11 Sep 2009, Amritapuri Krishna Jayanti was celebrated in Amritapuri will a full day of festivities. Beginning early in the morning, special pujas were performed, including the go puja, in which all the ashram cows were worshipped as embodiments of the divine. A few hours later—led by dozens of Krishnas, Radhas and gopis of all […]
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Shoba Yatra 2007
Amritapuri 2007 Children dress up as little Krishnas, Radhas, Gopis and Gopalas for a procession that will lead through the Ashram to a local village temple.
Gokulashtami (Lord Krishna’s Birthday) was celebrated at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Ettimadai campus on Tuesday, 4th September, 2007 with great enthusiasm and fanfare. It has always been the tradition at Amrita University to celebrate all Indian festivals in a befitting manner and this year’s Gokulashtami celebrations were no exception with the entire campus wearing a festive […]
Krishna Jayanti celebration in Amritapuri 3 September 2007 — Amritapuri “Many great souls have taken birth on this earth. But Sri Krishna was a master and guide for all times, places and people,” Amma said in her Krishna Jayanti satsang. “The words and actions of many mahatmas only influenced one country or were relevant only […]
September 14-15, 2006 — Amritapuri Amma, the ashram residents and a couple thousand visiting devotees celebrated the birth of Sri Krishna all day today. The celebrations began in the morning with a go-puja, then continued with a village procession of little Krishnas, gopis and gopas. Next the children played uriyadi, the traditional pot-breaking game, as […]
Vrindavan in Amritapuri
Krishna Jayanti Celebrations – Part One 14 September 2006 — Amritapuri For most people, celebrating is something looked forward to. Five or six days a week one works (jobs being the opposite of celebration) dreaming of quitting time, of the weekend, the seaside vacation, the religious holiday. With Amma, life is different. There is no […]
Govinda gokul ayo!
15 September 2006 — Amritapuri You will not find a more ecstatic bhajan than the one that takes place just after midnight in Amritapuri on Krishna Jayanti. These are not the heart-wrenching bhajans of separation, but happiness itself set to music. The melodies themselves burst at the seams with the gusto with which they are […]
The birth of Sri Krishna
Krishna Jayanti Celebrations, Part Two 14-15 September 2006 — Amritapuri “It is not death, but immortality and bliss that life is all about,” Amma began her Krishna Jayanti message. “This is what the life and birth of Sri Krishna teaches us. Sri Krishna faced an immense number of difficult situations in his life—many more than […]
Sri Krishna Jayanti
26 August 2005, Amritapuri Just before midnight–the time of Sri Krishna’s birth–Amma went to the stage. A puja was performed as the “Srimad Bhagavatam” in Malayalam was read describing the birth of Sri Krishna. Amma sang “Agatanayi Agatanayi Krishna Devan,” “Radhe Govinda Gopi Gopala” and “Govinda Gopala.” She then gave a satsang about the life […]