Tuesday, July 3, 2012
PAST: Amma is coming to the DC area this SUN, July 7th & MON, July 8th. Free Hugs! She'll be at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center on Seminary Rd in Alexandria, VA Morning & Evening Programs on Sunday, Evening Devi Bhava Program on Monday Evening
Amma is coming to Alexandria, VA Sunday, July 7th - Monday, July 8th
Free, donations welcome
Note: Early Arrival is highly recommended
To meet Amma, you'll need a token. Tokens are issued on a first-come-first-served basis, 1 hour before the start of the program, and are limited, please arrive early. Proceeds from Amma's tours help to fund Embracing the World, Amma's worldwide network of humanitarian projects active in more than 40 countries. Best known for disaster relief work in India, Japan, Haiti and the United States, Embracing the World works to alleviate human suffering wherever and whenever possible.
Sunday, July 7th
Free Morning Program 10:00am - 3:00pm or so
Free Evening Program 7:10pm - 3:00am or so
Monday, July 8th
Free Devi Bhava Program starts at 7:00pm
4:30pm: Volunteers begin to welcome guests for the program.
5:45pm: The hall opens, tokens are handed out, and guests are escorted to seats.
7:00pm: Amma enters the hall and conducts the Atma Puja, a ritual ceremony for world peace.
8:45pm: Amma begins to embrace everyone who received a token. Dinner service begins and continues until approx. midnight.
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
5000 Seminary Road - Alexandria, VA
Metro: Buses go there from King St and Pentagon stations, see metro trip-planner for best bus access