Thursday, July 1, 2010

Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri

Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri is a elder disciple of and as well the 1st disciple who accepted sanyasa from Mata Amritanandamayi Devi. He's also the vice-chairman of Mata Amritanandamayi Math Asram Formerly known as Balu,

Swami Amrithaswarupananda Puri 1st connected with Amma in 1979 and afterward became Brahmachari Amritatma Chaitanya. In Oct 1989, he was ceremonially started in Sanyasa. Ammai gave him the name Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri.
Addressing to the assembled devotees,

Amritanandamayi told, "Today Mother is pleased as she could dedicate a son for the beneficial of the world. Now that he has been given Sannyasa, he has become the son of the world. Hereinafter, he is not my son. Today the God Almighty has given me the good fortune to dedicate one son to the world. At this instant Mother remembers his father and mother and salutes them also. Children, all of you pray for this son. Pray for him to gain strength. From now onward he is not Amritatma Chaitanya, but Amritaswarupananda Puri"

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