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Attraction to the Guru leads us to freedom

“Our inner relationship or bond of love with the guru is actually the unity we feel towards our own True Self—the Atman. So, we should not mistake the love or closeness we have towards our guru as mere external closeness. We are turning inwards and getting closer to our True Self because the guru is […]

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Guru Purnima in Amritapuri

12 July 2014, AmritapuriIn Amritapuri Guru Purnima was celebrated. Under the leadership of Swami Turiyamritananda, Guru Paduka puja was conducted. Archana, Bhajans, Arati, and Satsang followed.

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Do not hurt anyone, listen to your conscience and act

25 July 2010, Amritapuri & Tokyo Guru Purnima celebrations Guru Purnima, the day dedicated to the Satguru, was celebrated joyfully today, here at Amritapuri. After the morning Archana, a beautiful ceremonious Paduka puja was performed by Swami Turiyaamritananda Puri, one of Amma’s earliest disciples, amidst soulful Vedic chants by the ashramites. Amma was in Tokyo, […]


Gurupurnima at Amritapuri

When Gurupurnima was celebrated at Amritapuri on 7 Jul 2009 Swami Turiyamritananda is perfoming Guru Paduka puja

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Sacrifice and service are the real worship

Guru Purnima 18 July 2008 – Marlboro, Massachusetts, USA Throughout the world, Amma’s devotees and disciples offered their heartfelt worship and prayers to their beloved Satguru today. In Marlboro, Massachusetts, where Amma was concluding her 21st annual tour of the United States, Sri Guru Pada Puja was performed, as well as the chanting of Amma’s […]

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Guru Purnima celebrations in India 2008

18 July, 2008, Guru Purnima celebrations Amritapuri: Swami Turiyamritananda performs Guru Paduka Puja. Ashramites chanted Amma’s 108 names and Veda mantras as part of Guru Purnima celebrations in Amritapuri. The ashram resonated with devotion to the Guru. Chennai: At Chennai ashram, Guru Poornima was celebrated as a full day event starting with Guru Paduka Pooja, […]

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Diminishing distances

Guru Purnima in Amritapuri 10 July 2006, Amritapuri For many years now, residents of Amritapuri have been celebrating Guru Purnima in the Guru’s physical absence. This is because Amma is usually in the U.S. during that time of the year. Amma usually calls though, and hearing Her soulful voice is the day’s highlight for ashram […]

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Guru Poornima in Iowa 2006

Guru Poornima with Amma took place this year in Iowa, during Amma’s annual USA tour. Amma giving prasad after the Guru Poornima celebrations:

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Guru Purnima Celebrations

21 July, 2005 Amma is currently in Boston. After evening darshan (21st morning 4 a.m.), Amma’s pada puja were performed on the same stage. Swami Amritaswarupananda and Swamini Krishnamrita Prana did the pada puja of Amma. “We must take birth in love, lead this life in love and at last get merged in love. This […]

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Guru Purnima in New Mexico

28 -29 June 2004 Santa Fe “This is the highpoint of Amma’s tour. It’s all down hill from here,” joked one of Amma’s devotees from Santa Fe. He was referring to the fact that, at 7,000 feet above sea level, Amma’s programmes at Her New Mexico ashram are the most physically elevated of Her U.S. […]