city welcomes Amma in a unique and special way
by hosting the spiritual discourse and darshan program.
It is also Amma's way of greeting the community and celebrating
the loving bonds she has developed with
people in so many communities across the United States and throughout
the world. Often held in churches, temples, and other public facilities,
this program is a wonderful introduction to Amma, her divine presence,
and profound spiritual wisdom.
greets people attending the program as she enters the hall. At Guru
Purnima, a cultural presentation is part of the evening's events.
|Amma often receives
proclamations from various cities in recognition for her charitable
work. Pictured below are proclamations she has just been presented
with. Amma gives her divine discourse after a brief period of meditation
for world peace. The subjects include the spiritual and philosophical,
as well as practical advice on developing inner purity, compassion,
and how to live one's spiritual life dedicated to serving society.
place at the conclusion of the program, and is a special time to
receive the personal touch and blessings from Amma. This healing
touch purifies the mind and heart, and awakens the cosmic energy
within us. Sometimes people bring their pets which Amma enjoys meeting,
due to her intense unconditional love for all beings.
Amma greets people as she leaves the hall. The unique experience
of being in Amma's divine presence touches the heart.
- Please wear clean,
modest attire that covers the knees and shoulders.
- Chairs are also provided, but it's best to bring a pillow
or blanket if you plan on sitting on the floor.
- Please turn all beepers and cell phones off or to blink/vibrate
mode so that others are not disturbed.
- Please do not take photos without special permission beforehand.
Video and audio-taping are not permitted.
Shanti Shanti Shantihi
May All Be in Peace
Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu
May Everyone Be Happy