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Amma's 2014 UK Visit

Monday 27 to Wednesday 29 October

Venue: Alexandra Palace, London N22 7AP

For more information please download the letter and leaflet below.

Download the Mailout letter here (PDF)

Download the Visit Leaflet here (PDF)

Three Wonderful Days in Amma's Embrace

October 2013

Once again thousands of people came to Alexandra Palace to receive Amma's blessings. Dressed in a deep red sari, Amma sat throughout the night on Wednesday and Devi Bhava came to an end with Amma showering her children with flower petals to the resounding refrain of Amma Amma Taye shortly after 8am. Hour after hour, she sat welcoming and embracing the devotees with her unwavering love and compassion, wiping away tears and laughing and joking. What a privilege it is to experience the divine nectar of Amma's presence.

Amma was welcomed to London by Lord Andrew Stone, screenwriter Mr Manish Pandey (BAFTA award-winning film 'Senna') and Ms Taylor Thomson who all spoke warmly of their personal experiences of meeting Amma. They also helped to launch the latest ashram publication "Colour of the Rainbow: Compassionate Leadership" by Swami Amritaswarupananda.

A highlight which particularly entertained the crowd was the BBC's Children in Need mascot Pudsey bear making a star appearance and receiving darshan from Amma, who was also highly amused. Later that evening an interview with Amma was featured on the BBC One Show.

Several accomplished musicians played for Amma, including the acclaimed Justin Manville who wrote of his experience in the following words: "The anticipation starts to build from the moment you enter her space, Captured by a radiation of love and calmness. You're drawn closer and closer until suspended in another place by her touch, In familiar and warm stranger 'Amma'!"

We hope you managed to make it to Alexandra Palace and we would like to thank everyone who worked so hard to make the visit such a success.

Whether you chopped veg for an hour or washed up or helped in the darshan line, your dedication and hard work are really appreciated for, without you, the programme could not happen. So many people worked tirelessly not just during the programme but before and afterwards as well. For photos and report, visit the Amritapuri website.

Meeting Amma

Amma meets each person; embracing, comforting, consoling and uplifting thousands of people day after day. Amma’s love is unconditional, regardless of belief, or reason for coming. Many come to hear her speak, hear her unique devotional singing or simply be in her presence.

There is no charge for darshan

Collect a numbered token per darshan. Priority is given to people who have never met Amma before. The queue that forms before each programme is for newcomers. To join the queue please prepare to come to the programme 30 minutes/1 hour before it begins and to stay for several hours. The doors will open approximately an hour before the start of the programme. All others can receive their token after the programme starts.

If you have to leave early or have any other problems please tell the greeters at the entrance. Amma will see everyone who comes on the last evening of the programme. The programme often runs late into the night. Accommodation and travel are best being pre-arranged.
Please note: No video, photos or recording of any kind are allowed in the venue.

See for world tour and for European tour info.

Amma gives darshan

Amma's 2012 UK Visit

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