Tag: Onam

  • Pookkalam, floral decorations for Onam

    Pookkalam, floral decorations for Onam

    29 Aug 2015, Amritapuri For the past ten days of Onam, portico in front of Amma’s house were daily decorated with different floral designs. Ashram residents, devotees and students did the Pookkalam.        

  • Create an empire of happiness

    Create an empire of happiness

    Onam is a Time of Joy, Love, Kinship & Devotion August 28th 2015 — Amritapuri Ashram The following has been extracted from Amma’s Onam message. Onam is a festival of unity and sharing. A festival takes place when our heart overflows. Onam is a time when joy, love, kinship and devotion overflow. The breeze of…

  • Organic Vegetables for Onam

    Organic Vegetables for Onam

    27 Aug 2015, Amritapuri For many years now, Amma has been encouraging all her followers around the world to grow their own organic vegetables, both for personal health and for a healthy planet. Today, Brahmacharis and Brahmacharinis and other residents of Amritapuri presented Amma organic vegetables they have lovingly cultivated by hand for use in…

  • Onam celebration at Amritapuri Ashram

    7 September 2014, Amritapuri, Onam Celebrations “There are things that awaken enthusiasm and freshness whenever we think about or experience them,” Amma remarked in her Onam address this morning. This is certainly true about the annual Onam festival in Amritapuri. People from all over Kerala, India and abroad returned to their spiritual home, Amritapuri, to…

  • To win the competition of Life remain within the boundaries of Dharma

    Onam celebration with Amma in Amritapuri Friday, 9 September 2011, Amritapuri As always the Onam festivities began early in the morning in Amritapuri. The Pookkalam, Nirapara, Nila Vilakku, as well as hanging cluster bunches of bananas decorated the verandah in front of Amma’s room. At 9:30 am Amma was led into the large hall by…

  • Onam reminds us to become ‘One’

    2 September 2009 – Amritapuri “We all need to become one—this is the message Onam gives us,” Amma said in her annual Onam satsang. “It is from ‘one’ that we have all come, and it is back into that ‘one’ that we all must merge. This is the supreme goal of all of our lives.…

  • Onam: A Symbol of Happiness & Contentment

    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…

  • Onam with Tribals

    25 Aug 2007, Idukki Workers atf the JSS office in Idukki, which is managed by MAM, in celebration of Onam, pledged to distribute 1000 packages of food staples to the poor and needy over the next few months. In a function held last week, Sri K.K. Jayachandran (MLA – Udumpanchola) handed out the 108 first…

  • Onam 2007

    Onam 2007

    Onam celebrations with Amma, 27 August 2007, Amritapuri

  • Pookkalam 2007

    Pookkalam 2007

    23 August 2007, Amritapuri Beautiful decorations made by Indian students in front of Amma’s house during the 10 day Onam celebrations.