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Ashram centers

Diwali in Manila

26 Oct 2011, Manila Shantamrita lead the lively bhajans and Atmapuja. People offered flower petals to each one’s deity in the puja. They enjoyed an intimate moment bathing in the light during the arati. Sacred lights of Diwali were arranged beautifully for the evening satsang after the Puja.

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Around Amma Europe 2008 Europe 2010 Photos Videos Yatra

Diwali with Amma in Barcelona

7 – 9 November, Barcelona, Spain – Europe Yatra 2010 Amma was warmly welcomed by the local devotees at the Spanish MA Center . The Center is located in the outskirts Barcelona, the second largest city in Spain, very close to the holy mountains of Montserrat, which is a famous pilgrimage site for the Virgin […]

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Around Amma Celebration Videos

Diwali with Amma

18 Oct, Mannheim, Germany – 2009 Europe yatra Yesterday was Deepavali, the festival of lights. At home, Deepavali is celebrated as “the awareness of the inner light” and in bliss of the Divine Mother’s victory, whose grace can remove the darkness of ignorance. Yesterday was special indeed in the mind of many. Through a little […]

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Community Out Reach

Students raise money for charity

12 January 2009 — Amritapuri Inspired by Amma’s message of ‘love and serve’, the students of Amrita University have been dedicating time to raise money for the poor. Under the leadership of Muhammad Ashik (ME), Balu Menon (CS), Nirmal (BBM), Bimal (BSc) and many others, they raised Rs. 24,000 by selling North Indian snacks, painting […]

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Around Amma Europe 2007 Yatra

Amma in Manheim, Germany

9 -11 November 2007, Manheim, Germany – Europe Yatra 2007 When Amma arrived, she was greeted by devotees waving sparklers in celebration of Diwali – the Festival of Lights. During the program, a young artist played the harp. Several delegates and diplomats came to receive Amma’s blessings. A local group played a mix Indian Classical […]

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Festivals

Deepavali 2007

Deepavali at Amritapuri.

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Festivals

Deepavali – the festival of Lights : the legends, story and the message of Diwali

India is a land of festivals where you will see at least one major festival each month. Deepavali (or Diwali) which literally means “rows of lamps” is one of the four main festivals of India. Throughout the world, all Hindus celebrate Deepavali or Diwali with great pomp and enthusiasm. The celebration of Diwali lasts six […]