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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Deepavali at Amritapuri.
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 […]