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Cleaning the surroundings, cleaning the mind

3 Oct 2010, Tokyo, Japan Every year, Amma’s Japanese devotees in Tokyo celebrate Amma’s Birthday with great festivity and ceremony. This year, however, they decided to add a new twist – cleaning up a public park. Ironically coinciding with Amma’s birthday message {news} about cleaning one’s community. The cleanup took place in Toyama Park of […]

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Country name with love waiting for Love

Br. Shubamrita Chaitanya visited Slovenia for the first time on the 8th and 9th of June, 2010. A beautiful picturesque country that has borders with Hungary, Italy, Croatia and Austria, was a part of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and achieved Independence in the year 1991. The programmes were held in Ljubljana at the […]

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Glorious past looks for inspiration from Amma

From 25 – 27 May 2010Br. Shubamrita Chaitanya visited Greece. Public programmes were held in the capital Athens and the islands Syros and Mykonos. The event in Athens was held in the centrally located Athens Gate Hotel and the hall was packed to the capacity. The audience was very keen on learning more about Amma’s […]

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MA Centre, Germany receives UN Award

On 17 March, 2010, Cologne, Germany The National Committee of the UN-Decade “Education for Sustainable Development” awarded M.A. Center Germany as an official UNESCO Decade Project. The award is given to institutions and communities that provide a positive example to the local community by operating according to the principles of sustainable living. M.A.Center Germany received […]

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Bringing Ammas message to South America

March 2010- South America On March 4th Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri arrived in South America to begin a three nation tour.  Swami’s tour began in Caracas, Venezuela at the northern extreme of the continent.  The programs there were held in the UNESCO headquarters in Caracas, the ‘Monumento de la Paz’ or ‘Monument of Peace,’ a very […]

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Sw.Ramakrishnanda’s visit to Indonesia

26-28 February 2010, Indonesia Swami Ramakrishnananda visited Indonesia for the second time and Jakarta for the first time and held four programs in just three days in late February. The programs were amongst a series of talks on “Success and Spirituality”, which delved into the problem of why worldly success does not necessarily lead to […]

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MA Center in Washington DC inaugurated

December 29th, 2009 was an auspicious day in the suburbs of Potomac, Maryland as the doors to the new Ashram opened. The 12,000 square foot house sits on 7.5 scenic and peaceful acres with sprawling green lawns and grand old trees. Ceremonies began at daybreak with a homa led by Bri. Rema Devi, followed by archana, satsang, bhajans […]

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Ammas visit will be like Hanukkah

Between the 3rd and 8th of December 2009 Br. Shubamrita paid his fourth annual visit to Israel. Public programmes were held in the cities of Tel Aviv, Pardes Hana and for the first time in Netiv Halamed Hey, a Kibbutz (community) near Jerusalem. An Integrated Amrita Meditation course was held in Tel Aviv, with nearly […]

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Weekend retreat in Nagano

17 – 18 October 2009 Nabekura Plateau is within the prefectural boundaries of Niigata and Nagano prefectures in Japan.  This plateau is home to 100 year old Buna trees in a primordial untouched natural forest. Buna trees are also called Japanese beeches which are native to Japan, where it is widespread and often one of […]

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Navagraha Homa in Kenya

Navagraha Homa is recommended for all and is an extremely useful & beneficial Homa, since its worship strengthens benefic planets & increases their positive influence and pacifies malefic planets & neutralizes their negative effect. This homa was conducted by Br Shantamrita at the  Amrita Watoto Boma, the orphange, on 1st November 2009. A beautiful white […]