Tag: temple

  • Why Non-Hindus are not allowed inside Temples

    Why Non-Hindus are not allowed inside Temples

    21 Jan, Kanyakumari, Bharata Yatra 2015 Rooftop Satsang at Amrita Vidyalayam – Kanyakumari The tour group sat around Amma in the evening. After bhajans and dinner, one Italian lady who has been touring with Amma said, “I was living in Chennai for some time and I developed devotion towards Goddess Meenakshi. I got a chance…

  • Andean ceremony in Amma’s honour

    23-24 September 2008, Lima, Peru Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri who is on his South American tour, visited Peru. He is the first ashram representative to visit this country. On the first day of his visit Swami participated in a 3-day conference on Indian culture held at the Center for Oriental Studies at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica…

  • Durga Blesses Kolkata

    Durga Blesses Kolkata

    18 – 21 March 2008 — Kolkata, West Bengal Sri Durga Ma—clothed in red, each of her eight hands clutching a weapon—bore witness to Amma’s first Brahmasthanam Festival in her Calcutta ashram. For all three days of the program, the large Durga murti graced the dais where Amma sang bhajans, gave satsang, led meditation and…

  • Brahmasthanam temple in Trissur

    Brahmasthanam temple in Trissur

    20 March 2005 Amma will inaugurate Her 18th Brahmasthanam Temple, conducting the stupika pratishtha on 9 April from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. and the murti pratishtha on 10 April from 6:20 to 6:30 a.m. The new temple is located at Amma’s ashram in Ayyantol, Trissur, approximately 180 kilometres north of Amritapuri. Trissur is considered as…

  • A revolution in Rameshwaram

    A revolution in Rameshwaram

    16 January 2004 – Rameshwaram It happened totally unexpectedly. Darshan had only ended a few minutes earlier at 9 in the morning and Amma’s caravan had just left the site of Rameshwaram’s Amritakuteeram site, adjacent to the darshan hall, only minutes later. Some of us chose to walk back to our accommodations, and a lucky…

  • Pongal’s Sweetest Payasam

    Pongal’s Sweetest Payasam

    In Pongal festival different aspects of the Nature is worshiped, the Creation is recognized as the miraculous Divine.

  • Mananthavady Brahmasthanam Temple Pratishta

    28th February 2001, Mananthavady, North Kerala The preparatory ceremonies purifying the place, the temple structure and the stone image were performed in advance by Amma’s disciples five days prior to the idol installation. The stone image which weighs about 250 kg, was thoroughly purified by many selected herbal preparations. It was then immersed in holy…