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A bollywood star shines for Amma in hollywood

20 June , Los Angeles, California — USA Yatra 2007 The majority of devotees attending Amma’s Los Angeles Retreat had no idea what a “playback singer” was when it was announced that “playback singer” Sonu Nigam would soon be performing a couple of songs for Amma. But during the next 20 minutes, the residents of Hollywood […]

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Divine pictures, music, drama and dance in the city of angels

24 June 2006 — Los Angeles, California, USA Amma was only in Los Angeles for five days—20 June – 24 June—but her face blessed the city for much longer. Giant posters bearing Amma’s divine image, announcing Amma’s visit, lined the streets of the City of Angels for almost two weeks prior to her arrival. It’s […]

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Support Amma in all her work

22 June 2006 — Los Angeles, California, USA Ms. Yolanda King, daughter of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., came for Amma’s blessing in Los Angeles. Just before arati, Ms. King garlanded Amma and, with a voice full of emotion, shared her appreciation of Amma with the 3,000 or so people who had come […]

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Elephants and innocence

4 August 2005, Amritapuri This evening, when Amma reached Her room after bhajans, Ram and Lakshmi, the ashram’s two young elephants, were waiting eagerly for Her. It had been more than two months since they last got prasad from Amma. Both were chained. Previously, only Ram used to be chained. But now, Lakshmi, who used […]

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LA County presents award to Amma

21 June 2005, Los Angeles On behalf of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (of five districts) Ms. Lorie Bell and Ms. Leila Sharma presented the award to Amma during her program at the halls of Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles. The certificate was presented thanking Amma for her outstanding humanitarian contributions, efforts and compassionate […]

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Unexpected shower of love

22 June, 2004 Los Angeles At end of the morning program in Los Angeles on June 22, an older lady was waiting outside the program hall along with hundreds of devotees, hoping to catch a glimpse of Amma as She left. She excitedly told the others around her that she had arrived a bit too […]

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Los Angeles – 2003

Amma visited Los Angeles county as part of her USA 2003 Tour. A commendation was awarded to Amma by Susan Nissman on behalf of 10 million people of Los Angeles County phrasing “constituency is colorless and She makes no judgement in terms of healing, and Her good works”. Morning programs was started with Meditation and followed by Amma’s […]

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There is no key that can lock love

24 June 2003,Los Angeles Amma Officially Welcomed to Los Angeles This morning Amma began Her yearly programs here in Los Angeles, CA, USA. But before Amma could begin to receive Her children, She was officially honored by representatives of the Los Angeles County, its Board of Supervisors, and the city of Los Angeles. The Los […]

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Dancing with God

Saturday, June 23, Los Angeles Where God dances there the lovers of God will be. An Incarnation is the Divine Itself. And so when Mother dances, the Divine dances, and we dance with Her. This dancing tends to happen if the morning darshan program on the second day, a retreat, ends early enough. Suddenly the […]

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Get ready for surprise!

Amma’s RetreatsSaturday, June 23, Los Angeles Looking at the schedules published for Amma’s retreats, you might mistakenly think they are all alike. They are not. On the first evening, many people are seeing Amma for the first time this tour and their longings of previous months are being fulfilled. There are even some who are […]