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The Body and Mind of a Mahatma – Nothing to lose, nothing to discard

12 March 2017, Amritapuri Ashram Amma came for an evening meditation in the bhajans hall with all the visitors and residents of the ashram. Though most people were sitting in meditation even before Amma arrived, the effect of her presence was unmistakable once she sat down, crossed her legs, and closed her eyes. The entire […]

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May the Christ take birth in your heart

Christmas in Amritapuri December 24, 2008 — Amritapuri Christmas Eve and Christmas Day both fell on darshan days in Amritapuri, and Amma was still giving darshan when the midnight hour struck on the 25th. While Amma continued to embrace her children, she had Swami Amritaswarupananda read out a message she had prepared. In Amma’s message […]

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Onam: A Symbol of Happiness & Contentment

12 September 2008 — Amritapuri With the coming of Tiru Onam, thousands of people came to Amritapuri in order to celebrate. The bhajan hall was filled with smiling people dressed in new clothes. The feeling of celebration was in the air. Amma came to the dais to the sounds of panchavadyam around 11:00 am. After […]

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Messages of Amma Xmas

Mahatmas never die

25 December 2006 — Amritapuri Christmas celebrations in Amritapuri Christmas is always a special time in Amritapuri. Not only does it mark the anniversary of the birth of a Jesus Christ, but also—with so many people around the world having time off from work—the Ashram is overflowing with devotees from Europe, America, Russia, Japan and […]

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Arrival and departure

Amma walks among Her Children 26 November 2001 Wherever Amma travels in the world, the basic shape of Her programmes is the same: She generally arrives by car, stops briefly at the entrance to the venue for the traditional Indian cultural greeting for respected persons (a pada puja and a garlanding), then walks down a […]