Invoke an Attitude of Gratitude

Tune in to Amma's senior North American disciples for a full and beautiful sadhana retreat

Swami Dayamritananda Puri, Swami Shantamritananda Puri, and Br. Ramanandamrita Chaitanya lead an all-day virtual retreat. They will guide us in expressing gratitude for Amma in our lives and lead us in praying for world peace. Activities include walking meditation, devotional practices, satsang and seated meditations.

Concludes with a very special Bhagavati Seva Puja recorded in Amritapuri!

Portions of this retreat were streamed live in USA November, 2020 and in Amritapuri January 2021.


Meet Your Instructors

Sadhana Retreats

Swami Dayamritananda Puri

Swami Dayamritananda Puri is one of Amma’s senior monastic disciples. He met Amma more than 37 years ago and is now the Executive Director of MA Centers. Over the past 25 years, Sw. Dayamritananda has traveled extensively to different cities in the US, Canada and South America giving spiritual talks, counselling Amma’s satsang members, and answering their questions.

He holds an undergraduate degree in Physics and a masters degree in Film Technology. He tours tirelessly in order to inspire all of Amma’s satsang groups to better serve their communities and keep alive the flame of selfless service that Amma has illuminated in their hearts

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Swami Shantamritananda Puri

Born and raised in the USA, Swami Shantamritananda Puri met Amma in 1990. He became a Brahmachari (monk) in her Indian Monastery in 1993 and has been engaged in Amma’s social, educational and spiritual activities around the world ever since. He was based in Tokyo for ten years as Director of M.A. Center Japan, primarily active in East Asia, the Pacific Rim and Africa until 2012.

Since then, he has been based in MA Center Chicago, conducting regular spiritual and social service programs there, and inspiring spiritual seekers throughout the central US with his heartfelt talks.

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Br. Rāmānandāmṛta Chaitanya

Br. Rāmānandāmṛta Chaitanya, monastic disciple of Amma met Her at the age of 3 and has had the good fortune of growing up at Amma's ashram from a very young age. Br. Ramanandamrita directs the Amma's organizations and its activities in the eastern US and Canada. He travels around the US and Canada conducting satsangs in various cities; delivering talks at Universities; sharing Amma's message of selfless service and love; and travels with Amma around the world.

He has written and composed many devotional songs (bhajans) and his melodious voice can often be heard alongside Amma’s during many bhajans. One can feel the divine grace flow through his soulful singing. Br. Ramanandamrita is a PhD graduate in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park and his talks, usually conveyed humorously, are very inspiring and uplifting.