My name is Hirota Nakazawa. I was first year student of University in japan when I went to india. I went abroad in India( Uttalakhand ) for the first time in this spring, so that became a very precious experience to me. I understand from experience what I learned in Japan,and in India, I was […]


My name is Saeka Takeuchi, I am ferris university 2nd year student. I would like to share an experience with Amma for the first time in Tokyo program. I travelled to India to take part in one of Amma’s service activities, a project to build houses. Before travelling to India, I was anxious because I […]

Hi, everyone, I am Nobuaki Ishii, a Japanese University student. I came to know about Amma when I participated in a school construction project in Uttarakhand. It was my first visit and India at first was overwhelming but soon I started loving this country because of the warmth and hospitality of the children of the […]


As you know, there were 63 students from Japan who came to Uttarakand last Feb-March for two weeks. Unfortunately that time they could not meet amma while they were in India, since the project site was remote area, far away in the mountain, and students have tight budget and limited times in India. However many […]


amma’s kozhikode program is always special. usually, amma gives annaprasham (first feeding) and does vidyarambham (initiation into writing and the alphabet) at the end of the program. this time, two children that came for the ceremony were very interesting. one baby, amardeep, was brought to receive his first solid food from amma. it was a […]


Last week during darshan, I remained at Amma’s side for some time. It wasn’t long before a middle-aged woman came for darshan. She was from central Kerala. It was her first time meeting Amma. She told Amma that early this year her husband had been fishing around 3:00 a.m., casting his net from the boat, […]

At five in the morning, a small group armed with flashlights to light her way, waited to greet Amma at her ashram in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Amma hadn’t been here for many years. The programs had outgrown the tent on the land and had moved to urban hotels. For the last years the programs […]

A survivor of the 2001 Gujarat earthquake shares her experience My name is Laxmi. As a child, I lived with my family in Gujarat. On January 26, 2001, an earthquake hit our lives. I saw our apartment collapse right before my eyes. I could only see dust and debris everywhere. I heard a lot of […]

It was a beautiful Tuesday. As a person looking into setting up the audio setups every Tuesday, i had noted so many Amma’s children setting up a meditation spot near Amma’s peedam (seat). I had been tempted to set a position by putting up the meditation mat but had refrained many a times. A few […]