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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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Ashram Life Guru Purnima

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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Around Amma 2006

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

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. […]

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Guru Purnima at the Ashram

13 July 2003 — Amritapuri No matter what one may say about Amma not being confined to the physical body, Her physical presence does make a difference. Anyone who has met Her will vouchsafe for that. But absence has the virtue of making the heart grow fonder. Those who participated in the Guru Purnima celebrations […]

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Celebration Guru Purnima

Guru Purnima with Amma in Amritapuri

Today marked the second time in 15 years that Amma has been in Amritapuri for Guru Purnima, the day of paying homage to the lineage of Guru. And as Amma only arrived in India three days ago, it is as much homecoming as holy day – with thousands of devotees taking their first darshan of […]

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Around Amma 2002

No rust for our Guru

It is better to get worn out rather than rust away. This is what Amma desires

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Messages of Amma

Disciple is on a journey; Guru resting in his abode of the Self

Amma’s Guru Purnima Message 5 July 2001 Darling Children, “All my children must be celebrating Guru Purnima today. Didn’t you celebrate a similar Guru Purnima last year? Since that day until today, there must have been many lessons to reflect upon and imbibe. And there has been enough time also. There are innumerable lessons in […]