16-20 April – Melbourne, VIC, Australia Yatra 2019 Amma held two days of public programs, a retreat, and a special program for World Peace followed by Devi Bhava at the Sandown Racecourse in Melbourne. The Melbourne programs are usually one of the most relaxed stops on the Australian Tour. In Melbourne, the weather is picture-perfect […]
Australia, April 11 – 27, 2017 Amma visited four cities across Australia, holding free public programs in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast, and retreats in Melbourne and the Gold Coast in her 18 days program. Amma received a warm welcome to Australia from the Government as well, with State Member of Parliament for […]
Amma held two days of public programs, a three-day retreat and Devi Bhava in Melbourne.
Melbourne, Australia — 7 April 2008 During the Melbourne Retreat, as the first morning program drew to an end, Amma announced that she would like to dance with all her children. After the last person received their hug, Amma stood up, and asked everyone to move back and form a large circle around her. She […]
“If We Take One Page of Amma’s Book of Life, We Can Be Better People.” 6 April 2008 — Melbourne, Australia On the first night of Amma’s programmes in Melbourne, Di Kerr, an elder from Australia’s Wunrundjeri Aborigini Tribe, welcomed Amma. “Amma, you are an inspiration to a lot of people, and if we all […]
5 – 9 April, 2006 – Kyneton & Moorabbin, Australia (both near Melbourne) At Amma’s retreat outside of Melbourne, the air was filled with the sound of cockatoos and some devotees even spotted wild kangaroos grazing just across a field near the program hall—not to mention all the domestic cows, horses and sheep roaming about. […]
17- 27 April, Australia Melbourne Retreat The special meditation session with Mother had been held indoors because of both cold and rain. The last mantra, “Lokah samastah sukhino bhavantu” (“May all beings in the universe be happy”) was reverberating. Then silence. Not quite. Rain. Pitter-patter. Then faster. The lights came up; Mother looked ruefully around […]