July 2004

Amazing Amma

We have been involved in video productions since 1980. When we saw the video on Amritavarsham 50 (which we were requested to present here), we thought this unique video would be of interest to many.

 For videos on Amritavarsham 50 -Golden Jubilee Birthday Celebrations organized from 24th to 27th September 2003, please click the following links. 

                              For Part 1 - Introduction (Time 5:46), click here.

                              For Part 2 - Day One - 24 September 2003, Flag Hoisting Ceremony, and Interfaith Summit (Time 7:11), click here.

                              For Part 3 - Amritavarsham 50 -Grand Inauguration by Hon. L. K. Advani (Deputy Prime Minister of India), release of Commemorative Souvenir & Picture Book, and launching of Amrita TV (Time 6:25), click here.

                              For Part 4 - Inauguration of Cultural Programmes & Presentations by People from Different Countries (Time 5:12), click here.

                              For Part 5 - Presentations by People from Different Countries (Time 2:23), click here.

                              For Part 6 - Day Two 25 September 2003, Women's Initiative (Time 6:47), click here.

                              For Part 7 - Inauguration of M. A. Math AIDS Hospital & Cultural Presentations by People from Different Countries (Time 5:22), click here.

                              For Part 8 - Cultural Presentations by People from Different Countries (Time 3:10), click here.

                              For Part 9 - Day Three 26 September 2003, International Youth Summit (Time 4:30), click here.

                              For Part 10 - Jalamahasangam , Procession of Representatives of 191 UN member countries symbolising the unity of mankind, & Merging of waters from all over the World (Time 5:52), click here.

                              For Part 11 - Procession & Merging of waters from all over the World (Time 5:22), click here.

                              For Part 12 - H. E. President of India Dr. A . P. J. Abdul Kalam Addressing 100,000 Youth in the name of peace & harmony, other inspirational messages (Time 4:47), click here.

                              For Part 13 - Worldwide Business Leaders Summit and CEO Summit Report (Time 4:48), click here.

                              For Part 14 - Cultural Presentations, Day Four 27 September 2003, Message from Shri Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (Vice President of India), (Time 4:49), click here.

                              For Part 15 - Mass Marriages, Announcement of Free Legal Aid and Donation of 100,000 homes, and kitchen facilities for the celebrations (Time 4:05), click here.

                              For Part 16 - Colours of Compassion – Exhibition of 108 paintings inspired by Amma’s life and teachings (Time 5:39), click here.

                              For Part 17 - Conclusions (Time 6:41, Total Time 78:49), click here.


* Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Canada will be holding its Annual Convention from July 2-4, 2004. For details, please call 905-303-4000 ext 246 or convention@ahmadiyya.ca.

* An exhibition of narrative appliqué and embroidered textiles from Inuit women artists (Baker Lake, Nunavat, Canada) and Santali women artists (Dumka District, Jharkhand, India) titled “Thread has a Life of its Own” will be open from July 10 to September 10, 2004. For details, please call 416-973-5379.

* Visit Perry Gallery, Burlington Art Centre to view an exhibition of thirteen works titled “The Manifestations of Krishna – The Collection of Kiku Mendriatta” open till July 18, 2004. For details, please call 905-632-7796.

* Vanik Samaj of Toronto has organized its Annual Picnic on Sunday, July 25, 2004. For details, please call Nilesh Shah at 905-458-1184.

* “A Bharatnatyam Recital by Guru C. V. Chandrasekhar” has been organized on Sunday, July 25, 2004. For details, please call Lata Pada at 905-608-2475 or e-mail lata@sympatico.ca.

* “Amma – Mata Amritanandamayi Devi” has been invited to visit Toronto. Two free public events will be held on Monday, July 26, 2004 and Thursday, July 29,2004. A retreat requiring pre-registration and fee is also organized from July 27-29, 2004. For details, please call Gomathi at 416-287-8285 or a) click here for more details about events or b) click here for more details about Amma.

* Spiritual Heritage Education Network (SHEN) and Waterloo India Linkage, University of Waterloo present a seminar by Meenakshi Bauri on "Consciousness from a Different Perspective" on Thursday, July 29, 2004. For details, please contact Shiv Talwar at ShenGroup-subscribe@yahoogroups.com. 

* United Muslims presents 3rd Annual Muslim Family Day on Saturday, July 31, 2004 at Canada’s Wonderland. For details, please call 416-916-1479.  

* Academy for Mathematics & Science offers FREE evaluation of your children's aptitude. For details, please call James Kumar at 416-754-1108.

* Plan to attend the “Teej Festival, Jaipur”, being organized from August 19-20, 2004. For details, please contact India Tourism Office in Toronto at 416-962-3787 or indiatourism@bellnet.ca.