No retreat scheduled. Check back for updates. See November 2021 retreat highlights

Amma came to the retreat!

View Amma’s virtual interaction with devotees.

Amma came to the retreat!

View Amma’s virtual interaction with devotees

Q&A with Participants

There was a special question and answer session with retreat participants from around the world that asked Swamiji questions about his Satsang.

Exit Policy

Bri. Amrita Chaitanya interviewed Swamiji, Dr. James Doty, and Sarayu on some of life’s most complex questions. Dr. Doty interviewed Amma in 2014 as part of his series Conversations on Compassion. At the encouragement of Swamini Krishnamrita Prana, Sarayu wrote the book “Being with Dying” that is available at The Amma Shop and Amazon with all the proceeds supporting Embracing The World.

Homas & Pujas

Participate in an auspicious homa, a sacred fire ceremony performed by Br. Viviktamrita Chaitanya.

Love & Serve Nature

Immerse in a special pre-recorded video that celebrates Amma’s vision of humanity living in harmony with nature. This session takes us on a journey from the Amritapuri gardens to Amma’s global centers around the world. Listen to Satsangs and stories about how Amma’s Ashrams have become beautiful examples of her teachings put into practice through the creative and heartfelt efforts of devotees from around the world. 

The Irresistible Attraction of Divinity

“Amma’s life and deeds are my object of meditation. Her voice and words are, for me, the sounds of the Divine Flute—the sweet melody that roused me from deep slumber.” Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri, Swamini Krishamrita Prana, and Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri contemplated the inspiration we can all draw from Amma’s every word and action. 

Sadhana - Spiritual Practices

Swamiji offered spiritual talks, devotional singing, and more. There were also sessions with other disciples of Amma, including meditation, Archana (1,000 Names of the Divine Mother), Amrita Yoga, and an auspicious Homa fire ceremony

Empowered: Learning to Serve with Love and Faith

Swami Dayamritananda Puri interviewed Amrita University’s two UNESCO chairs Dr. Maneesha Ramesh and Dr. Bhavani Rao about putting Amma’s teaching into action through service-based projects and research.

Homas & Pujas

Participate in an auspicious homa, a sacred fire ceremony performed by Br. Viviktamrita Chaitanya.

Retreat participants may register for a sankalpa (spiritual resolve) to be made during the homa on their behalf, or for a loved one.

Q&A with Participants

There will be a question and answer session where retreat participants can ask Swamiji spiritual questions. This is a rare opportunity to explore the depths of spiritual inquiry with Amma’s senior-most disciple.

Love & Serve Nature​

Immerse in a special pre-recorded video that celebrates Amma’s vision of humanity living in harmony with nature. This session takes us on a journey from the Amritapuri gardens to Amma’s global centers around the world. Listen to Satsangs and stories about how Amma’s Ashrams have become beautiful examples of her teachings put into practice through the creative and heartfelt efforts of devotees from around the world. 

Exit Policy

When grief strikes, how do we as spiritual people maintain mental stability? Join Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri in conversation with Dr. James Doty on some of life’s most complex questions. James R. Doty, M.D. is a neurosurgeon, neuroscientist, inventor, entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist dedicated to the science and application of compassion.  Dr. Doty interviewed Amma in 2014 as part of his series Conversations on Compassion.

The Irresistible Attraction of Divinity

“Amma’s life and deeds are my object of meditation. Her voice and words are, for me, the sounds of the Divine Flute—the sweet melody that roused me from deep slumber.” As part of the upcoming retreat, join Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri for a special session “The Irresistible Attraction of Divinity.” Listen as Swamiji contemplates the inspiration we can all draw from Amma’s every word and action. Witness never before seen footage of Amma in Krishna and Devi Bhava, and immerse yourself in a manasa puja  (guided meditation) led by Swamiji.

Sadhana - Spiritual Practices

Swamiji will offer spiritual talks, devotional singing, and more. There will also be sessions with other disciples of Amma, including meditation, Archana (1,000 Names of the Divine Mother), Amrita Yoga, and an auspicious Homa fire ceremony

Empowered: Learning to Serve with Love and Faith

Swami Dayamritananda Puri will interview Amrita University’s two UNESCO chairs Dr. Maneesha Ramesh and Dr. Bhavani Rao about putting Amma’s teaching into action through service-based projects and research.

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