Yoga keeps the body fit and mind still
23 – 25 Sep 2011, Greece IAM course was held in a retreat center at Sunshine House in Halkida, one hour distance from Athens.
“In today’s world, people pretend to sleep. One can’t wake them. In the same way, we are not yet ready to wake up. In fact, the disciple has to open the door so that the master can enter.”
August 2009 Photos at Amritapuri in the month of August 2009: The new open area behind the E-building; Amma at the beach; Amma with Damayanti Amma… July 2009 Photos at Amritapuri in the month of July 2009: Amma arriving at the ashram after her US tour; Amma at the beach with her disciples and devotees…
5th European Youth Exchange 19 – 26 July 2009, M.A. Center, Germany From 19th to 26th July 2009 young people from all over Europe flocked to the M.A. Center Germany to participate in the 5th annual European Youth Exchange. “Give Peace a Chance” was the theme of the week, which for the third time was […]
20 Oct 2008, Nagano, Japan Location of the 1998 Winter Olympics, Nagano is a mountainous area that receives large amounts (over 3m!) of snow each winter. This idyllic rural location became the backdrop for this year’s Japan retreat, with Swami Purnamritananda held at the Beech Meadows in the Nabekura Highlands. Despite the remoteness of the […]
26th September – 2nd October 2008 Brazil and Chile Swami Ramakrishnananda ended his tour of South America by visiting 5 cities between the two countries in less than a week’s time. Beginning in one of the biggest cities in the world, Swami held two programs in different parts of Sao Paolo. Both were well attended […]
Each day you will find the brahmacharis at Amritapuri slowly walking in single file around the perimeter of the bhajan hall. Some have their eyes fixed on the ground, some let malas of rudraksha or rosewood slowly pass through their fingers, others move with their eyes half-closed, clearly focusing on something deep within. All are […]