Tag: Ashram

  • Vavubali – paying homage to ancestors

    Vavubali – paying homage to ancestors

    11 Aug 2018, Amritapuri Many people performed VavuBali -oblations to the ancestors – at Amritapuri Ashram today. Hundreds of people including many westerners participated in the one-hour long ceremony. Remembering their forefathers each one paid their tributes, followed a ritual which was well instructed by the brahmacharis. Pitru Yagna is a part of the Pancha…

  • Aerial footage of Amritapuri Ashram 2015

    Aerial footage of Amritapuri Ashram 2015

    Amritapuri Ashram, Birthplace of Amma, International Headquarters of Mata Amritanandamayi Math Aerial footage of Amritapuri Ashram, taken in August 2015

  • Amritapuri Ashram has gone organic

    From roof-top terraces to the alleyways around buildings, organic vegetable gardens can be found in every spare space around Amritapuri after Amma stressed the importance of avoiding chemically treated food where possible. Vegetables include okra, tomatoes, pumpkin, beans, chillis, red spinach, eggplant, cabbage and onions are being lovingly grown without the use of pesticides for…

  • Amma arrives at Amritapuri

    4 Dec 2011, Amritapuri. Amma arrived at Amritapuri at 11.52 am after her Europe and USA yatra. Smiling and spreading joy she walked slowly to her room, touching some, gesturing to others and glancing all. A lot of new people from India and abroad were there to get a glimpse of Amma. Some of them…

  • Changeless in the midst of change

    May 2011 While Amma herself is changeless, the Ashram is constantly in a state of flux. For those living here, the changes can be gradual. But for the occasional, annual visitor, they catch one’s eye immediately. Arriving at the backwaters, with Amritapuri rising to the west, the first change one notices is that Amrita Setu…

  • Amritapuri Ashram photos 2008

    Aerial and surroundings photos of Ashram form the year 2008 [Show slideshow]

  • Amma at Karlsruhe, Germany

    9 Oct, Germany – Europe Yatra 2008 The German Ashram, about one hour from the Frankfurt Airport. Amma went around the ashram which is surrounded by beautiful hills, apple trees and has several horses. Amma went to the stables to feed and softly caress all the horses there. Amma gave prasad to devotees  who were…

  • Photos of various events in Amritapuri 2007

    Photos of various events in Amritapuri 2007

    Photos of the following 3 events in Amritapuri Oct – Dec 2007 -Amma arriving in Amritapuri after her 2007 Europe & USA tour -60 Devotees from Pune dancing & singing -Amrita TV’s Raga Ratnam program winner is singing for Amma  

  • “I’ll be a good boy”

    31 December 2006 — Amritapuri This evening during darshan, Akshay came to Amma to ask her permission to remain at the Ashram for one more day—his family was planning to leave that night. He was with his friends Ramu and Eknath. All are nine or 10 years old, and have known Amma for practically their…

  • When Amma is not looking

    When Amma is not looking

    5 December 2006 — Amritapuri Question & Answer with AmmaAmma’s children throughout the world know the bliss that wells up in their hearts when Amma’s eyes find theirs. Gazing into that infinity of compassion, the mind stops, grows tender as a flower and one is overcome with love. In that love, the conviction of the…