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Amma hoists the flag, celebrating India’s 77th Independence Day

Let’s always tread the path of Dharma. Let’s awaken the love for our nation.

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Independence day celebration and Raksha Bandhan with Amma

15 Aug 2019, Amritapuri Amma hoisted India’s National flag at the Ashram grounds today. As she walked to the stage through the line of devotees standing with small tricolour flags, the police and Military gave a ceremonial salute to the flag against the backdrop of National anthem. Amma then offered her pranams to the flag […]

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Amma hoisted National flag

15 Aug 2018, Amritapuri Amma hoisted the National flag, celebrating India’s 72nd Independence day at Amritapuri. As Amma unfurled the tricolour flag,  the military force did a ceremonial salute. Amma stood in the rain while saluting the flag, praying during the National Anthem.  Many people and children could be seen standing with tri-colour flags and […]

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May Dharma be victorious in every country

15 Aug 2017, Independence Day celebrations, Amritapuri India’s Independence day was celebrated today in Amritapuri. To begin the celebrations, Amma helped raise the Indian flag and all gathered around to salute it while the national anthem was played. Remarking on the occasion, Amma said ‘It’s not enough to simply wave a flag, everyone has to […]

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Independence day with Amma

India’s Independence day celebrated at the Ashram with great enthusiasm. Little children gave small flags to Amma and the AYUDH group gave a big flag around mindnight at the end of darshan. Amma did pranams and waved the flag with lot of love and respect. 15th August 2016 Amritapuri

AYUDH Festivals

India’s Independence Day celebrations by AYUDH

15 August 2015 AYUDH Amritapuri performed the play ‘Bharat Mata Puja 2015’ in the main hall, while Amma was giving darshan. This night play was in connection with India’s Independent day celebrations. The play was based on the un-sung heroes of the freedom struggle. After the 40 minutes of play, the hall reverberated with the […]

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Celebrating Independence Day 2007 with Amma

Midnight, 14 August, 2007 Independence Day celebration, Amritapuri The 60th Independence Day of India was celebrated in Amritapuri by the students of Amrita University in the presence of Amma. This year’s Bharat Mata Puja was dedicated to the various kings of India who stood for virtue and dharma. The various cultural performances included dances, short plays […]

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Three great teachings India gave to the world

Past Mid-night, 14 August 2006,  Amritapuri. Amma’s message on 60th India’s Independence Day “Seeing the impressive cultural presentations {news} staged by these children (students of Amrita University) Amma forgot everything. It is the proof to the fact that we have not lost our culture. Amma bows down to all of you. It has been 59 […]

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Independence day celebration

14 Aug, 2006, Amritapuri. The evening of India’s 60th Independence Day was celebrated at Amritapuri with multimedia cultural performances and a Bharatmata Puja by students from Amrita Universities –Engineering, Medicine, Ayurveda, Biotech, and Arts & Sciences schools. Amma joined the students and Ashram residents in the main hall. The performances focused on the various religions […]

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A celebration of true freedom

15 August 2005 — Independence Day at Amritapuri Celebrating the freedom of India is not cheap sabre-rattling nationalism. As India and Sanatana Dharma cannot be separated, India’s Independence Day is in fact a celebration of the nation’s cultural heritage—a celebration of the countless mahatmas that have taken birth on its soil, of dharma, compassion and […]