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Around Amma 2019 Europe 2019

The eyes of eternity and faces flickering with love and innocence

25-27 October, Châlons-en-Champagne, France – Europe Yatra 2019 Amma’s program was held again this year at the Le Capitole event center in Chalons-en-Champagne. The massive venue is fit for the crowd, which as in years past was like a sea of humanity flowing through the doors and into Amma’s arms. Amma was welcomed to France […]

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Around Amma 2018 Europe 2018

Vision is not what we see externally through our physical eyes

5-7 November, Toulon, France – Europe Yatra 2018 Amma’s programs in the South of France are some of the largest outside India. Even before sunrise, one can see long lines encircling the Omega Zenith stadium. More than anything else, one is struck by the patience and love imbuing every aspect of the event. On the […]

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Around Amma 2017 Ashram Life Festivals

Diwali is a reminder to invoke the divine within our heart

17 & 18 October 2017 Diwali celebrations in Amritapuri Diwali was celebrated throughout Amritapuri in many ways. In the morning, as Amma made her way to the stage for the day’s darshan, she was welcomed by a group of Amma’s children from Tamil Nadu, dressed in beautiful attire and holding diyas (lamps) in their hands. They […]

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Around Amma 2016 Europe 2016

Come quickly, my darling children

26 – 28 October, Paris – Europe Yatra 2016 Amma’s previous visits to Paris metropolitan area were held at an arena in Cergy-Pointoise. This year, Amma’s program was in Paris itself, inside the Boulevard Peripherique. Her first program there, a Wednesday, was scheduled to begin at 11:00 am. But the lines of devotees waiting to […]

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Around Amma 2015 Europe 2015

Diwali gift of Love in London

10-11 November, London – Europe Yatra 2015 It was a beautiful Diwali gift for Amma’s children in the United Kingdom as she arrived at the Alexandra Palace for a two-day programme held on November 10 and 11, 2015. Welcoming Amma to London, Baroness Sandip Verma, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for International Development and a […]

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Distributing sarees in Tamil Nadu

Under the leadership of Br. Ajamrita Chaitanya, MAM distributed sarees for the poor people in connection with Amma’s 61st birth days celebrations at Tenkasi, Puliyarai, Ayikudi, Puliyangudi, Pavoor areas of Tirunelveli district; Sattur, Thiruthangal, Dhalavaipuram, chatrapatti and Rajapalayam in Tirunelveli district; Thirupachetti in Sivagana district; Palamedu, Samayanallur, Melur areas of Madurai district; Natham, Ayyampalayam, Chitrarevu […]

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Around Amma 2014 Europe 2014

Work together in the spirit of love and unity, contribute to society

October 23-25 – Houten, Netherlands, Europe Yatra 2014 Amma was welcomed at the Expo Houten in Houten, Netherlands on her arrival from Paris by devotees with sparklers in their hands, chanting, “Happy Diwali Amma.” Amma too joined in the celebrations by waving sparklers with them. Though Amma had arrived after a marathon darshan in Paris, […]

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Around Amma 2014 Europe 2014

Diwali blast in Paris with Amma

October 19-21 – Cergy-Pontoise, France – Europe Yatra 2014 Hall Saint-Martin in Cergy-Pontoise was overflowing with people as Amma walked into the hall on the morning of the 19th October for her 2014 Paris programs. On the first day, darshan went from 11 a.m. on the 19th till 2:30 a.m. on the 20th. Amma’s boundless […]

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Around Amma 2013 Europe 2013

In order to grow we must become a child

Nov 04-06 – Toulon, France – Europe Yatra 2013 The coastal city of Toulon, France, was the ninth stop of the 6 week long 2013 Europe Tour. When Amma arrived at the Zenith Omega Hall after a ten-hour drive from Mannheim, Germany, it seemed as if the program had already begun, as hundreds of hard […]

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Around Amma 2013

Hugging Saint on All Saint’s Day in Mannheim

November 1-2, Mannheim, Germany – Europe Yatra 2013 Upon arriving at the Maimarkt Halle from Holland, Amma spent her ‘day off’ by serving a Prasad dinner to all the local devotees and tour staff that had spent the day hard at work preparing the hall for Amma’s program. After personally distributing food to everyone, Amma […]