14-16 November 2018Sandown Racecourse, Esher, United Kingdom
The final leg of Amma’s 2018 European Tour saw devotees from all over the United Kingdom, and many from all over Europe, come together to spend a final few days in Amma’s presence. For the UK devotees, there was also a palpable anticipation in the air, for after the final Devi Bhava darshan, at long last, the dream of Amma’s UK children would be fulfilled as she visited new Amma
Amma was welcomed to the United Kingdom by the Mayor of the Borough of Elmbridge, Councillor Shweta Kapadia; acclaimed actress Luisa Bradshaw White.
Mayor Kapadia remarked, “People everywhere need to come together, and it is only through understanding each other that we can do this. We all truly do need to embrace the world as Amma has taught us. Together with her compassion and service to humanity, her vision for social reform, her life and work have inspired thousands of people around the world. We are therefore
In her final address of her 2018 European Tour, Amma reminded the audience that there is
As Amma moved on to the next stop on her journey – the Abu Dhabi Interfaith Summit to Protect Child Dignity in the Digital World – it was these words that her children would carry with them into their daily lives and the year ahead, spreading the light of Amma’s love and compassion far beyond those who she was able to physically take into her arms.
After the London programme, Amma blessed the new Mata Amritanandamayi Center, UK, with Her visit. Though the last programme ended around 10 am, Amma served dinner, sang bhajans and meditated with all those present at the Center, the very same evening. It was a grand finale to Amma’s European Tour 2018