcoming Vasanas

    February 27, Pandarpur, Maharashtra, en route to Pune from Shegaon Bharata Yatra 2006 अज्ञानतिमिरान्धस्य ज्ञानाञ्जनशालाकया चक्षुरुन्मीलितं येन तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ajnāna timirāndhasya jnanānjana salākayā cakśurunmeelitam yena tasmai sree gurave namah  — Guru Gita If one approaches a Guru, earnestly seeking to understand the nature of his mind, the Guru’s knowledge will flow forth and clarity…