Two days of Brahmasthanam festival programs were held in the ashram in the Mahendra Hills, Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
Amma’s satsangs were translated into Telugu, the local language, and touched on many points. Highlights included the importance of giving and generosity, the value of avoiding intoxicants, and the meaning and worth of self-control.
Amma sang many new and old bhajans in the Telugu language and led a manasa puja at each program, speaking in Telugu at the puja. The devotees were thrilled to hear Amma speak their native tongue. When Amma started to speak in Telugu, there was a roar of applause from the crowd. As part of the program, Amma distributed free educational scholarships to five hundred more students under the Vidyamritam free scholarship scheme.
Students of the Amrita Vidyalayam, Hyderabad, performed a drama and danced during Amma’s darshan.
Cross Posted from www.amritapuri.org