1 April 2010 The State University of New York (SUNY) will present spiritual leader and humanitarian Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma) with an honorary doctorate in humane letters at a special ceremony to be held on May 25 at its campus in Buffalo. SUNY is bestowing the doctorate upon Amma in recognition of her tireless […]
9 July 2009 — New York City, New York, USA During Amma’s final night of darshan in New York, hip-hop innovator Doug E Fresh—also known as ‘The Human Beatbox’—sought her blessings. It was the second time the renowned rapper and hip-hop legend had attended Amma’s programs, but the first time he performed at one. Accompanied […]
7-9 July 2009 — New York, New York, USA The Earth Charter—a declaration of fundamental principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful world—has been translated into 40 languages and signed by more than 5,000 organizations. The charter started as an initiative of the United Nations in 1987 and was finalized in 2000 as a […]
9 July 2008 — New York City, NY, USA Amma was welcomed to New York by Ramu Damodaran, chief of the Civil Society Service of the United Nations Department of Public Information, and Anika Rahman, the President of Americans for the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA). After garlanding Amma, both dignitaries addressed the […]
Amma visited NY from 14-16 July 2006.
11 July 2002, New York City “Let me show the picture to Mother. She’ll love it!” “No, no, look how busy She is; I wouldn’t want to interfere,” said the soft-spoken woman. “But I know She’ll love to see this, and to know your story.” “I did mean to show it to Her, but I […]